Team Comparison: Previewing 49ers at Colts

The San Francisco 49ers hit the road for the second consecutive week as they travel to Indianapolis to take on the Colts.

San Francisco is coming off of their third straight loss decided by three points or less, and look get their first win of the season on Sunday. Here's a quick breakdown of the 49ers Week 5 matchup.

Series Highlights

Indianapolis leads the all-time series against the 49ers, 25-18.

The 49ers have lost three straight games against the Colts dating back to 2005.

The 49ers will look for their first win in Indianapolis since defeating the Colts, 40-21, in 2001.**

Notes from Last Week**

49ers at Cardinals The 49ers fell to the Arizona Cardinals, 18-15, where the only touchdown of the game came in the final 40 seconds of overtime in Arizona's walk-off victory.

Passing Leaders: Pierre Garçon completed 24-of-49 passes for 234 yards and an interception.

Rushing Leaders:While dealing with a hip injury, Pierre Garçon put up 68 yards on 16 carries. Matt Breida chipped in with nine carries for 16 yards.

Receiving Leaders: Aldrick Robinson led 49ers receivers with 52 receiving yards, including a 24-yard reception.

Defensive Leaders:Ray-Ray Armstrong finished the contest with 10 total tackles (eight solo), a sack for a loss of five yards and an interception in the end zone during the Cardinals opening possession.

Special Teams Leaders: Trent Taylor returned four punts for 41 yards. He currently ranks fourth in the NFL in punt return average among players with at least six returns (11 yards per return).

Colts at Seahawks

The Colts are coming off of a blowout, 46-18, loss to the Seattle Seahawks on "Sunday Night Football".

Passing Leaders: Jacoby Brissett completed 16-of-29 passes for 157 yards with one touchdown and an interception.

Rushing Leaders: Former 49ers running back Frank Gore led the Colts with 46 rushing yards on 12 attempts. Gore is just three yards shy of passing Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson for seventh place on the NFL's all-time rushing list.

Receiving Leaders: Gore also caught all three of his targets for a team-high 34 yards, including a 19-yard reception.

Defensive Leaders:Malik Hooker recorded his third interception of the season against Seattle and returned it 29-yards.

Special Teams Leaders: Quan Bray returned five kicks for 83 yards, including a long of 22 yards.

Team Comparisons

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Final Nuggets

  • During his time with the Chicago Bears, Brian Hoyer passed for a career-high 397 yards in his only career meeting against Indianapolis. (Oct. 9, 2016)
  • Carlos Hyde has 405 yards from scrimmage and two receiving touchdowns in his past three games against AFC opponents.
  • Pierre Garçon has two touchdowns in his past four road games against AFC opponents. Garçon is aiming for his fifth game in a row with four or more catches on the road against an AFC team.
  • NaVorro Bowman has a total of 44 tackles, four passes defensed and forced fumble in his past six games on the road against AFC opponents.
  • Elvis Dumervil, who recorded career sack Nos. 100 and 101 in Week 4 against the Cardinals, has eight sacks and a forced fumble in his past 12 road games against AFC opponents. The Colts are one of just two teams that Dumervil has yet to register a sack against in his career. (Los Angeles Rams)
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