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INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck is embarking on the most critical part of the season. Custom Buccaneers Jerseys .He has two games to find solutions to the Colts problems before the playoffs, and theres still too much at stake for the Colts to go into full tuneup mode.Its, Lets go out and win. We need to win, Luck said Wednesday. Theres no holding back, theres no easing off the gas pedal.In his short NFL career, Luck has learned momentum matters in the post-season.Indianapolis (10-4) heads to NFC East-leading Dallas (10-4) on Sunday with a four-game winning streak. A win would give Luck the longest winning streak of his career and could keep Indys fading hopes alive for a first-round bye.Yet he still has plenty to prove.Despite leading the NFL with 4,492 yards passing and 38 touchdown passes and wrapping up his second straight AFC South crown, Luck is just 1-2 in the playoffs.A year ago, Lucks miscues were the problem. He threw three interceptions in a stunning comeback against the Chiefs and four more in a lopsided loss at New England.So during the off-season, Luck tried to figure out what went wrong and came back this summer hoping to reduce what he often referred to as bone-headed mistakes.Recently, though, the problems have resurfaced.Indy has had 29 penalties and 12 turnovers over the past four weeks, with opposing defences scoring three times off those turnovers. Yet Indy has still won each game.While the miscues cannot all be blamed on Luck, the Colts quarterback is tied for the league lead with 12 fumbles and six lost and has the third-highest interception total (14) in the NFL.If that continues, the Colts know the deep playoff run theyve been hoping for could be short-lived.Obviously weve got things to clean up. Weve had issues with turnovers, nobody likes that, coach Chuck Pagano said. Weve had issues with penalties. Weve left yards out on the field because of penalties. Weve stalled drives because of penalties. Weve kept (opponents) drives alive because of penalties.If were going to go where we want to go and get to where we want to get to weve got to keep addressing those things and get them cleaned up, he added.So rather than looking ahead to the post-season, as Colts teams have done in the past, Pagano and Luck are going full-steam ahead.While Indys defence has played well in victories over Jacksonville, Washington, Cleveland and Houston, and the Colts improved ground game has helped seal three of those victories, Pagano is hoping to see even better results over the final two regular-season games.Its going to be a heck of a challenge to see exactly where were at, Pagano said when asked about Dallas. The whole idea is to stay consistent and go play well, play better than we did last week.Pagano doesnt intend to sit any healthy starters.And Luck, for one, doesnt want the rest. Hed rather fight through the miscues, find solutions and keep extending the Colts winning streak.We know weve got to keep improving and it starts in practice when it comes to cleaning up the mistakes, Luck said. We have a chance to go out and play a good football team this Sunday and try and execute. Thats huge.Notes: Receiver T.Y. Hilton (hamstring), right tackle Gosder Cherilus (groin), cornerback Vontae Davis (groin), offensive linemen Joe Reitz (ankle) and Hugh Thornton (knee) and linebacker Erik Walden (knee) all missed Wednesdays practice with injuries. Return specialist Josh Cribbs, linebacker DQwell Jackson both sat out to rest. ... The Colts signed offensive tackle Tyler Hoover to the practice squad Wednesday. ... Punter Pat McAfee was selected the Colts man of the year for his community work. ... Playoff tickets will go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. They will be sold exclusively thru www.colts.com, www.ticketmaster.com and charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000 until the date and time of the game has been determined.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL Buccaneers Jerseys . Andrews, Scotland - Oliver Wilson fired a final- round, 2-under 70 on Sunday and he held on to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship by one shot. Vita Vea Buccaneers Jersey . JOHNS, N. http://www.thebuccaneersfansclub.com/Black-Friday-Mj-Stewart-Jersey/ .com) - Rajon Rondo turned in a game-high 21 points to go with eight rebounds and seven assists as Dallas claimed a 102-98 win over the Lakers on Friday. CLEVELAND -- Dont ask Maurice Cheeks why his team is so successful away from home. The Detroit Pistons coach cant explain it. "I dont have any theories why that is," he said. "I just dont know." Josh Smith scored 25 points, Brandon Jennings added 21 and the Pistons continued their domimant play on the road with a 115-92 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. The Pistons have won seven of their last eight away from home, including victories against defending NBA champion Miami and Indiana, which has the best record in the Eastern Conference. While Cheeks cant come up with a reason, reserve guard Chauncey Billups, a veteran of 17 seasons, managed to put his finger on something. "On the road, all we have is us," he said. "We know we have to stick together when their crowds get going and they go on runs." The Pistons went on plenty of runs in their latest road success. Detroit went ahead for good midway through the first quarter and built a 21-point lead late in the first half. The margin reached 28 points in the fourth quarter as the Pistons rolled to their biggest win of the season. Jennings also had 13 assists for Detroit, which placed seven players in double figures. Kyrie Irving scored 21 points for Cleveland, which has lost four of five. "We got our butts handed to us tonight," said forward Tristan Thompson. The Cavaliers had shown signs of progress earlier this month, winning three straight and five of six. Cleveland has struggled since, dropping close games to Miami and Portland and losing by 16 points to a short-handed Chicago team on Saturday. "Our sense of urgency the last two ballgames has been non-existent," Cleveland coach Mike Brown said. Cavaliers centre Andrew Bynum was scoreless in 22 minutes, missing all 11 shots from the field and getting seven rebounds. Detroit is 6-10 on its own court and was coming off home losses to Charlotte and Houston, but took control early. Smith scored 10 points in the first quarter when Detroit shot 56 per cent. Smith hit 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions late in the second quarter that stretched the lead to 56-35. The Pistons were 22 of 41 from the field in the first half and took a 58-40 lead tto the locker room. Vita Vea Jersey. Cleveland cut the lead to 10 points in the third quarter, but three baskets by Jennings, including two 3-pointers, five points by Smith and dunks by Andre Drummond on consecutive fast breaks extended the lead back to 89-64. Smith was 10 of 18 from the field and had eight rebounds and three assists in 31 minutes. "Working in the paint is the strength in our game, so Im making a conscious effort to not settle for shots," Smith said. "Im used to being a little selfish, but I can be a distributor when other guys get hot." Jennings directed the offence with 13 assists. Drummond had 14 points and 11 rebounds while Greg Monroe scored 11 points and had 11 rebounds. Reserves from both teams played most of the fourth quarter. Thompson scored 17 points for the Cavaliers. Cleveland played without guard Dion Waiters, the teams second-leading scorer, for the third straight game because of tendinitis in his right wrist. Brown is still searching for answers to get his team to play with more consistency. The loss was Clevelands biggest at home since a 125-90 defeat against San Antonio on April 3, 2012. "I dont know if we mentally understand what it takes to keep doing this every time we step out on the floor," he said. "Were getting hit in the mouth right now and Im interested to see if we can respond the right way." The Pistons have won seven in a row against the Cavaliers, including four straight in Cleveland. Cheeks coached his 600th career game. He has also coached for Portland and Philadelphia. NOTES: Drummond was given a flagrant foul for knocking Thompson to the floor while the Cavaliers forward drove in the lane in the first quarter. ... The Cavaliers were hit with three delay-of-game warnings in the first quarter, resulting in two technical fouls. ... Cavaliers rookie F Anthony Bennett -- the No. 1 overall pick in the draft -- returned after missing two games with the flu. He missed three shots and committed a turnover in six first quarter minutes. Bennett ended the game with seven points. ... Cleveland reserve C Tyler Zeller scored a season-high 13 points, all in the fourth quarter. ... Drummond recorded his 21st double-double of the season. Wholesale Black NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys 2020 China Jerseys Cheap Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping Stitched Jerseys NFL T-shirts From China Wholesale Jerseys 2020 ' ' '
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