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They just finally showed up on Thursday night. The Giants didn’t really do anything that stood out on Monday night, but I don’t want to live in a world where Mitch Trubisky starts 2-0. Here is a position by position look at the Colts week 2 depth chart. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. Check out the highlights from the Week 2 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the Indianapolis Colts. Wildly impressed by the rookie. Incredible hustle play by Luke Rhodes to come get the bad bounce and deflect it so Vikings have the ball on their own 2. I’m excited to see what kind of gadget plays and sneaky tricks the Packers offense pulls out of their bag this week to steal another win over Detroit. 2.6 points per drive is an improvement over week one (2.2 ppd) and much better than 2019 (1.9 ppd). What They're Saying: Colts-Vikings, Week 2 Jake Arthur Here’s what the Indianapolis Colts and Minnesota Vikings had to say before Sunday’s 1 p.m. game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Oh, that’s right, everyone. TIP DRILL!!! On the year, excluding kneel-down drives, the Colts have been in the red zone on 67% of their drives (6 of 9 this week). The mostly Jacoby Brissett led offense in 2019 managed a 62% red zone TD rate (18th). Rock Ya-Sin has an illness, per a team spokesman, so the Colts held him out.He's not on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Vikings penalty gives the Colts a first down at Minnesota's 13. With Michael Thomas probably missing this game (and already murdering my fantasy team), I was super tempted to pick the Raiders to win their first game in Las Vegas. Final stats for Kirk Cousins: 11 of 26, 113 yards, 0 TDs, 3 INTs, 15.9 quarterback rating. Would you completely rule out all four teams making the postseason now that it’s technically possible? Good, strong push from running game on first two carries. Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner dominates with a swim move to pick up a third-down sack on Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow. Kansas City and Baltimore to start the season. Hilton wide open.And Hilton with a straight drop in the end zone. Denico Autry is called for hitting Kirk Cousins on the head on a 3rd-down play. Dear reader, you mustn’t worry! Kirk Cousins today: 6 of 20, 59 yards, 0 TDs, 3 INTs, 2 sacks, one of which was a safety.Colts defense has 5 quarterback hits and 9 passes defended. The Vikings and Colts are heading into their Week 2 matchup like a football version of the Walk of Shame. Kirk Cousins to Adam Thielen on the first two plays. But I’m not going to panic just yet. Drew is a lifelong Vikings fan, and as we all know, nobody can disparage the Vikings quite like Vikings fans. The Indianapolis Colts collapse the pocket to get to Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow for a huge sack. Indianapolis is solid against the run and linebacker Darius Leonard has performed well in the middle since being drafted in 2018. Minnesota Vikings News and Links: October 26th, 2020, It’s the Vikings’ bye week, but there’s a lot of other action happening, Minnesota Vikings Power Rankings Roundup: Week 7, The Ngakoue trade encapsulates everything that’s currently wrong with the Minnesota Vikings, The Daily Norseman’s Minnesota Vikings Twitter List, The Complete Minnesota Vikings Draft Pick Database, had a really bad interception nullified by a defensive penalty, Cousins’ decision to bomb a crucial 4th & 3 pass, “Why Your Team Sucks” article about the Vikings, 2020 NFL Week 2: Minnesota Vikings at Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Colts 28, Minnesota Vikings 11: Second consecutive ugly loss for Minnesota, Vikings at Colts Final Injury Reports: Cameron Dantzler officially OUT for Minnesota, Vikings & The Draft Network - GMG Bye Week Special. Phil with a little hot dish to @MoAlie81. That's 3 drops in two weeks. The run game is promising even after the loss of Mack and all in, my numbers put the Colts offense somewhere around 12th-13th. (At least it sounds like the Texans will be able to have fans when they host the Vikings in a couple weeks.). catches some passes. Their biggest mistakes were self-inflicted. I know the Chargers defense will present more problems, but I don’t see how LA’s offense will be able to keep up. (But congrats to Kevin Stefanski on his first win! If that regresses, which it is likely to, then drives will become harder and point efficiency will drop. It won’t be just Taylor and T.Y. (The “failed Blues Clues replacement host” line about Cousins absolutely killed me.) Speed, CB Rock Ya-Sin. Can the Vikings keep up? For example, the Vikings defense mustn’t replicate...whatever the hell it was that they did against the Packers. Rivers has shown time and again that he can’t stay out of his own way for a full 60 minutes. The only way that converts to wins is with a strong run game and a defense that limits opponent points. All … @EWIL23 comes up with the INT.: @NFLonFOX Jordan Wilkins and Jonathan Taylor had similar wRSRs (40.0%, 40.8%). Colts inactives: TE Jack Doyle, DT Eli Ankou, QB Jacob Eason, WR Dezmon Patmon, LB E.J. Mo Alie-Cox: 5 catches for 111 yards as primary tight end target. Passing distance increased, but it came at the cost of less efficient short passing. It appears that Dru Samia is in line to start at right guard against the Colts. But I can’t pick Derek Carr to actually show up in a big game yet. Campbell led the Colts in receiving yards, showing off his speed and ability to separate on the same types of crossing routes that Davante Adams gashed the Vikings with last week. However, once within 20 yards of the endzone, the 2020 Colts only convert 33% of those drives into TDs, which ranks 32nd in the league. Buckner mustn’t be the type of player a second-year guard wants to see across from him in his first career start. Our data provider is having technical issues, live scoring and stats are impacted. Please allow me to instill all sorts of confidence in you with a resounding...maybe! After an embarrassing loss like the one suffered at the hands of the Packers last week, it would be easy to jump right into Debbie Downer Mode and consider the season doomed. Poor third down conversions (3 for 11) caused by a 6th longest 8 yards to gain, limited the overall conversions. DB concerns: Why Rock Ya-Sin is inactive against Vikings, More: Reich, several Vikings kneel during anthem, TOUCHDOWN: Dalvin Cook runs in from 3 yards with 5:20 to. Maybe T.Y. Rodrigo Blankenship: 4-of-4 on field goal tries. It is clearly better than 2019, but I would hesitate to call it good: it’s above average. #ForTheShoe @JayT23: #MINvsIND on FOX: NFL app // Yahoo Sports app: Losses like that leave a bad taste in your mouth worse than warm, flat keg beer. I’m still picking Dallas to roll over Atlanta’s shoddy defense though. If I remove the MAC bounce pick, then EPA/dbs jumps to 0.28 and if T.Y. If Week 1 was any indication, the NFC West is going to be insanely competitive this year. So, if the team can correct their mistakes and get back to finishing drives, the offense will take a major step forward. 1 in the other directions at a .235 for the Let Russ Cook supporters. Colts should have a touchdown pass. Got T.Y. His cutting wit drills directly into the fragile psyche of everyone that has been emotionally abused by this team over the years. Vikings have the ball at their 24 after the Rigoberto Sanchez punt. Taylor has 6 carries and a catch already. Packers pass catchers found more open space than the Dutton Ranch in Yellowstone for most of the day. Because of the ACL, I thought he wouldn't be able to contribute on defense this early, but man, he's got a nose for the ball. Braden Smith moves early, producing 3rd and 10 at the Vikings 18. Indianapolis Colts rookie defense back Isaiah Rodgers scores 101 yard kickoff return touchdown against Cleveland Browns. Drive: 76 yards, 5:59. First down Vikings at the Indy 27. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers dials launch codes on a 55-yard heave to Colts wide receiver Marcus Johnson. 8:56 to go. First down conversion rate (1st/ply) was just about league average (31.3%, 15th). Colts 7, Vikings 3 Michael Pittman Jr. with 2 catches in a row, one possibly saving another tipped-ball interception. The Colts leave week 2 with a perfect 12-0 all time record at home against the Vikings.They collected their first win of the season on a rather dominant performance. Hilton, Michael Pittman Jr., Dezmon Patmon, NT - Grover Stewart, Taylor Stallworth, Eli Ankou, WLB - Darius Leonard, Matthew Adams, Jordan Glasgow, FS - Malik Hooker, George Odum, Julian Blackmon, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Voting 2020 live updates: New Hampshire won't ban armed voters; Boston drop box set on fire; thousands of lawyers offer free legal help, 16 Frozen Foods Vanishing From Grocery Shelves This Year. Colts 18, Vikings 3, INTERCEPTION: Kenny Moore grabs the Cousins pass that bounces off Bisi Johnson. Justin Houston is going to be a problem on the edge as well. This fall, the magazine will recap each week of the Colts’ strange, pandemic-hobbled season. For the past several years, a group of friends and I have done an NFL wins pool where eight of us pick four teams each in a snake draft. I’m excited to watch them face off on Sunday night. After enduring Rhodes’ precipitous decline over the past two years, we deserve at least that much! Nobody’s arguing that Cousins was the main reason the Vikings are 0-1, but we shouldn’t pretend that he was going punch for punch with Rodgers either. Indianapolis Colts safety Kenny Moore II flies in the backfield for a huge tackle for loss. oh my Jonathan Taylor opening up at 226 pounds T.Y. Because it’s too damn depressing. Parris Campbell is out and Matthew Adams is questionable. But they mustn’t pay too much attention to stopping Hilton and Taylor, or else Campbell could be in line for a big day. Watch every big play by the Indianapolis Colts' defense in the Week 4 matchup against the Chicago Bears. Taylor has 18 carries for 75 yards and a touchdown. How did the AFC South do during the Colts bye week? The Indianapolis Colts signed safety Ibraheim Campbell to the practice squad and released cornerback Christian Angulo to the practice squad, the team announced Tuesday. Defense: 3 sacks, 3 interceptions. Indianapolis Colts rookie running back Jonathan Taylor steamrolls a Cincinnati Bengals defender on his tough 22-yard catch and run. Colts have it at their 35 after the Minnesota punt with 5:25 left. Frank Reich: "I don't know if you can play much better than we did defensively.We made the statement we wanted to make defensively.". Colts 28, Vikings 3. Philip Rivers hits Mo Alie-Cox for 33 yards, to the Minnesota 16. Hilton drops a touchdown in the end zone. Colts 9, Vikings 3, WELCOME TO INDY, DEFOREST BUCKNER! FOX | #MINvsIND Jonathan Taylor is over 100 rushing yards. 5 catches for 111 yards. They’re mortified about what just happened. Offensive pass interference eliminates a Vikings first down. Philip Rivers "runs" back to the line of scrimmage. The passing game is still a bit of a wildcard for me. Next week, Rivers and company face the New York Jets defense. Matthew Adams is on the field with injury. 8:47 left. The Vikings offense showed enough in catch-up mode last week to instill some confidence that they can score enough points to hide the defense’s weaknesses. For a glossary of the stats listed, reference Season Stats. Philip Rivers: 19-of-25 for 214 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception (not his fault). Next up: The Colts host the Jets in Week 3. The Vikings offensive line turned in a Week 1 performance that could be best categorized as “not good, but not as bad as we feared either” against Green Bay. Maybe we get to see Rivers stretch the field a bit. Cousins is 6-of-17 for 59 yards and 2 interceptions. His foot got caught beneath Harrison Smith's knee during the tackle. Yannick Ngakoue had only a handful practices with his new team before taking on David Bakhtiari; that isn’t exactly an ideal way to open your account.

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