INDIANAPOLIS (8-4) at CLEVELAND (7-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE — Colts by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Indianapolis 9-3, Cleveland 7-5
SERIES RECORD — Browns lead 15-13
LAST MEETING — Colts beat Browns 17-13, on Oct. 21, 2012.
LAST WEEK — Colts beat Redskins 49-27; Browns lost to Bills 26-10.
AP PRO32 RANKING — Colts No. 6, Browns No. 18
COLTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (1), RUSH (15), PASS (1).
COLTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (23), RUSH (13), PASS (25).
BROWNS OFFENSE — OVERALL (12), RUSH (14), PASS (12).
BROWNS DEFENSE — OVERALL (18), RUSH (29), PASS (8).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Colts can clinch AFC South title with win and loss by Houston to Jacksonville. ... Colts playing first road game since Nov. 3 at New York. ... Colts' offense amassed 487 total yards last week vs. Redskins, team's ninth 400-yard game this season. ... Colts became first team since 1966 to score six touchdowns of 30-plus yards. ... Colts QB Andrew Luck coming off five-TD game. ... Luck leads league with 4,011 yards passing. ... In his third season, Luck beginning to threaten many of Peyton Manning's early club records. ... Since 2012, Colts are 8-2 in December. ... Game is homecoming for several Browns, including RB Trent Richardson, LB D'Qwell Jackson, KR/PR Josh Cribbs and coach Chuck Pagano, who began NFL career as Cleveland's secondary coach (2001-04). ... Cribbs has promised to leap into Browns "Dawg Pound" section if he scores TD. Browns coach Mike Pettine hopes fans "greet them appropriately" ... Colts K Adam Vinatieri has made all 25 field-goal attempts. ... Browns still in playoff hunt, and Pettine sticking with starting QB Brian Hoyer, who has been in three-game slump. Rookie QB Johnny Manziel came off bench last week in relief of Hoyer, who has just one TD pass and six INTs in past three games. ... Browns lead league with 17 INTs, and defense has forced NFL-high 17 turnovers in past seven games. ... CB Joe Haden has pick in each of past three games. ... Browns converting just 31 percent of third downs, second worst in league. ... Browns WR Josh Gordon has 15 catches for 195 yards in two games since returning from suspension.
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