Posted Nov 7, 2012

Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck has been named AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week for his outstanding performance in the club’s 23-20 victory last Sunday over Miami.

INDIANAPOLIS – Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has been named AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week for his outstanding performance last Sunday against Miami.


Luck completed 30-of-48 passes for 433 yards, with two touchdowns and earning a 105.6 rating as the Colts posted a third straight victory.


Luck set an NFL record with his yardage total, eclipsing the previous mark of 432 yards set by Cam Newton of Carolina last season.  Luck’s total also is the league’s top mark this season.


It was the fourth time this year the Colts have won a game with a fourth-quarter or overtime comeback – Minnesota, Green Bay, Tennessee and Miami. 


Luck helped Indianapolis snap eight or more plays on eight straight possessions to open the game.  He was doing so against a Miami defense that ranked high in numerous NFL categories.  Miami topped the NFL by allowing only 26.4 percent of third-down conversions.  Luck helped the Colts convert 13-of-19 such chances, including hitting 13-of-17 third-down passes for 204 yards and one touchdown.


Through eight games, Luck has 2,404 passing yards, tied for the second-most in the AFC.  His four 300-yard passing games tie Peyton Manning’s NFL record that was set in 1998 while he was with the Colts.


This is Luck’s first such honor.  Wide receiver Reggie Wayne won the honor after catching 13 passes for 212 yards and one touchdown against Green Bay on October 7.

Stay up-to-date on everything Colts! Sign-up for the Colts E-newsletter
Leave your comments below Join the COLTSTRONG Fan Community

Recent News

Recent Videos

  • Colts Cheerleaders kick off Audition Workshops


    Workshops for the 2017 Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader Auditions have begun! Get a look inside the first workshop and what it takes to be a Sweetheart of the Horseshoe.

  • Colts Players, Cheerleaders Visit Riley Hospital


    Indianapolis Colts players and cheerleaders brought Valentine's Day cheer to the patients and families at Riley Hospital For Children. Olaf, Prince Charming, and a number of princesses sang, danced, and passed out Valentine's Day cards.

Recent Photos