Colts at Saints Week Seven Capsule

SERIES LEADER Series tied, 5-5  
STREAKS Past 2 5 of past 7 overall
COACHES VS. OPP. Caldwell: 0-1 Payton: 1-1
LAST WEEK L 27-17 at Bengals L 26-20 at Buccaneers
LAST GAME 9/6/07: Saints 10 at Colts 41.
Indianapolis QB Peyton Manning passes for 288 yards & 3 TDs on Kickoff
Weekend. WR Reggie Wayne adds 115 yards & 2 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/28/03: Colts 55, Saints 21. Manning
passes for 314 yards & 6 TDs for 158.3 passer rating, highest possible
rating a passer can achieve.
BROADCAST NBC (7:20 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris
Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter).  Westwood One Radio: Dave
Sims, James Lofton, Scott Kaplan (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (WW1), 92
(Ind.), 93 (NO).  XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (Ind.), 226 (NO).


PASSING Painter: 56-102-806-5-1-93.0 Brees: 181-264-2,152 (1C)-13
RUSHING Addai: 56-249-4.4-1 Ingram (R): 71-238-3.4-3
RECEIVING Garcon: 27-472 (3C)-17.5-4 (T3C) Graham (TE): 39 (T1C)-620
OFFENSE 284.7 452.2 (1C)
DEFENSE 392.5 365.5
SACKS Freeney: 4.5 Harper: 3.5
INTs 3 tied: 1 P. Robinson: 2
PUNTING McAfee: 48.5 Morstead: 49.6 (3C)
KICKING Vinatieri: 38 (11/11 PAT; 9/12
Kasay: 59 (1L) (17/17 PAT; 14/16


COLTS: Seek 3rd
consecutive regular-season win vs. NO…Colts are 6-3 (.667) vs. NFC under JIM
…In 3 career starts, QB CURTIS PAINTER has completed 51 of
91 passes (56 pct.) for 746 yards with 5 TDs vs. 1 INT & 96.7 passer
rating…RB DONALD BROWN recorded 1st rush TD of season last week. Brown
is averaging 5.6 yards per carry in past 2 games (13 att., 73 yards)…NO native WR
had 7 catches for 115 rec. yards (16.4 avg.) with 2 TDs in
last regular-season game vs. NO. WR PIERRE GARCON tied career-high with
8 rec. last week. In past 4 games, Garcon has 21 rec. for 405 yards (19.3 avg.)
w/ 4 TDs…Incl. postseason, TE DALLAS CLARK has 10 rec. for 145 yards
(14.5 avg.) with TD vs. NO…DE DWIGHT FREENEY (98.5) needs 1.5 sacks to
become 26th player with 100 career since stat became official in ’82. DE
had sack, FF & FR in last regular-season game vs. NO… SAINTS:
Meet for 1st time since NO defeated Ind. 31-17 in SB XLIV, team’s 1st SB
title…QB DREW BREES was MVP of SB XLIV. Completed 32 of 39 (82.1 pct.)
for 288 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 114.5 rating. Has passed for 350+ yards
in 4 consecutive games, longest such streak in history. Has 20+ comp. in
NFL-record 26 games in row…RB-PR-KR DARREN SPROLES is only player in NFL
with rush, rec. & ret. TD. Incl. playoffs, has 5 career TDs vs. Ind. (2
rush, 1 rec., 1 PR, 1 KR). RB MARK INGRAM leads NFC rookies with
238 rush yards. RB PIERRE THOMAS had rec. TD in SB… TE JIMMY
is 2nd TE in NFL history with 100+ rec. yards in 4 consecutive games
in same season (TONY GONZALEZ, 2000). Leads NFL TEs w/ 39 catches &
620 yards. WR MARQUES COLSTON had 7 rec. for 83 yards in SB… Since
entering NFL in ’06, S ROMAN HARPER has 13 sacks, most by DB. CB
had 74-yard INT-TD in SB.

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