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Adam Vinatieri has never been money from beyond 50, but he was against the Vikings. See that stats that show how much Vinatieri turned back time to find the distance from 53 yards.
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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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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...
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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...
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. The Colts'?winning...
Colts 23 vs Vikings 20
FG B.Walsh 51 yd. Field Goal Drive: 12 plays, 44 yards in 7:12
TD D.Allen 3 yd. pass from A.Luck (A.Vinatieri kick is good) Drive: 13 plays, 80 yards in 6:59
FG B.Walsh 29 yd. Field Goal Drive: 9 plays, 46 yards in 4:11
FG A.Vinatieri 26 yd. Field Goal Drive: 9 plays, 40 yards in 4:13
TD R.Wayne 30 yd...
The Indianapolis Colts are already off to a new start.
After stumbling out of the gate last season with 13 consecutive losses and dealing with the interminable questions about going winless, new coach Chuck Pagano and new quarterback Andrew Luck have already made sure that won't happen again.
They're beginning to re-establish home-field advantage with three straight wins...
Somewhat lost in the justifiable hysteria surrounding Robert Griffin III, surefire superstar Andrew Luck led the Colts to an impressive 23-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 6-foot-4, 234 pound Luck, … Continue reading →
Jacksonville at Indianapolis Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 709 *TV announcers: Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker *Keys to the game: The Colts can't move the line of scrimmage in the running game. With C Samson Satele (knee) hurting, Indianapolis won't make great gains this week but more of a semblance of a threat is required...