Colts beat Texans 21-7 in AFC Wild Card Game

Colts beat Texans 21-7 in AFC Wild Card Game
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Chester Rogers (80) celebrates a touchdown on a fumble recovery against the Baltimore Ravens with offensive guard Quenton Nelson (56) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) (Michael Conroy)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The #6 Indianapolis Colts took down the AFC South Champions and #3 Houston Texans 21-7 in the AFC Wild Card game in Houston, Saturday night.

The Colts leaned on second-year running back Marlon Mack, who finished with 24 carries for 148 yards and a score.

Quarterback Andrew Luck ended the night passing 19/32 for 222 yards, with two touchdowns and an interception.

Rookie linebacker and First Team All-Pro Darius Leonard continued his exceptional play finishing with a game-high 13 tackles and a pass defended.

With the win, the Colts (11-6-0) advance to the AFC Divisional Round next weekend and will go on the road to face the #1 Kansas City Chiefs (12-4).

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