The Indianapolis Colts, winners of 3 straight games, host the defending Super Bowl-champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers and quarterback Tom Brady in NFL Week 12 action.
The Colts (6-5) are coming off a thorough victory over the Buffalo Bills that put running back Jonathan Taylor into the NFL MVP conversation. Quarterback Carson Wentz didn't have to do much more than hand off to Taylor as the Colts enjoyed a +4 turnover margin to set up several scores.
Tampa Bay (7-3) defeated the New York Giants on Monday night after losing its two previous games. Brady is in the thick of the MVP race and has stellar targets in Mike Evans, Chris Godwin and Rob Gronkowski.
When do the Colts play Tom Brady and the Buccaneers?
The game is at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
How can I watch the Colts vs. Buccaneers game?
The game is on Fox, with Kevin Burkhardt on play-by-play, Greg Olsen with analysis and Pam Oliver with sideline reporting. Here are other ways to watch.
How can I listen to the Colts vs. Buccaneers game?
The game can be heard on 93.5, 97.1 and 107.5 FM in Indianapolis, with Matt Taylor on play-by-play, Rick Venturi with analysis and Larra Overton with sideline reporting. It's also on SiriusXM Channels 229 and 813.
Are the Colts favored against the Bucs?
Tampa Bay is a 3.5-point favorite, according to Tipico Sportsbook. The over/under is 52.5 points.
What is the forecast for the Colts-Buccaneers game?
Partly cloudy skies and possible flurries are possible with highs in the low 40s. The Lucas Oil Stadium roof has been closed for recent Colts home games.
Colts injury report
Colts who are questionable: G Quenton Nelson (ankle), LB Darius Leonard (ankle).
Buccaneers injury report
Buccaneers who are out: WR Antonio Brown (ankle); doubtful: G Ali Marpet (abdomen); questionable: LB Devin White (quadriceps), DL Vita Vea (knee).
The Colts average 28.1 points per game, 5th most in the NFL. ... Indianapolis is No. 2 in the league, averaging 5.2 yards per carry, and No. 4 in rushing yards per game (147.9). ... The Colts lead the NFL in turnover margin (+1.4 per game) and are No. 2 in takeaways (2.3). ... Indianapolis is the second-least penalized team in the NFL (4.6 infractions for 42.5 yards per game).
The Bucs have as high-powered an offense as there is in the NFL, leading in points per game (30.9), No. 2 in yards (406.0) and No. 3 in yards per play (6.1) and third-down conversion rate (48%). ... Tom Brady passes more than anyone in the league (42.3 attempts per game) and averages a league-leading 317.7 passing yards. He is also protected better than anyone, sacked on fewer than 3% of his dropbacks. ... Tampa Bay opponents are penalized 4.5 times for 36.8 yards per game, the least in the NFL.
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