(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Colts (2-2) won their game for head coach Chuck Pagano in stunning fashion on Sunday. Indianapolis came from behind in the fourth quarter to defeat the Green Bay Packers, 30-27.
Pagano who was recently diagnosed with leukemia and watched interim coach Bruce Arians lead his Colts to the win after being down 21-3 at halftime from a hospital.
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck capped the comeback when he hit Reggie Wayne with 35 seconds to go with a four-yard touchdown pass, to give them the lead for good.
The Packers (2-3) had a chance to send the game into overtime, but kicker Mason Crosby missed a 51-yard field goal with three seconds to go which gave Luck and the Colts the win for their head coach.
“I’m happy for Chuck (Pagano), I’m happy for this organization,” said Luck. “I think my heart would of broke if he (Crosby) made that kick, but I’m very happy we won.”
Luck passed for 362 yards with a touchdown and an interception in the victory. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers did all he could do with 243 yards and three touchdown passes in the loss.
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Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Newswire