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Defense's strong 2nd half leads Colts past Packers in OT

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Posted at 8:36 PM, Nov 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-23 07:11:01-05

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis defense kept Aaron Rodgers off the field most of the second half, then forced a game-changing fumble less than a minute into overtime for a 34-31 victory over Green Bay.

Rodgers threw three touchdown passes to stake the Packers to a 28-14 halftime lead.

But Indy's defense forced two three-and-outs in the third quarter and a turnover on downs in the fourth to fuel the comeback.

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Mason Crosby tied the score with a 26-yard field goal with 3 seconds left in regulation.

DeForest Buckner's fumble recovery on the Packers' second play of OT set up Rodrigo Blankenship's decisive 39-yard field goal.