Colts double up Titans, forge tie atop AFC South

Nyheim Hines caught a touchdown pass and ran for a second score, Philip Rivers topped Dan Marino for No. 5 on the NFL’s all-time passing yardage list and the Indianapolis Colts tied the Tennessee Titans for first place in the AFC South with a 34-17 win Thursday night in Nashville.Hines’ 2-yard run with 2:51 left in the third quarter gave Indianapolis (6-3) a 20-17 lead. It came four plays after Trevor Daniel, Tennessee’s third punter in as many games, shanked a 17-yard punt that set up a 27-yard field for the Colts.Defensive back T.J. Carrie upped the lead to 10 less than a minute later when he picked up a blocked punt and lugged it 6 yards for a touchdown. E.J. Speed burst through a big hole on the left side of the Titans’ protection scheme and snuffed out the punt.Indianapolis wrapped it up on a 2-yard sneak by backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett with 9:21 remaining in the game.Hines finished with a combined 115 rushing and receiving yards for the Colts while Rivers completed 29 of 39 passes for 308 yards and a score.With his first completion of the night, an 11-yard connection to rookie running back Jonathan Taylor, Rivers surpassed Marino. Rivers, in his 17th NFL season but first in Indianapolis, ended the night with 61,666 passing yards. Marino amassed 61,361 passing yards in 17 seasons.

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