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Colts DB Julian Blackmon Sets Up Game-Winning Field Goal With Forced Fumble In Overtime

Nov 22, 2020, 6:06 PM
Julian Blackmon - Indianapolis Colts - Cincinnati Bengals...
Julian Blackmon #32 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates his interception against the Cincinnati Bengals with his teammates during the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 18, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Indianapolis Colts safety Julian Blackmon set up a game-winning field goal with a forced fumble in overtime against the Green Bay Packers.

The Colts hosted the Packers on Sunday, November 22.

With the game tied at 31 apiece and 9:20 left in overtime, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers connected with wide receiver Marques Valdes-Scantling.

As Valdes-Scantling moved upfield, Blackmon punched the ball from the receiver’s hands.

The Colts recovered the ball at the Green Bay 29-yard line and set up a short field for the game-winning possession.

Four plays later, Indianapolis kicked a 29-yard field goal to win the game.

Blackmon finished the contest with five total tackles and a forced fumble.

With the 34-31 victory, Blackmon and Indianapolis improved to 7-3 on the season.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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