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Green Bay Packers
Three teams in the NFC North faced off against three teams in the AFC South this week with varying results. Let's take a look at the big stories from another Sunday in the Black and Blue Division.The Green Bay Packers fall to Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis ColtsHow the mighty have fallen. The Green Bay Packers traveled to Indianapolis to face rookie QB Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday and lost 30-27 as Luck engineered a game winning drive late in the fourth quarter.Not only did the Packers lose the game, but they also suffered injuries to key players running back Cedric Benson, defensive lineman BJ Raji and tight end Jermichael Finley. The Packers offense erupted to a 21-3 lead at half time, but the defense was over matched in the second half as the Colts put up 22 unanswered points before the offense finally scored again in the 4th quarter.Luck drove the Colts down the field late in the fourth and completed a pass to Reggie Wayne for the go ahead score with 35...
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Chris Hummer put out a pretty good article on Andrew Luck after yesterday's game, around how little Luck looked like (say that five times fast) a rookie against Green Bay. He finished with 362 yards and two touchdowns but his no-huddle offense, cool demeanour, and quick feet won the Colts the game. In fact, the only other thing Hummer could have touched on was, arguably, Luck...
Evan Hilbert's Colts Notebook over at CBSSports.com this week focuses on Andrew Luck's command of the no-huddle, a rarity among rookies. Hilbert goes over some upcoming matchups that look winnable and recounts the flurry of moves at the bottom of the roster this week. He also has something from Interim Coach Bruce "B.A." Arians that I found very interesting...
The Indianapolis Colts entered Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers without their head coach and uncertain of the direction this season was taking. Andrew Luck more than answered the call in such a big moment, though, establishing the Colts as legitimate playoff contenders. Luck, the first pick in April's NFL draft and a perennial superstar for a few years now, undertook...
All Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne wanted to do was honor coach Chuck Pagano the best way they knew how - by winning.
The two biggest playmakers on Indy's offense teamed up in the second half, wiping out an 18-point halftime deficit and hooking up on a 4-yard TD pass with 35 seconds left that gave the Colts a stunning 30-27 victory over Green Bay.
It was a wild finish to an emotionally...
Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Perry drilled Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck in the chest during the second quarter of Sunday's NFL game in Indy.
Luck fumbled and the ball was recovered by Packers linebacker D.J. Smith, but the play was nullified as Perry was called for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for leading with his helmet.
Colts Authority's Todd Smith has some postgame grades for the Colts after their inspiring win over Green Bay. Todd graded and analyzed everyone from Andrew Luck (A) to Josh Gordy (B-), and he saw some good work from some members of the offensive line (no, not all of them), defensive line, and the linebackers:
Robert Mathis: A-
He got a hit on Rodgers in the redzone, forcing...
Though the calendar states Columbus Day as a time to venerate the maiden voyage to the Americas, the holiday receives little admiration. Banks are closed, but pretty sure the financial district gets respite for such "celebrations" as Oktoberfest and National Pancake Day. The Canadians think so little of the festivities that they coincided their Thanksgiving with the commemoration...
Bob Lamey, the voice of the Colts gives a very upbeat Colts Midday Update today on 1070 The Fan. Bob has excerpts from Reggie Wayne, Jim Irsay, and Andrew Luck, who said of Reggie:
"Reggie Wayne is, he's the best football player I've ever played with, and I'm very blessed, fortunate to be on the same team as him."
Sunday's win over the Packers mean a...
In his Captain Comeback Week 5 column for Cold Hard Football Facts, Scott Kacsmar details the Colts' comeback victory in his Drive of the Week, along with a compendium of all other 4th quarter NFL comebacks from Week 5. Scott touches on Reggie Wayne's persevering effort to carry the team from the wide receiver position and finishes up with some perspective on these new era...
No gremlins tonight! So glad to be back rocking and rolling without technology issues! We are back and better than ever!Great show tonight and we definitely ran the gamut from the highs (the Colts) the lows dumb fans doing dumb things (Athens, GA, Atlanta, Jacksonville and Kansas City) and of course Bikini Basketball (it’s legit folks!)Special thanks to Tommy Schoegler from Indiana...
This guy just tossed his hat in for the most embarrassing moment for an NFL fan this week.Seen here is an Indianapolis Colts supporter mining for gold throughout his nasal passages during Sunday's home contest against the Green Bay Packers. Apparently the fact that the Colts rallied from behind to win in thrilling fashion (30-27) wasn't enough to keep him interested.Let...
The Green Bay Packers begin a consecutive three-game road trip today in Indianapolis. The Colts are coming off their bye week during which their head coach, Chuck Pagano, left the team to receive treatment for recently diagnosed leukemia. The Colts have a record of 1-2. The Packers are coming off a hard-fought battle against the Saints -- and the referees, for a second week in a...