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GAME RELEASE: San Diego at Indianapolis

Colts return home to host the Chargers


The Colts will face their second consecutive AFC West opponent when the San Diego Chargers come to Indianapolis in Week 3. The game time is set for 4:25 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The contest will mark the 26th all-time meeting between the teams in the regular season, with the Chargers holding a 16-9 advantage. Indianapolis fell to San Diego, 19-9, in their last matchup on Oct. 14, 2013 at Qualcomm Stadium.

Last week, the Colts traveled to Denver to face the Super Bowl champion Broncos and lost 34-20.

Kicker Adam Vinatieri connected on his fi rst fi eld goal attempt in the first quarter to give the Colts an early 3-0 lead. Vinatieri made his second field goal in the second quarter to increase his consecutive made streak to 29, which is the longest active streak in the NFL and the third-longest in team history.

The Colts faced a 13-6 deficit at halftime but were able to tie the game up after a five-yard rushing touchdown by running back Robert Turbin on the first drive of the third quarter.

Indianapolis and Denver traded scores in the second half. After a Broncos field goal, the Colts possessed the ball with 1:51 left in the game and were down 26-20. On the first play of the series, quarterback Andrew Luck was strip-sacked and Denver returned the fumble for a touchdown to preserve a 34-20 victory.

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