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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (13) makes a touchdown to move ahead of Kansas City Chiefs 45-44 during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game Saturday, in Indianapolis.

Luck rallies Indy to 45-44 playoff win over Chiefs

INDIANAPOLIS – Andrew Luck threw four second-half touchdown passes and scored on a fumble recovery, leading the Indianapolis Colts from a four-TD deficit to an historic 45-44 comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in a wild-card game Saturday.

It’s only the second time in playoff history a team rallied from a deficit of 28 or more points to win, according to STATS. Buffalo trailed by 32 before beating Houston 41-38 in overtime in January 1993.

Luck’s first career playoff victory sends Indianapolis (12-5) to either Denver or New England next weekend for the divisional round with four straight wins.

Kansas City (11-6) finished its turnaround season with three straight losses, two to the Colts and none more stunning than Saturday’s loss.

The Chiefs took a 38-10 lead early in the third quarter, but all they could muster after that was two field goals, while Luck and the Colts began their comeback.

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