Carson Wentz threw a pair of landing passes to Mo Alie-Cox, Jonathan Taylor rushed for 103 yards and a rating and the Indianapolis Colts obtained their first win of the season by topping the sputtering Miami Dolphins 27-17 on Sunday.

Wentz accomplished 24 of 32 passes for 228 yards for the Colts (1-3), who prevented what would have been their first 0-4 begin since 2011. They spent a lot of the day irritating former Indianapolis quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who accomplished 20 of 30 passes however threw for 123 of his 199 yards within the remaining quarter.

INJURIES

Colts: G Quenton Nelson missed the primary sport of his profession; he had performed in all 54 since being drafted, together with playoffs.

Dolphins: WR Will Fuller was misplaced within the first half with a hand damage, as was CB Byron Jones (quad). Also, Miami was with out LB coach Anthony Campanile (well being and security protocols) for a second consecutive sport.

IMPROVED

Indianapolis allowed 421 speeding yards in its first three video games — 140 to Seattle, 101 to the Los Angeles Rams and 180 to Tennessee.

Against the Dolphins, the Colts gave up 35 yards on 16 makes an attempt. The Colts are 28-1 since 1988 when permitting 50 yards or much less on the bottom; the loss, mockingly, was in the latest such sport for Indy earlier than Sunday. They allowed Pittsburgh 22 yards in a 28-24 loss final Dec. 27.

TWENTY-SOMETHINGS

It was the third consecutive sport wherein the Dolphins allowed a minimum of 20 consecutive factors. They misplaced to Buffalo 35-0 in Week 2, gave up 25 unanswered in final week’s 31-28 loss at Las Vegas and watched a 3-0 lead change into a 20-3 deficit on Sunday.

UP NEXT

Colts: Visit Baltimore on Monday, Oct. 11 to finish a three-game street swing, Indianapolis’ longest in a single season since 2011.

Dolphins: Visit Tampa Bay subsequent Sunday; at any time when Tom Brady wins a Super Bowl, his group has misplaced to Miami as soon as the next season.