ManningManning will be without the services of Dallas Clark, who is out for the season with a hand injury, in the Colts' Monday Night Football matchup with the Texans. Manning and Clark have been together since 2003 and have hooked up 44 times for touchdowns, ranking as the third-most prolific QB-receiver combination in the NFL during that time span. The top two combinations also involve Manning, connecting on 59 scores with Reggie Wayne and on 54 with Marvin Harrison, who hasn't played a game since 2008.
Highest Pass YPG on Road
Manning's rival on Monday night will try to give the Houston Texans their first victory in Indianapolis. Schaub has done his part in road games. Since the start of the 2008 season, no quarterback has thrown for more yards per game on the road than Matt Schaub. He'll also try and top the best passer rating game by a Texans quarterback on the road against the Colts, which currently belongs to David Carr. Carr had a 140.2 rating in a Week 2 loss at the Colts in 2006.
Throws 30+ Yards Downfield
McNabb has not been effective when throwing the ball deep this season compared to last year. The Washington Redskins quarterback leads the NFL in pass attempts thrown at least 30 yards downfield with 17. But, he has completed just four of those attempts and has thrown three interceptions. Last season on those same pass plays he threw just one interception in 27 attempts.
RyanRyan is developing a great rapport with Roddy White. The two have combined for eight touchdowns of 40-or-more yards. Since 2008, that's tied with Tony Romo and Miles Austin of the Dallas Cowboys for the most in the league by a quarterback-receiver duo. The only other Falcons' receivers that Ryan has thrown a 40-yard touchdown pass to are Michael Jenkins and Jerious Norwood, who have one each.