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Andrew Luck throws 4 TDs, Blake Bortles makes NFL debut as Colts rout Jaguars 44-17

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars as he gets a block from tackle Anthony Castonzo (74) during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars as he gets a block from tackle Anthony Castonzo (74) during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)  (The Associated Press)

  • Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) as he tries to throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) as he tries to throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (14) celebrates with running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) after Brasdshaw scored a touchdown on a 6-yard pass play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (14) celebrates with running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) after Brasdshaw scored a touchdown on a 6-yard pass play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)  (The Associated Press)

Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes — three of them in a lopsided first half — and the Indianapolis Colts dominated the Jacksonville Jaguars 44-17 on Sunday for their first win of the season.

It was a home opener to forget for the Jaguars (0-3), who trailed 30-0 at the break and benched quarterback Chad Henne.

The only positive for Jacksonville was getting rookie Blake Bortles on the field. The third overall pick in May's NFL draft played the entire second half, finishing with two touchdown passes and two interceptions. He completed 14 of 24 passes for 223 yards, including fourth-quarter scores to Allen Hurns and Cecil Shorts III.

Those were among the few highlights for the Jaguars.

Indianapolis (1-2) made plays from start to finish. Luck completed 31 of 39 passes for 370 yards.

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