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Andrew Luck came through against the Tennessee Titans just like the Colts quarterback he replaced used to.
The rookie who took over for Peyton Manning threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Vick Ballard 4:49 into overtime and the surprising Indianapolis Colts beat the Titans 19-13 on Sunday.
The Colts (4-3) have beaten Tennessee in seven of eight overall and seven of the past 10 in Nashville. Manning was in charge of the Colts before moving to the Denver Broncos this season.
Luck lead the Colts on a pair 80-yard touchdown drives. The No. 1 overall draft pick set up Delone Carter's 1-yard TD run that tied it at 13 with 3:24 left in the fourth quarter.
In overtime, Ballard capped the drive, taking a screen pass and going up the left side where the rookie got his feet knocked out from underneath him as the Titans tried to get him out of bounds. Ballard crossed the goal line upside down with his head hitting the pylon for the TD. Officials reviewed the play before ruling it a score.
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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...
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