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Hi, Colts Nation!   :)  Our 3-5, and AFC South Division leading,  Indianapolis Colts are will try to end a three game losing streak, and try to win over the 7-0, and undefeated Denver Broncos. Colts will also try to remove the Broncos from the undefeated for the second time in two years in their home game, in a virtual international late primary game for CBS Sports at LOS. Andrew Luck and the Colts will also try to lead former Colt Peyton Manning, and his Denver Broncos, by winning with a 3-1 head-to head record after this Sunday afternoon.

Today's game is also the 25th all-time meeting between both the Denver Broncos, and Indianapolis/Baltimore Colts, with the series deadlocked at 12 games apiece, including 21 regular, and three postseason games. Colts though has outscored the Broncos in the previous 24 games by 35 points, 550 points to 515, and the Colts also lead 8-5 in home games overall at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, the RCA Dome, and LOS.

Two Adam Vinatieri field goals from 52 and 42 yards in the the fourth quarter were the game-clincher in to defeat the Broncos 39-33, back on October 20, 2013, and spoil the return of Peyton Manning at Indianapolis as the opposing player. Colts also gave the Broncos their first loss, after Denver won the first six regular season games at the time.

Indianapolis next played Denver on the road on Opening Week at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium on Sunday Night, September 7, 2014. After Brandon McManus kicked a 21-yard field goal for the Broncos in first quarter, Peyton threw three consecutive touchdown passes to TE Julius Thomas from 3 yards, 35 yards, and 5 yards in the second quarter. Andrew Luck tried to make a come back for the Colts with two TD passes in the fourth quarter, 41 yards to Dwayne Allen, and 9 yards to Hakeem Nicks, but the Colts scoring was not enough that night, as they lost by a touchdown to Denver 31-24, on Sunday Night Football.

Indianapolis return to Denver again four months later in the post season, for the 2014 AFC Divisional Playoff Game, and also the most recent meeting during the Manning Vs. Luck head-to-head game. After Peyton Manning threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to WR Demaryius Thomas in the first quarter, Colts began their game scoring in the second quarter with a Dan Herron 6-yard TD run, Andrew Luck then threw two touchdown passes, a 3-yarder to Dwayne Allen and a 15-yarder to Hakeem Nicks in the third quarter. Adam Vinatieri then kicked a 30-yard field goal in the fourth quarter along with his 3 previous PAT's during the game, and the Colts left Denver victorious, upsetting the Broncos there 24-13, back on January 11, 2015.

Jim Nantz and former New York Giants and Super Bowl Champion Phil Simms, along with sideline/field reporter and interviewer Tracy Wolfson, are announcing the live TV game commentary for the NFL On CBS's primary late double header game seen internationally, except the San Francisco-Oakland and Tampa Bay areas, including locally on WTTV-CBS Channel 4, live on HD.

Bob Lamey, our 'Voice Of The Colts,' and former Colts, N.Y. Giants, and Wisconsin Badger QB Jim Sorgi, are also announcing the live radio game play-by-play and analysis, along with sideline/field reporter and interviewer Matt Taylor, simulcast on flagship stations WFNI ESPN SportsRadio 1070AM The Fan, and WLHK Hank 97.1FM, and the Colts/Vectren Radio Network.

Bill Rosinski and former Colts and Panthers General Manager Bill Polian are also announcing the live radio game analysis, along sideline/field reporter and interviewer Ian Fitzsimmons, syndicated throughout the USA on Westwood One Sports, including locally on WGCL News Talk 1370AM, in Bloomington.

The real Lucas Oil Stadium's roof might be open for this afternoon's 4:25PM Eastern Standard Time kickoff, because sunny and clear skies at 54 degrees, feels like 53 degrees, is the game forecast around the stadium area in Downtown Indianapolis, along with 0% humidity, 35% precipitation, and very mild eastern winds at 5 miles per hour.

Visiting Broncos are wearing their blue helmets, and white jerseys and pants, while the host Colts are wearing their traditional home blue jerseys, and white helmets and pants.

Both the Colts and Broncos players, their coaching and team support staffs, and the rest of the NFL teams, may voluntarily wear authentic camoflage NFL team apparel both on the playing field and their sidelines during game action, to honor and recognize our US military personnel throughout the month of November with both the NFL's 'Salute To Service' campaign, and Military Appreciation Month, presented by USAA.

I, and the rest of the Colts Fan Forum moderators, ask that you continue to cooperate, and show and demonstrate your respect and sportsmanship during this afternoons game. We ask all of you again to keep it family friendly, as we never know children and even grandparents not only here on the Colts Game Day Thread in the Colts Fan Forum, but also simultaneously on the Colts Game Chat during this afternoon's game.

Also, even though Peyton Manning is on the other side of the line of scrimmage, Peyton won more games than he started during his stay in Indianapolis with the Colts. He won more games than he lost after 208 starts with his 141 wins over 67 losses, and he and the Colts brought a Super Bowl championship and trophy to the City Of Indianapolis, winning Super Bowl XLI in Miami, with their 29-17 win over the Chicago Bears, back on February 4, 2007. :lombardi:

NO injuries, and hand the Denver Broncos their first loss of their season after their 7-0 start, and keep them from the undefeated ranks again, as you have two seasons ago, before you start you upcoming Week 10 bye. Also, Stay Colts Strong, rebound from your Monday Night loss last week at the Carolina Panthers, and GO Colts!!!!! :cheer::coltslogo::coltshelmet::coltshorse::1colts::colts::helmet::blueshoe::coltslogo::cheer::D

Colts Vs. Broncos Pre Game Press Release On Adobe Reader PDF, And Injury Reports:




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I know that this will be both painful and sweet for you guys no matter who wins but you're not alone. My Seminoles lost to the #1 ranked Tigers yesterday but it was the first time in Jimbo Fisher's life that he didn't lose the game. As a matter of fact, the playcalling was perfect. We just didn't pull it out so next week we'll be back to 5 rushing attempts per week.

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Thanks LOS. I am assuming this will be the official Game Thread. By the way the Jags lost and the Titans are in OT with the Saints right now. I thought the Saints would win that easily. Anyway this Colts/Broncos game should be entertaining to watch. New OC, Peyton back home, etc.. Lets bring it Andrew!

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Thanks LOS. I am assuming this will be the official Game Thread. By the way the Jags lost and the Titans are in OT with the Saints right now. I thought the Saints would win that easily. Anyway this Colts/Broncos game should be entertaining to watch. New OC, Peyton back home, etc.. Lets bring it Andrew!


Definitely, I just want to see a consistent effort for four quarters!  


Go Colts!

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