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Fournette scores his second touchdown, Bucs stay alive

The Indianapolis Colts (6-5) will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-3) at 1 p.m. ET Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Colts have won five of their last six games and are 3-3 at home. Tampa, with Tom Brady leading the way, has lost his last two road games and two of his last three overall.

Follow play-by-play with MARCA English's coverage.

HALFTIME: Buccaneers 14-24 Colts

2nd 0:22 TOUCHDOWN T. Y. Hilton! Buccaneers 14-24 Colts

Led by Carson Wentz, the Colts continue to hurt the Buccaneers. At the close of the first half, the Indianapolis quarterback finds Michael Pittman and Jack Doyle, his preferred options on offense. T.Y Hilton closes out this great series with a 4-yard touchdown run.

2nd 2:00 TOUCHDOWN Fournette! - Buccaneers 14-17 Colts

Tom Brady reloads and finds Leonard Fournette with a 4-yard short pass and keeps the Buccaneers alive. It's the second touchdown for Fournette, one of the best players of the afternoon. Succop made the extra point count. Now, the game remains open for both teams.

2nd 3:07 Confusion on the Bucs

Confusion has taken hold of the Buccaneers. Brady's interception gave the Colts life and also took away confidence from his teammates. Still, Tampa Bay wants to get closer on the scoreboard to stay in the fight.

2nd 5:12 TOUCHDOWN Doyle! Buccaneers 7-17 Colts

Carson Wentz throws a short pass to the right to Jack Doyle, who rushes for 15 yards and scores for the Colts. Doyle took advantage of Tom Brady's fumble, who rushed on his previous offensive series and allowed Indianapolis to advance into the red zone.

2nd 10:50 Brady intercepted

Tom Brady makes the first mistake of the afternoon. After Carson Wentz's bomb, the Buccaneers quarterback attempts a 30+ yard pass to Miller and is intercepted by Isaiah Rodgers at the Indianapolis 10-yard line.

2nd 11:52 TOUCHDOWN Dulin! - Buccaneers 7-10 Colts

What a spectacular play! Carson Wentz throws a 62-yard pass to Ashton Dulin, who finds the path free and scores for the Colts. The Buccaneers gave the Indianapolis quarterback time and space and paid dearly for it. It was an effective blitz.

2nd 13:22 TOUCHDOWN Fournette! - Buccaneers 7-3 Colts

Two carries by Leonard Fournette put Tampa Bay in the promised land. Tom Brady takes the snap and drives over the Colts defenders, but is stopped by millimeters. On his third opportunity of this series, Fournette runs for one yard and scores for the Buccaneers. Ryan Succop makes the extra point count.

1st 0:12 Tampa advances

Tom Brady takes advantage of Colts mistakes and advances into the red zone. Cameron Brate sets the Buccaneers up at the 10-yard line late in the first quarter. This looks like the best chance for the visitors.

1st 2:44 Fumble!

Colts fumble. Carson Wentz throws a short pass to the right to Zach Pascal, but Mike Edwards recovers the ball and runs for 12 yards. First big play the Buccaneers defense after a scoreless start.

1st 3:47 Another false start for the Bucs

The Buccaneers stopped Carson Wentz's offense. Another try for Tom Brady, who has not been able to figure out the Colts defense. It looks like a tough afternoon for Tampa Bay's offense. Leonard Fournette has not been able to connect with his quarterback.

1st 7:35 Brady slowly wakes up

The Colts turn the ball over. Buccaneers get another chance to gain yards. Not the best start for Tom Brady. His tight ends have come under pressure from the Colts defense. In addition, the Bucs have come close to suffering an interception through the air.

1st 9:33 Wentz tries to go forward

Carson Wentz goes through the air and advances on Jack Doyle. It's a moment of confusion for the Buccaneers after fumbling the ball and failing to protect Tom Brady. The Colts quarterback has gained confidence after his first series.

1st 10:23 Fumble!

Tom Brady tries Rob Gronkowski and Chris Godwin, but is stopped by the Colts defense. The Buccaneers quarterback has come close to suffering an interception. After a short pass to the right to Godwin, Sendejo causes a fumble and recovers it for the Colts.

1st 12:27 - Michael Badgley field goal - Buccaneers 0-3 Colts

Carson Wentz moves the chains and gets good field position for the Colts. After failing to advance from third down, Michael Badgley kicks a 45-yard field goal and Indianapolis takes the lead in the game. First productive offensive series for the home team.

1st 14:11 Colts pull the curtain down

The Buccaneers failed on their first few plays. Although Tom Brady showed aggressiveness, the Colts defense shut him down. Now it's the turn of Carson Wentz, who will try to score points in his first appearance in the game.

1st 14:34 Buccaneers on offense

Tom Brady and the Buccaneers will have the first offensive series this Sunday against the Colts. Tampa Bay's quarterback shows aggressiveness in his first few throws.

Series history

Indianapolis and Tampa Bay both have one win in their last two games.

Dec 08, 2019 - Tampa Bay 38 vs. Indianapolis 35

Nov 29, 2015 - Indianapolis 25 vs. Tampa Bay 12

Look who's here

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady warms up his arm. Brady will have a tough test this Sunday against the Colts, who have been strong at home.


Tampa Bay has a record of 7-3 during the regular season. However, they lost three of his five games playing away from home.

In their last two games as visitors, they lost against New Orleans and Washington by a 10-point plus difference.

The Buccaneers won't have WR Antonio Brown available for today's game.With a record of 6-5, Indianapolis is gaining positive moment.

Colts inactive players

Here is the list of Colts inactive players for the game against the Buccaneers.

Buccaneers inactive players

The Buccaneers submitted the list of inactive players for the game against the Colts.

Odds and Predictions

Betting houses have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the favorites to win the game.

However, the difference between Colts and Bucs is just a field goal, according to Las Vegas.

Tampa Bay has a -3.5 spread line against Indianapolis. Nevertheless, the Colts haven't lost a game at the Lucas Oil Stadium since Week 2.

Plus, RB Jonathan Taylor demonstrates that he is the most explosive player in the 2021 NFL season.

Jonathan Taylor rushes over 79.5 yards.

How to watch Buccaneers vs Colts

You can watch the game between Buccaneers and Colts on the diverse Fox platforms at 1 pm ET.

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