Indianapolis Colts working again Marlon Mack was carted off the sphere throughout the first half of the Colts’ opener in opposition to the Jaguars in Jacksonville. Mack, who had 4 carries for 26 yards earlier than being carted off, sustained an ankle harm. The group dominated has out him for the rest of the sport.
The Colts’ beginning working again, Mack rushed for 1,091 yards and eight touchdowns final season. Regardless of the group‘s collection of Jonathan Taylor with the 41st total decide, Mack was nonetheless anticipated to obtain the vast majority of the carries, not less than throughout the early parts of the season. Taylor, a former standout at Wisconsin, had only one carry throughout the first half, however did pull down a 35-yard go whereas serving to the Colts take a 17-14 halftime lead.
Nyheim Hines, a 2018 fourth spherical decide, will probably get extra carries with Mack out of the lineup. Hines had a team-high 5 carries throughout the first half of Sunday’s sport, and scored each Colts touchdowns, one dashing and one receiving.
Protection sack accomplished by Khari Wills on third down.
Xavier Rhodes is flagged for go interference. Jacksonville has it on the Colts 34. That is a 30-yard penalty.
Jacksonville begins from its 20.
Rodrigo Blankenship’s 30-yard discipline purpose try banks off the left upright with 7:42 to go. Jaguars get the ball.
Colts commit their first penalty, proper sort out Braden Smith on an unlawful formation.
Mo Alie-Cox is the ninth Colts participant with a reception in the present day
By my rely, the Colts offense — which charges passing performs of 16 yards or extra as “explosives” — already has seven explosives in the present day.
Indy has left lots of factors on the sphere.
— Joel A. Erickson (@JoelAErickson) September 13, 2020
Philip Rivers hits Jack Doyle for 28 yards on 4th down.
Colts achieve eight yards on first down, cannot get 2 extra on the subsequent two performs.
Indianapolis Colts begin from their 29.
Justin Houston will get his first sack of the season, forcing a punt.
— Locked On Colts Podcast (@LockedOnColts) September 13, 2020