Andrew Luck made some history for himself in Week 8. He picked up his first road win, helped the Colts end their 10-game road losing streak, and put his name in the record books as having the first game-winning touchdown pass in the modified overtime in the regular season.
Luck became the first rookie ever to have three game-winning drives in his team’s first seven games, and the 11th overall rookie to have that many in a season. Johnny Unitas did it first back in 1956.
What stands out most is just how different this game was compared to the first six for Luck and the Colts’ offense. Here is the drive-by-drive, play-by-play breakdown.
Drive No. 1
Drive Stats: 7:32 left (1st quarter), trailing 3-0. 12 plays, 83 yards (Adam Vinatieri 20-yard field goal).
As has often been the case this season, the Colts started with a long drive either before or after their opponent did the same, resulting in a quick first quarter.
Dwayne Allen had two catches for 36 yards to start the drive. ...