Luck’s record-setting day helps Colts edge Chiefs

QB Andrew Luck broke the record for single-season yards by a rookie today, previously held by last year’s rookie QB Cam Newton, on their way to a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs 20-13.

Luck’s (17/35, 205 YDS, 1 TD) late fourth quarter touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne was the difference, and ensures them of a playoff berth.

Luck’s impressive rookie season has been highlighted by his ability to pull together comeback victories, his seventh 4th quarter rally this season.

Patriots’ cast-off Darius Butler had another big day, returning an interception 32 yards for a TD.

The Colts are considered a surprise this season after last year’s failure without Peyton manning, and many thought the rebuilding process would take some time with Luck at the helm.

Add in Chuck Pagano’s illness, and Bruce Arians doing a superb coaching job in his absence, all needs to be commended.

The 10-5 Colts also join the Miami Dolphins as the only two NFL teams to win at least 10 games after losing 14 or more the previous season.

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