NFL PREVIEW: INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (8-4) AT LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (7-5)
WEEK 14 // SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2020 // 4:05 PM ET // ALLEGIANT STADIUM // REFEREE: CLETE BLAKEMAN
REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY:
LEADER: Raiders lead all-time series, 9-7
STREAKS: Raiders have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 9/29/19: Raiders 31 at Colts 24
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/28/18: Colts 42, Raiders 28 (Oakland)
QB PHILIP RIVERS completed 27 of 35 passes (77.1 pct.) for 285 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 119.3 rating last week. Aims for 5th in row with 275+ pass yards. In 28 career games vs. Raiders, has 47 TD passes, most vs. any opponent. Has 3,263 pass yards this season, becoming 5th QB in NFL history with 3,000+ pass yards in 15+ seasons. • RB JONATHAN TAYLOR (rookie) had career-high 135 scrimmage yards (91 rush, 44 rec.) last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 110+ scrimmage yards. Ranks 4th among rookies with 880 scrimmage yards & 609 rush yards this season. RB NYHEIM HINES rushed for TD in Week 13. Has 5 TDs (3 rec., 2 rush) in his past 3 on road. • WR T.Y. HILTON set season highs in catches (8) & rec. yards (110) & had TD catch last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 80+ rec. yards & rec. TD. Has 50+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC West. Has 518 rec. yards this season & is 1 of 2 in NFL (JULIO JONES) with 500+ rec. yards in each of past 9 seasons. Rookie WR ZACH PASCAL had 72 rec. yards in last meeting. • LB DARIUS LEONARD had 6 tackles & PD last week. Aims for 4th in row with PD. Had 9 tackles & FF in only career game vs. Raiders (10/28/18). DE JUSTIN HOUSTON had 3 sacks, FF & safety in Week 13, becoming 4th player since 2000 with 3+ sacks in 8 career games. Is 4th player since 2000 with 2 safeties in single season. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Raiders with FR & 3rd in row vs. AFC West with sack. DT DEFOREST BUCKNER had season-high 2 sacks last week. Had sack in only career game vs. Raiders (11/1/18 with SF).
QB DEREK CARR passed for season-high 381 yards & had 3 TDs vs. INT for 97.9 rating last week. Has 275+ pass yards, 3 TD passes & 95+ rating in 2 of past 3. Has 9 TDs (8 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs for 120.8 rating in 3 career games vs. Ind. Has 17 TDs (16 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs for 115.1 rating in his past 7 vs. AFC South. Has 2+ TD passes & 95+ rating in 4 of 5 home games in 2020. • RB JOSH JACOBS had 108 scrimmage yards (79 rush, 29 rec.) in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. AFC South with 80+ scrimmage yards. Aims for 3rd in row at home with rush TD. RB DEVONTAE BOOKER rushed for 50 yards last week. RB JALEN RICHARD has 60+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. Ind. • TE DARREN WALLER had 13 catches for career-high 200 yards & season-high 2 rec. TDs last week, becoming 4th TE in NFL history with 200+ rec. yards & 2+ TDs in single game. Has 85+ rec. yards & rec. TD in 2 of past 3. Had 7 catches for 53 yards in last meeting. Ranks 2nd among TEs with 77 catches & 742 rec. yards. Rookie WR HENRY RUGGS had 84 rec yards & GW 46-yard TD catch last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 50+ rec. yards. WR NELSON AGHOLOR has 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3. Has TD catch in 3 of his past 4 at home. • DE MAXX CROSBY had 1st-career FR last week. Had 2 PD & FF in last meeting. Aims for his 5th in row at home with TFL. DE CLELIN FERRELL had season-high 6 tackles & 1st 2 sacks & FFs of season in Week 13. LB NICHOLAS MORROW had 5 tackles & sack last week. Aims for 5th in row with 5+ tackles & 3rd in row with TFL. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Ind. with PD. CB TRAYVON MULLEN had INT last week. Has INT in 2 of past 3.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: CBS (4:05 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Charles Davis, Evan Washburn (field reporter) SIRIUS: 108 (Ind), 132 (LV) | XM: 386 (Ind), 231 (LV)