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National Football League
Indianapolis 33, Jacksonville 13
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, November 17, 2019
Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Shawn Hochuli
Attendance: 61986

Jonathan Williams rushed for 116 yards, and Marlon Mack ran for 109 yards and a touchdown Sunday as the Indianapolis Colts stopped the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars 33-13, moving into a first-place tie in the AFC South with Houston.

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett ran and threw for a touchdown in the third quarter in a successful return from a knee injury that forced him to sit out last week's 16-12 loss to Miami. Brissett completed 15 of 24 passes for 148 yards.

It wasn't quite as nice a return for Jacksonville quarterback Nick Foles, making his first start since a broken clavicle in a Week 1 loss to Kansas City. Foles hit on 33 of 47 passes for 296 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.

Things started well for the Jaguars (4-6). On their second possession, Foles found DJ Chark over the middle for a 34-yard touchdown pass and a 7-0 lead at the 6:53 mark of the first quarter. But that was it for the Jacksonville offense until garbage time.

Indianapolis (6-4) equalized with 35 seconds left in the first. Mack went up the middle, bounced off the pile and found a path to the end zone off right tackle on a 13-yard run.

Adam Vinatieri gave the Colts a 10-7 lead on a 34-yard field goal just before the midway point of the second quarter. They blew the game open in the third quarter as Brissett finished off a pair of lengthy drives.

Brissett flipped a 1-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Johnson on fourth-and-goal with 8:46 remaining, then upped the margin to 24-7 when he rushed for a 5-yard score in the final minute of the quarter.

Nyheim Hines ended the game's competitive phase with a 7-yard touchdown run just over two minutes into the fourth quarter. Foles hit Chark with a 20-yard scoring strike with 59 seconds left, and Indianapolis' Bobby Okereke scored a defensive two-point conversion off an interception.

Mack sustained a fracture in his right hand during the third quarter, according to multiple reports. How long Mack will be out reportedly depends on whether or not he needs surgery, which will be determined by tests and meetings with specialists this week. At minimum, he is expected to miss Thursday night's game at Houston, in a battle for first-place in the AFC South.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Rushing
Jacksonville   Indianapolis
Leonard Fournette Player Jonathan Williams
8 Attempts 13
23 Yards 116
2.9 Avg Yards 8.9
0 Touchdowns 0
10 Long 48
Receiving
Jacksonville   Indianapolis
DJ Chark Jr. Player Marcus Johnson
8 Receptions 4
104 Yards 38
13.0 Avg Yards 9.5
2 Touchdowns 1
34 Long 17
Team Stats Summary
 
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
Jacksonville 308 29 279 2 0 1 3.0 1
Indianapolis 389 264 125 4 1 1 2.0 0
Upcoming Games
  • Indianapolis will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Colts have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Jacksonville will play their next game on the road against Tennessee. The Jaguars have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .333 after a loss.