The Indianapolis Colts have produced a 41-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans in the NFL, courtesy of some fine throwing from quarterback Andrew Luck, whose arm picked out four different scorers at the Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Indianapolis extended their lead just before the end of the first quarter when Dwayne Allen marched into the endzone to complete a seven-yard pass from an enterprising Andrew Luck, while Vinatieri did what was required to double the score to 14-0.
The Colts continued to cement their lead in the second period of the encounter, thanks to a field goal from Vinatieri as he shovelled his kick home from 31 yards out, before the Titans made sure that they didn't go into the break empty-handed when Ryan Succop converted a field goal from 36 yards.
Succop's effort was to be cancelled out however, as Vinatieri converted his own effort from 30 yards out, but the Titans did manage to secure a way back into the game just before the whistle as Delanie Walker combined with Charlie Whitehurst to steal a last-gasp touchdown.
The Colts saw the lead increased shortly after half time, with Reggie Wayne notching a touchdown after he received a 28-yard pass from Luck, pushing the scores to 27-10.
The third was to prove a profitable period for Indianapolis as they extended their lead to 34-10 as Luck sent a two-yard ball to Coby Fleener.
Despite the Titans eventually ending up second best, the visitors did try to force a tense final period through Bishop Sankey's short run, but Ahmad Bradshaw saw his side home when he caught Luck's pass to settle things at 41-17.