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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Chandler Harnish threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to tight end Dominique Jones, leading the Colts to a 20-16 victory over Cincinnati in Thursday night's preseason finale.
Neither starting quarterback stuck around long. No. 1 draft pick Andrew Luck left after Indy's first series.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton left with a bruised right arm after just six plays. Coach Marvin Lewis later said Dalton would have returned had it been a regular season game.
That left the heavy-lifting to the backups -- and the officials, who called 24 penalties.
Behind Harnish, the last selection in this year's draft, Indy (2-2) rallied from a 10-0 deficit to take a 14-13 halftime lead.
The Bengals (2-2) regained the lead on a third-quarter field goal, but Harnish threw for the winning score with 6:54 to play.
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The preseason has ended, and everyone can take a sigh of relief the games that don't count in the standings are over.
The Indianapolis Colts picked up its second win of the preseason in defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 20-16 on Thursday, Aug. 30 at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Andrew Luck and all players who appear to be the starters only played in the game's first series, with...
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The Indianapolis Colts made a string of moves on Friday in order to reach the NFL league requirement to have rosters set at the 53-man limit by 9 p.m. Indianapolis removed OT George Foster from the injured reserve list and added WR Jabin Sambrano and CB Korey Lindsey to the IR list.
The Colts also placed several players on the waived/injured list. RB Deji Karim, DE James Aiono, OLB...
Indianapolis released its longest-tenured player, long snapper Justin Snow, as it reached the NFL roster limit of 53 on Friday.
Snow had played in 192 consecutive games - the second-longest streak in franchise history behind Peyton Manning.
The Colts also waived receivers Kashif Moore and Jeremy Ross; running back Darren Evans; tight ends Andre Smith and Kyle Miller; offensive...
The Colts announced their final cuts today. Some were surprising, and others weren't.
Here's who got cut:
DE James Aiono
DT Chigbo Anunoby
OL Steven Baker
LB Jerry Brown
RB Darren Evans
OL George Foster
LB Tim Fugger
OL Hayworth Hicks
RB Deji Karim
CB Brandon King
LB Greg Lloyd
TE Kyle Miller
WR Kashif Moore
DB Mike Newton
WR Jeremy Ross...
According to Jason Spells of WRTV in Indianapolis, Colts wide receiver Austin Collie was catching passes during Tuesday’s practice.
#Colts Austin Collie is still day-to-day, but he did catch passes from The QBs today. twitter.com/JasonSpells/st…
— Jason Spells (@JasonSpells) August 28, 2012
Collie has been recovering from a concussion he suffered during the Colts week...
The Indianapolis Colts are ready to start over.
For the first time in 15 years, Peyton Manning isn't around. For the first time in more than a decade, the Colts are not expected to contend for a division title or make the playoffs.
Players understand this is reality for 2012, they just don't believe in using the r-word.
''I don't have rebuilding years in me...
Between video from practice, preseason games, and media conferences, football fans have seen plenty of Andrew Luck over the past month. Fans should continue to see plenty of him during the course of the football season, but one place you won’t see the Colts rookie is in commercials. That’s because Luck made the conscious decision to avoid endorsement deals during his rookie season...
In their final tune up before opening the season in Chicago, the Indianapolis Colts were anything but sharp. To this point, Chuck Pagano's patchwork squad had played with a precision that belied their inexperience. Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, they looked lost.
Andrew Luck's night would be a short one and he would get to work right away after the Colts...
Mr. Irrelevant picked up his first NFL win Thursday night.
He'll have to wait a little longer for it to count.
Chandler Harnish, the last pick in this year's draft, rallied the Colts twice Thursday night and threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Dominique Jones with 6:54 to play, giving the Colts a 20-16 victory over Cincinnati in the preseason finale.
Harnish got his most...
The Colts and Bengals will each be missing five starters in Thursday night's preseason finale.
Indy will play without receiver Austin Collie, cornerback Jerraud Powers, defensive end Cory Redding and left guard Joe Reitz. All are hurt. Dwight Freeney also is sitting out and will be replaced in the lineup by Justin Hickman.
Ricardo Matthews takes over for Redding, Donnie Avery...
The Colts came back to beat the Bengals in one of the more boring Colts games in recent memory.
Well, Andrew Luck and Drew Stanton didn’t see much time on the field. Both saw a total of 3 series. It was Chandler Harnish who got most of the snaps, and actually didn’t do that bad. His decision making wasn’t great, but he made some great throws and his mobility was pretty good...
A year ago, the Cincinnati Bengals were the odds on favorite to win the Andrew Luck sweepstakes. Their veteran quarterback, Carson Palmer, had sworn never to play for the organization again, leaving the offense to an untested second round pick, Andy Dalton. Their new offensive coordinator, Jay Gruden, had his greates successes in the Arena Football League and was installing a new...