Pressure: The Buccaneers had great results when sending at least five pass rushers against Curtis Painter, as he completed only 2 of 11 passes in those situations. Painter was also sacked and a lost fumble. When Tampa Bay sent a four-man rush, Painter capitalized with 255 of his 281 yards, and two touchdowns.
Painter hit on 57.9 percent of his 19 attempts against four or fewer rushers. He hit on 18.2 percent of his 11 attempts against five or more rushers, including six underthrown or overthrown passes.
Yards after the catch: Painter benefited from Pierre Garcon's ability to gain yards after the catch. Garcon's two catches totaled 146 yards and two touchdowns. Of the 146 yards, 129 came after the catch.
That’s the best single-game total YAC in the NFL this season.
In three games before Monday night, Garcon had 12 catches with 46 yards after the catch.
Yards after contact: The Colts defense was beaten up and worn down late in the game. The Buccaneers wound up with 39 minutes of possession.
Running back LeGarrette Blount had nine carries for 62 yards in the fourth quarter, gaining 24 yards after initial contract by defenders.