GAME RELEASE: Indianapolis at Minnesota

Colts travel to Minnesota for first matchup with Vikings since 2012.

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The Indianapolis Colts will travel to Minnesota to  face the Vikings in Week 15. The game time is set  for 1:00 p.m. EST at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The contest will mark the 24th all-time meeting between the teams in the regular season, with the Colts holding a 15-7-1 advantage. Indianapolis defeated Minnesota, 23-20, in their last tilt on Sept. 6, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Last week, the Colts hosted the Texans and lost, 22-17.

Indianapolis put the first points on the board as kicker Adam Vinatieri connected on a 32 yard field goal in the first quarter.

Houston would manufacture 13 unanswered points to enter halftime with a 13-3 lead.

The Texans added their third field goal of the game early in the third quarter before the Colts orchestrated a six-play, 75-yard drive that resulted in an 18-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Andrew Luck to running back Frank Gore to bring the score to 16-10.

Houston padded their lead with another field goal early in the final frame.

Luck then constructed an eight-play, 83-yard drive that concluded with a 35-yard touchdown throw to wide receiver T.Y. Hilton.

The Colts attempted a late rally after the Texans' fifth field goal conversion brought the game to 22-17. With 1:24 left, Indianapolis' fourth down  conversion was thwarted as Houston earned their first season sweep of  the Colts in franchise history.

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