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Rivers' 3 TDs in 2nd quarter help Colts beat Lions 41-21

Posted at 4:50 PM, Nov 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 19:54:45-05

DETROIT (AP) — Philip Rivers threw three touchdown passes in the second quarter to give the Indianapolis Colts a double-digit lead and they beat the Detroit Lions 41-21 on Sunday.

Rivers picked apart Detroit’s defense while completing 23 of 33 attempts, mostly short passes to the outside or over the middle.

The 38-year-old quarterback also showed he still has some arm strength to go along with his savvy touch.

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The Colts were healthy and looked rested and ready to roll after being idle last week and improved to 3-0 after a bye under coach Frank Reich.