|Compiled by Paul Montella|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 21 November 2007 08:03|
INDIANAPOLIS (8-2) At ATLANTA (3-7)
8:15 p.m., NFLN
OPENING LINE - Colts by 11 1/2.
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Colts 6-4; Falcons 6-4.
SERIES RECORD - Colts lead 12-1.
LAST MEETING - Colts 38, Falcons 7, Dec. 14, 2003 at Indianapolis.
LAST WEEK - Colts beat Chiefs 13-10; Falcons lost Bucs 31-7.
COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (10), PASS (9)
COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (16), PASS (2)
FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (22), PASS (22)
FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (25), PASS (8)
Colts, only Houston, at No. 8, ranks in top half of league's offenses. ... Colts' defense ranks second in NFL, allowing 266.3 yards per game. ... In past three road games, WR Reggie Wayne is averaging 146.3 yards receiving per game. ... Atlanta has best turnover differential in NFC at plus-7. ... RB Warrick Dunn, held to 32 yards on 15 carries last week, needs 26 yards to reach 10,000 in his career. ... QB Byron Leftwich, 0-2 as starter, threw two INTs and fumbled twice against Tampa Bay's swarming defense last week. ... Joey Harrington was 16-of-20 for 139 yards in relief. Falcons are 3-5 in games Harrington has started, and he starts this week. ... WR Roddy White leads team with career-high 46 catches and 670 yards. ... WR Michael Jenkins had career-high nine catches for 73 yards last week. ... Falcons placed DTs Rod Coleman and Trey Lewis on injured reserve. Jonathan Babineaux will start for Coleman, and Montavious Stanley will replace Lewis.