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Colts vs Rams: 1st Quarter Update

Posted by coltsindianapolis on August 12, 2012 – 2:47 pm

Linebacker Jerry Hughes ended the first quarter with a sack of Kellen Clemens.

Quarterback Andrew Luck teamed with running back Donald Brown on a 63-yard touchdown pass on the Colts’ first play from scrimmage. Luck joined Peyton Manning (1998, 48 yards to Marvin Harrison) with touchdown passes on a first career attempt.

The Indianapolis defense made a third- and fourth-down stop on the initial St. Louis possession. The Rams reached the Indianapolis 37-yard line on 10 plays.

Linebackers Scott Lutrus (knee) and Pat Angerer (foot) exited the game with injuries.


PRE-GAME CELEBRATION – Sunday’s game was the first in Lucas Oil Stadium since Super Bowl XLVI in February.  Prior to the game, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard spoke to the crowd from mid-field.  Ballard directed the crowd’s attention to the stadium rafters as a banner commemorating the city, state and Super Bowl was dropped.  The banner hangs among those earned by the Colts from previous post-seasons.  The city hopes to attract the Super Bowl again in 2018.

The roof and window are open for today’s game


Justin King started at LCB for Cassius Vaughn

Ricardo Mathews started at DE for Cory Redding

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