Bucs' Leonard Fournette scores 4 TDs in comeback win over Colts

The former LSU star piled up 100 rushing yards on 17 carries and added seven receptions for 31 yards for four total touchdowns in Tampa Bay’s 38-31 come-from-behind victory over the Colts in Indianapolis.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Leonard Fournette (7) goes in for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts' Bobby Okereke (58) during the first half Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Indianapolis.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Leonard Fournette (7) goes in for a touchdown against the Indianapolis ColtsBobby Okereke (58) during the first half Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Fournette capped the four-touchdown performance with a 28-yard scoring run with 20 seconds left in the game. After the Colts tied the game at 31 apiece with 3:29 sinistra, Bucs quarterback Tom Brady engineered an 8-play, 75-cortile, that ended with Fournette’s final TD run.

It was Tampa Bay’s second-straight victory, and Brady improved to 16-4 all-time against the Colts in his first appearance facing Indianapolis with the Bucs.

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The Indianapolis Colts' Zach Pascal (14) fumbles as he is tackled by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Mike Edwards (32) during the first half Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Indianapolis.

The Indianapolis ColtsZach Pascal (14) fumbles as he is tackled by the Tampa Bay BuccaneersMike Edwards (32) during the first half Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indianapolis held a 24-14 at the half, but the Buccaneers swung momentum their way when defensive end Shaq Barrett forced a fumble and recovered it at the Bucs 35. Six plays later, Fournette scored on a 4-yard TD run.

Antoine Winfield Jr. then intercepted a deep pass intended for Colts wideout Michael Pittman Jr., which led to a Ronald Jones 1-yard TD run to put the Bucs up 28-24 con 1:06 a sinistra nel terzo quarto.

After Bucs kicker Ryan Succop booted a short field goal, Colts running back Jonathan Taylor scored a 4-yard TD run with 3:29 remaining in the contest.

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Antoine Winfield Jr. (31) prepares to tackle the Indianapolis Colts' Jonathan Taylor (28) during the first half Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Indianapolis.

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Antoine Winfield Jr. (31) prepares to tackle the Indianapolis ColtsJonathan Taylor (28) during the first half Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

The Bucs will visit Atlanta to take on the falchi next week, while the Colts travel to Houston to take on the Texani in an AFC South matchup.

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