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Colts notebook: Defense keeps Titans RB Chris Johnson under wrapsIndianapolis Colts inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman was unaware of the statistics but sensed his defense put the clamps on Tennessee running back Chris Johnson in Sunday's 27-23 triumph at Lucas Oil Stadium.Upvote Share Tweet
Tale of 2 halves: Colts offense gets its act together after halftimeIt was enough to make left tackle Anthony Castonzo wonder. A sellout Lucas Oil Stadium crowd of 64,688 and the television audience across corn country wondered with him.Upvote Share Tweet
Colts Insider: Just for variety, defense saves the dayThere are, we've been shown over the past three-plus months, different ways to win games. And yes, most of them have involved varying degrees of anxiety.Upvote Share Tweet
Bob Kravitz's report card: Defense, special teams get high marksFollowing another dramatic, come-from-behind victory Star columnist Bob Kravitz was yet again generous with his grades for the Indianapolis Colts. In fact, this week's Dopey Report Card was quite a few "A" grades, with none coming from the off…Upvote Share Tweet
Luck has edge in more ways than oneINDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts found more magic in their ninth win on Sunday. The Tennessee Titans found more misery in their ninth loss. Based on the hiring and drafting done by the two franchises and the projected timetable of their rebuilds, …Upvote Share TweetIt's not smoke and mirrors anymore. It's not all about winning one for the Gipper, or in this case, ailing coach Chuck Pagano. It's not about a young, inspired team playing miles above its bald head.Upvote Share Tweet
The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Dec 9, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Luck, Colts erase 13-point deficit, topple TitansAndrew Luck led Indianapolis back from a 13-point second-half deficit, and Adam Vinatieri made two fourth-quarter field goals as the Colts rallied for a 27-23 victory Sunday over the Tennessee Titans.Upvote Share Tweet
Colts fight back yet again, beat Titans 27-23The Colts improved to 8-1 in one-possession games this season, and Andrew Luck passed Peyton Manning for the most passing yards by a Colts rookie quarterback.Upvote Share TweetNo one believed in the Colts. Now they’re 9-4, and showing a knack for winning games when it looks like they should lose. Andrew Luck didn’t have his best day, with two cosmetic interceptions (one which should have been overturned, one a Hail Mary atUpvote Share Tweet
Colts come back on too-easy pick sixprofootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012Jake Locker just threw perhaps the most ridiculous interception return for a touchdown in the history of professional football, and the Colts are back up 21-20. Locker’s threw a quick hitch from his own end zone, apparently oblivious to Cassius Vaughn rUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent was due to appear at a court hearing in Irving on Sunday morning, a day after he was charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection with an accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown…Upvote Share Tweet
Jake Locker is shredding the Coltsprofootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2012Colts quarterback Andrew Luck’s stat line is worse than it looks. One of his two interceptions should have been overturned, the other was a Hail Mary before halftime. Titans quarterback Jake Locker, however, is accurately portrayed by what’s in the boUpvote Share Tweet
Lines, Britt have Titans in front at halfINDIANAPOLIS -- The Titans are in control against the Colts because they look like the team they thought they could be when they were put together. An attacking defensive front has knocked around Andrew Luck and the offense has gotten big-play productio…Upvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS -- The Colts and linebacker Pat Angerer spoke this week about how he wasn’t ever going to get back to himself this season. He broke the fifth metatarsal in his right foot in the preseason and missed the first five games. We speculated aboutUpvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Titans-Colts RecapDec 9Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Colts' 27-23 win over the Titans
Thunder Capture Eighth Straight WinDec 9Kevin Martin contributes 24 points off the bench to help Thunder to 104-93 win over Pacers.
Sunday Breakdown: Week 14Dec 9Jim Basquil and Eric Allen talk about two key plays from week 14 including Cassius Vaughn's interception for a touchdown and Kirk Cousins' 2-point conversion
Indianapolis Colts celebrate in locker room after third straight winDec 9Indianapolis Colts interim coach Bruce Arians talks to his team after another close finish lifted the Colts to 9-4 with a matchup against the Houston Texans up next.
Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.
Daily Dime: Lakers tumble againDec 10J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12