Posted November 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Indianapolis Colts still have much to prove after being dominated in their biggest test to date in the Andrew Luck-era. As they look to get back on track, a potentially easier challenge against the visiting Buffalo Bills on Sunday won't come quick enough for the Colts. Indianapolis (6-4) played its way into playoff contention with four straight wins against teams with a combined 11-29 record before heading into last week's showdown at New England. Now, the Colts are left trying to erase the memory of an embarrassing 59-24 loss to the Patriots. Indianapolis, facing its first opponent with a winning record since a Week 2 win against Minnesota, had four turnovers, including two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns. Luck completed 27 of 50 passes for 334 yards and two touchdowns with three interceptions - his first three-pick game since the season opener. Still, he broke Peyton Manning's NFL rookie record with his fifth 300-yard game. ''You reali...
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