MINNEAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts, profiting from an early defensive stand in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings, blocked a punt that was plucked from the air by linebacker JoJo Domann, who returned it 24 yards for a landing.
The Colts had simply pressured a fourth down for the Vikings when defensive sort out DeForest Buckner and Grover Stewart converged on quarterback Kirk Cousins. That put the Vikings in a punt state of affairs. Defensive finish Ifeadi Odenigbo managed to penetrate the protection from the within and bought a hand on punter Ryan Wright’s try.
The deflection despatched the ball flying up within the air, permitting Domann to simply catch it on the run.
The rating put the Colts up 10-0 within the first quarter.
The Colts have sorely wanted non-offensive touchdowns this season given their struggling offense, which ranks thirty first in scoring.
WE LOVE A SPECIAL TEAMS TD.
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— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) December 17, 2022