Jeff Saturday’s head-coaching profession with the Indianapolis Colts began off nice as he guided the staff to a 25-20 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday.
Saturday’s first order of enterprise was to reinstall Matt Ryan because the beginning quarterback, and the veteran didn’t disappoint. Ryan was 21 for 28 with 222 passing yards and a landing move. He additionally broke off a 39-yard run.
The Colts’ offense was buoyed by Jonathan Taylor’s 147 speeding yards. He had a 66-yard landing run within the sport. Parris Campbell led the best way receiving with seven catches for 76 yards.
Indianapolis allowed 309 yards and 18 first downs however managed to snap their three-game dropping streak.
Saturday, who was employed from ESPN to exchange Frank Reich, instantly confronted scrutiny coming into the job. It didn’t precisely ease any strain when a tweet of his from Oct. 30 when viral.
“Raiders look horrible,” he wrote as an analyst.
However after the victory, the NFL world gave Saturday his props.
The Raiders, who’ve offensive firepower with Derek Carr and Davante Adams, have sputtered in current weeks. Carr had two landing passes within the loss on Sunday and operating again Josh Jacobs had one landing on the bottom, however the staff couldn’t cease Indianapolis.
Carr was 24 for 38 with 248 passing yards. Jacobs ran for 78 yards, and Adams led the staff with 9 catches for 126 yards and a landing. Foster Moreau had three catches for 43 yards and one other landing.
Las Vegas fell to 2-7 on the 12 months. Indianapolis moved to 4-5-1.