Breaking down Brissett's first Colts start


He finished the day with a 54.1% completion percentage gaining 5.8 yards per attempt with 0 touchdowns and a costly interception in overtime.

Brissett's best moment came midway through the second half when he led the Colts downfield on a 76-yard field goal drive. Brissett has the arm strength and mobility to at least convert on a third down, something the Colts did not do at all against the Rams, or at least get creative when the pocket collapses - which with a wounded offensive line, is bound to happen.

Indianapolis looked awful in Week 1, taking a 46-9 loss to the Rams in Los Angeles as a 3.5-point underdog. Check out how the former Pro Bowler read the eyes of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett and forced a key turnover in overtime. Then a 15-yard penalty was tacked on for a questionable roughing the passer call against Colts outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard. How do you get the best out of your players if you aren't willing to admit you made a mistake by hitching your wagon to Tolzien, who didn't even outplay Stephen Morris the last two preseasons? However, I think the loss of Luck far outweighs the loss of Johnson, and the Cardinals should roll to victory quite easily in this one so I'll lay the points.

The Colts increased the lead to 13-3 with a 29-yard field goal from Adam Vinatieri with 11:42 to play. Rookie safety Malik Hooker registered his first career pick, and rookie cornerback Quincy Wilson was solid much more often than not.

The Colts must make massive changes for today's game if they are not to fall to 0-2.

"It was just a bad play all the way around", he said.

The Cardinals fell to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field this Sunday by a score of 23 to 35.

Arizona almost turned that into victory, setting up a 42-yard field goal attempt as time expired. He pushed the second effort wide right, and the Colts briefly had new life.

Brissett, 24, started two games for the Patriots last season during Tom Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension following an injury to backup Jimmy Garoppolo. "It's just a matter now of next man to step up and go because I don't know when he's going to be healthy". I don't see Brissett having a great first start against Arizona. Chandler Jones too. The defense did well most of the game, but they need to finish off some of these sacks. That's when the Cardinals defense began to come together and prove their worth albeit against what's truthfully a weak Colts offense.

"It's all about winning", Gore said. Find out we had to reload. So we've got a bunch of young guys that have got to grow up in a hurry.