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Colts News: Self-inflicted wounds costly for Colts in season-ending loss to Bills

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The Colts gave the Bills everything they could handle in their Wild Card Round matchup, but self-inflicted wounds would ultimately prove too costly in their 27-24 loss
The Indianapolis Colts, the seventh seed in the AFC, gave the second-seeded Buffalo Bills all they could handle in Saturday’s 2020 Wild Card Round matchup at Bills Stadium. But in the end, a series of self-inflicted wounds proved costly in Indy’s narrow 2

5 Things Learned: Plethora Of Missed Opportunities Ends Colts Season | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
5 Things Learned: Plethora Of Missed Opportunities Ends Colts Season

Colts vs. Bills: Colts fail to score on two red zone trips in 27-24 loss
The Colts are normally middle of the pack across the league in terms of red zone touchdown conversion rate.

Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich on costly 4th-down decision vs. Buffalo Bills - Was a 'strong go'
Colts coach Frank Reich defended his playcalling in a 27-24 wild-card loss to the Bills on Saturday, including a costly fourth-down decision that ultimately turned the game in Buffalo's favor.

Uncertain future awaits an emotional Philip Rivers following Colts’ playoff loss to Bills | Fox 59
By Mike Chappell INDIANAPOLIS – On one hand, it was another postmortem. With little time to decompress, it was time to reassess what went wrong, bemoan the missed opportunities, rehash this play or that play in your mind and prepare for an offseason that came much too soon. Philip Rivers’ eyes seemed to dart back […]

Emotional Rivers not ready to commit to future plans yet | Sports | kokomotribune.com
Philip Rivers’ voice cracked and tears filled his eyes as he spoke about how much this pandemic-stricken season has meant to him.

Hits And Misses: Michael Pittman, Jack Doyle Cap Season With Strong Games | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
Hits And Misses: Michael Pittman, Jack Doyle Cap Season With Strong Games

Colts season ends with 27-24 loss to Bills | Fox 59
A last-second Hail Mary from Philip Rivers went incomplete, as a fourth quarter comeback fell just short. The Colts lose to the Bills 27-24 in the Wild Card round of the AFC Playoffs. The loss is the Colts’ first in the Wild Card round since 2012. After both teams traded punts to begin the game, […]

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Colts’ goal-line sequence that defined Frank Reich’s day – The Athletic
Inside the Colts’ goal-line sequence that defined a loss and Frank Reich’s day.

A season that could've been more ends early for Colts – The Athletic
After the loss to the Bills, the Colts' regret rests with the plays they could have made and the season they could have scripted.

Colts' offseason to-do list is lengthy despite a good season – The Athletic
Colts' offseason to-do list is lengthy despite a fine regular season and a playoff berth.

Colts vs. Bills: Frank Reich's calls help Bills escape with wild-card win
As well as Buffalo played, it was the Colts who beat the Colts, and they did it in all four phases: Offense, defense, special teams and yes, coaching.

Colts vs. Bills: Why Philip Rivers cried Saturday night in Buffalo
Rivers on whether he'll play next year: 'You’re not sure if you walked up your last tunnel, heck yeah, heck yeah, it’s more (emotional)'

Colts vs. Bills: Analytics, coaching isn't what cost Colts' upset
A missed chip-shot field goal, a critical offsides penalty, seven drops and red-zone failures all played a bigger role than a couple of key decisions.

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