We have a very quote-heavy Colts Notebook today. Bruce Arians and several players spoke with the media following the Colts’ exciting 23-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins. We have a few highlights, with quotes and information courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts Public Relations Department.
Andrew Luck’s Impressive Day and “Chunk Plays”
Andrew Luck broke the rookie record for most passing yards in a game and tied Peyton Manning’s record for most 300 yard passing games by a rookie. It was a truly remarkable game against a very stout Miami defense. The rookie quarterback was highly productive as well as efficient, completing 30 of 48 passes for 433 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions. He was also 13 of 16 on third down passes.
Offensive Coordinator/Interim Head Coach Bruce Arians spoke about Luck’s improvement and his third down success. “Well, he finally hit a deep ball,” he began. “We’ve been close, we’ve been underthrowing and overthrowing but we hit a big on