The NFL was shocked during week one when they saw the Super Bowl contender Indianapolis Colts fall to the Buffalo Bills.
As they went into a second week clash against another improved AFC East side in the New York Jets, Colts fans were staring down the possibility of a second consecutive 0-2 start.
oUT OF Luck
It had been expected to be a big year for quarterback Andrew Luck and the Colts but his showing in Buffalo wasn't a good start and tonight didn't change that.
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New York came away with the 20-7 victory but the real story came from Luck who was the victim of a very powerful Jets defense today.
Indianapolis turned the ball over five times in the game and only looked promising on offense a handful of times.
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Luck threw three interceptions tonight in what will surely go down as one of his most forgettable performances ever.
Luck also tried to run from the pocket and fumbled the ball forwards for New York to recover topping off a bad night for number 12.
Indianapolis' fifth turnover of the night came courtesy of runningback Frank Gore who fumbled the ball as he tried to make it into the endzone.
With just a few yards to go, Gore fumbled the ball and once again New York recovered on a play that should have been an easy score for the Colts.
We also saw Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri miss a field goal inside 30 yards for the first time in seven years tonight in a performance compounded by mistakes for Indianapolis.
Indianapolis were the only team to start 0-2 last season and still make the play-offs and now they will have to become the first team in history to go 0-2 in consecutive years and make the post-season each year if they hope to live up to the pre-season expectations.
Time to recover?
Indianapolis have had two very tough games to start the season but can now look forward to a relatively easy next three games by comparison.
Three divisional matches on the road to the Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans and welcoming the Jacksonville Jaguars to Lucas Oil Stadium gives the chance to get some momentum ahead of their week six clash.
Indianapolis will need to be on top of their game in week six when they welcome the New England Patriots for a reverse of the very controversial AFC Championship game from last season.
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