Found October 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- This is why the Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck with the top overall pick in April. Stymied most of the day by the Tennessee Titans' normally pliable defense, Luck walked off the field Sunday when Vick Ballard took his screen pass 16 yards -- leaping high into the air to crack the goal line's plane with the ball -- with 10:11 left in overtime to finish off a 19-13 win. Indianapolis (4-3) forced overtime when backup running back Delone Carter leaped 1 yard with 3:24 remaining in regulation, capping a 14-play, 80-yard drive that lasted 7:02. Carter's 7-yard run on fourth-and-1 from the 8 kept the drive going. Tennessee (3-5) took a 10-3 lead into halftime when rookie wide receiver Kendall Wright made a balletic 23-yard touchdown reception a minute before intermission, gaining separation from Cassius Vaughn and then tapping one foot down while toe-dragging the second one inbounds. Otherwise, most of the game was an exhibition of the team...
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