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Patriots 59, Colts 24

Patriots rip Colts, Andrew Luck

FOXBOROUGH — In recent weeks, it had become evident that if the Patriots were going to win, they would need Tom Brady and the offense to carry the day.

On Sunday, however, Brady got some big help from the defense and special teams, which accounted for three touchdowns in New England’s 59-24 win over rookie QB Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium.

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