Colts advance to Super Bowl
The Indianapolis Colts trailed 21-6 at halftime Sunday, but stormed back with 32 points in the second half to knock off the New England Patriots 38-34 in the AFC Championship.
The Colts had been favored by 3.5-points in the game and were able to cover the spread. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (47).
Colts’ quarterback Peyton Manning completed 27-of-47 passes for 349 yards with a touchdown and an interception, while also running in for a score. Dallas Clark led Indianapolis with six catches for 137 yards and Joseph Addai rushed for 56 yards on 14 carries with a touchdown.
Tom Brady completed 21-of-34 passes for 232 yards with a touchdown and an interception for New England. Corey Dillon rushed for 48 yards on seven carries with a touchdown and Jabar Gaffney caught three passes for 37 yards and a touchdown.
The Colts will face the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI in Miami on February 4.