Colts hold on after defensive stop seals OT win over Broncos on ‘Thursday Night Football’

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DENVER — Stephon Gilmore batted distant Russell Wilson’s walk to Courtland Sutton successful the extremity portion connected fourth-and-1 from the 5 to springiness the Indianapolis Colts a 12-9 overtime triumph implicit the Denver Broncos connected Thursday night.

Gilmore besides intercepted Wilson’s walk successful the 4th fourth to assistance acceptable up Chase McLauglin’s tying tract goal.

McLauglin connected from 47 yards 4:10 into overtime to springiness the Colts (2-2-1) the pb successful the archetypal crippled successful NFL past that pitted quarterbacks with astatine slightest 4 Pro Bowl appearances each, but it featured zero touchdowns.

The Broncos (2-3) decided against a tying chip-shot tract extremity by Brandon McManus, and Wilson lined up successful the shotgun adjacent to moving backmost Melvin Gordon, past threw incomplete implicit the middle.

Matt Ryan grinded retired the victory contempt throwing 2 interceptions into the hands of information Caden Sterns, fumbling for the 10th clip this play and getting sacked six times, giving him 21 truthful far.

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McLaughlin sent it to overtime with a 31-yarder with 5 seconds near successful regularisation aft Gilmore intercepted Wilson’s walk to Jerry Jeudy successful the extremity portion connected third-and-4 from the 13.

That footwear capped the Colts’ longest thrust of the night, 68 yards successful 10 plays.