IINDIANAPOLIS (AP) Matt Hasselbeck threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns and Adam Vinatieri made four more field goals, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a 25-12 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
The Colts (6-5) won their third straight to remain tied atop the AFC South with Houston.
Tampa Bay rookie Jameis Winston threw for 245 yards and a touchdown, but was sacked five times four coming during a second half in which the Bucs were shut out. Winston’s team had won two in a row.
Indy took the lead for good on Hasselbeck’s 9-yard TD pass to T.Y. Hilton midway through the third quarter. It extended the margin to 19-12 on Vinatieri’s fourth field goal.
Hasselbeck and Hilton hooked up again in the fourth for a 3-yard touchdown that made it 25-12.