A 31-26 win Sunday on the road over the Green Bay Packers should do wonders for his team’s confidence going into a bye week.
Luck was 19 of 35 with 210 yards, two touchdowns, one interception, one fumble lost on a day his top receiver T.Y. Hilton caught only one pass.
The Colts (3-4) came in having lost two of three, including blowing a 14-point lead in an overtime loss last week at Houston
Osweiler shook off a tough start to throw two touchdown passes in less than 2 minutes in the fourth quarter as Houston (4-2) erased a 14-point deficit to tie it at 23 with 54 seconds left. He found Lamar Miller on a 10-yard catch-and-run TD with 2:47 remaining and, after a stop by the defense, connected with C.J. Fiedorowicz on a 26-yarder that tied it.
After hearing the clamor for changes all week, the Colts cranked up the pace, took their first halftime lead of the season and, yes, even managed to pull out a badly needed victory, 29-23 victory over the Chicago Bears.
Team also waives linebacker Sio Moore, who had 31 tackles so far this season.
The team that leads the NFL in surrendered leads since 2014 pulled out a gutsy 30-27 victory Sunday over the Indianapolis Colts despite conceding three fourth-quarter touchdowns to Andrew Luck and Frank Gore.
Luck finished 24 of 37 for 331 yards with one TD and one interception to earn his 15th career come-from-behind win.
Moncrief was injured during the first half of Sunday’s loss at Denver and did not return.
They held Luck to 197 yards passing and came up with the game-changer when Talib stepped in front of Luck’s pass early in the fourth quarter and returned it 46 yards for a score. It was the ninth pick-six of Talib’s career.
LaDainian Tomlinson, Hines Ward and Brian Dawkins are among the 94 players and coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2017.
Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater just wanted a second chance Sunday. Matthew Stafford ensured he got it — and Prater delivered with a 43-yard field goal that gave the Lions a wild 39-35 victory at Indianapolis.
Inside linebacker Nate Irving and running back Stevan Ridley were among the players cut by the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday.
Stephen Morris’ 25-yard touchdown pass to undrafted rookie Tevaun Smith with 40 seconds left gave the Indianapolis Colts a 13-10 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night with both teams’ starters watching from the sidelines.
Indianapolis Colts left guard Jack Mewhort is expected to miss two to four weeks with a knee injury.
Colts: Left guard Jack Mewhort was supposed to be one of the key parts on Indy’s offensive line. But he left in the third quarter with a knee injury and is scheduled to have an MRI to determine if it’s a torn ACL. Cornerback Darius Butler also did not return after injuring his ankle in the first quarter.
Cromartie’s interception total ranks third among all active players.
With Andrew Luck getting a break, backup quarterbacks Scott Tolzien and Stephen Morris teamed up in leading the Indianapolis Colts to a 19-18 preseason-opening win over the Buffalo Bills on Saturday night.
After a little more than two weeks of work in Anderson, the Colts broke camp on Thursday morning and will now return to work at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center.
No fewer than 20 individuals could join for a class-action lawsuit. The game was canceled after paint congealed and hardened on portions of the field at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.