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Colts News: Colts defense can’t explain the historic collapse

Colts defenders explained in post-game comments that the Vikings gave them the same looks as they were in the first half. Yet, the outcome was completely different.

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Colts vs. Vikings: Defense can't explain biggest collapse in NFL history
Indianapolis gave up 82 yards and zero points in the first half, then coughed up 436 yards and 39 points after halftime.

Colts vs. Vikings: Jeff Saturday on failed fourth-down call
If the Colts hadn't gone for it, Chase McLaughlin would have had a 54-yard attempt to put Indianapolis up by two scores.

Vikings complete largest comeback in NFL history to beat Colts 39-36 | Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS – The last time out, the Colts gave up 33 points in the fourth quarter in a loss in Dallas. This time, it was the Colts hanging a 33 spot. And it still was not enough to win. The Vikings rallied from a 33-point halftime deficit to beat the Colts 39-36 in overtime to […]

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5 Things Learned: Colts Blow Biggest Lead In NFL History
Here is what was learned from the Colts (4-9-1) seeing a 33-0 halftime lead turn into a 39-36 overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings (11-3).

Indianapolis NFL Football: Minnesota Vikings make history, comeback record
The breakdown on Matt Ryan, Jeff Saturday and Jonathon Taylor

Colts stunned after blowing 33-0 lead in 'heartbreaking loss'
The Colts were at a loss for words to describe their stunning defeat by the Vikings after taking a 33-0 lead into halftime.


Colts offense comes up empty in historic defeat: ‘I’m at a loss for words’ - The Athletic
Indianapolis scored 36 points, but the offense generated only one touchdown and was lifeless in the second half and overtime.

Keefer: Colts’ ’embarrassing’ 33-point collapse vs. Vikings defies comprehension - The Athletic
Just when Indy thought the season couldn't get worse, it suffers one of the most humiliating losses in league history.

Kravitz: Colts go to historic lengths to embarrass themselves in Minneapolis meltdown - The Athletic
To put Saturday's meltdown in a way Jim Irsay might understand, this was in the upper quartile of the upper quartile of gag jobs.

Vikings earn largest comeback in NFL history — and savor every moment - The Athletic
Minnesota trailed 33-0 at halftime. The team's second-half turnaround was the stuff of legend. Here's how the Vikings made it happen.

Vikings-Colts: Inside the numbers behind the biggest comeback in NFL history - The Athletic
Down 33-0 at halftime, Minnesota rallied to clinch the NFC North championship and set an NFL record in the process.

Vikings overcome 33-point deficit to defeat Colts, complete largest comeback in NFL history - The Athletic
Previous largest comeback in NFL history was 32 points when Bills rallied from a 35-3 deficit to beat the Oilers 41-38.

Colts: 10 thoughts on the NFL history-making overtime loss to Vikings
The Indianapolis Colts are in complete control of this game but throw it all away against the Minnesota Vikings.

Colts continue to unravel with biggest choke in NFL history vs. Vikings
The Colts aren't just bad. They're the most unlikeable team in recent franchise history, quitting against Dallas and now collapsing against Minnesota.