When you’re not playing quarterback, it’s not easy to get you into the MVP conversation, but Jonathan Taylor may have actually done it after what he did in Buffalo on Sunday.
Taylor’s performance was even more impressive because he did it against a Bills defense that was surrendering just 89.3 yards per game in Week 11, which was the best in the AFC and third best. in NFL. There’s no reason to think the Colts would go a total of more than 260 yards above ground, but that’s exactly what they did and most of it came down to the help of Taylor, who simply couldn’t be stopped. again.
In the Colts opening line alone, Taylor hit the ball six times from 35 yards, including a touchdown at three yards, and it was a sign of things to come for the day.
That score started a day that ended with him dashing 185 yards. Every time the Colts approached the end area, they called Taylor’s number and every time they called, he answered. Not only did he have four hasty touchdowns, but also one more touchdown at 23 yards.
Taylor’s five hits are even more impressive when you consider that the Bills surrender only a total of five hits to run back to all seasons before Sunday. With his five points, Taylor became the first player in Colts history to score five touchdowns, which is almost unbelievable when you think he’s playing for an organization featuring the likes of Edgerrin James, Marshall Faulk, Eric Dickerson and Marvin Harrison walked through its doors.
Taylor now has eight straight games with at least one touchdown and 100 or more scripted yards, making him only the second player since 1950 to achieve that feat. The only other player to do so is LaDainian Tomlinson, which is notable because Tomlinson last won the MVP in 2006, making him one of only two runners back to win the award in 15 years. via. Taylor may not win this year’s MVP, but in a leaderless season, he certainly belongs in the conversation and if the Colts go on to win, he’ll become a more prominent part of the game. that chat.
Thanks to Taylor and a defense that is slowly becoming one of the NFL’s best, the Colts not only look like playoff contenders, but they look like a team that could do some damage in the post-season. rotation period.
Indianapolis 41-15 on Buffalo
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Tampa Bay 30-10 on NY Giants
Baltimore 16-13 on Chicago
Cleveland 13-10 via Detroit
Houston 22-13 on Tennessee
Miami 24-17 on NY Jets
San Francisco October 30 via Jacksonville
Minnesota 34-31 on Green Bay
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Philadelphia 40-29 against New Orleans
Scores of Saints-Eagles by Jeff Kerr (Do you like grades? Hate grades? Let him know on Twitter.)
Washington 27-21 on Carolina
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Cincinnati 32-13 on Las Vegas
Kansas City September 19 on Dallas
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Arizona 23-13 on Seattle
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LA 41-37 charger on Pittsburgh
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