Thursday Night Football: Colts at Broncos (7:15 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread, More

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Thursday Night Football: Colts at Broncos (7:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread, More

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A Colts-Broncos game in primetime just feels like a rip-off without Jonathan Taylor in the lineup, which he won’t be tonight. The Broncos are the slight favorites in Vegas, and still, somehow, even without Jonathan Taylor, I’m feeling like betting on the Colts. This Russell Wilson-Nathaniel Hackett thing has been clunky to start, but maybe this is the week they begin to look like they do on paper.

Game Info

Indianapolis Colts (1-2-1, 3rd AFC South) at Denver Broncos (2-2, T-2nd AFC West) – Amazon Prime Video (Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit, Kaylee Hartung); Westwood One (Ian Eagle, Jason McCourty); Spanish Broadcast (Miguel Gurwitz, Ronaldo Cantu, Mayra Gomez)

Kickoff Time: 7:15 p.m. CT
Site: Empower Field at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Co.
Referee: Brad Rogers
Odds: DEN -3.5, O/U 42 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Coaches

Colts: Frank Reich (38-30-1) vs. Broncos: Nathaniel Hackett (2-2)

Starting QBs and Projected Game Stats

Colts: Matt Ryan: 25/38, 263 passing yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 2 carries, 7 rushing yards

versus

Broncos: Russell Wilson: 20/32, 242 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT; 4 carries, 19 rushing  yards

Week 5 projected stats via ESPN projections

Colts Projected Starters

Offense
β€’   QB Matt Ryan
β€’   RB Nyheim Hines
β€’   WRs Michael Pittman Jr., Paris Campbell, Alec Pierce
β€’   TE Mo Allie-Cox
β€’   LT Matt Pryor, LG Quenton Nelson, C Ryan Kelly, RG Will Fries, RT Braden Smith

Defense
β€’   LDE Kwity Payne, LDT DeForest Buckner, RDT Grover Stewart RDE Yannick Ngakoue
β€’   WLB Bobby Okereke, MLB Shaquille Leonard, SLB Zaire Franklin
β€’   LCB Kenny Moore II, RCB Stephon Gillmore
β€’   FS Rodney McCleod, SS Julian Blackmon

Specialists
β€’   Chase McLaughlin (kicker), Matt Haack (punter, holder), Luke Rhodes (long snapper), Nyheim Hines, Isaiah Rodgers (kick and punt returns)

Broncos Projected Starters

Offense
β€’   QB Russell Wilson
β€’   RB Melvin Gordon III
β€’   WR Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy, K.J. Hamler
β€’   TE Eric Saubert
β€’   LT Garrett Boles, LG Dalton Risner, C Lloyd Cushenberry III, RG Quinn Meinerz, RT Billy Turner

Defense
β€’   LDE Dre’Mont Jones, NT D.J. Jones, RDE DeShawn Williams
β€’   WLB Baron Browning, LILB Jonas Griffith, RILB Josey Jewell, SLB Bradley Chubb
β€’   LCB Patrick Surtain II, RCB Ronald Darby
β€’   FS Caden Sterns, SS Kareem Jackson

Specialists
β€’   Brandon McManus (kicker), Corliss Waitman (punter, holder), Jacob Bobenmoyer (long snapper), Montrell Washington (kick and punt returns)

Inactives



Author: Patrick K. Flowers

Patrick is a Staff Writer at Bleacher Nation. You can follow him on Twitter @PatrickKFlowers.