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Paul Kuharsky of ESPN says that he loved Luck's pocket presence and mobility during the Vikings matchup, among other notes.
What I liked: Luck is just fantastic on the move, whether it’s a relatively small step up or slide over or a big rollout or run away from pursuit. Obviously he cannot lose 22 yards trying to run out of a late sack and has to surrender at times. But his skills on the move remain underrated. … Four sacks from the defense which held running back Adrian Peterson to 3.8 yards a carry on 16 chances were great defensive developments. … Adam Vinatieri was clutch with the 53-yard, game-winning field goal with eight seconds left.
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The always clutch Adam Vinatieri nailed a 53-yard field goal to give Andrew Luck his first victory as a NFL quarterback. The Colts were tied 20-20 against the Vikings with just eight seconds left when Adam stepped up to the plate and nailed a 53-yarder to give the Colts a 23-20 lead. The Colts held onto the lead for the victory.
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Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has indicated that they believe running back Adrian Peterson might be ready to have his workload increased this week.
“We think he’s getting to that point where we can think about a few more carries,” Frazier said, via the Sacramento Bee. “He’s getting close to that point, so we’ll see how he does this week in practice. …...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings owned the fourth quarter, but Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri had the last word. Vinatieri kicked a 53-yard field goal with eight seconds left to give the Colts a 23-20 win over the Vikings on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. It was the first win for Colts coach Chuck Pagano and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck. For Luck, it was a late...
Adam Vinatieri made a 53-yard field goal with 8 seconds left Sunday to give Andrew Luck and Indianapolis a 23-20 victory over Minnesota.
Luck and new Colts coach Chuck Pagano both picked up their first career victories in their home opener.
Minnesota (1-1) rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the final 5 1/2 minutes, tying the score on a 6-yard TD pass from Christian Ponder...
Paul Kuharsky of ESPN says that he loved Luck’s pocket presence and mobility during the Vikings matchup, among other notes.
What I liked: Luck is just fantastic on the move, whether it’s a relatively small step up or slide over or a big rollout or run away from pursuit. Obviously he cannot lose 22 yards trying to run out of a late sack and has to surrender at times. But his...
The NFL is a passing league and the fan bases for the Indianapolis Colts and Minnesota Vikings see bright futures for their teams under the leadership of their young quarterbacks.The Colts engineered a late win off an Adam Vinatieri field goal just seconds after a late game-tying Minnesota.The Heroes: Andrew Luck and Christian PonderThe two young quarterbacks did everything you could...
San Francisco at Minnesota Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Mall of America Field, Minneapolis, Minn. - TV: FOX; DirecTV: 706 *TV announcers: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa *Keys to the game: Adrian Peterson said last week that he's about 95 percent of his pre-injury self. The Vikings need every percent they can get against San Francisco's stifling run defense...