LucasOilStadium

Colts Vs. Packers Game Day Thread

1,057 posts in this topic

Hi, Colts fans!  :)  Our 3-5 Indianapolis Colts continue their hunt to stay on top of the AFC South Division, and  try to win their second  consecutive road game of the season, as they visit the 4-3 Green Bay Packers in an NFC North interconference game.   Indianapolis is  playing a regular season game in Green Bay for the first time in eight years, and also will try to win at historic Lambeau Field for the first time in 28 years. 

 

Ever since the Colts lost their first two games of their 2016 NFL season by hosting Detroit and later losing at Denver, Indianapolis has been alternating their wins and losses over their opponents since September 25.  Indianapolis's last road win was two weeks ago when Andrew Luck and the Colts came from behind in less than two minuites in the fourth quarter, to defeat the Tennessee Titans by the score of 34-26, and played at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, back on October 23.

 

Andrew Luck engineered the game-winning drive in their last regular season meeting with the Packers played four years ago at Lucas Oil Stadium (the building). In the fourth quarter,  Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to RB James Jones, followed by his failed two-point pass conversion with 4:30 remaining.  Luck then threw an 8-yard pass to WR Reggie Wayne with 35 seconds remaining in the game, followed by Donald Brown's two-yard run, to win the game for Indianapolis, 30-27, back on October 4, 2012.

 

That win from that last meeting earned the Colts the lead in the all-time regular season series, plus one postseason game (1965)  at 22 wins, 21 losses, and 1 tie (20-20 1982 @ Baltimore) in today's 45th meeting, a rivalry that began when the Colts defeated the Packers  41-21 in the first game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, back on November 5, 1950.

 

Indianapolis also seeks to win their first regular season road game at Green Bay for the first time since 1988. Colts QB Chris Chandler threw two touchdown passes, 4-yards to WR Matt Bouza , and 24-yards to WR Mark Boyer, along with Dean Biasucci's 20 and 25 yard field goals, and his two PAT's to help the Colts win 20-13 back on November 13, 1988.  Chandler was 9 for 17 passes completed for 98 yards and two TD's, while the Packers Don Majkowski, was 24-41 for 216 yards and 1 TD.

 

Sunny and clear skies at 65 degrees, is the game forecast inside Lambeau Field in Green Bay (Ashwaubenon), Wisconsin, for the 4:25PM Eastern Standard Time kickoff.

 

NO injuries, try to both win your fourth game in two weeks, and your first game at Lambeau Field, since 1988, and LET'S GO COLTS!!!!!  :rock:  :coltslogo:    :1colts:  :colts:  :coltshelmet:  :coltslogo:

 

http://www.colts.com/team/game/2016/regular9

 

http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2016110609/2016/REG9/colts@packer#menu=gameinfo&tab=preview

 

http://www.nf.com/salute

 

 

 

 

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks LOS. Sitting at 3-5 isn't good but I will remain positive and hope for the best. Facing Aaron will not be a walk at the beach!

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This could be bad guys...bad.

 

Recent history has been bizarre between these 2 teams though. The Packers beat the Colts up and down the field all game long in 2012 then blew it. In 2008 the Packers did the same thing and won during their forgettable 6-10 season believe it or not. Then in 2004 the Colts won a Brett Favre vs Peyton Manning shootout 45-31. The other time The Gunslinger squared off against The Sheriff, The Gunslinger won 26-24 in an upset in 2000. That leaves 2004 as the only really predictable game so we'll see. 

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, BloodyChamp said:

This could be bad guys...bad.

 

Recent history has been bizarre between these 2 teams though. The Packers beat the Colts up and down the field all game long in 2012 then blew it. In 2008 the Packers did the same thing and won during their forgettable 6-10 season believe it or not. Then in 2004 the Colts won a Brett Favre vs Peyton Manning shootout 45-31. The other time The Gunslinger squared off against The Sheriff, The Gunslinger won 26-24 in an upset in 2000. That leaves 2004 as the only really predictable game so we'll see. 

Yeah I usually pick us to win but I can see us losing this one something like 34-24, not necessarily a blowout because I think we can score on them but I don't see how we stop their Offense.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's going to take a 60 minute effort by the Colts. I'm hoping the secondary can play well enough to keep it close. I didn't think the Colts had a chance but they have the personnel to play man-to-man. Shock the world 

35-31 Colts in a shootout

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks LOS

 

Reminder  

  Everything Will Be Okay

 

 

 

 

Grettings From TigerTown

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks LOS !!  I'm hoping for a good game today. It's going to take a full 60 minutes from the entire team to pull off the win.  Let's do this !!!

 

GOOOOO Colts !!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm kind of angry this game is later. Spent this whole time thinking it was at 12 and now I have to wait another 4 hours. Tired of all these late games. 

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't have a feel for this game at all. I wouldn't be surprised if GB blew us out, but I wouldn't be surprised if we win in a close one. 

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
28 minutes ago, Derakynn said:

I'm kind of angry this game is later. Spent this whole time thinking it was at 12 and now I have to wait another 4 hours. Tired of all these late games. 

Yeah, it's a been a bit of a weird year in terms of our schedule.  A few late games to start the year, then London, then Sunday night.  We haven't had many of the 1 PM EST games, which is when the Colts usually play

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

looking forward to the game tonight. The way things are going we are due a win against the odds and this could be the one.

cmon colts.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, csmopar said:

 Is it kick off yet lol

It would be if the clocks didn't turn back an hour lol

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, RockThatBlue said:

It would be if the clocks didn't turn back an hour lol

 

back to daylight wasting time!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, RockThatBlue said:

It would be if the clocks didn't turn back an hour lol

I was arguing with a friend last night as he was convinced we played at 330 Indy time, I kept trying to tell him no, it's still 430, it's been like that for years as nothing changes. He was even wanting to bet me haha 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nobody in the AFC North will be over .500 after today.....we shouldn't give up..

...8-8 might get a 'wild card'

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I hope San Diego can take care of Tennessee today.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Stafford should really be in the MVP conversation.

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, snkdy said:

Stafford should really be in the MVP conversation.

Ebron just caught a 23 Yard pass! Lions on the move.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, 2006Coltsbestever said:

Ebron just caught a 23 Yard pass! Lions on the move.

 

I would take Stafford and that offense in OT any day.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, RockThatBlue said:

I don't have a feel for this game at all. I wouldn't be surprised if GB blew us out, but I wouldn't be surprised if we win in a close one. 

very true...Packers play half the game sometimes....and I guess we play mostly in the 4th quarter

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Vikings lose three in the row. Green Bay even more excited now.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, snkdy said:

Vikings lose three in the row. Green Bay even more excited now.

good point...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, oldunclemark said:

good point...

 

I'm just crossing my fingers that bad Rodgers shows up today, but I'm not holding my breath haha

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well at least no one can say the games this week weren't exciting.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc.