INDIANAPOLIS–Rookie quarterback Andrew Luck rallied the Colts for a 30-27 win over the Packers on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
After the Packers took a 27-22 lead with 4:34 to play, Luck took possession at his 20-yard line. He quickly moved the Colts across midfield, then faced a crucial third-and-12 play at the two-minute warning. With Clay Matthews draped on him, Luck threw complete to Reggie Wayne at the Packers 32. Luck then hit Wayne again over the middle, at the Packers 14.
From the 11-yard line, Luck faced third and seven inside a minute to play. He avoided the rush and ran for a first down at the three-yard line. From there, he threw the game-winner to Wayne, and the Colts ran for a two-point conversion.
An interception by Colts cornerback Jerraud Powers early in the third quarter, with the Packers holding a comfortable 21-3 advantage, changed the game and triggered a Colts rally that grabbed a 22-21 lead.
Running back Alex Green made the big play in a Packers drive that reclaimed the lead at 27-22. Green ran 41 yards to the Colts 8-yard line. On the next play, Aaron Rodgers pitched a touchdown to James Jones.
Mason Crosby missed a 51-yard field goal attempt to tie the game with :03 to play.
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