The Indianapolis Colts visit Baltimore Ravens in the NFL Week 5 edition of “Monday Night Football” on ESPN (8:15 pm).
The Foals (1-3) have just won their first victory of the season, while the Ravens (3-1) have won three straight wins.
Quarterback Carson Wentz leads the Colts’ offense, which will be without key offensive linemen Quenton Nelson and Braden Smith. Key defensive players on the sidelines tonight include rookie pass thrower Kwity Paye and cornerback Rock Ya-Sin.
Quarterback Lamar Jackson leads the Ravens. Tackle Ronnie Stanley is out for tonight’s game.
11:30 p.m. – Colts lose 31-25 to Ravens in overtime
Lamar Jackson hits Marquise Brown for a 6-yard touchdown in first overtime possession Monday night, and the Baltimore Ravens rally to a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-25.
Carson Wentz completes 25 of 35 passes for 402 yards. Jonathan Taylor rushes for 53 yards and has 116 receiving yards. He scores 1 touchdown in each mode. Michael Pittman Jr. has 6 catches for 89 yards.
Lamar Jackson completed 37 of 43 passes for a career-high 443 yards. Mark Andrews has 11 catches for 147 yards and 2 touchdowns in the 4th quarter.
The Colts led by 16 points early in the fourth quarter before Jackson took advantage of a Colts defensive end to tie the score in the last minute of regulation. The Colts finished the game with Isaiah Rodgers, BoPete Keyes and Anthony Chesley as cornerback. Xavier Rhodes left with an injury.
The Colts (1-4) host the Houston Texans (1-4) on Sunday.
11:20 p.m. – Colts miss placement and head for extra time against Ravens
Rodrigo Blankenship misses the wide left 47 yards at the expiration of regulation time, and the Colts and Ravens are heading into extra time. The Colts limited the Ravens to 66 rushing yards by regulation. Baltimore is trying to break the NFL record for consecutive games with over 100 rushing yards.
11:10 p.m. – The Ravens score, equalize the Colts in the last minute of the regulation
Lamar Jackson to Mark Andrews on 5 yards with 39 seconds left. Then Jackson to Andrews again for the 2-point PAT. Colts 25, Ravens 25
11 p.m. – The Ravens block a Colts basket
Calais Campbell crossed the Colts line and blocked Rodrigo Blankenship’s 37-yard try with 4:30 to go. The Ravens take over at their 25, led by 8.
10:50 p.m. – Ravens score in a hurry
Lamar Jackson hits Mark Andrews over 5 yards with 9:38 to go. Jackson completes 6 consecutive passes on the drive, covering 76 yards. Jackson hits Andrews for the 2-point conversion. Colts 25, Ravens 17
10:40 p.m. – Rodrigo Blankenship hits a 43-yard basket
It’s right in the middle with 12 minutes remaining. The Colts have 114 rushing yards versus 59 for Baltimore. Marlon Mack is 47, Jonathan Taylor 45. Colts 25, Ravens 9
10:30 p.m. – Ravens strike back
Lamar Jackson hits Marquise Brown for a 43-yard touchdown with 56 seconds left in the third quarter. Jackson’s race for a PAT fails. Colts 22, Ravens 9
10:25 p.m. – Jonathan Taylor scores again
Jonathan Taylor enters from 4 yards with 3:06 left in the third quarter. Carson Wentz’s pass on the 2-point conversion is intercepted. Carson Wentz has already passed 300 yards. Drive: 6 games, 81 yards, 3:23. Colts 22, Ravens 3
10:15 p.m. – Colts recover a fumble from Lamar Jackson
Lamar Jackson tries to throw him from the 1 but fumbles as Julian Blackmon tackles him. Darius Leonard recovers and runs with the ball for a moment, then throws to Isaiah Rodgers, who takes the ball all the way back. However, Leonard’s full-back is deemed to be advanced upon examination. The Colts take possession of their 19-yard line with 6:42 left in the third quarter.
9:55 p.m. – Colts go deep and score
Two games in the second half: Carson Wentz to Zach Pascal for 31 yards, then Wentz to Michael Pittman Jr. for 42 yards and a touchdown (while being embarrassed). Rodrigo Blankenship misses the PAT, and he doesn’t look good on the sidelines. (It’s the 13th PAT missed in the league this weekend.) Colts 16, Ravens 3
9:38 p.m. – Colts lead Ravens 10-3 at halftime
Rigoberto Sanchez misses a 42-yard field goal try, but the Ravens are offside. Rodrigo Blankenship comes next to make a 37 yards after the time expires. Colts 10, Ravens 3
Carson Wentz has a 14 of 21 pass for 189 yards, 76 of those yards on a first screen touchdown pass to Jonathan Taylor. The Colts rushed for 45 yards.
Lamar Jackson is 8 of 11 passing for 107 yards and he’s rushed for 30 yards. Mark Andrews has 4 catches for 52 yards.
Baltimore, which is trying to break an NFL record for consecutive 100 yards rushing (the Ravens are 43 in a row), has 41 yards rushing.
9:30 p.m. – The Colts force a basket of the Ravens
Justin Tucker strikes from 23 yards. Drive: 9 games, 80 yards, 2:43. Colts 7, Ravens 3
9:22 p.m. – A big blow prevents a first try by the Ravens
There are 2 minutes left in the first half, and the Ravens are in Colts territory. Sammy Watkins left the game with a hamstring injury after that game.
9:10 p.m. – Colts lose another offensive lineman
Ryan Kelly leaves the field and Danny pinter is in the center. This means that 3 of the Colts O-linemen are reserves. Chris Reed is in place of injured Quenton Nelson in guard, and Matt Pryor is in place of injured Braden Smith in right tackle. (Kelly returned later in the first half.)
9:00 p.m. – Colts cause spitting
For the second time, the Colts enter Baltimore territory but are suffocated by a sack. Rigoberto Sanchez clears and Baltimore takes over at 12 with 10:09 left in the second quarter.
8:50 p.m. – Colts lead Ravens 7-0 in second quarter
The Colts hold the Ravens to 9 rushing yards in the first quarter, forcing 3 punts. Carson Wentz had 130 yards and a touchdown, but he also lost a fumble on a sack. The Colts have 38 rushing yards.
8:42 p.m. – Colts commit a turnover
The Ravens arrive at Carson Wentz and drop the ball. Baltimore recovers to 19 with 3:38 left in the first quarter. The Colts had covered 65 yards in 11 games before the fumble.
8:22 p.m. – Colts score in their first training session
Jonathan Taylor takes the screen from Carson Wentz and sprints 76 yards for a touchdown with 12:59 left in the first quarter. Colts 7, Ravens 0
7:44 p.m. – Colts right tackle position
Matt Pryor appears to be in place on the right tackle in place of injured Braden Smith. He replaced Julien Davenport there in last week’s victory over the Miami Dolphins.
7:15 p.m. – What do we eat at Joel A. Erickson’s?
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Colts inactive against Ravens
No surprises here: DT Khalil Davis, QB Jacob Eason, DE Kwity Paye, DE Isaac Rochell, OL Braden Smith, RB Jordan Wilkins, CB Rock Ya-Sin.
Ravens inactive against Colts
S Geno Stone, S DeShone Elliott, LB Josh Bynes, T Ronnie Stanley.