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Colts at Buccaneers NFL Week Four Capsule

COLTS BUCCANEERS
SERIES LEADER 7-4  
STREAKS Past 2 & 3 of past 5  
COACHES VS. OPP. Caldwell: 0-0 Morris: 0-0
LAST WEEK L 23-20 vs. Steelers W 16-13 vs. Falcons
LAST GAME 10/7/07: Buccaneers 14 at Colts 33. Indianapolis RB Kenton Keith rushes for 121 yards & 2 TDs as Colts defense holds Tampa Bay to just 177 total yards.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/6/03: Colts 38, Buccaneers 35 (OT). Trailing 35-14 in 3rd quarter, Indianapolis races back & ties game with 35 seconds remaining. K Mike Vanderjagt converts 29-yard FG in OT for win.
BROADCAST ESPN (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski, Jon Gruden, Wendi Nix (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Tony Boselli (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (Ind.), 93 (TB).  XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Ind.), 226 (TB).

STATS

PASSING Collins: 48-98-481-2-1-65.9 Freeman: 72-106-682-2-4-76.1
RUSHING Addai: 39-189-4.8-1 Blount: 42-167-4.0-2 (T3C)
RECEIVING Wayne: 14-196-14.0-1 Graham (RB): 20 (T3C)-116-5.8-0
OFFENSE 254.0 315.0
TAKE/GIVE +2 0
DEFENSE 365.0 384.7
SACKS Freeney: 3 (T2C) Foster (R): 2
INTs 3 tied: 1 Barber, Talib: 1
PUNTING McAfee: 47.1 Koenen: 47.8 (3C)
KICKING Vinatieri: 22 (4/4 PAT; 6/7 FG) Barth: 24 (6/6 PAT; 6/6 FG)

NOTES

COLTS:  Club has won 9 of past 10 games on MNF…Colts are 6-2 vs. NFC under head coach JIM CALDWELLQB KERRY COLLINS (40,922) needs 78 passing yards to become 10th player in NFL history to reach 41,000. Since ’08, is 5-0 as starter vs. NFC…RB JOSEPH ADDAI gained season-best 86 rushing yards last week on 17 carries (5.1 avg.) with 1 TD. In past 2 vs. NFC, Addai averages 110 rush yards per game (220 total)…WR REGGIE WAYNE (10,944) needs 56 receiving yards to reach 11,000 career. In past 4 vs. NFC, Wayne is averaging 112.5 receiving yards per game (450 total)…DE DWIGHT FREENEY had 2 sacks & 1 FF last week. Freeney (97) needs 3 sacks to reach 100 career. Aims for 3rd straight game with FF. DE ROBERT MATHIS registered sack, FF & FR last game…Rookie S JOE LEFEGED (undrafted free agent) posted 1st career INT last week…BUCCANEERS: Host 1st MNF game since 11/24/03 (TB 19, NYG 13). Have won 5 of past 7 at home on Mon…QB JOSH FREEMAN has won 4 of past 5 starts. In career, when Freeman starts & has 100+ rating, Bucs are 7-1. Had rush TD last week…RB LE GARRETTE BLOUNT had 24 carries for 81 yards vs. Atl. Bucs have won 6 of 7 games when Blount has 18+ att. RB EARNEST GRAHAM has team-best 20 catches & ties for 3rd in NFL among RBs…WR MIKE WILLIAMS has 5 TDs in past 6. Has 5+ catches in 3 of 4 career games vs. AFC & has 2 rec. TDs. WR PRESTON PARKER leads team with 153 rec. yards. TE KELLEN WINSLOW has catch in 79 games in row…CB RONDE BARBER has started 186 consecutive games, most by CB in NFL history. Had INT last week. Only player in NFL history with 25+ sacks (26) & 40+ INTs (41). In last MNF game vs. Ind. (10/6/03), had 29-yard INT-TD. Aims for 3rd MNF game in row with INT. Rookie DE ADRIAN CLAYBORN had sack & FF in Week 3.


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