It may or may not be the frozen tundra this Sunday when the Colts come to town to take on the Bengals. In Tecmo world, it is always a sunny 70 degrees. This week I simulate the matchup of the Indinapolis Colts against the Cincinnati Bengals. Let's see what Tecmo thinks the outcome will be.
Marvin Jones takes the opening kickoff to quickly put the Bengals on top 7-0.
Darrius Heyward Bey fumbles the ball on the Colts first possession, but he recovers his own fumble and runs it in for the score.
At the end of the first, the Bengals lead 14 - 7.
The Colts drive stalls and they are forced to punt.
The Bengals find a little success on the ground and position themselves for a field goal try.
James Harrison came to play and records his second sack of the day.
The Colts move the ball through the air and set themselves up for a field goal to bring the game to within 7.
With time in the second running down, Andy Dalton hits Green for a long score.
The Colts T.Y. Hilton returns the kickoff back for a touchdown with no time left on the clock in the second.
At the half the Bengals lead 24 - 17.
Carlos Dunlap is able to get to Luck after the Colts were pinned back from the kickoff.
The Bengals get the kick and quickly move into field goal range. Mike Nugent adds 3 more to capitalize on the safety.
However, the Colts quickly answer with a touchdown of their own from Trent Richardson. (Not sure how McGahee ended up here, Tecmo Glitch.)
The Bengals stall on the next drive and are forced to punt. At the end of 3 the Bengals lead 29 - 24.
James Harrison records his 3rd sack of the day and forces the Colts to punt.
Marvin Jones fumbles the punt and the Colts easily carry the recovery in for a touchdown.
On the ensuing kickoff, Marvin Jones fumbles again and the Colts recover.
The Bengals hold the Colts to a field goal and find themselves down 5 with not much time on the clock.
The Bengals offense struggles to get it done.
Game over, the Colts take this one 34 - 29.