Posted December 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Andrew Luck took full advantage of his last shot to lead the Indianapolis Colts to a stunning victory. Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time left to lift the Colts to a 35-33 comeback win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. With the final seconds ticking away, the rookie quarterback moved up in the pocket and flipped a short pass to Avery. The receiver ran untouched into the end zone to complete a rally that started with the Lions up 12 points midway through the fourth quarter. The Colts (8-4) stayed in control of the AFC wild-card race by winning for the sixth time in seven games. Luck has won more games (eight) than any rookie quarterback drafted No. 1 overall in the Super Bowl era. He broke the mark by Sam Bradford, who helped St. Louis win seven games two years ago, and also surpassed Jim Plunkett in New England during the 1971 season. He made up for matching a season-high three interceptions by doubling his previous season high with his fourth TD o...
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