Philip Rivers handed for 244 yards and two touchdowns and Jonathan Taylor rushed for a career-high 150 yards and two touchdowns to guide the visiting Indianapolis Colts to a 44-27 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday afternoon.
It was the nineteenth profession victory towards the Raiders for Rivers who broke a tie with Corridor of Famer John Elway for many profession begins (29) towards the franchise. Rivers, who accomplished 19 of 28 passes, additionally elevated Raiders’ opponent data for landing passes (49) and passing yards (7,347) as Indianapolis (9-4) moved as much as the sixth seed within the AFC playoff race with its fifth highway win in seven tries this season.
T.Y. Hilton caught 5 passes for 86 yards and two touchdowns for the Colts who rolled up 456 yards in complete offense, together with a season-best 212 speeding yards. Kenny Moore II led the protection with a highlight-reel one-handed interception ultimately zone and likewise compelled a fumble and Khari Willis added a 53-yard interception return for a landing, the crew’s fourth pick-six of the season.
Derek Carr handed for 316 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for one more rating however was intercepted twice for Las Vegas (7-6). Nelson Agholor caught 5 passes for 100 yards and a landing for the Raiders who fell to simply 2-4 at Allegiant Stadium.
Rivers and Hilton connected for landing passes of seven and 41 yards to go together with Rodrigo Blankenship area objectives of 25 and 20 yards as Indianapolis constructed a 20-14 halftime lead.
The Raiders, who acquired landing passes of 47 yards from Carr to Foster Moreau and 21 yards to Agholor within the first half, minimize it to 20-17 on a 25-yard area aim by Daniel Carlson to cap a 13-play, 68-yard drive to open the second half.
However the Colts wanted simply 5 performs to extend their lead again to 10 factors because of Taylor’s 62-yard run off proper deal with, the longest offensive play of the season for Indianapolis.
Las Vegas minimize it to 27-20 on Carlson’s 23-yard area aim however the Colts answered with a 10-play, 75-yard drive with Taylor once more scoring on a three-yard run off proper deal with to make it 34-20.
One play later, Moore compelled a fumble after a brief completion to Hunter Renfrow and Taylor Blankenship recovered on the Las Vegas 26. Blankenship then booted a 35-yard area aim to extend Indianapolis’ result in 37-20 with 6:50 to go.
The Colts then sealed the victory 4 performs later when Carr’s move went off the arms of Jalen Richard to Willis who returned it 53 yards up the left sideline to make it 44-20. Carr ended the scoring with a five-yard landing run with 55 seconds left.
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