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Final Score: Indianapolis 21, Oakland 17

Indianapolis,  IN  (Sports Network) -  Andrew Luck tossed two touchdown passes 
and  ran  for the  go-ahead score,  as the Indianapolis  Colts survived with a 
21-17 opening day win over the Oakland Raiders. 

Trailing 17-14 midway through the final period, Luck scampered 19 yards to the 
end  zone to  give  the Colts  a  lead, which  they held  thanks  to a  timely 
interception by Antoine Bethea with 31 seconds remaining. 

Luck  finished 18-of-23 with 178 yards for the Colts (1-0), who surprised many 
by  grabbing  a wild card  spot last season with  an 11-5 record. Reggie Wayne 
caught  eight passes for 96 yards and a score and Vick Ballard gained 63 yards 
on the ground. 

Terrelle  Pryor,  making his second  career start for Oakland (0-1), completed 
19-of-29  passes for 217 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. He also 
ran  for  112  yards,  setting  a  Raiders  record  for  rushing  yards  by  a 
quarterback. 

Darren  McFadden added 48 yards and a touchdown on the ground for the Raiders, 
while Rod Streater reeled in five passes for 70 yards. 

 

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