KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (1-3)
VS INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-4)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2011 - 12:00 PM (CENTRAL)
LUCAS OIL STADIUM - INDIANAPOLIS, IN
CBS Regional Coverage
KCTV5 (CBS in Kansas City)
Play-by-play: Kevin Harlan - Color Commentator: Solomon Wilcots
Chiefs FOX Football Radio Network
KCFX-FM (101.1 FM in Kansas City)
Play-by-play: Mitch Holthus Color Commentator: Len Dawson Sideline Reporter: Kendall Gammon
Kansas City posted a 22-17 victory last week at Arrowhead vs. Minnesota (10/2) for its first win of the season. K
For the second-straight week QB
Kansas City has recorded 443 rushing yards through the first four games of the season. RB
Hali is tied for first in the AFC and fifth in the NFL with a team-high 4.0 sacks. He has 3.0 combined sacks the last two contests. CB
Indianapolis is missing QB Peyton Manning, who had two off-season neck surgeries. In his place, QBs Kerry Collins and Curtis Painter have each opened for the Colts. Painter threw a pair of touchdown passes to WR Pierre Garcon last week at Tampa Bay (10/3).
The Chiefs will enjoy a bye next week (10/16) before traveling to Oakland on Sunday, Oct. 23 for a contest with the Raiders. Indianapolis begins a stretch of three-consecutive road games with a contest at Cincinnati on Sunday, Oct. 16.
Since the AFL-NFL merger, KC and Indianapolis have squared off 20 times in regular and postseason play, with the Colts holding a 13-7-0 advantage. In regular season action, the Colts hold a 10-7 edge against Kansas City. Indianapolis also owns victories in all three of the postseason meetings between the teams: a 10-7 victory at Arrowhead in a ’95 AFC Divisional Playoff Game (1/7/96), a 38-31 win at Arrowhead in a 2003 AFC Divisional Playoff Game (1/11/04) and a 23-8 victory at the RCA Dome in a 2006 AFC Wild Card Game (1/6/07).
Kansas City posted a 5-3 record against the Colts while they were stationed in Baltimore. The Chiefs are 2-9 against the Colts since the franchise relocated to Indianapolis in ’84. Kansas City claimed a 20-7 win in the team’s first-ever meeting vs. the Colts (11/24/85) after the club moved to Indianapolis, snapping a six-game winning streak. The Chiefs are 0-5 on the road vs. the Colts since the team relocated to Indianapolis, including a 19-9 setback at Lucas Oil Stadium last season.