Jets vs. Colts final score, results: Indy, Jonathan Taylor unstoppable in high-scoring ‘TNF’ game

Jets vs. Colts final score, results: Indy, Jonathan Taylor unstoppable in high-scoring 'TNF' game

The Jets’ offense couldn’t keep up with the Colts’ offense on “Thursday Night Football.” New York (2-6) attempted a comeback late in the second half with three touchdowns but still lost 45-30 in Indianapolis.

The Colts (4-5) scored touchdowns on six of their first seven possessions; the one time they didn’t get into the end zone, they turned the ball over on downs at the Jets’ 1. The Colts finished the game with 260 yards, the most by an NFL team this season. Additionally, they had 272 net passing yards, marking the first time since 1956 that the franchise went for over 250 yards rushing and passing in the same game.

Colts quarterback Carson Wentz finished the game with a 134.3 passer rating. He completed 22 of 30 passes for 272 yards and three touchdowns. Colts running back Jonathan Taylor had his best game of the season, finishing with 172 yards and two touchdowns rushing plus two receptions for 28 yards.

MORE: How Carson Wentz corrected his turnover problem in 2021

Jets quarterback Mike White, who led the NFL with 405 passing yards in his team’s 34-31 victory over Bengals in Week 8, was forced out of Thursday’s game in the first quarter after suffering a forearm injury. The details of his injury have not been released. Josh Johnson came in to replace White, and he finished the game with 317 yards and three touchdowns passing.

MORE: Mike White injury update

Rookie wide receiver Elijah Moore scored his first two NFL touchdowns and led the Jets with 84 receiving yards. New York gained 486 yards of total offense for the game, but Indianapolis finished with 532 yards.

Sporting News tracked live scoring updates and highlights from Jets vs. Colts on “Thursday Night Football.” Read below for updates from the NFL Week 9 game.

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Jets vs. Colts score

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F
Jets 7 3 6 14 30
Colts 7 21 14 3 45

Jets vs. Colts live updates, highlights from ‘Thursday Night Football’

(All times Eastern)

11:33 p.m. — INTERCEPTION, COLTS. Bobby Okereke intercepts a Johnson pass to essentially end the game.

11:33 p.m. — Cole advances 11 yards to set the Jets up for a first-and-goal.

11:30 p.m. — Odum intercepts the ball, but pass interference is called on Rock Ya-Sin, which allows the Jets to keep the ball.

11:29 p.m. — The Jets complete pick up third first down in a row and are now on the Colts’ 43-yard line as the two-minute warning approaches.

11:27 p.m. — The Jets stay alive after Griffin catches an 11-yard pass for a first down.

11:25 p.m. — Rodgers almost pulls down an interception deep in Jets territory, but the catch is ruled incomplete. It’s a fourth-and-10 for the Jets.

11:22 p.m. — The Colts go three and out with 3:17 remaining in the game.

11:17 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, JETS. Ty Johnson rushes in for a 22-yard touchdown. Colts 45, Jets 30.

11:09 p.m. — Smith ran for 14 yards, which is short of a first down on 3rd & 22. Isaiah Rodgers earns a face mask penalty, which advances the Jets 15 yards from their own 22-yard line.

11:04 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, COLTS . Michael Badgley makes a 39-yard field goal. He’s never missed a field goal under 40 yards. Colts 45, Jets 23.

11:00 p.m. — Pittman catches a Wentz pass and runs for an advance of 19 yards. They are now on the Jets’ 28-yard line.

10:59 p.m. — Mo Allie-Cox advances 28 yards for the Colts after Wentz faked a pass. The Colts are on the Jets’ 47-yard line.

10:54 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, JETS. Ryan Griffin catches a 13-yard touchdown pass from Johnson. This is the Jets’ second scoring possession in a row. Colts 42, Jets 23.

10:52 p.m. — Jeff Smith catches a Johnson 12-yard pass. The Jets are now on the Colts’ 14-yard line.

10:51 p.m. —  Moore catches a 12-yard pass from Johnson to put the Jets on the Colts’ 33-yard line.

End of third quarter: Colts 42, Jets 16

10:45 p.m. — Cole catches an 18-yard pass from Johnson for a first down on the Colts’ 49-yard line.

10:41 p.m. — The Colts punt the ball after not scoring on a possession for the second time this game.

10:35 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, JETS. Moore scores his second touchdown of the game to finally give the Jets an answer to the Colts. They attempted a 2-point conversion, but Johnson got stopped before entering the end zone.  Colts 42, Jets 16.

10:33 p.m. — Carter completes the first first down for the Jets since four possessions ago. The first down is for a gain of 19 yards.

10:29 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, COLTS. Taylor runs for 78 yards for another Colts touchdown. This is his second longest touchdown this season. The Colts lead continues to increase. Colts 42, Jets 10.

10:29 p.m. — The Jets cannot answer the Colts as they go three and out again.

10:22 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, COLTS. Offensive lineman Danny Pinter is wide open for a 2-yard touchdown pass. This was Wentz’s third touchdown pass of the night. Colts 35, Jets 10.

10:21 p.m. — Hines runs for 25 yards to put the Colts on the Jets’ 15-yard line. 

10:19 p.m. — Hines ran the punt to the Colts’ 45-yard line. Then, Justin Hardee of the Jets was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct. The Colts advance 15 yards.

10:16 p.m. — The Jets go three and out.

10:11 p.m. — The Colts don’t score on 4th & goal, which results in their first possession of the game without scoring a touchdown. The Jets will get the ball on their own 1-yard line.

10:05 p.m. — The longest pass of the game just increased to 31 yards after Pascal catches Wentz’s pass on the Jets’ 7-yard line.

10:04 p.m. — Colts rookie Kylen Granson catches a 27-yard pass from Wentz, which is the longest catch from the Colts so far this game.

10:02 p.m. — Pascal catches a 12-yard pass from Wentz on the first play of the second half. They are on their own 28-yard line.

End of second quarter: Colts, 28, Jets 10

9:43 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, COLTS. The call was overturned since Pittman got both feet in the end zone before losing the ball. The Colts take a strong lead heading into the half. Colts 28, Jets 10.

9:41 p.m. — Pittman catches a pass in the end zone, but it is ruled incomplete. The play goes under review. 

9:40 p.m. —  With 15 seconds remaining, Zach Pascal catches a 12-yard pass to put the Colts on the Jets’ 11-yard line.

9:36 p.m. — The Colts open their drive with a Hines 10-yard first down. 1:46 remains in the half.

9:32 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, JETS. Johnson throws an incomplete pass on third down, which brought out the Jets’ kicking squad. Colts 21, Jets 10.

9:26 p.m. — Tyler Kroft catches a 26-yard pass to continue a long Jets drive. They are now on the Colts’ 17-yard line. Following this play, Kroft heads to the medical tent.

9:25 p.m. — Ty Johnson runs for 18 yards and another first down for the Jets. They enter Colts territory on the Colts’ 46-yard line.

9:24 p.m. — Carter advances 16 yards for a Jets first down to open their drive. They are on their own 41-yard line.

9:19 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, COLTS. Doyle scores a 1-yard touchdown to increase the Colts’ lead. The Colts have scored on every possession so far. Colts 21, Jets 7.

9:16 p.m. — Taylor loses the ball again, which forces the Colts to fourth down on the Jets’ 4-yard line. The Colts go for 4th & 1. Taylor heads to the sideline to get looked at after getting hit on the play.

9:14 p.m. — Pittman catches a 12-yard pass and avoids another fumble after Jack Doyle recovers the ball at the Jets’ 13-yard line.

9:12 p.m. — Taylor runs for 20 yards, but loses the ball. The ball was recovered on the Jets’ 26-yard line and remains Colts ball.

9:10 p.m. — FUMBLE. Colts’ George Odom recovers the ball at the Jets’ 46-yard line after Darius Leonard forces the fumble. The Colts lead the league with takeaways with 19. It was also Leonard’s 13th career forced fumble.

9:08 p.m. — After Johnson is sacked for a loss of five yards, Michael Carter advances 18 yards for a Jets first down. They are now on their own 38-yard line.

9:06 p.m. — Johnson is officially in for White. His first pass of the game is incomplete.

9:01 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, COLTS. Taylor scores a 21-yard touchdown putting the Colts back on top. Taylor contributed 51 yards to this Colts drive. Colts 14, Jets 7.

9:01 p.m. — Taylor rushes 13 yards for another Colts first down.

End of first quarter: Jets 7, Colts 7

8:57 p.m. — Taylor advances for 12 yards to end the first quarter. The Colts are now on the Jets’ 37-yard line.

8:55 p.m. — White is being evaluated on the sidelines, and backup QB Josh Johnson begins warming up.

8:52 p.m. — Michael Pittman Jr. catches a 13-yard pass for a first down. The Colts are on their 42-yard line. 

8:46 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, JETS. Moore scores his first NFL touchdown. The score is tied up now. Jets 7, Colts 7.

8:46 p.m. — The rookie Elijah Moore catches a 26-yard pass for another Jets first down. The Jets are now on the Colts’ 19-yard line.

8:44 p.m. — Cole catches another pass for first down, this time for 15 yards.

8:43 p.m. — Keelan Cole catches a 12-yard pass from White for a Jets first down. They are on their own 37-yard line.

8:37 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, COLTS. Hines catches a Wentz pass and runs for a 34-yard touchdown. Colts 7, Jets 0.

8:36 p.m. —  Nyheim Hines catches at 13-yard pass from Wentz for a first down. The Colts are on the Jets’ 34-yard line.

8:33 p.m. — The Colts first first down comes from Jonathan Taylor. Carson Wentz threw to Taylor for a nine-yard gain.

8:31 p.m. — A free play for the Colts after Quinnen Wiliiams is flagged for defensive holding. Five yard penalty enforced at the Colts’ 21-yard line.

8:27 p.m. — White gets hit by three Colts defenders on third down, which finishes the Jets’ drive.

8:24 p.m. — Mike White throws an 11-yard pass to Jamison Crowder for a first down at their 33-yard line.

8:22 p.m. — On the opening punt, the Jets are penalized for offensive holding. The 10-yard penalty puts New York on their 10-yard line.

Jets vs. Colts start time

  • Kickoff: 8:20 p.m. ET | 5:20 p.m. PT

Jets vs. Colts is scheduled to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET on Thursday night from Lucas Oil Stadium.

How to watch ‘Thursday Night Football’

  • TV channels: Fox, NFL Network
  • Live streams: Fox Sports Live, Amazon, fuboTV

The game will be broadcast on Fox and on NFL Network with Fox Sports announcers Joe Buck and Troy Aikman on the call and Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink on the sidelines.

You can also stream “Thursday Night Football” live on Amazon or with fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial .

‘Thursday Night Football’ schedule 2021

Week Date Matchup TV channel
9 Nov. 4 Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets Fox, NFLN, Amazon
10 Nov. 11 Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens Fox, NFLN, Amazon
11 Nov. 18 Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots Fox, NFLN, Amazon
12 Nov. 25 New Orleans Saints vs. Buffalo Bills Fox, NFLN, Amazon
13 Dec. 2 New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys Fox, NFLN, Amazon
14 Dec. 9 Minnesota Vikings vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Fox, NFLN, Amazon
15 Dec. 16 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Fox, NFLN, Amazon
16 Dec. 23 Tennessee Titans vs. San Francisco 49ers NFL Network
16 Dec. 25 (Sat.) Green Bay Packers vs. Cleveland Browns Fox, NFLN, Amazon
16 Dec. 25 (Sat.) Arizona Cardinals vs. Indianapolis Colts NFL Network

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