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Buffalo Bills 9 at Indianapolis Colts 6

Monday, October 20, 1997
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Buffalo Bills (6-10-0)33039
Indianapolis Colts (3-13-0)00336

Game Info
Stadium RCA Dome
Start Time (ET) 9:00pm
Roof dome
Surface astroturf
Vegas Line Buffalo Bills -2.5
Over/Under 38.5 (under)

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF CLT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 CLT 30 Chris Gardocki kicks off 70 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 1 10 BUF 20 Thurman Thomas middle for 2 yards (tackle by Tony McCoy) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 2 8 BUF 22 Todd Collins pass incomplete left intended for Quinn Early 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 3 8 BUF 22 Todd Collins pass complete middle to Eric Moulds for 32 yards (tackle by Sammie Burroughs and Monty Montgomery) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 1 10 CLT 46 Thurman Thomas middle for 7 yards (tackle by Dan Footman) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 2 3 CLT 39 Thurman Thomas middle for 3 yards (tackle by Tony McCoy) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 1 10 CLT 36 Todd Collins pass complete right to Eric Moulds for 12 yards (tackle by Jason Belser) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 1 10 CLT 24 Thurman Thomas middle for 4 yards (tackle by Tony McCoy and Ellis Johnson) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 2 6 CLT 20 Antowain Smith middle for 8 yards (tackle by Robert Blackmon and Jason Belser) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 1 10 CLT 12 Antowain Smith left for -1 yards (tackle by Robert Blackmon) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 2 11 CLT 13 Antowain Smith left for 1 yard (tackle by Quentin Coryatt) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 3 10 CLT 12 Todd Collins pass complete right to Eric Moulds for 8 yards (tackle by Monty Montgomery) 0 0 0 0 42.6
1 4 2 CLT 4 Steve Christie 22 yard field goal good 3 0 0 0 34.1
1 8:42 BUF 30 Steve Christie kicks off 69 yards, returned by Aaron Bailey for 15 yards 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 1 10 CLT 16 Marshall Faulk right for 4 yards (tackle by Phil Hansen and Kurt Schulz) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 2 6 CLT 20 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Marshall Faulk for 5 yards (tackle by Chris Spielman and Damien Covington) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 3 1 CLT 25 Marshall Faulk right for -1 yards (tackle by Ted Washington) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 4 2 CLT 24 Chris Gardocki punts 46 yards, returned by Jeff Burris for 46 yards. Penalty on Ken Irvin: Holding, 10 yards 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 6:19 1 10 BUF 20 Todd Collins pass incomplete right intended for Andre Reed (defended by Carlton Gray) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 2 10 BUF 20 Thurman Thomas middle for 3 yards (tackle by Quentin Coryatt and Tony McCoy) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 3 7 BUF 23 Todd Collins pass complete right to Lonnie Johnson for 2 yards (tackle by Quentin Coryatt) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 4 5 BUF 25 Chris Mohr punts 45 yards. Penalty on Dedric Mathis: Illegal Block, 10 yards 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 4:51 1 10 CLT 20 Jim Harbaugh sacked by Ted Washington and Bruce Smith for -2 yards 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 2 12 CLT 18 Jim Harbaugh right for 7 yards (tackle by Ted Washington) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 3 5 CLT 25 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Brian Stablein for 14 yards (tackle by Marlon Kerner) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 1 10 CLT 39 Timeout #1 by Indianapolis Colts 3 0 0 0
1 1 10 CLT 39 Marshall Faulk right for 4 yards (tackle by Jeff Burris) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 2 6 CLT 43 Zack Crockett right for 5 yards (tackle by Bryce Paup) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 3 1 CLT 48 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Aaron Bailey for 12 yards (tackle by Jeff Burris) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 1 10 BUF 40 Penalty on Adam Meadows: Holding, 10 yards (no play) 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 1 20 CLT 50 Jim Harbaugh pass incomplete right intended for Marshall Faulk 3 0 0 0 34.0
1 2 20 CLT 50 Timeout #2 by Indianapolis Colts 3 0 0 0
1 2 20 CLT 50 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Marvin Harrison for 16 yards (tackle by Jeff Burris) 3 0 0 0 34.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF CLT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 4:51 3 4 BUF 34 Jim Harbaugh sacked by Bruce Smith for -7 yards 3 0 0 0 33.2
2 4 11 BUF 41 Chris Gardocki punts 41 yards, touchback 3 0 0 0 33.2
2 14:20 1 10 BUF 20 Antowain Smith middle for 5 yards (tackle by Tony McCoy and Ellis Johnson) 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 2 5 BUF 25 Antowain Smith middle for 2 yards (tackle by Tony McCoy) 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 3 3 BUF 27 Todd Collins pass complete left to Eric Moulds for 10 yards (tackle by Carlton Gray) 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 1 10 BUF 37 Todd Collins pass complete left to Andre Reed for 14 yards (tackle by Dedric Mathis). Penalty on Dusty Zeigler: Holding, 10 yards (no play) 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 1 20 BUF 41 Todd Collins sacked by Dan Footman for -10 yards 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 2 30 BUF 31 Antowain Smith middle for 6 yards (tackle by Sammie Burroughs and Robert Blackmon) 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 3 24 BUF 37 Todd Collins pass complete right to Andre Reed for 7 yards (tackle by Monty Montgomery) 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 4 17 BUF 44 Chris Mohr punts 56 yards, touchback 3 0 0 0 33.8
2 10:05 1 10 CLT 20 Marshall Faulk middle for -2 yards (tackle by Bryce Paup) 3 0 0 0 33.6
2 2 12 CLT 18 Jim Harbaugh pass incomplete. Penalty on Jim Harbaugh: Intentional Grounding, 9 yards 3 0 0 0 33.6
2 3 22 CLT 9 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Brian Stablein for 5 yards (tackle by Marlon Kerner) 3 0 0 0 33.6
2 4 16 CLT 14 Chris Gardocki punts 51 yards, returned by Jeff Burris for 11 yards (tackle by Scott Slutzker) 3 0 0 0 33.6
2 8:25 1 10 BUF 46 Todd Collins pass complete right to Jay Riemersma for 4 yards (tackle by Elijah Alexander and Steve Morrison) 3 0 0 0 33.5
2 2 6 BUF 50 Todd Collins pass complete left to Quinn Early for 7 yards (tackle by Quentin Coryatt and Dedric Mathis) 3 0 0 0 33.5
2 1 10 CLT 43 Thurman Thomas middle for 8 yards (tackle by Elijah Alexander and Jason Belser) 3 0 0 0 33.5
2 2 2 CLT 35 Thurman Thomas middle for 6 yards (tackle by Elijah Alexander) 3 0 0 0 33.5
2 1 10 CLT 29 Todd Collins pass complete right to Thurman Thomas for -3 yards (tackle by Elijah Alexander) 3 0 0 0 33.5
2 2 13 CLT 32 Thurman Thomas middle for 1 yard (tackle by Elijah Alexander and Ellis Johnson) 3 0 0 0 33.5
2 3 12 CLT 31 Thurman Thomas middle for 2 yards (tackle by Quentin Coryatt and Jason Belser) 3 0 0 0 33.5
2 4 10 CLT 29 Steve Christie 47 yard field goal good 6 0 0 0 24.0
2 4:16 BUF 30 Steve Christie kicks off 66 yards, returned by Aaron Bailey for 19 yards 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 1 10 CLT 23 Marshall Faulk right for 13 yards (tackle by Henry Jones and Kurt Schulz) 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 1 10 CLT 36 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Marvin Harrison for 20 yards (tackle by Jeff Burris) 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 1 10 BUF 44 Marshall Faulk right for 1 yard (tackle by Phil Hansen) 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 2 9 BUF 43 Marshall Faulk right for 4 yards (tackle by Phil Hansen) 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 3 5 BUF 39 Jim Harbaugh pass complete middle to Sean Dawkins for 14 yards (tackle by Thomas Smith) 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 1 10 BUF 25 Penalty on Jeff Burris: Holding, 5 yards (no play) 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 1 10 BUF 20 Jim Harbaugh sacked by Sean Moran for -4 yards 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 2 14 BUF 24 Jim Harbaugh sacked by Bryce Paup for -10 yards 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 3 24 BUF 34 Timeout #3 by Indianapolis Colts 6 0 0 0
2 3 24 BUF 34 Cary Blanchard 51 yard field goal no good 6 0 0 0 23.3
2 0:02 1 10 BUF 42 Todd Collins sacked by Dan Footman for -6 yards. Todd Collins fumbles, recovered by Jerry Ostroski 6 0 0 0 22.3
End of Half6000
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF CLT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 BUF 30 Steve Christie kicks off 70 yards, returned by Aaron Bailey for 29 yards 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 1 10 CLT 26 Marshall Faulk right for no gain (tackle by Phil Hansen) 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 2 10 CLT 26 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Marshall Faulk for 14 yards (tackle by Henry Jones) 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 1 10 CLT 40 Marshall Faulk middle for 4 yards (tackle by Damien Covington and Shawn Price) 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 2 6 CLT 44 Marshall Faulk right for 6 yards (tackle by Damien Covington and Henry Jones) 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 1 10 CLT 50 Jim Harbaugh pass incomplete middle intended for Marshall Faulk (defended by Bryce Paup) 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 2 10 CLT 50 Jim Harbaugh sacked by Bruce Smith for -3 yards 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 3 13 CLT 47 Jim Harbaugh pass complete right to Brian Stablein for 8 yards (tackle by Marlon Kerner) 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 4 5 BUF 45 Chris Gardocki punts 32 yards 6 0 0 0 22.3
3 10:47 1 10 BUF 13 Todd Collins middle for 8 yards (tackle by Elijah Alexander and Jason Belser) 6 0 0 0 21.2
3 2 2 BUF 21 Antowain Smith right for 3 yards (tackle by Ellis Johnson and Tony McCoy) 6 0 0 0 21.2
3 1 10 BUF 24 Antowain Smith right for 1 yard (tackle by Elijah Alexander) 6 0 0 0 21.2
3 2 9 BUF 25 Antowain Smith middle for -3 yards (tackle by Jason Belser and Dan Footman) 6 0 0 0 21.2
3 3 12 BUF 22 Todd Collins sacked by Robert Blackmon for -12 yards 6 0 0 0 21.2
3 4 24 BUF 10 Chris Mohr punts 51 yards, returned by Brian Stablein for 2 yards. Penalty on Dedric Mathis: Face Mask, 15 yards 6 0 0 0 21.2
3 7:33 1 10 CLT 26 Penalty on Adam Meadows: Holding, 10 yards (no play) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 1 20 CLT 16 Paul Justin pass complete right to Marshall Faulk for 17 yards (tackle by Henry Jones) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 2 3 CLT 33 Paul Justin pass complete right to Marshall Faulk for 8 yards (tackle by Henry Jones) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 1 10 CLT 41 Marshall Faulk right for 6 yards (tackle by Marcellus Wiley) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 2 4 CLT 47 Zack Crockett right for 3 yards (tackle by Shawn Price and Sam Rogers) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 3 1 CLT 50 Marshall Faulk middle for 7 yards (tackle by Henry Jones and Kurt Schulz) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 1 10 BUF 43 Penalty on Sean Moran: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 1 5 BUF 38 Paul Justin pass complete left to Sean Dawkins for 10 yards (tackle by Thomas Smith and Damien Covington) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 1 10 BUF 28 Zack Crockett middle for no gain (tackle by Bruce Smith and Damien Covington) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 2 10 BUF 28 Marshall Faulk middle for no gain (tackle by Chris Spielman) 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 3 10 BUF 28 Paul Justin pass complete left to Marshall Faulk for 6 yards 6 0 0 0 20.0
3 4 4 BUF 22 Cary Blanchard 39 yard field goal good 6 3 0 0 31.7
3 0:34 CLT 30 Chris Gardocki kicks off 69 yards, returned by Eric Moulds for 17 yards 6 3 0 0 29.8
3 1 10 BUF 18 Todd Collins pass complete right to Quinn Early for 27 yards (tackle by Dedric Mathis) 6 3 0 0 29.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail BUF CLT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 0:34 1 10 BUF 45 Antowain Smith left for 5 yards (tackle by Dan Footman) 6 3 0 0 1.5
4 2 5 BUF 50 Todd Collins pass complete right to Eric Moulds for 13 yards (tackle by Dedric Mathis) 6 3 0 0 1.5
4 1 10 CLT 37 Penalty on Carlton Gray: Pass Interference, 21 yards (no play) 6 3 0 0 1.5
4 1 10 CLT 16 Antowain Smith left for 1 yard (tackle by Ellis Johnson) 6 3 0 0 1.5
4 2 9 CLT 15 Todd Collins pass incomplete left intended for Quinn Early 6 3 0 0 1.5
4 3 9 CLT 15 Todd Collins pass incomplete right intended for Quinn Early 6 3 0 0 1.5
4 4 9 CLT 15 Steve Christie 32 yard field goal no good 6 3 0 0 1.5
4 12:58 1 10 CLT 23 Marshall Faulk left for -1 yards (tackle by Bruce Smith) 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 2 11 CLT 22 Zack Crockett right for no gain (tackle by Bryce Paup). Zack Crockett fumbles, recovered by Tarik Glenn 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 3 8 CLT 25 Paul Justin pass complete right to Marvin Harrison for 21 yards 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 1 10 CLT 46 Zack Crockett right for 12 yards (tackle by Jeff Burris). Penalty on Thomas Smith: Holding, 5 yards (no play) 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 1 10 BUF 37 Marshall Faulk right for 6 yards (tackle by Shawn Price and Bruce Smith) 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 2 4 BUF 31 Marshall Faulk right for 3 yards (tackle by Phil Hansen) 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 3 1 BUF 28 Lamont Warren middle for 5 yards (tackle by Marlo Perry) 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 1 10 BUF 23 Lamont Warren left for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Spielman) 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 2 6 BUF 19 Lamont Warren middle for 4 yards (tackle by Sam Rogers and Damien Covington) 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 3 2 BUF 15 Timeout #1 by Indianapolis Colts 6 3 0 0
4 3 2 BUF 15 Paul Justin pass incomplete left intended for Marvin Harrison 6 3 0 0 28.6
4 4 2 BUF 15 Cary Blanchard 32 yard field goal good 6 6 0 0 46.6
4 6:12 CLT 30 Chris Gardocki kicks off 65 yards, returned by Eric Moulds for 17 yards 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 1 10 BUF 22 Todd Collins pass complete right to Thurman Thomas for 1 yard (tackle by Steve Martin and Jason Belser) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 2 9 BUF 23 Todd Collins pass complete right to Quinn Early for 20 yards (tackle by Damon Watts) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 1 10 BUF 43 Todd Collins pass complete left to Andre Reed for no gain (tackle by Robert Blackmon and Quentin Coryatt) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 2 10 BUF 43 Todd Collins pass incomplete left intended for Quinn Early 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 3 10 BUF 43 Todd Collins pass complete left to Quinn Early for 16 yards (tackle by Jason Belser) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 1 10 CLT 41 Thurman Thomas middle for 6 yards (tackle by Elijah Alexander and Quentin Coryatt) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 2 4 CLT 35 Antowain Smith left for 1 yard (tackle by Ellis Johnson and Dan Footman) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 3 3 CLT 34 Timeout #2 by Indianapolis Colts 6 6 0 0
4 3 3 CLT 34 Todd Collins pass complete middle to Andre Reed for 14 yards (tackle by Jason Belser and Robert Blackmon) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 1 10 CLT 20 Antowain Smith middle for 11 yards (tackle by Jason Belser) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 1 9 CLT 9 Antowain Smith middle for no gain (tackle by Dan Footman) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 2 9 CLT 9 Timeout #3 by Indianapolis Colts 6 6 0 0
4 2 9 CLT 9 Antowain Smith middle for 2 yards (tackle by Dan Footman and Steve Martin) 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 3 7 CLT 7 Todd Collins middle for -2 yards 6 6 0 0 47.6
4 4 9 CLT 9 Timeout #1 by Buffalo Bills 6 6 0 0
4 4 9 CLT 9 Steve Christie 27 yard field goal good 9 6 0 0 22.7
End of Regulation9600
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).