Colts, Jets set for MNF showdown for second straight year
INDIANAPOLIS (5-6) at NEW YORK JETS (3-8)
Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
OPENING LINE - Pick-em.
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Indianapolis 5-5-1, New York 4-5-2
SERIES RECORD - Colts lead 41-31
LAST MEETING - Jets beat Colts 20-7, Sept. 21, 2015
LAST WEEK - Colts lost to Steelers 28-7; Jets lost to Patriots 22-17
AP PRO32 RANKING - Colts No. 23, Jets No. 28
COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (25), PASS (11)
COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (23), PASS (30)
JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (12), PASS (24t)
JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (4), PASS (22)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Colts and Jets playing each other on ''Monday Night Football'' for second straight year. ... Colts QB Andrew Luck expected to play after sitting out last week with concussion. Backup Scott Tolzien, in third career start, went 22 of 36 for 205 yards with one TD and two INTs in loss to Steelers. ... Luck has 120 TD passes in first five seasons, fifth most in NFL history. ... RB Frank Gore leads NFL running backs with 91 consecutive games played and 87 straight starts. Passed Eddie George (2,685) and Thurman Thomas (2,877) for 13th-most rushing attempts in NFL history with 2,880. Needs 37 to pass John Riggins for 12th. ... WR T.Y. Hilton ranks second in NFL with 20 catches of 20 or more yards this season, and is fifth in league with 942 yards receiving. ... WR Donte Moncrief looking for TD catch in fifth straight game. ... Erik Walden is one of five LBs in league with at least eight sacks and two forced fumbles this season. ... Jets sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick at QB after he went 22 of 32 for 269 yards with two TDs in return from sprained knee that sidelined him for one game. ... RB Matt Forte ranks 10th in NFL with 759 yards rushing. He has 508 yards from scrimmage, four rushing TDs, one receiving TD in last five games. ... WR Brandon Marshall caught 1-yard TD pass vs. Patriots, first score since Oct. 9 at Pittsburgh - span of five games without reaching end zone. Marshall needs 59 yards receiving to become 25th player in NFL history with 12,000. Since entering league in 2006, he ranks second with 11,941 yards receiving and 931 catches. He has seven career 100-yard receiving performances on MNF, one behind Tim Brown and Andre Reed for third place all-time. Art Monk had nine and Jerry Rice 13. ... WR Quincy Enunwa had first 100-yard game of career, catching five passes for 109 yards and TD last week. With 43 catches, ranks second to Marshall's 49 on team. ... C Nick Mangold has missed four straight with sprained ankle. ... DL Leonard Williams leads team with six sacks, 22 QB hits and two forced fumbles. ... Rookie LB Darron Lee, team's first-round pick, returned to starting lineup in second game back from high ankle sprain and tied David Harris for team lead with 11 total tackles. ... Fantasy Tip: Fitzpatrick could be sneaky and solid play as fantasy bye-week fill-in QB against 30th-ranked pass defense.
For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL