Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/2/12
DETROIT -- Donnie Avery was the fifth option on the Indianapolis Colts' final play from scrimmage. When quarterback Andrew Luck scrambled to his right, Avery became the Colts' only option. Reflecting the Colts' improbable season, Avery turned out to be Indianapolis' best option. Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Avery as the game clock expired, giving the Colts a miraculous 35-33 victory over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field Sunday. Luck found Avery open at the 8-yard line as he cut across the field on the 4th-and-10 play. Avery scampered into the end zone to complete an 11-play, 75-yard drive as the Colts (8-4) erased a 12-point deficit and won for the sixth time in seven games. "It was a clutch catch and a clutch throw," said Avery, who also caught a first-half touchdown pass. "I thought he was going to run it, actually, and he dished it off to me. I had no choice but to score." Luck won a shootout with Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, passing for 391 yards and fou...
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