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GAME BLOG: Colts move record to 7-3 with 34-31 OT win over Green Bay

The Colts outscored Green Bay 20-3 in the second half and OT.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis defense kept Aaron Rodgers off the field most of the second half, then forced a game-changing fumble less than a minute into overtime for a  34-31 victory over Green Bay. 

Rodgers threw three touchdown passes to stake the Packers to a 28-14 halftime lead, but Indy's defense forced two three-and-outs in the third quarter and a turnover on downs in the fourth to fuel the comeback. 

Mason Crosby tied the score with a 26-yard field goal with 3 seconds left in regulation. 

DeForest Buckner's fumble recovery on the Packers' second play of OT set up Rodrigo Blankenship's decisive 39-yard field goal. 


7:53 p.m. - Blankenship's 39-yard FG is good. Colts win, 34-31.

7:48 p.m. - Buckner recovers a GB fumble. Indy takes over at the GB 30.

7:40 p.m. - This game is going to overtime. GB wins the coin toss and will receive.

7:38 p.m. - Crosby's 26-yard FG with :05 left on the clock ties the game at 31. 

7:34 p.m. - Rogers completes a 47-yard pass to Valdes-Scantling to the Ind 47.

7:31 p.m. - After more offensive penalties move the Colts out of FG range, Colts punt to the GB 6.

7:21 p.m. - After a series filled with Colts offensive penalties, Indy goes for it on fourth and 4 with 1:58 to go. A Rivers-to-Hines 13-yard pass is complete to the GB 23.

7:14 p.m. - GB goes for it on fourth and 1 but a Rogers pass to Williams is incomplete. Colts take over on the Ind 34 with 3:06 remaining on the clock.

7:02 p.m. - Blankenship 43-yard FG is good. Colts take their first lead of the game, 31-28.

6:57 p.m. - Colts force a fumble by Shepherd on the kickoff return. Ind takes over at the GB 28.

6:54 p.m. - After Brissett at QB is unable to convert third and 2, Blankenship ties the game at 28 with a 32-yard field goal.

6:43 p.m. - Another 3-and-out for GB. After a punt of just 38 yards, Colts take over at the Ind 36.

6:36 p.m. - Jack Doyle gets his third TD of the year on a 6-yard pass from Rivers. A two-point conversion is good. GB lead reduced to 28-25

6:31 p.m. - Rivers to Hilton is compete for 23 yards to the GB 6.

6:27 p.m. - Colts go for it on fourth & 1 at the GB 45 with Brissett at QB, he carries it for 4 hard-earned yards.

6:22 p.m. -  A rare 3-and-out for GB. After the punt, Colts take over at the Ind 40.

6:17 p.m. - After an earlier miss from 50, Blankenship makes a 37-yard FG. GB still leads, 28-17.

6:15 p.m. - Rivers is sacked by Clark for a loss of 9 yards. Now third and goal from the GB 19.

6:10 p.m. - Taylor carries the ball for 18 to the GB 40.

6:08 p.m. - Q3 gets underway with the Colts starting at the Ind 25.

5:51 p.m. - After a big pass interference call against Ind, Rogers to Williams 4-yard pass is complete for a touchdown. GB will have a 28-14 lead at halftime. Colts will receive the Q3 kickoff.

5:38 p.m. - A diving 17-yard touchdown catch in the end zone by Burton. GB's lead is now 21-14.

5:31 p.m. - Rivers to Pascal pass is good for 20 yards to the GB 34.

5:24 p.m. - Rogers to Adams 5 yards is a touchdown. GB extends lead to 21-7.

5:20 p.m. - The game's fourth turnover, a Rivers pass attempt is tipped at the line of scrimmage, intercepted by Kirksey. GB takes over at the Ind 29.

5:15 p.m. - Jones 2-yard touchdown run. GB regains lead, 14-7.

5:14 p.m. - 23-yard Rogers to St. Brown catch and run puts the Packers in scoring position.

5:11 p.m. - Rogers to Adams pass is complete for 20 yards to the Ind 40.

5:07 p.m. - Blankenship's 50-yard FG attempt hits the crossbar and is no good.

5:03 p.m. - Ya-Sin picks off a Rogers pass at the GB 35 with :03 left in Q1. It's Ya-Sin's first interception of the season.

4:54 p.m. - Houston sacks Rogers on third and 9. Colts take over on offense after Hines returns a punt to the Ind 40.

4:53 p.m. - Green Bay's starting C Corey Linsley is seen walking from the field toward the locker room.

4:48 p.m. - Rogers to Pittman becomes a 45-yard scoring play. Colts draw even at 7.

4:47 p.m. - Colts pick up 19 yards on an end-around by Harris.

4:41 p.m. - Rogers to Tonyan on a 25-yard scoring pass. Green Bay takes 7-0 lead.

4:33 p.m. - The ball is punched from the hands of Mo Alie-Cox. The fumble returns the ball to Green Bay at about midfield.

4:27 p.m. - Darius Leonard recovers a Linsley fumble. Colts take over at their 39.

4:26 p.m. - The league's top-rated QB, Rodgers' first play is a 33-yard pass complete to Adams. 

4:25 p.m. - Indianapolis won the coin toss and elected to defer. Green Bay will get the ball to start the game.