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NFL Capsule: Colts at Lions

By The Associated Press
    2012-11-29 13:08

INDIANAPOLIS (7-4) At DETROIT (4-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Colts by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Indianapolis 7-4; Detroit 5-6

SERIES RECORD - Colts lead 20-18-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Colts No. 10; Lions No. 20

LAST MEETING - Colts beat Lions 31-21, Dec. 14, 2008

LAST WEEK - Colts beat Bills 20-13; Lions lost to Texans 34-31 OT

COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (17), PASS (7)

COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (20), PASS (19)

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (24), PASS (1)

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (21), PASS (12)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Indy hasn't lost to Detroit since 1997, can match longest winning streak in series with fourth straight win. ... Colts have won five of six after starting 2-3. ... Detroit has dropped three in row for second time this season. ... Indy, 2-14 last year, can move step closer to playoffs for 10th time in 11 years with win. ... Detroit hopes to be fourth 4-7 team to rally for postseason bid since NFL began using 12-team format in 1990.... Colts QB Andrew Luck's 3,205 yards passing most by rookie in 11 games in NFL history. ... Lions QB Matthew Stafford has NFL-high 3,429 yards passing. ... Luck has thrown 10 of his 13 INTs on road. ... Lions blew fourth-quarter leads in last two games, giving up TDs with 1:55 left in regulation in both home games, and lost to Houston and Green Bay by seven points combined. ... Indy WR Reggie Wayne six catches from passing Andre Reed (951) for 10th place in NFL record books. ... Lions WR Calvin Johnson, NFC offensive player of month, averaged 154.8 yards receiving - most in November since 1963 when Hall of Famer Lance Alworth averaged 156.3 in three games. ...Colts LB Robert Mathis has seven sacks in seven games this year. ... Detroit DE Cliff Avri, Falcons DE John Abraham only NFL players with at least 18 sacks and seven-plus forced fumbles since 2011. ... Colts rookie T.Y. Hilton, a third-round pick, has scored four times in last two games - three receptions, one punt return. ... Lions WR Titus Young returned to practice Wednesday after being sent away for more than week for ``unacceptable'' behavior.

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