The Colts overcame an early 12-point deficit to take a lead early in the game. Indy surrendered the lead before halftime but fought back in the second half. The Colts scored 11 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to take the lead and seal the victory.
Andrew Luck notched his 9th fourth quarter comeback win. He’s done it in just 22 games, faster than anyone else in the history of the NFL. Luck completed 16-of-29 passes for 229 yards and two touchdowns. He also had one lost fumble.
TY Hilton was the leading receiver on Sunday. Hilton had five receptions for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Reggie Wayne was Luck’s favorite target, hauling in six receptions for 65 yards. Wayne had a number of big plays on the Colts drives to take the lead and seal the win.
Trent Richardson had 56 yards rushing off 18 carries. Donald Brown had 37 yards and a touchdown on six carries.
The Colts defense struggled to contain Russell Wilson all day. Wilson had 102 yards rushing off 13 carries. Not to be outdone, Marshawn Lynch had 102 yards on 17 carries. The Colts managed to force three turnovers in the win.
Indy has defeated three of the most elusive quarterbacks in the country, taking down Terrelle Pryor, Colin Kaepernick, and Russell Wilson.
The Colts have now beaten the 49ers and Seahawks, two teams favored to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. In two weeks, the Colts will have a chance to face another Super Bowl favorite: the Denver Broncos.
Up next, Indianapolis will travel to San Diego to face the Chargers.
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