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Tom Brady, New England Patriots face Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'

by jmaloni

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Fri, Nov 14th 2014 03:45 pm

Two of the NFL's top quarterbacks and offenses take center stage this Sunday night on NBC when Tom Brady and the New England Patriots (7-2) visit Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts (6-3) on "Sunday Night Football." Sunday night's coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET.

The Patriots and Colts enter their "Sunday Night Football" showdown as division leaders in the AFC East and AFC South, respectively, led by two of the NFL's most efficient quarterbacks. Luck currently leads the NFL in passing yards (3,085) with an offense that leads the league in scoring (32.2 points per game), ranks second in the NFL with 26 touchdown passes (Peyton Manning; 29), and has eclipsed 300 passing yards in seven straight games. Brady has dominated opposing defenses during the Patriots' current five-game winning streak, boasting an 18-to-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio, as New England has averaged 40.2 points per game.

The Patriots and Colts have each earned playoff berths in five of the past six seasons.

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