Originally written September 16, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
The Indianapolis Colts (1-1) rebounded from their shaky opening-day performance to beat the Minnesota Vikings in their home opener, 23-20. It was a finish a bit too close for comfort for the Colts, who entered the 4th quarter with a 14-point lead. Conservative play calling that prevented the Colts offense from moving the ball until the last drive of the game kept a shaky, inconsistent defense on the field for too long. On offense, Luck was dominant, using his arm and legs to carry the Colts offense. The Colts offensive line once again provided little protection to the rookie signal caller, but unlike a week ago, Luck was able to keep his legs moving and his eyes up-field to pick apart the Vikings defense. And perhaps that was the biggest difference between a week ago and today: the Bears field one of the best defenses, able to attack a QB with their front-4 while maintaining excellent back-end coverage.  The Vikings? They were able to generate pressure today, but whereas a week ag...
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