Found November 24, 2012 on RotoAsk:
One of the more entertaining games of the early slate of games, if you like offense, will be the (4-6) Bills taking on the (6-4) Colts. This game has wild card implications for both squads as Buffalo is looking to get in, while Indianapolis is looking to cushion their lead. It features two of the games more explosive offenses, with both teams being able to move the ball down the field at will against two defenses that rank near the bottom in every statistical category. Meaning: Expect a shoot out The Bills will be well rested after 10 days off from beating the Miami Dolphins in a lack luster affair where they were able to create turnovers, move the ball down field but struggle in the Red Zone. It was the first time their defense showed up to play, picking off Ryan Tannehill 3 times and allowing less than 200 yards of offense for the first time all year. Elusive running back C.J. Spiller had a big game as the feature back, racking up 98 yards, and with the addition of Fred Jackson back from his concussion, their 3rd ranked rushing attack looks to create havoc for the Colts who are improved, but still flawed against the run. The tandem have a combined average of 148 rushing yards per game, up against a defense that allows 119 a game, ranking in the bottom third of the league. If the rushing attack gets going, it will take some pressure off of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick who is 6 -1 since the start of last season when having less than 29 pass attempts. If the Colts can limit the rush, and make Fitzpatrick force throws, it will be a match up to look out for. Rookie TY Hilton looks for his 3rd 100 yard game in four games this weekend against the Bills   The Colts are coming off their worst performance in the Andrew Luck era at the hands of the New England Patriots. Luck had two interceptions for touchdowns, and added another pick in a 59-24 drubbing. It was a humbling experience for a young Colts team who seemed to be playing above their head with the (6-3) record before the trip to Foxborough. In listening to Andrew Luck’s practice this week, he understands that it was only one loss – no matter what the score says. The Colts will need to rebound against a hungry, and opportunistic Bills squad that can force turnovers and make you pay on offense. The Colts will need to have some form of a running game to keep the pressure off of Luck to be successful. Rookie Vick Ballard has been a nice story at times, but needs to be more consistent to have an impact. He does average 3.7 yards a carry, but hasn’t racked up a big game to make him fantasy worthy yet. Although Luck has been very good this year, and can force the ball down field at will, I am most impressed with his ability to read a defense. Early in his career, he is able to look off safeties and understand where all his check downs are. Besides RG3, who has a nice running game, there isn’t another quarterback like Luck in the league that can make the plays in an expanded role. Luck will rely heavily on the ageless Reggie Wayne, who leads the team 76 catches and another 1000 yard season. Rookie TY Hilton, who I’m really high on, is a nice story. The Florida International burner looks for his 3rd 100 yard game in 4 games as the Colts passing attack can be explosive at times. Look for Hilton to have a nice game catching some screen plays, end-arounds, and at least one deep ball in the slot when fellow speedster Donnie Avery is covered. Look for the Colts defense, which plays much better at home, combined with Luck’s passing game to do a number on the Bills defense which gives up 30 pts a game to be the difference in a classic shoot out. Colts win! Fantasy – CJ Spiller, Stevie Johnson, Andrew Luck, , Reggie Wayne Sleeper – Dwayne Allen, TY Hilton, Scott Chandler Be careful – Fred Jackson, Vic Ballard

Luck delivers when needed in Colts' victory

INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts' offense struggled to find their rhythm Sunday, but they delivered the drive they needed. Luck's timing finally arrived on an 87-yard, third-quarter drive as the Colts found some breathing room for a 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills at Lucas Oil Stadium. Luck completed 20 of 37 passes for 240 yards with one touchdown...

Two Colts Cheerleaders Shave Their Heads for Leukemia Research (Video)

Two Colts cheerleaders joined Andrew Luck, Adam Vinatieri and many other Colts players in shaving their heads to raise awareness for Leukemia. Indianapolis head coach Chuck Pagano is currently fighting the disease. Colts cheerleader Megan initially agreed to get the buzz cut if Indianapolis’ mascot, Blue, could raise $10,000 for leukemia research. After Blue accomplished the challenge...

Buffalo Bills at Indianapolis Colts: Three Bold Predictions

The Indianapolis Colts are looking for a bounce back game after giving up a boatload of points, 59 to be exact, last weekend to the New England Patriots. The Buffalo Bills are looking for a two game winning streak after working over the Miami Dolphins last week in Buffalo.Looking at both squads and their respective match-ups, here are three bold predictions for the game this coming...

Colts 20, Bills 13

INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts' offense struggled to find their rhythm Sunday, but they delivered the drive they needed. Luck's timing finally arrived on an 87-yard, third-quarter drive as the Colts found some breathing room for a 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills at Lucas Oil Stadium. Luck completed 20 of 37 passes for 240 yards with one touchdown...

Reggie Wayne sets NFL record

Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne broke the NFL record for most consecutive games with multiple receptions during the teams 20-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills Sunday. Wayne has had at least two catches in 59 straight games.  Chris Carter held the previous mark with 58. Wayne broke the record late in the firs half at home against the Buffalo Bills.  Wayne also passed former...

Tannehill And The Dolphins Barely Squeak Out A Victory At Home

The Seahawks continue to struggle away from home while the Bills sink deeper into the mire losing to Andrew Luck and the Colts.

Patriots CB Arrington fined $21K for hit on Luck

New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington was fined $21,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit against Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. Arrington is the seventh Colts opponent to be fined for hits against Luck, totaling $97,500, according to the Indianapolis Star. The offense occured during last Sunday's 59-24 victory for New England.

Buffalo Bills versus Indianapolis Colts points spread, line and preview

The Buffalo Bills will play the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. The game will take place at 1 p.m. EST on CBS. While the Colts remain in contention for a playoff spot the Bills have failed to meet early season expectations. So what is the line for the Bills and Colts game? The Colts are a 3.5 point favorite this week. The total points or over/under for the game...

Luck, Dalton earn starts in Week 12

Which image will you remember from Thanksgiving 2012? - Will it be Calvin Johnson running wild and free in the Houston secondary that was missing Johnathan Joseph? - How about Gunther Cunningham's drop-kick of a clipboard after the infamous Justin Forsett touchdown? - Do you celebrate the ridiculous fantasy days turned in by the Thursday's quarterback class? Even Mark...

Week 12 AFC East game picks: Bills at Colts

Lead writer Nick St. Denis and AFC East Daily contributors Dan Begnoche and Sean Donovan pick the Buffalo Bills' road contest against the Indianapolis Colts. Nick's take: Bills tailback C.J. Spiller is slated for a big day against a Colts run defense that gives up way too many big scampers. Ryan Fitzpatrick will be good enough, and Buffalo's rushing attack will limit...

NFL Rumors: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III for Rookie of the Year?

The 2012 NFL season has given fans three great rookies to watch. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers feature RB Doug Martin. The Indianapolis Colts drafted QB Andrew Luck while the Washington Redskins moved up in the NFL Draft in order to select QB Robert Griffin III. At this point in the season, is Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III considered the front runner for the Rookie of the...

Fitzpatrick comes up short in Bills' loss to Colts

The Buffalo Bills' defense sacked Andrew Luck four times, picked him off once and held the Colts' run game to 3 yards a carry.Also, Buffalo's ground game gained 5.9 yards of its own. The Bills just needed Ryan Fitzpatrick to deliver. And he didn't. Fitzpatrick missed a pair of would-be touchdown passes in the first half and was inaccurate for most of the game, yet...

Gameday Deciding Factors: Bills at Colts

After feeling the sting of defeat at the hands of the New England Patriots, Buffalo turned things around last week and picked up a much-needed win over the Dolphins. Indianapolis is looking for a similar result this week, as the team comes off a crippling loss in Foxborough but hosts the Bills Sunday. A win for the Colts would keep them in the driver's seat for a wild card spot...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.