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Colts-Ravens Game Blog: Ravens defeat Colts 31-25 in overtime

The Colts traveled to Baltimore to face the Ravens in search of their second win of the season. But an unbelievable comeback ended with Baltimore on top.
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz (2) passes the ball during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Baltimore, Md. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)

BALTIMORE — The Indianapolis Colts fell to the Baltimore Ravens after the team had an unbelievable comeback during the AFC clash on Monday Night Football. 

The Colts faced a big test on a big stage as they tried to pick up their second win of the year. Indianapolis has been anticipating the game for months. They dedicated time during training camp to the Ravens because of how dynamic the Baltimore offense is with quarterback Lamar Jackson. 

The Colts started strong with an incredible 76-yard touchdown by Jonathan Taylor. The Colts kicked off the second half with another touchdown. 

It wasn't until the third quarter that the Baltimore Ravens began to get in their groove. The team scored its first touchdown at the end of the third quarter. But, after an unbelievable comeback, the Ravens took the Colts into overtime and ultimately defeated Indianapolis with a final score of 31-25. 

11:31 p.m. - 

Jackson passes to Brown for a 5-yard gain and a touchdown. The Ravens defeat Indianapolis in overtime with a final score of 31-25. The Colts are now 1-4. 

In Baltimore's last 15 prime-time games at home, the Ravens are 14-1. Their win against the Colts makes them 15-1.

11:29 p.m. - 

Colts call a timeout. The Ravens are on 1st & Goal at the Indianapolis 7-yard line. 

11:27 p.m. - 

There are 8 minutes left in overtime. Baltimore is at the Indianapolis 13-yard line. 

11:26 p.m. - 

On 2nd & 6 Jackson passes to Brown for a gain of 11 yards. 

11:23 p.m. -

Sanchez kicks 60 yards from the Indianapolis 35-yard line to the Baltimore 5-yard line. Duvernay returns the ball for a 27 yard gain. 

11:19 p.m. - 

Blankenship's 47-yard field goal attempt is no good. The game is going into overtime. 

11:16 p.m. - 

Wentz has a big-time throw for a 15-yard gain. The Colts are now on the Baltimore 30 yard line. The Colts call a timeout with 6 seconds left. 

11:15 p.m. - 

Wentz passes to Pascal to the Indianapolis 40-yard line. A penalty is called on Young for unnecessary roughness. There are 13 seconds left in the game. 

11:13 p.m. -

Wentz throws an incomplete pass to Campbell and a penalty is called on Pryor. There are 28 seconds left in the game. The Colts are on the Indianapolis 48 yard line. 

11:09 p.m. -

Ravens score a touchdown. They are now a two-point conversion away from tying the game with just 39 seconds left in the fourth quarter. 

11:07 p.m. - 

Jackson runs up the middle to the Indianapolis 1-yard line. There are 2 minutes left in the game. 

11:03 p.m. - 

On 1st & 10 Baltimore has the ball on the Indianapolis 33-yard line. Jackson passes to Brown who takes the ball to the Indianapolis 13-yard line, a gain of 20 yards, with 2:40 left to go in the game. 

11:02 p.m. - 

Jackson passes to Brown to the Baltimore 42-yard line for a gain of 17 yards. 

11:00 p.m. - 

Blankenship attempts a 37-yard field goal that's blocked with 4:35 left in the game. 

10:55 p.m. - 

Colts call a timeout with 6:11 left in the fourth quarter. 

10:54 p.m. 

8:05 left in the fourth quarter. Wentz is sacked at the Baltimore 49-yard line for a loss of seven yards. 

10:52 p.m. - 

On 2nd & 6th Wentz passes to Taylor who ran the ball to the Baltimore 42-yard line for a 29 yard gain. 

10:47 p.m. -

The Ravens make a successful two-point conversion attempt. The score is now 25-17 with 9:38 left in the fourth quarter. 

10:46 p.m. - 

On 1st & Goal at the Indianapolis 5-yard line, Jackson passes to Andrews for a 5-yard gain and a touchdown.

10:43 p.m. - 

Sanchez kicks 65 yards from the Indianapolis 35-yard line to the Baltimore 0-yard line. Duvernay returns the ball to the Baltimore 22-yard line. 

10:41 p.m. - 

So far, the Colts have 325 yards passing and 114 yards rushing. The Ravens have been held to 248 yards passing and 58 yards rushing. 

10:32 p.m. - 

Colts lead 22-9 at the end of the third quarter. 

10:29 p.m. -

The two-point conversion attempt fails. There are 56 seconds left in the third quarter. 

10:28 p.m. - 

Jackson passes deep to Brown for a 43-yard gain and a touchdown. This is the Raven's first touchdown of the night. The Ravens are going for a two-point conversion. 

10:22 p.m. - 

The Colts go for a two-point conversion. But Wentz's pass to Taylor was incomplete. Intercepted by Chuck Clark. Ravens get the ball with 3 minutes left in the third quarter. 

10:21 p.m. - 

Taylor runs the ball 4 yards for a touchdown for the Colts. Indianapolis leads 22-3 with 3:09 left in the third quarter. 

10:20 p.m. - 

Wentz passes deep to Alie-Cox at the Baltimore 4 yard line for a gain of 24 yards. 4:27 left in the third quarter. 

10:17 p.m. - 

The Colts get a five-yard penalty for an illegal forward pass between Leonard and Rodgers. Colts first down at the Indianapolis 24-yard line. 6:42 left in the third quarter. 

10:11 p.m. -

The Ravens fumbled the ball at the Indianapolis 1-yard line, it's recovered by Darius Leonard who passed it to Isaiah Rodgers who then ran it the rest of the way for a touchdown for the Colts. The play is under review. 

10:10 p.m. - 

On 3rd & 9 Jackson passes down the middle to Duvernay to the Indianapolis 1 yard line for an 18 yard gain. 

10:09 p.m. - 

A penalty is called on Patrick Mekari for a false start. 

10:08 p.m. - 

Jackson passes to Brown to the Indianapolis 12-yard line for a 7-yard gain. 

10:02 p.m. - 

Jackson scrambles up the middle to the Baltimore 45-yard line for 12 yards. Grover Stewart was injured during the play. There's 10:30 left in the third quarter.

10 p.m. - 

Sanchez kicks 62 yards from the Indianapolis 35-yard line to the Baltimore 3 yard line. Duvernay runs the ball to the Baltimore 24-yard line for 21 yards. 

9:50 p.m. - 

Wentz passes to Pittman for 42 yards. The Colts score a touchdown. Their extra point is no good. Indianapolis now leads 16-3. 

9:38 p.m. - 

Blankenship makes a 37-yard field goal that's good. The Colts lead 10-3 at the half. 

9:36 p.m. -

Sanchez makes a 43-yard field goal that's no good. There are 3 seconds left in the half. 

9:34 p.m. - 

With 10 seconds left in the half, Wentz passes to Pittman on the Baltimore 24 yard line for a 13 yard gain. 

9:31 p.m. - 

Wentz passes to Pittman on the Colts 38 yard line for 8 yards. 

9:29 p.m. - 

Tucker kicks 65 yards from the Baltimore 35 yard line to the end zone. It's now the Colts' ball at the 25-yard line. 1:35 left to play in the half. 

9:19 p.m. -

Indianapolis Colts safety Ibraheim Campbell is taken off the field with an injury.

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Indianapolis Colts safety Ibraheim Campbell (36) is taken off the field with an injury during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

9:16 p.m. - 

Watkins with a 28 yard gain for the Ravens. This is the longest play of the night for the Ravens. There are three minutes left in the second quarter. 

9:10 p.m. - 

Carson Wentz is 8 of 12 for 148 yards passing. Taylor only has five rushes for 10 yards but he leads in receiving with two catches for 87 yards and a touchdown. 

Lamar Jackson has been held to four of six passes for only 46 yards and the Ravens only have 26 yards rushing total. 

9:08 p.m. - 

Taylor gets a couple of yards before being tackled. Second down for the Colts. 

9:05 p.m. -

Ravens punt to the Colts who return the ball to the 18-yard line. 

8:57 p.m. - 

Tavon Young sacks Carson Wentz. It was the second sack of the night for the Ravens. The Colts punt to the Ravens who caught it at the 12-yard line. 

8:53 p.m. - 

Campbell with a catch from Wentz for a first down. 

8:49 p.m. - 

Colts lead 7-0 at the end of the first quarter.

8:48 p.m. - 

Ravens with a 47-yard punt. Colts start at the 20-yard line. 

8:45 p.m. - 

Ravens tight end Mark Andrews runs the ball to the 37-yard line. 

8:40 p.m. - 

Colts fumble the ball and it was recovered by Brandon Williams.

8:39 p.m. - 

Officials call a pass interference against the Ravens. A 10-yard penalty gives the Colts a first down. 

8:34 p.m. - 

Nyheim Hines runs the ball for a first down. There are five minutes left in the first quarter. 

8:33 p.m. - 

The ball is back in the Colts' hands. Taylor runs the ball for a second down. 

8:31 p.m. - 

The call was reversed. Frank Reich wins his first challenge of the 2021 season. 

8:28 p.m. - 

Frank Reich is challenging a Ravens catch on third down that looked like the ball hit the ground.

8:20 p.m. - 

Colts running back Jonathan Taylor gets a 76-yard touchdown for the Indianapolis Colts. It's the longest play from scrimmage for the year. Colts take a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. 

8:17 p.m. -

Ravens punter Samuel Koch with a 50-yard punt. 

8:15 p.m. - 

The Colts start on defense. 

8:00 p.m. -

Ravens safeties Geno Stone and DeShon Elliott are inactive for Monday night’s game against Indianapolis. The two defensive backs were listed as questionable Saturday — Stone with a thigh injury and Elliott with a quad problem. 

Tackle Ronnie Stanley and linebacker Josh Bynes are the other inactives for Baltimore.

Inactive for Indianapolis are: defensive tackle Khalil Davis, quarterback Jacob Eason, defensive ends Kwity Paye and Isaac Rochell, offensive lineman Braden Smith, running back Jordan Wilkins and cornerback Rock Ya-Sin.