Colts-Cowboys capsule

BY foxsports • December 18, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (10-4) at DALLAS (10-4)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Indianapolis 10-4, Dallas 8-6

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 9-6

LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Colts 38-35 in OT, Nov. 27, 2010

LAST WEEK - Colts beat Texans 17-10; Cowboys beat Eagles 38-27

AP PRO32 RANKING - Colts No. 7, Cowboys No. 6





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Colts coach Chuck Pagano can join Jim Harbaugh (2011-13) as only coaches to win at least 11 games in first three seasons with team. ... QB Andrew Luck's 12,688 yards passing most of any Super Bowl-era quarterback in first three seasons. He and Seattle's Russell Wilson are only Super Bowl-era QBs to lead teams to at least 10 wins each of first three seasons. ... Luck needs two TD passes to become eighth player with at least 40 in a season. ... WR T.Y. Hilton has six 100-yard games in past 11, with TDs in three of past four. Needs 55 yards to join Marvin Harrison and Reggie Wayne as only Indy receivers with at least 1,400 yards in a season. ... WR Hakeem Nicks has 664 yards receiving and four touchdowns in eight games against Dallas, all with New York Giants. ... LB D'Qwell Jackson leads AFC with 120 tackles, and S Mike Adams leads NFL with seven takeaways (five interceptions, two fumbles). ... Cowboys 3-0 against AFC South this season. ... Jason Garrett can tie Barry Switzer for third among Dallas coaches with 40 victories. Tom Landry had 250, Jimmy Johnson 44. ... QB Tony Romo needs 190 yards passing to break Troy Aikman's franchise record of 32,942. Romo has 112.3 rating in past eight games against AFC (17 TDs, two INTs). ... RB DeMarco Murray, whose status is in question with broken left hand, has league-leading 1,687 yards rushing and needs 87 to break NFL rushing leader Emmitt Smith's franchise record of 1,773. Murray tied with Smith with franchise-record 11 100-yard games. ... WR Dez Bryant had three TDs receiving against Philadelphia for league-high 13, tying career high from last season. ... CB Orlando Scandrick, who had clinching interception two weeks ago against Chicago, had 40-yard interception return for score in previous meeting with Colts. ... DE Jeremy Mincey had two sacks last week against Eagles. He had six sacks in nine games against Indy when he was with Jacksonville.


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