Wide receiver Cobi Hamilton hauled in a go-ahead 28-yard touchdown pass with 1:12 to go in the fourth quarter, and the Indianapolis Colts held on for a 27-26 win over the host Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night.
Quarterback Phillip Walker, who tossed the go-ahead score, finished 19 of 31 for 263 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Indianapolis erased a 12-point deficit early in the fourth quarter to rally for the victory.
Bengals quarterback Jeff Driskel finished 14 of 20 for 116 yards and a touchdown. His performance was overshadowed by an injury to fellow signal-caller Matt Barkley, who went down early in the game after he was hit near the knee.
Tra Carson and Mark Walton each scored rushing touchdowns for the Bengals, while Josh Malone caught a 20-yard score from Driskel.
For the Colts, Zach Pascal grabbed a 2-yard touchdown pass from Jacoby Brissett early in the second quarter. Branden Oliver added a 2-yard rushing score, and Erik Swoope caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Walker before Hamilton capped the scoring.
—Field Level Media