Jonathan Taylor’s 67-yard touchdown run put an end to the New England Patriots’ fourth-quarter comeback, giving the Indianapolis Colts a 27-17 victory.

The Colts had dominated the Patriots and led 20-0 into the fourth quarter, but rookie Patriots quarterback Mac Jones delivered two touchdown passes to tight end Hunter Henry to make it a three-point tie with little over two minutes left.

But, with his 17th rushing touchdown of the season, star running back Charles Taylor put a stop to the game and the Patriots’ seven-match winning streak.

Victory strengthened the Colts’ hold on a wild card place and brought them within one game of the Tennessee Titans at the top of the AFC South, while the Patriots’ advantage at the top of the AFC East may be sliced to one game by the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

The hosts grabbed a 14-0 lead at the conclusion of the first quarter thanks to Nyheim Hines’ eight-yard touchdown run and EJ Speed’s special teams touchdown after a blocked punt.

After Jones was intercepted in the red zone by Darius Leonard, the Patriots concluded the half without a point for the first time in 100 games, thanks to Michael Badgley’s field goal.

Early in the second quarter, Jones threw another pick to Bobby Okereke, and the Colts extended their advantage even more with another Badgley field goal.

Following a brawl, Patriots defensive back Kyle Dugger and Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman were both dismissed, and the visitors went into the fourth quarter scoreless.

That changed on the first play of the fourth quarter when Jones fired a 12-yard touchdown pass to Henry, then Devin McCourty intercepted Wentz on the Colts’ following possession, appearing to alter the momentum.

The field goal by Nick Folk and Henry’s second score seemed to set up a thrilling finish, but Taylor had the final say.

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