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Luck methodical when it matters, Colts beat Redskins 21-9

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Andrew Luck could recall a critical error the Indianapolis Colts made on almost every possession, some he made.

When it mattered most, he was almost perfect. Luck shook off two interceptions and capped a methodical drive with his second touchdown of the game to help the Colts beat the Washington Redskins 21-9 Sunday and pick up their first victory of the season.

Luck was 21 of 31 for 179 yards and had a TD pass in a 25th consecutive game, the longest active streak in the NFL. He was 7 of 8 for 62 yards on a 13-play, 75-yard drive that culminated in a Luck-to-T.Y. Hilton score that put Indianapolis (1-1) up 21-9 early in the fourth quarter.

''When we needed to, we put a drive together and got points,'' Luck said. ''On the longer drive where we ended up with a touchdown, everybody, we all just did our jobs and we did them well.''

Executing first-year coach Frank Reich's creative play-calling scheme, Luck also found Eric Ebron for a touchdown on the game's opening drive. The balanced offensive attack with 27 rushing and 31 passing attempts kept the Redskins' defense off balance and allowed Luck to pick apart a secondary that struggled in coverage and tackling.

The Colts avoided starting 0-2 for the first time since 2013.

''We felt like we let one slip last week,'' Hilton said. ''In the third quarter we kind of went back to our ways and then we picked it up in the fourth quarter and got it going.''

After putting up a Week 1-best 182 rushing yards, the Redskins (1-1) put up just 65 yards on 22 carries. Adrian Peterson was limited to 20 yards on 11 carries, and receiver Jamison Crowder was actually Washington's leading rusher with 29 yards on two sweep plays.

Dropped balls and shoddy offensive line play hampered QB Alex Smith on a day he was 33 of 46 for 292 yards.

''Our running game suffered and we were pretty much one-dimensional,'' coach Jay Gruden said. ''We didn't have a very good run plan. ... Didn't give (Peterson) any good looks.

LEONARD TIME

Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard was a disruptive force in run and pass defense. The second-round pick had a game-high 18 tackles, sacked Smith and forced Jordan Reed to fumble in the fourth quarter, the play that sent fans to the exits.

''He's been doing that all camp,'' defensive lineman Al Woods said. ''It was a matter of time before he brought it out. Kudos to him: He brought it out at the right time and we love him for that.''

EMPTY SEATS

Good seats in the second deck were still available well into the second half in the first non-sellout of a Redskins home game since 1967. Fans who did make the trip booed the Redskins at the two-minute warning in the second quarter and off the field at halftime.

''If you don't give them anything to cheer about, they're probably going to boo,'' said left tackle Trent Williams, who was twice flagged for false starts.

The paid attendance was listed as 57,013.

INJURIES

Colts: DL Hassan Ridgeway left in the second quarter with a calf injury. ... CB Quincy Wilson was evaluated for a concussion and did not return. ... LT Anthony Castonzo was out again with a hamstring injury.

Redskins: RG Brandon Scherff was evaluated for a right knee injury and returned. ... Williams went down with a knee injury and said he still has complications from offseason surgery. He returned to the game. ... WR Maurice Harris was inactive for a second straight week with a concussion.

QUOTABLE

Reich on blown leads: ''There's probably a moment in there where some people are saying, `Oh here we go again' when the third quarter starts. That thought probably went through everybody's mind. That's fair. That's fair until we prove otherwise.''

UP NEXT

Colts: Visit the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.

Redskins: Host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.

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AP Pro Football Writer Howard Fendrich contributed.

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Key Players
A. Luck 12 QB
179 PaYds, 2 PaTDs, 2 INTs, 2 RuYds
15
FPTS
A. Smith 11 QB
292 PaYds, 14 RuYds
12
FPTS
Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 7:32
A.Vinatieri extra point is GOOD Center-L.Rhodes Holder-R.Sanchez.
plays
yds
pos
21
9
Touchdown 7:32
A.Luck pass short middle to T.Hilton for 3 yards TOUCHDOWN.
13
plays
75
yds
5:56
pos
20
9
Field Goal 13:33
D.Hopkins 49 yard field goal is GOOD Center-N.Sundberg Holder-T.Way.
11
plays
42
yds
6:07
pos
14
9
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 5:43
D.Hopkins 27 yard field goal is GOOD Center-N.Sundberg Holder-T.Way.
7
plays
20
yds
3:37
pos
14
6
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 6:51
A.Vinatieri extra point is GOOD Center-L.Rhodes Holder-R.Sanchez.
plays
yds
pos
14
3
Touchdown 6:51
N.Hines up the middle for 8 yards TOUCHDOWN.
8
plays
75
yds
4:21
pos
13
3
Field Goal 11:16
D.Hopkins 49 yard field goal is GOOD Center-N.Sundberg Holder-T.Way.
5
plays
27
yds
1:57
pos
7
3
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 9:25
A.Vinatieri extra point is GOOD Center-L.Rhodes Holder-R.Sanchez.
plays
yds
pos
7
0
Touchdown 9:25
A.Luck pass short right to E.Ebron for 7 yards TOUCHDOWN.
11
plays
75
yds
5:35
pos
6
0
Team Stats
Time of Pos 26:40 33:20
1st Downs 17 20
Rushing 5 4
Passing 10 16
Penalty 2 0
3rd Down Conv 9-16 5-15
4th Down Conv 0-0 1-2
Total Net Yards 281 334
Total Plays 60 71
Avg Gain 4.7 4.7
Net Yards Rushing 104 65
Rush Attempts 28 22
Avg Rush Yards 3.7 3.0
Net Yards Passing 177 269
Comp. - Att. 21-31 33-46
Yards Per Pass 5.7 5.8
Sacked - Yards Lost 1-2 3-23
Penalties - Yards 6-26 7-90
Touchdowns 3 0
Rushing TDs 1 0
Passing TDs 2 0
Other 0 0
Turnovers 2 1
Fumbles - Lost 0-0 2-1
Int. Thrown 2 0
Punts - Avg 5-41.8 5-36.4
Return Yards 19 22
Punts - Returns 0-0 1-6
Kickoffs - Returns 1-19 1-16
Int. - Returns 0-0 2-0
Kicking 3/3 3/4
Extra Points 3/3 0/0
Field Goals 0/0 3/4
Red Zone Eff. 3-3 -100% 0-2 -0%
Goal to Go Eff. 1-1 -100% 0-0 -0%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Colts 1-1 770721
Redskins 1-1 03339
177 PASS YDS 269
104 RUSH YDS 65
281 TOTAL YDS 334
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
A. Luck 12 QB
15
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
67.7% 179 2 2 77.2
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
71.4% 498 4 3 87.3
A. Luck 21/31 179 2 2 15
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
J. Wilkins 20 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
10 61 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
24 101 0
J. Wilkins 10 61 0 18 6
M. Mack 25 RB
3
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
10 34 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
10 34 0
M. Mack 10 34 0 8 3
N. Hines 42 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 7 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
9 26 1
N. Hines 4 7 1 8 6
A. Luck 12 QB
15
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 2 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
5 9 0
A. Luck 4 2 0 2 15
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
T. Hilton 13 WR
14
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
11 7 83 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 12 129 2
T. Hilton 11 7 83 1 22 14
R. Grant 11 WR
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 2 30 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 10 89 0
R. Grant 2 2 30 0 21 3
E. Ebron 85 TE
8
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 3 26 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 7 77 2
E. Ebron 4 3 26 1 13 8
J. Doyle 84 TE
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 2 20 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 9 80 0
J. Doyle 5 2 20 0 12 2
C. Rogers 80 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
3 3 17 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 6 35 0
C. Rogers 3 3 17 0 6 1
J. Wilkins 20 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 2 3 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 5 24 0
J. Wilkins 2 2 3 0 3 6
M. Mack 25 RB
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 1 2 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 1 2 0
M. Mack 2 1 2 0 2 3
R. Hewitt 45 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
R. Hewitt 1 0 0 0 0 0
N. Hines 42 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 -2 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 8 31 0
N. Hines 1 1 -2 0 -2 6
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
D. Leonard 53 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
15-3 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
21-6 0 1.0
D. Leonard 15-3 1.0 0 1
K. Moore 23 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-3 1 0.0
K. Moore 7-2 0.0 0 0
A. Walker 50 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-4 0 0.0
A. Walker 4-4 0.0 0 0
C. Geathers 26 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-8 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-8 0 0.0
C. Geathers 4-8 0.0 0 0
N. Hairston 27 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-2 0 0.0
N. Hairston 4-2 0.0 0 0
M. Hunt 92 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-1 0 2.0
M. Hunt 2-1 0.0 0 0
A. Muhammad 97 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
A. Muhammad 2-2 0.0 0 0
K. Turay 57 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
K. Turay 2-1 0.0 0 0
J. Sheard 93 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 1.0
J. Sheard 2-1 1.0 0 0
P. Desir 35 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
P. Desir 2-2 0.0 0 0
M. Farley 41 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
M. Farley 1-0 0.0 0 0
Z. Franklin 44 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
Z. Franklin 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Doyle 84 TE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Doyle 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Ward 51 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
J. Ward 1-0 1.0 0 0
Q. Wilson 31 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
Q. Wilson 1-1 0.0 0 0
M. Hooker 29 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
M. Hooker 1-0 0.0 0 0
T. Hilton 13 WR
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
T. Hilton 1-0 0.0 0 0
G. Stewart 90 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
G. Stewart 0-1 0.0 0 0
N. Goode 52 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
N. Goode 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
A. Vinatieri 4 K
3
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
0/0 3/3
SEASON FG XP
3/4 5/5
A. Vinatieri 0/0 0 3/3 3
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
R. Sanchez 2 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
5 47.0 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
7 47.1 1
R. Sanchez 5 47.0 1 59
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Z. Pascal 14 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 19.0 19 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
3 24.3 28 0
Z. Pascal 1 19.0 19 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
A. Smith 11 QB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
71.7% 292 0 0 88.3
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
71.1% 547 2 0 100.1
A. Smith 33/46 292 0 0 12
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
J. Crowder 80 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 29 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 29 0
J. Crowder 2 29 0 25 2
A. Peterson 26 RB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
11 20 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
37 116 1
A. Peterson 11 20 0 14 5
A. Smith 11 QB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 14 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
12 28 0
A. Smith 4 14 0 6 12
C. Thompson 25 RB
9
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
9 66 0
C. Thompson 4 1 0 8 9
R. Kelley 20 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
4 8 0
R. Kelley 1 1 0 1 0
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
C. Thompson 25 RB
9
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
14 13 92 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 19 155 1
C. Thompson 14 13 92 0 14 9
P. Richardson 10 WR
6
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
6 4 63 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 8 85 0
P. Richardson 6 4 63 0 34 6
J. Reed 86 TE
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
8 6 55 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 10 103 1
J. Reed 8 6 55 0 19 3
J. Doctson 18 WR
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
7 4 37 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 5 48 0
J. Doctson 7 4 37 0 14 3
A. Peterson 26 RB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
3 3 30 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 5 100 0
A. Peterson 3 3 30 0 21 5
J. Crowder 80 WR
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 8 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 5 40 0
J. Crowder 4 2 8 0 8 2
V. Davis 85 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 7 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 2 16 0
V. Davis 1 1 7 0 7 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
M. Foster 54 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
8-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-5 0 0.0
M. Foster 8-3 0.0 0 0
Q. Dunbar 23 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-1 1 0.0
Q. Dunbar 5-0 0.0 0 0
M. Nicholson 35 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-2 0 0.0
M. Nicholson 4-2 0.0 0 0
Z. Brown 53 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-6 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-6 0 0.0
Z. Brown 4-6 0.0 0 0
J. Norman 24 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-3 0 0.0
J. Norman 4-3 0.0 0 0
J. Allen 93 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
J. Allen 3-1 0.0 0 0
D. Swearinger 36 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 2 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-0 2 0.0
D. Swearinger 3-0 0.0 2 0
P. Smith 94 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
P. Smith 2-2 0.0 0 0
M. Ioannidis 98 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 2.0
M. Ioannidis 2-0 1.0 0 0
C. Thompson 25 RB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
C. Thompson 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Harvey-Clemons 40 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Harvey-Clemons 1-0 0.0 0 0
F. Moreau 31 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
F. Moreau 1-1 0.0 0 0
Z. Hood 90 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
Z. Hood 1-1 0.0 0 0
D. Payne 95 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
D. Payne 1-1 0.0 0 0
R. Kerrigan 91 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
R. Kerrigan 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
D. Hopkins 3 K
9
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
3/4 0/0
SEASON FG XP
4/5 3/3
D. Hopkins 3/4 49 0/0 9
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
T. Way 5 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
5 36.4 3
SEASON NO AVG IN20
9 40.9 5
T. Way 5 36.4 3 53
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
G. Stroman 37 DB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 16.0 16 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 16.0 16 0
G. Stroman 1 16.0 16 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
G. Stroman 37 DB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 6.0 6 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 6.0 6 0
G. Stroman 1 6.0 6 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 IND 25 5:35 11 75 TD
6:37 IND 10 1:39 3 4 Punt
0:57 IND 5 2:48 7 58 INT
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:12 IND 25 4:21 8 75 TD
5:26 IND 28 1:28 3 8 Punt
0:00 WAS 32 0:57 3 6 Punt
0:01 IND 39 0:01 1 -1 Half
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
10:38 IND 22 1:21 3 0 INT
5:40 IND 24 1:05 3 5 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:28 IND 25 5:56 13 75 TD
4:59 IND 19 1:12 4 22 Punt
0:18 IND 34 0:18 1 -1 Game
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:25 WAS 25 2:48 4 31 Punt
4:58 WAS 38 4:01 6 16 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:09 WAS 42 1:57 5 27 FG
6:51 WAS 25 1:25 3 4 Punt
3:58 WAS 19 2:07 5 7 Punt
0:00 WAS 32 0:54 6 54 FG Miss
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 WAS 9 4:22 8 38 Punt
9:17 IND 29 3:37 7 20 FG
4:35 WAS 27 6:07 11 42 FG
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
7:32 WAS 25 2:33 8 54 Fumble
3:47 WAS 20 3:29 12 46 Downs