Posted November 04, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Andrew Luck led the Indianapolis Colts to one impressive comeback on Sunday night. Now they're out to prove they can be a pretty good front-runner, too. After rallying the Colts from an 18-point third-quarter deficit to a 27-24 victory Sunday night at Houston, Indianapolis (6-2) now controls the AFC South. It leads Tennessee (4-4) by two games and two-time defending division champion Houston by four games with eight to play. The Colts also are 2-0 in the division, winning at Jacksonville and Houston. They take on the Rams on Sunday and then face division foe Tennessee in a quick turnaround on Nov. 14. It's an unusual spot for this young team, which has spent most of the last two seasons playing catch-up.

Indianapolis Colts: T.Y.’s time to shine

I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about Darrius Heyward-Bey and Coby Fleener having to step up in Reggie Wayne’s absence. That they are the key to the Indianapolis Colts’ passing offense continuing to play at a high level. Hope to see a lot more of these from Hilton as the season progresses (Photo credit: I don’t disagree that they need to step up but the key to...

Colts Week 9: A tale of two halves

Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton does his best Marvin Harrison.(Photo: Matt Kryger/Indy Star) Good morning, Colts fans. Can you believe that game? What? You turned it off? No, you didn’t really miss much… Just T.Y. Hilton stepping out as a star (with three touchdowns in the last 15 minutes); the Stanford mafia taking over with huge fourth quarter plays by Andrew Luck, Griff Whalen...

Coby Fleener and T.Y. Hilton Feel Like Dancing!

You can never count the Indianapolis Colts out! The Texans had the game in hand after the first half, but Chuck Pagano rallied the troops and kept the Colts pressing till the took a late 27-24 lead over the Texans. Of course when you have a comeback like this in the works it is safe to say that you are going to feel like dancing! Right T.Y. Hilton? @cjzero/Twitter...

Colts kept seat on team plane open for Reggie Wayne

The Indianapolis Colts on Sunday played their first game without Reggie Wayne in the lineup since the 2001 season. The All-Pro wide receiver tore his ACL in the fourth quarter of the team’s Week 7 win over the Denver Broncos and is out for the season. Though Wayne did not fly with the team to […]

Houston's Foster, Tate to play against Colts

Houston running back Arian Foster, who has been bothered by a hamstring injury, is active and expected to play against the Indianapolis Colts. Foster was injured in Houston's last game two weeks ago against the Chiefs and missed practice time this week with the injury. Also active is Houston running back Ben Tate, who sustained four broken ribs against the Chiefs. Inactive...

Darrius Heyward-Bey did not suffer concussion

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey did not suffer a concussion in Sunday’s win over the Houston Texans. Heyward-Bey failed to step up for the Colts passing game in the absence of Reggie Wayne. He recorded a lone catch for 11 yards on six targets. #colts coach Chuck Pagano says Heyward-Bey did NOT suffer a Concussion — Chris Widlic (@Chris_Widlic) November 4...

Double A Breakdown: Week 9 - Colts vs Texans

 The 5-2 Indianapolis Colts travel to Houston to play the 2-5 Texans in what should be a tough divisional matchup. Both teams are coming off their bye weeks and both are dealing with injuries. Case Keenum starts for the Texans after a solid outing against the Chiefs, and the Colts will play their first game since 1998 without Reggie Wayne or Marvin Harrison. It should be a fun one...

Indianapolis Colts Chuck Pagano: under the radar in ’13

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano; who took leave for a few months last season when he was diagnosed with leukemia. The 53 year old had to endure a multi-week stay in the hospital for chemotherapy treatment. The team rallied around him with the #chuckstrong motto. Team cheerleaders even shaved their heads to show solidarity with...

UPDATE: Colts’ Werner, Satele Active Against Houston

Indianapolis Colts‘ Rookie outside linebacker Bjoern Werner and center Samson Satele will suit up against the Houston Texans tonight. The original report came via the Twitter feed of Colts’ beat writer Mike Wells. The Colts are slowly getting back to health, and for a team that has lost their offensive leader in Reggie Wayne, the news could not come at a better time. Here is a...

Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans: Five Things We Learned

What a crazy Sunday Night Football game!  It looked like the Texans were about to walk away with an easy victory until Indianapolis doubled their efforts and came back from an 18 point deficit.  Let’s see what we learned from that comeback victory:Don't Count the Colts Out - It sure looked grim, as many likely turned off their televisions to get an early night's sleep...

Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans Preview and Prediction

The Indianapolis Colts will try and extend their lead in the AFC South tonight when they face off with the Houston Texans at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC....

Colts rally to beat stunned Texans

Houston coach Gary Kubiak collapsed leaving the field at halftime and was taken by ambulance to a hospital, and the Indianapolis Colts rallied for a 27-24 victory over the Texans on Sunday night. Andrew Luck got off to a slow start before throwing three second-half touchdowns to T.Y. Hilton to overcome an 18-point halftime deficit and give the AFC-South-leading Colts (6-2) the victory...

Sources say Patterson leaving ASU for Texas and Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel are reporting that Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson has agreed to become the next athletic director at Texas. "It's been agreed to by both sides," a source told Chip Brown of, a Rivals site. Arizona State officials declined comment on the reports Tuesday morning. Sources close...
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