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Conviction On Display For Frank Reich On Gutsy Fourth-Down Call
Up two points and facing a 4th-and-1 from the Indianapolis 35-yard line against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Colts head coach Frank Reich elected to go for it with a quarterback sneak, and Indy eventually earned its first win of the season. Here’s why

Frank Reich is no riverboat gambler; his fourth-down call was based on belief
"It took a lot of guts, but I know Frank," Colts owner Jim Irsay said. "He's very tough and believes in his guys."

NFL: Colts get bold to secure close win over Titans
Colts overcome inconsistent quarterback play from Jacoby Brissett, more missed kicks by Adam Vinatieri to pick up victory.

Did Colts coach Frank Reich make the right call to go for it on fourth and inches?
The Colts led by 2 on fourth-and-inches from their own 35 with 2:23 to play and Frank Reich went for it

Kravitz: Colts’ fourth-down sneak with Jacoby Brissett wasn’t a big risk, but it was a huge play – The Athletic
According to Pro Football Reference, in the last two seasons, quarterback sneaks on fourth-and-1 have worked 84.9 percent of the time.

Colts beat Titans, but they have major problem with Adam Vinatieri - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
Jacoby Brissett threw three TD passes, including a go-ahead score, but had to sweat out a 19-17 win because Adam Vinatieri keeps missing extra points.

After more troubles, Adam Vinatieri raises question about future | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The owner and head coach aren’t on the same page, but that might not be the opinion that matters most when it comes to struggles of Adam Vinatieri. The overriding opinion belongs to Adam Vinatieri.

Is this the end? Adam Vinatieri – and the Colts – have a decision to make – The Athletic
Maybe Sunday was it for the greatest to ever do it, the last of 386 times Vinatieri will suit up in an NFL uniform.

Vinatieri's struggles give Irsay cause for 'concern'
The Colt's kicking struggles are officially "a concern." Owner Jim Irsay said the team brass has to come together to "figure out where we're at" after kicker Adam Vinatieri missed two extra-point kicks in Indianapolis' 19-17 win over the Titans on Sunday.

Adam Vinatieri: Did all-time scoring leader kick for final time Sunday?
Adam Vinatieri's struggles reached critical mass Sunday after 19-17 win at Titans, when Colts owner Jim Irsay said "I'm concerned" about the kicker.

5 Things Learned: Colts Overcome Kicking Issues, Come Back To Beat Titans | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
The Colts evened their record to 1-1 with a 19-17 comeback victory over the Titans. What was learned from the Colts’ first win of the 2019 season?

Colts 19, Titans 17: What we saw | FOX59
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — What caught our eye from the Indianapolis Colts’ 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans Sunday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville: Defensive rebound Nice bounce-back effort by Matt Eberflus’ bunch. A week after giving up 7.4 yards per play, 6.

Post-Luck Colts win with a group effort: ‘This ain’t no one-man team’ – The Athletic
The Colts are on the board, now 1-1 in the post-Luck era. It’s a different time. And they’re a different team.

Colts defense finds redemption in closing out Titans
Entering Sunday's game, the Colts defense didn't just want redemption. They needed it. And they got their chance in the fourth quarter.

Jordan Wilkins Highlights Late Go-Ahead Drive In Colts' Win Over Titans
The Indianapolis Colts used a late fourth-quarter drive to take a final lead in their 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, getting a huge, 55-yard run from running back Jordan Wilkins to get them there.

Wilkins' big run, defensive stops lift Colts past Titans | Colts | kokomotribune.com
Jordan Wilkins was an Eddie George fan growing up near Memphis, Tenn.

By The Numbers: Colts 19, Titans 17
Check out a list of stats and notes from the Indianapolis Colts’ 2019 Week 2 victory over the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.


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