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Colts quarterback Andrew Luck saves day -- but was it a lucky play?
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck saves day -- but was it a lucky play?

Did a lucky bounce, or play, help quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts win their first-round playoff game Saturday when they staged the second-biggest comeback in NFL playoff history? Think again. Sometimes you make your own luck, and that was probably the case when Indianapolis wiped out a 28-point deficit to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs, 45-44, in a wild AFC wild-card game. Only the Buffalo Bills had mounted a bigger playoff comeback — 32 points — in a 41-38 victory over the Houston Oilers in 1993. Luck, the second-year standout from Stanford, scored on a five-yard touchdown run after picking up a fumble by running back Donald Brown, who had dived toward...

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