Colts - Patriots By The Numbers

ColtPower looks at the numbers that had an impact on the outcome of the game as the Colts notched an impressive 40-21 victory in Foxboro.

0: Number of sacks by the Patriots in the game.

2:
Team sacks by the Colts, one by Raheem Brock for his fourth of the year, and the other on the final play of the game by Robert Mathis. By forcing a fumble by Patriots quarterback Doug Flutie, Mathis was credited with his ninth sack of the year.

3: Number of rushing first downs by the Patriots.

6: Forced fumbles by Mathis after just 8 games. He forced six over the stretch of the full season last year.

9: Team-leading total tackles by Colts linebacker Gary Brackett (5 solo, 4 assists) for the game. Rookie Marlin Jackson tied him for the most solo tackles.

10: Team-leading total tackles by Patriots linebackers Mike Vrabel and Tedy Bruschi.

34:
Total rushing yards allowed by the Colts defense. Corey Dillon was held to 40 yards (3.3 average) while New England's other two running backs accumulated -6 yards on their two carries. Dillon's 40 yards was his second-lowest total for a game this season.

35:
Longest pass play allowed by the Colts defense, caught by Patriots WR David Givens.

48:
Longest pass completion of the game by Manning (to Harrison on the opening drive) and his second-longest of the season. He longer pass play against the Browns earlier this year, but that was on a short catch that Reggie Wayne stretched to 51 yards with some nifty running after the catch.

64:
Yards receiving by Givens on four catches to lead the Patriots. No New England receiver had more than five catches on the night.

66.7:
Tom Brady's completion percentage for the night, tied for third-highest of his season.

71:
Percent of successful third-down conversions by the Colts.

75.7:
Manning's completion percentage for the night, third-highest of his season.

90:
Kicker Mike Vanderjagt's field goal success percentage this season (9 out of 10) after converting both of his attempts Monday night.

104:
Rushing yards by Edgerrin James, his fourth consecutive 100-plus yard effort and sixth out of eight games this year. He hasn't rushed for less than 88 yards in a game this season.

252: Combined receiving yards by Marvin Harrison (9-128) and Reggie Wayne (9-124), 79% of the Colts' total receiving yards.

265: Passing yards by Brady, his third-lowest production of the year.

321:
Passing yards by Manning, his highest single-game total this season and best since posting 264 yards in week four versus Tennessee.

453: Total net yards by the Colts offense.


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