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Colts News: Colts’ playoff hopes barely holding on after fourth-quarter meltdown

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Colts' playoff hopes barely holding on after fourth-quarter meltdown - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
In a common theme, special teams cost the Colts again, as they had two field goals blocked and missed a third against the Titans.

Fourth-quarter fade leaves Colts teetering on the brink | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A season that began with so much bounce – anyone remember 5-2? – is on the verge on unraveling. Four losses in five games tends to do that.

Colts vs. Titans: Indianapolis' playoff hopes crumble late vs. Tennessee
The Colts surrendered a blocked kick and a long TD pass in the fourth quarter

What Went Wrong On The Colts’ Blocked Field Goal That Led To Their Loss To The Titans? | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
In Sunday’s 31-17 loss to the Titans, a 46-yard blocked field goal was the difference. What went wrong on Adam Vinatieri getting his second blocked field goal of the game?

Colts vs. Titans: As Colts lose again, is Jacoby Brissett playing his way out of starter's role?
Prior to his knee injury, Jacoby Brissett had a 99.7 passer rating with 16 TDs and 3 INTs. Since, 75.8, 2 TDs and 3 INTs

Colts vs. Titans: Field goal unit costs Colts again
After three more missed kicks Sunday, the Colts kicking unit has now left 30 points on the board and cost the Colts yet another win.

Colts vs. Titans: Why Indianapolis has gone from 5-2 to 6-6 and likely out of the playoffs
For the second straight week, the Colts had a lead in the third quarter and a chance to take control, only to see it slip away the way the season has.

Ryan Tannehill's touchdown pass to Kalif Raymond likely pushes the Colts out of playoff contention
Mike Vrabel called it the Titans' best offensive play call of the season. It came by way of a former backup quarterback and a third string receiver.

The Indianapolis Colts allowed big plays in all three phases over the final two quarters to squander a 17-7 lead and allow a 24-0 Titans run in their 31-17 loss on Sunday
The Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans were tied at 17 heading into the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Week 13 matchup in Indy, but Tennessee took control from there, making plays in all three phases to hand the Colts their fourth loss in their last five

Colts make late mistakes as must-win game slips away against Titans | Sports |
Remarkably, given the circumstances, everything seemed to be falling into place for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Colts confident they can rebound from latest adversity | Sports |
Nyheim Hines still was a bit dumb-founded by what he’d seen more than 30 minutes after Sunday’s 31-17 loss against the Tennessee Titans.

5 Things Learned: Colts Allow 24 Unanswered Points As Playoff Hopes Take Serious Blow | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
With a double-digit lead in the third quarter on Sunday, the Colts then saw everything unravel in a huge home loss to the Titans. What was learned from the Colts losing 31-17?

Holder: Colts QB Jacoby Brissett has fallen short, but he’s hardly the only one – The Athletic
This is not a defense of what has been an uneven season for Brissett. Think of it more as a reality check.

Keefer: Nothing about the Colts’ season has gone as planned — and now it has gone awry – The Athletic
Familiar but fatal flaws will very likely end up burying this season — one that, just a few weeks ago, felt like it’d stretch into January.

Colts notebook: Derrick Henry runs through D; Devin Funchess season over | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – There were several contributing factors as Anthony Walker rehashed the Colts’ 31-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, but one stuck in his craw. Derrick Henry: 26 carries, 149 yards.

Devin Funchess Will Not Return To Colts This Season | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
Following Sunday’s loss to the Titans, Frank Reich confirmed that wide receiver Devin Funchess will not return in 2019. Why won’t Funchess play again this season?

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess, whose injured clavicle did not heal quick enough, will revert to IR for the remainder of the season, head coach Frank Reich said today
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said today that wide receiver Devin Funchess, who was trying to work his way back from a surgically-repaired clavicle injury, will not return to the active roster and will revert to injured reserve for the remaind

Colts WR Devin Funchess (clavicle) will not play this season
Funchess broke his clavicle in the season opener, and although the team brought him back with the designation to return, he hasn't healed.

By The Numbers: Indianapolis Colts fall to the Tennessee Titans, 31-17
Check out a list of stats and notes from the Indianapolis Colts’ 2019 Week 13 loss to the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium.