Thursday Night Football Recap — Colts Rally Past Titans, 30-27
Donald Brown ran for 80 yards and two touchdowns, and the Indianapolis Colts beat the Tennessee Titans, 30-27, in Nashville on Thursday night. Indianapolis (7-3) scored 24 points in the second half to secure the victory.
Tennessee (4-6) broke out to a 14-0 lead after the first quarter thanks to two touchdown runs from Chris Johnson. The Titans maintained a 17-6 lead at halftime before the Colts rallied.
After a 6-yard touchdown run from Brown capped the opening drive of the second half and closed the deficit to 17-13, Colt Daniel Herron recovered Devon Wylie’s fumble on the ensuing kickoff to give Indianapolis the ball back at the Titans’ 20 yard-line. Two plays later, Andrew Luck ran in a score from 11 yards out to give the Colts the lead for good with 7:36 left in the third quarter.
Luck finished with 232 yards passing and the rushing touchdown for Indianapolis. Teammate Coby Fleener caught eight passes for 107 yards.
Johnson carried 17 times for 86 yards and the two early scores for the Titans. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 222 yards and a touchdown for Tennessee.