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It was at the end of the 3rd quarter in Sunday’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions when I finally realized what was wrong.
No, it wasn’t that quarterback Andrew Luck was completing less than 50% of his passes, or had already thrown (at that point) another two interception. It wasn’t that Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was, as expected, lighting up the Indianapolis secondary like they were a JV high school team. It wasn’t even the fact that the Lions defensive line (namely defensive tackles Ndamkong Suh and Nick Fairley) had been tearing through the Colts offensive line like wet paper.
Nope, the only thing that was wrong was that I forgot to put on my CHUCKSTRONG t-shirt that I had purchased early on in the season. During the 3rd quarter commercial break, I ran upstairs and quickly threw on the blue t-shirt with orange lettering. And sure enough, Luck threw a 14 yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time remaining that sealed the unlikeliest of come fr...
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Week 13 was chock-full of intriging match-ups entering the week, and by the end of Sunday afternoon, the NFL proved why it is the most entertaining event going right now.Rookie Andrew Luck, led the Colts in the final seconds for a touchdown and another comeback win over the Detroit Liions. That marks the fifth time Luck has led the 8-4 Colts to victory after trailing in the fourth...
Andrew Luck took full advantage of his last shot to lead the Indianapolis Colts to a stunning victory.
Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time left to lift the Colts to a 35-33 comeback win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
With the final seconds ticking away, the rookie quarterback moved up in the pocket and flipped a short pass to Avery. The receiver...
Andrew Luck scrambled a bit to his right, saw nobody open in the end zone and decided to take his chances.
He flipped the ball to Donnie Avery and hoped his 5-foot-11 receiver could win a race to the end zone.
''I had no choice but to score,'' Avery said. ''It was the slowest 11 yards that I ever felt like I ran.''
It may have felt like it took...
Colts rookie Andrew Luck hits Donnie Avery as time expires for the game winning touchdown.
391 Pass Yds, 4 TD for Luck in 35-33 win over Detroit.
The Big Lead...Andrew Luck to Donnie...
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In a day chock full of incredible finishes in the NFL, the Indianapolis Colts and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck faced a 4th&10 trailing the Detroit Lions by five with less than ten seconds to play.
Watch as Luck finds an open Donnie Avery for the game-winning touchdown:
(Courtesy of The Big Lead)
Andrew Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time left to lift the Indianapolis Colts to a dramatic 35-33 comeback win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
With the final seconds ticking away, the rookie quarterback moved up in the pocket, flipped a short pass to Avery, and the receiver ran untouched into the end zone to complete a rally that started with Lions...
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