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Hilton rocks Jaguars with 73-yard TD catch to help sluggish Colts pull away 23-3

  • Indianapolis Colts' T.Y. Hilton (13) reacts after making a 73-yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

    Indianapolis Colts' T.Y. Hilton (13) reacts after making a 73-yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) fumbles after being hit Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Chris Smith (98) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) fumbles after being hit Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Chris Smith (98) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson, center, is tackled by Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker J.T. Thomas (52) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson, center, is tackled by Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker J.T. Thomas (52) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)  (The Associated Press)

T.Y. Hilton celebrated the birth of his first child with a 73-yard TD catch, spurring a second-half turnaround that allowed Indianapolis to pull away from Jacksonville 23-3 on Sunday.

Andrew Luck was 21 of 32 for 253 yards with one score, but his streak of consecutive 300-yard games ended at eight — one short of Drew Brees' NFL record.

The Colts (7-4) have won 11 straight against AFC South foes. Jacksonville (1-10) has lost four straight overall and five straight to Indy.

Hilton promised to score a touchdown for his new daughter, but it sure wasn't easy. Luck was sacked five times, fumbled three times and lost two of those in the first half.

But Indy still led 6-3 at the half and 13-3 after Trent Richardson's 1-yard TD run in the third quarter. Hilton's long catch made it 20-3. Adam Vinatieri's third field goal capped the scoring.

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