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Luck throws for 205 yards, 4th-quarter TD as Colts beat Chiefs 20-13 to clinch playoff spot

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, right, scrambles away from Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Brandon Siler during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)The Associated Press

  • Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Butler, right, returns an interception 32 yards for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)The Associated Press

  • Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs from Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Jerry Hughes, left, during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)The Associated Press

  • Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali, left, celebrates with Kendrick Lewis, right, after a sack of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)The Associated Press

Andrew Luck threw for 205 yards to break the single-season rookie record, and his touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne late in the fourth quarter Sunday gave the Indianapolis Colts a 20-13 win over the Kansas City Chiefs and a berth in the playoffs.

Luck surpassed Cam Newton's year-old record of 4,051 yards passing by a rookie in the second quarter, and then came through in the closing minutes. He marched Indy to the Chiefs 7, and then found Wayne in the back of the end zone on third-and-goal for the go-ahead score.

It was the seventh time Luck has rallied his team to victory in the fourth quarter.

Darius Butler returned an interception 32 yards for a TD in helping the Colts (10-5) join the 2008 Miami Dolphins as the only NFL teams to win at least 10 games after losing 14 or more the previous season.

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