Found December 10, 2012 on Football Nation:
Andrew Luck, who has often received credit for the Colts’ unlikely success, was (statistically) terrible on Sunday. He completed 16 of his 34 pass attempts, on his way to a 196-yard performance. His lone touchdown pass was accompanied by two interceptions.One of those two interceptions came in the closing seconds of the first half on a hail mary-style pass. The other was a blatant missed call by the officiating crew. Luck was evading pressure (as he so often does,) and threw a semi-desperate pass as he was tackled from behind. The pass was intercepted and returned for a touchdown. After being reviewed, however, his knee was clearly down while the ball was still in-hand.They missed it, plain and simple. Not only was the final score altered, so was the entire course of the game.Before the interception the Colts had marched 31 yards on six plays - Their only productive drive (up until the interception) since their first drive of the game.The interception led the Titans to a commanding ...
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