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Colts notebook: Wayne's TD the difference as receiver adds more accoladesKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The play of the game shall remain nameless. "Not telling you that, man," Reggie Wayne said, slowly wagging his head back and forth.Share Tweet
Colts' playoff foe likely Baltimore, unless ...The Indianapolis Colts appear to be headed back to Baltimore for the opening round of the NFL playoffs in the first weekend of January.Share TweetLike many of the Colts' wins this season, the performance wasn't pretty, but the result is all that matters. And Sunday's 20-13 win over Kansas City puts Indianapolis in the playoffs one year removed from the No. 1 overall pick. Here are this week's mar…Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The season could have gotten away from the Indianapolis Colts in early October. It could have careened out of control after they learned their leader would take an indefinite leave to fight for his life.Share Tweet"This is Spielberg stuff," Colts GM Ryan Grigson said, cracking a broad smile. "To call it a storybook is almost an understatement. It's been bigger than that."Share Tweet
"Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Dec 23, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012The Broncos still have an outside shot at home field advantage through the AFC playoffs (with Houston’s surprising collapse). And they’re playing like a team no one wants to go see. The Broncos are up 14-3 on the Browns, with Peyton Manning throwing aShare TweetCNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012The Bengals are playoff-bound and the Steelers aren't. Cincinnati's 13-10 win was a tour de force performance by maybe the NFL's most off-the-radar defense, says Don Banks.Share TweetAndrew Luck threw for 205 yards to break the single-season rookie record, and his touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne late in the fourth quarter Sunday gave the Indianapolis Colts a 20-13 win over the Kansas City Chiefs and a berth in the playoffs.Share Tweet
Colts, not Texans, with nothing to loseESPN.com Dec 23, 2012Since it became apparent the Indianapolis Colts had a shot at joining the Houston Texans in the playoffs, we've frequently wondered if Houston would have anything to play for in their Week 17 matchup in Indianapolis. It illustrates the league's fantasti…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012The connection between quarterback Andrew Luck and wide receiver Reggie Wayne has been vital to the Colts’ success this season. It paid off one more time for the game-winning play in Week 16. Luck hit Wayne for a seven-yard touchdown with just over fourShare TweetThoughts on the Indianapolis Colts' 20-13 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium: What it means: A year after they suffered through a 2-14 season the Colts are already back in the playoffs, having clinched a wild-card berth with their …Share Tweet
Indianapolis Colts: Timeline on Chuck Pagano's treatment for leukemiaHere is a timeline on Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano and his treatment for leukemia.Share Tweet
Colts to face Chiefs with revamped OL, defenseKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If the Indianapolis Colts are able to clinch a playoff spot today at Arrowhead Stadium, they'll do so with a revamped offensive line.Share Tweet
Pregame nuggets to chew onESPN.com Dec 23, 2012In the Vikings' last six games, quarterback Christian Ponder has completed one pass of 15 yards or more downfield in 23 attempts. The Texans have not been playing great pass defense, but facing such a non-threatening quarterback could provide a major bo…Share Tweet
Sunday Breakdown: Week 16Dec 23Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down key plays from week 16 including Andrew Luck to Reggie Wayne and Andy Dalton to A.J. Green
Sunday Blitz: Colts-Chiefs RecapDec 23Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Colts' 20-13 win over the Chiefs.
Luck Leads Colts Into PlayoffsDec 23Andrew Luck set the rookie passing record in the Colts' 20-13 win over the Chiefs.
Colts postgame press conferenceDec 23Colts react following game with Chiefs