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Andrew Luck leads Colts to win over Chargers with late 4th-quarter rally

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Posted at 4:54 PM, Sep 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-25 20:26:51-04
SAN DIEGO (KGTV and Wire Reports) - QB Andrew Luck led his Colts to a come-from-behind final minutes rally to beat the San Diego Chargers in Sunday’s game against in Indianapolis.
 
T.Y Hilton took a short pass from Luck up the middle for a 63-yard touchdown with 1:28 left in the fourth quarter to help put the Colts up 26-22.
 
This was Luck's 14th career game-winning drive.
 
With a little over a minute left in the game, the Chargers' got in the way of their own rally after WR Hunter Henry fumbled the ball.
 
The win is the Colts' (1-2) first of the season.  The Bolts are 1-2 in the season.  
 
For the third consecutive week the San Diego Chargers lost a key player during the first half of play due to a serious leg injury.
 
Linebacker Manti Te'o sat out the second half of the Chargers' game against Indianapolis after injuring his Achilles tendon in the first quarter of Sunday's game.
 
Te'o, who came into the game with 19 tackles to lead the Chargers, was hurt when he planted his left leg and collapsed. He needed assistance to get off the field.
 
In the first game of the 2016 campaign, the Bolts lost star wide receiver Keenan Allen late in the second quarter of their game against the Chiefs with what torn ACL.
 
Last Sunday, RB Danny Woodhead left the game in the first quarter in the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
 
NOTES
 
It is the second loss this season in which the Chargers held a lead in the fourth quarter.  The Chargers lost the season opener in Kansas City when the Chiefs rallied with 17 fourth quarter points to snatch an overtime win, 33-27.