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    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Tue., Apr. 22, 2014 5:00PM - 7:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Family Resource Night Extravaganza

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  • Fri., Apr. 25, 2014 11:00AM - 12:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Plainfield Elementary Schools Walkathon

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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 10:00AM EDT Colts In Motion - Indy Mutt Strut

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  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT Official Draft Party On Friday, May 9, fans can attend the team’s Official Drafty Day Party, sponsored in part by Bud Light and 1070 The Fan, to catch coverage of the draft at Colts Grille from 6-9 p.m.
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  • Mon., Jun. 16, 2014 6:00PM - 8:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Indiana FFA Convention Chapter Fun Night

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  • Sat., Jun. 28, 2014 5:00PM - 7:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Indiana Legend Carl Storie with special guest Brett Wiscons Concert

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  • Sat., Jul. 19, 2014 5:00PM - 7:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - The Stray Cat, Lee Rocker and Band Community Concert

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Indianapolis Colts Football

Looking at the offensive numbers of the Colts and Broncos

Posted by Kevin Bowen on October 16, 2013 – 3:00 pm

Over the next two days, Colts.com will take a look at the offensive and defensive stat breakdowns for the Colts and Broncos.

The charted stats will then be followed by three takeaways that will be critical if the Colts want to head into their bye week with a 5-2 record.

Here’s a look at the offensive breakdown:

Offensive Stats

Stats (NFL Rank) Colts Broncos
Total Yards 346.5 (15) 476.0 (1)
Passing Yards 215.8 (23) 360.7 (1)
Rushing Yards 130.8 (8) 115.3 (15)
3rd down conversions 45.8% (5) 57.5% (1)
Time of possession 30:10 (16) 30:43 (12)
Points 24.7 (11) 44.2 (1)

3 Takeaways:

  • Broncos can torch opposing defense through the air: Denver’s passing numbers speak for themselves but it’s the balance among the receiving targets that is so impressive. The Broncos have four different receivers that have caught at least 31 passes (Colts have just one) and all four targets compliment each other in size, speed and athleticism. When the Broncos get into the red zone the leading receivers (Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker) aren’t necessarily the first options. Instead, it’s tight end Julius Thomas (6’5”, 250) and Wes Welker (5’9”, 185) who have combined for 15 touchdowns.
  • Time of possession will be critical for Colts success: The recipe the Chargers used on Monday night to limit the Colts possessions (38:31-21:29) is something that could work well for Indianapolis this week. Keeping Manning off the field is something opposing teams tried for years when playing the Colts. Now it will be the Colts trying to control the time of possession, a stat that has correlated to success all season long for Pep Hamilton’s offense.
  • Can the Colts stop the Broncos rushing attack with their front seven (six)?: Teams have had to play a ton of nickel packages against the Broncos, which adds another defensive back to the field. Denver uses three different rushing backs in a variety of roles and if the Colts can shut down that element, without committing seven or eight guys into the box, then that should bode well and allow the pass rush to get after Peyton Manning.

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