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2008 Buffalo Bills  at  2008 Indianapolis Colts
Final - 6/13/2008 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
2008 Buffalo Bills 0 7 3 7 17
2008 Indianapolis Colts 3 10 7 10 30
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
Ind2:35FGAdam Vinatieri 54 yds. 0-3
2nd Quarter
Buf11:37TDJosh Reed 2 yd. pass from Edwards (Lindell kick)7-3
Ind3:10TDJoseph Addai 6 yd. run (Vinatieri kick)7-10
Ind0:12FGAdam Vinatieri 25 yds. 7-13
3rd Quarter
Ind11:57TDDominic Rhodes 7 yd. run (Vinatieri kick)7-20
Buf3:25FGRian Lindell 32 yds. 10-20
4th Quarter
Ind11:27TDDominic Rhodes 4 yd. run (Vinatieri kick)10-27
Buf8:32TDFred Jackson 7 yd. pass from Edwards (Lindell kick)17-27
Ind2:05FGAdam Vinatieri 33 yds. 17-30
 
Team Statistics
 2008 Buffalo Bills2008 Indianapolis Colts
First Downs 15 26
- Rushing 7 11
- Passing 8 15
- Penalty 0 0
3rd Down Eff 7/13 6/10
4th Down Eff 1/2 1/1
Rushes-Yards 29-168 38-155
Avg Rush 5.8 4.1
Comp-Att-Int 13-21-0 19-27-0
Passing Yards 85 257
Sacks-Yards 3-24 1-4
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-43.0 1-41.0
KR-Avg 7-26.3 4-21.0
PR-Avg 1-13.0 3-4.3
Penalties-Yard 3-20 2-10
Time of Possession 26:03 33:57

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2008 Buffalo Bills Individual Stats   2008 Indianapolis Colts Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'08 Marshawn Lynch 18 163 4 41 0
'08 Fred Jackson 7 9 0 3 0
'08 Trent Edwards 2 2 0 2 0
'08 Dwayne Wright 2 -6 0 -2 0
 
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'08 Joseph Addai 23 118 1 47 1
'08 Dominic Rhodes 13 39 0 10 2
'08 Peyton Manning 2 -2 0 -1 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'08 Lee Evans 3 48 1 0 22 0
'08 Josh Reed 3 33 0 0 18 1
'08 Fred Jackson 2 9 0 0 7 1
'08 Roscoe Parrish 1 9 0 0 9 0
'08 Marshawn Lynch 1 6 0 0 6 0
'08 Robert Royal 2 6 0 0 3 0
'08 James Hardy 1 -2 0 0 -2 0
 
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'08 Reggie Wayne 7 117 1 1 44 0
'08 Marvin Harrison 5 61 0 0 17 0
'08 Joseph Addai 2 30 1 0 20 0
'08 Anthony Gonzalez 3 28 0 0 12 0
'08 Bryan Fletcher 1 14 0 0 14 0
'08 Dallas Clark 1 11 0 0 11 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'08 Trent Edwards 13 21 109 2 0
 
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'08 Peyton Manning 19 27 261 0 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'08 Rian Lindell 32 -
 
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'08 Adam Vinatieri 54,25,33 -

Player of the Game:
'08 Joseph Addai (2008 Buffalo Bills)
TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F1st Quarter Play by Play
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 300 - 0K2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) catch the ball at the Buf 6 and return it to the Buf 16.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 14:55
14:551/10own 160 - 0131 Lynch picks up 1 yard off tackle left.
14:152/9own 170 - 0221 Wright rushes for a loss of 4 yards.
PENALTY on Ind: Incidental Facemask, 5 yards enforced on the Buf 13.
13:362/8own 180 - 0212 Lynch picks up 41 yards on a draw play.
12:501/10410 - 0221 Wright is buried for a loss of 2 yards.
12:112/12430 - 0221 Edwards's short pass is to Royal who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 3 yd gain.
11:303/9400 - 0140Edwards is sacked by Freddy Keiaho for 9 yards.
10:454/18490 - 0P2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for a punt.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) return it to the Ind 3.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 10:36
10:361/10own 30 - 0131 Manning's pass is just out of reach of Clark. Incomplete pass.
10:292/10own 30 - 0140 Manning's pass is to Addai who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 20 yd gain.
9:461/10own 230 - 0221 Addai picks up 2 yards off tackle left.
9:092/8own 250 - 0131 Rhodes carries, but is tackled for a loss of 1 yard.
8:353/9own 240 - 0140Manning is sacked by Marcus Stroud for 4 yards.
7:544/13own 200 - 0P2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for a punt.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) return it to the Ind 48.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 7:43
7:431/10480 - 0221 Lynch picks up 2 yards off tackle left.
7:052/8460 - 0131 Lynch picks his way for 3 yards.
6:293/5430 - 0131 Jackson picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
5:504/3410 - 0P2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for a punt.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) return it to the Ind 5.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 5:41
5:411/10own 50 - 0221 Addai picks up 47 yards on a draw play.
4:511/10480 - 0221 Rhodes rushes for 1 yard off tackle right.
4:162/9470 - 0131 Addai rushes for 10 yards off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
3:361/10370 - 0221 Addai gets back to the line of scrimmage.
2:532/10370 - 0230 Manning's deep pass into the endzone is broken up. Incomplete pass.
2:453/10370 - 0050 Manning overthrows Gonzalez and the pass is incomplete.
2:394/10370 - 0FG2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for a FG attempt.
Vinatieri's 54 yd. field goal is good!
Drive Summary: 6 plays, 58 yds, 3:02
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 2:35
2:35Kickoffown 300 - 3K2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) catch the ball at the Buf 3 and return it to the Buf 42.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 2:23
2:231/10own 420 - 3221 Lynch gains 1 yard up the middle.
1:442/9own 430 - 3131Edwards is sacked by Robert Mathis for 9 yards.
1:063/18own 340 - 3131 Edwards hits Reed who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 18 yd gain.
0:271/10480 - 3131 Lynch picks up 24 yards on a draw play.
0:001/10240 - 3131Time Expires
End of 1st Quarter ... 2008 Buffalo Bills: 0 2008 Indianapolis Colts: 3

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F2nd Quarter Play by Play
15:001/10240 - 3221 Edwards tosses the ball out to Evans who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 9 yd gain.
14:172/1150 - 3212 Lynch gains 3 yards on a sweep left.
13:351/10120 - 3221 Jackson picks up 3 yards off tackle left.
12:592/790 - 3212 Jackson pounds ahead for 1 yard.
12:223/680 - 3230 Lynch pounds ahead for 6 yards.
11:421/Goal20 - 3131 Reed comes down with the pass in the endzone.
2008 Buffalo Bills scores a touchdown!
11:37PAT 6 - 3FG2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 10 plays, 58 yds, 6:02
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 11:37
11:37Kickoffown 307 - 3K2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) catch the ball at the Ind 1 and return it to the Ind 14.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 11:31
11:311/10own 147 - 3140 Addai is caught behind the line for a loss of 1 yard.
10:552/11own 137 - 3230 Manning's short pass is to Gonzalez who makes the catch and falls forward for a 6 yd gain.
10:103/5own 197 - 3140 Manning soft pass is to Harrison who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 8 yd gain.
9:311/10own 277 - 3131 Addai picks up 4 yards off tackle left.
8:532/6own 317 - 3140 Manning's pass is to Wayne who makes the catch and falls forward for a 13 yd gain.
8:081/10own 447 - 3140 Rhodes pounds ahead for 1 yard.
7:302/9own 457 - 3140 Manning hits Gonzalez who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 12 yd gain.
6:451/10437 - 3221 Addai picks up 2 yards off tackle left.
6:102/8417 - 3140 Manning hits Harrison. Tackled immediately for a 12 yd gain.
5:241/10297 - 3131 Manning's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
5:182/10297 - 3230 Addai pounds ahead for 3 yards.
4:383/7267 - 3050 Manning hits Harrison who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 16 yd gain.
3:531/Goal107 - 3131 Addai pounds ahead for 4 yards.
3:142/Goal67 - 3212 Addai gains 6 yards on a sweep left.
2008 Indianapolis Colts scores a touchdown!
3:10PAT 7 - 9FG2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for the extra point.
PENALTY on Ind: False Start, 5 yards enforced on the Buf 2 - NO PLAY.
3:10PAT 7 - 9FG2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 14 plays, 86 yds, 8:21
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 3:10
3:10Kickoffown 307 - 10K2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) catch the ball at the Buf 10 and return it to the Buf 29.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 3:03
3:031/10own 297 - 10221 Jackson pounds ahead for 2 yards.
2:262/8own 317 - 10131 Edwards overthrows Hardy and the pass is incomplete.
2:203/8own 317 - 10131 Edwards scrambles for 2 yards.
2:004/6own 337 - 10P2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for a punt.
*** 2 Minute Warning ***
2:004/6own 337 - 10P2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for a punt.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) return it to the Ind 33.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 1:48
1:481/10own 337 - 10131 Manning hits Wayne who makes the catch and falls forward for a 8 yd gain.
1:402/2own 417 - 10131*** 2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:402/2own 417 - 10131 Addai picks up 3 yards on a draw play.
1:251/10own 447 - 10131 Manning's pass is to Wayne. Catch is good and Wayne gets some yardage for a 12 yd gain.
1:061/10447 - 10221 Rhodes rushes for 10 yards off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
1:011/10347 - 10221 Addai carries, but is tackled for a loss of 1 yard.
0:572/11357 - 10221*** 2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:572/11357 - 10230 Manning completes the pass to Gonzalez who makes the catch and falls forward for a 10 yd gain.
0:353/1257 - 10212 Manning's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
0:304/1257 - 10122 Manning completes the pass to Clark who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 11 yd gain.
0:261/10147 - 10140 Addai rushes for 6 yards off tackle right.
0:212/487 - 10140*** 2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:212/487 - 10140 Manning's pass into the enzone is batted down. Incomplete pass.
0:163/487 - 10FG2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for a FG attempt.
Vinatieri's 25 yd. field goal hooks through the uprights!
Drive Summary: 10 plays, 59 yds, 1:32
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 0:12
0:12Kickoffown 307 - 13K2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) catch the ball at the Buf 3 and return it to the Buf 33.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 0:05
0:051/10own 337 - 13131 Edwards throws the deep ball down field but it is incomplete.
End of 2nd Quarter ... 2008 Buffalo Bills: 7 2008 Indianapolis Colts: 13

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F3rd Quarter Play by Play
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 307 - 13K2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) catch the ball at the Ind 5 and return it to the Ind 28.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 14:52
14:521/10own 287 - 13140 Manning completes the deep pass to Wayne who makes the catch and falls forward for a 44 yd gain.
14:031/10287 - 13140 Addai pounds ahead for 2 yards.
13:272/8267 - 13140 Manning's pass is to Wayne who makes the catch and falls forward for a 15 yd gain.
12:441/10117 - 13140 Addai picks up 4 yards off tackle left.
12:012/677 - 13140 Rhodes picks up 7 yards off tackle left.
2008 Indianapolis Colts scores a touchdown!
11:57PAT 7 - 19FG2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 5 plays, 72 yds, 2:55
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 11:57
11:57Kickoffown 307 - 20K2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) catch the ball at the Buf 3 and return it to the Buf 38.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 11:46
11:461/10own 387 - 20131 Lynch gains 2 yards on a sweep left.
11:102/8own 407 - 20131 Lynch gets 1 yard on a pitch right.
10:333/7own 417 - 20140 Edwards hits Hardy who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 12 yd gain before getting out of bounds.
PENALTY on Buf: Holding, 10 yards enforced on the Buf 41 - NO PLAY.
10:273/17own 317 - 20140 Edwards hits Evans who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 22 yd gain.
9:471/10477 - 20221 Lynch pounds ahead for 4 yards.
9:092/6437 - 20221 Edwards zips the short pass to Royal who makes the catch and falls forward for a 3 yd gain.
8:303/3407 - 20230 Edwards's pass is to Lynch. Tackled immediately for a 6 yd gain.
7:481/10347 - 20131 Lynch picks his way for 1 yard.
7:142/9337 - 20131 Edwards completes the pass to Parrish. Tackled immediately for a 9 yd gain.
6:331/10247 - 20131 Edwards screen pass falls incomplete.
6:272/10247 - 20212 Lynch rushes for 8 yards off tackle right.
5:443/2167 - 20221 Lynch rushes for 2 yards off tackle right.
5:021/10147 - 20131 Jackson is caught behind the line for a loss of 1 yard.
4:222/11157 - 20221 Edwards scrambles for no gain.
3:373/11157 - 20131 Edwards's pass into the enzone is batted down. Incomplete pass.
3:294/11157 - 20FG2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for a FG attempt.
Lindell's 32 yd. field goal is good!
Drive Summary: 14 plays, 57 yds, 8:11
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 3:25
3:25Kickoffown 3010 - 20K2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) catch the ball at the Ind 9 and return it to the Ind 37.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 3:16
3:161/10own 3710 - 20140 Manning completes the pass to Wayne who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 12 yd gain before getting out of bounds.
2:351/10own 4910 - 20140 Addai gains 4 yards up the middle.
1:552/64710 - 20140 Rhodes gains 5 yards on a sweep left.
1:113/14210 - 20212 Rhodes rushes for 2 yards off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
0:301/104010 - 20131 Addai picks up 1 yard on a draw play.
0:002/93910 - 20131Time Expires
End of 3rd Quarter ... 2008 Buffalo Bills: 10 2008 Indianapolis Colts: 20

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F4th Quarter Play by Play
15:002/93910 - 20230 Rhodes gains 1 yard on a sweep left.
14:173/83810 - 20140 Manning hits Harrison. Catch is good and Harrison gets some yardage for a 17 yd gain.
13:321/102110 - 20140 Manning completes the pass to Fletcher who makes the catch and falls forward for a 14 yd gain.
12:521/Goal710 - 20140 Addai gets 2 yards on a pitch right.
12:122/Goal510 - 20122 Addai picks his way for 1 yard.
11:313/Goal410 - 20131 Rhodes picks up 4 yards on a draw play.
2008 Indianapolis Colts scores a touchdown!
11:27PAT 10 - 26FG2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 11 plays, 63 yds, 7:02
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 11:27
11:27Kickoffown 3010 - 27K2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) catch the ball at the Buf 10 and return it to the Buf 38.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 11:18
11:181/10own 3810 - 27221 Lynch pounds ahead for 38 yards.
10:341/102410 - 27221 Jackson rushes for 1 yard off tackle right.
10:112/92310 - 27131 Lynch gets 1 yard on a pitch right, and runs out of bounds.
9:493/82210 - 27140 Edwards completes the pass to Reed who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 13 yd gain.
9:141/Goal910 - 27131 Lynch is stopped at the line.
8:562/Goal910 - 27212 Edwards's short pass is to Jackson. Tackled immediately for a 2 yd gain.
8:383/Goal710 - 27131 Jackson comes down with the pass in the endzone.
2008 Buffalo Bills scores a touchdown!
8:32PAT 16 - 27FG2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for the extra point.
PENALTY on Buf: False Start, 5 yards enforced on the Ind 2 - NO PLAY.
8:32PAT 16 - 27FG2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 7 plays, 62 yds, 2:46
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 8:32
8:32Kickoffown 3017 - 27K2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) catch the ball at the Ind 8 and return it to the Ind 28.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 8:25
8:251/10own 2817 - 27131 Manning's long pass is broken up. Incomplete pass.
8:182/10own 2817 - 27230 Addai gains 7 yards on a sweep left before running out of bounds.
7:423/3own 3517 - 27131 Rhodes rushes for 4 yards off tackle right.
7:011/10own 3917 - 27140 Manning overthrows Fletcher and the pass is incomplete.
6:552/10own 3917 - 27230 Manning completes the pass to Addai who makes the catch and falls forward for a 10 yd gain.
6:111/10own 4917 - 27131 Addai gains 11 yards on a sweep left.
5:321/104017 - 27140 Manning's pass is to Harrison who makes the catch and falls forward for a 8 yd gain.
4:522/23217 - 27122 Manning's pass is to Wayne who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 13 yd gain.
4:111/101917 - 27140 Addai carries, but is tackled for a loss of 2 yards.
3:292/122117 - 27230 Rhodes picks up 2 yards off tackle left.
2:483/101917 - 27212 Addai pounds ahead for 3 yards.
2:094/71617 - 27FG2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares for a FG attempt.
Vinatieri's 33 yd. field goal is right down the middle!
Drive Summary: 11 plays, 56 yds, 6:16
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 2:05
2:05Kickoffown 3017 - 30K2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) prepares to kickoff.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) catch the ball at the Buf 5 and return it to the Buf 28.
2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) at 2:00
2:001/10own 2817 - 30131*** 2 Minute Warning ***
2:001/10own 2817 - 30131 Lynch picks up 25 yards on a draw play before running out of bounds.
1:521/104717 - 30131 Jackson picks up 1 yard on a draw play before running out of bounds.
1:482/94617 - 30212 Edwards's pass is just out of the reach of Evans.
1:433/94617 - 30041 Edwards's pass is just out of reach of Reed. Incomplete pass.
1:364/94617 - 30131 Edwards's pass is to Evans who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 17 yd gain.
1:281/102917 - 30131 Edwards screen pass is to Hardy. Tackled for a loss of 2 yds.
1:242/123117 - 30131*** 2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:242/123117 - 30131 Edwards screen pass falls incomplete.
1:193/123117 - 30131 Edwards overthrows Hardy and the pass is incomplete.
1:124/123117 - 30131Edwards is sacked by Dwight Freeney for 6 yards.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) at 1:08
1:081/10own 3717 - 30221 PENALTY on Buf: Encroachment, 5 yards enforced on the Ind 37 - NO PLAY.
1:081/5own 4217 - 30212 Rhodes is caught behind the line for a loss of 1 yard.
1:042/6own 4117 - 30212*** 2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:042/6own 4117 - 30212 Rhodes gains 4 yards on a sweep left before losing the ball.
2008 Indianapolis Colts (Ind) recovers the ball on the 50.
0:581/105017 - 30212*** 2008 Buffalo Bills (Buf) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:581/105017 - 30212Manning takes a knee.
0:162/11own 4917 - 30212Manning takes a knee.
0:003/12own 4817 - 30212Time Expires
End of 4th Quarter ... 2008 Buffalo Bills: 17 2008 Indianapolis Colts: 30

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