After again stopping the Broncos' offense, the Colts received the ball with a little under three minutes remaining in the game and a change to tie the game.Though the Colts would drive into Bronco territory, the drive would end after a failed fourth down pass attempt from Luck to Reggie Wayne.The Colts failed to take advantage of a recovered onside kick, after Luck threw an interception in Broncos' territory.
After losing to the Broncos in the season opener, the Colts faced the Philadelphia Eagles in their first home game of the season on Monday night.
After a three and out on the Colts' opening possession, the Eagles, led by quarterback Nick Foles, drove down the field and settled for a 31-yard field goal to give them an early 3–0 lead.
The Colts scored on their second offensive possession of the third quarter, with a field goal from Vinatieri, giving the Colts a two possession lead at 20–6.
Philadelphia responded on their next drive after driving 80 yards in seven plays and scoring on 1-yard touchdown run from Le Sean Mc Coy, making the score 20–13.
The Colts put together an 8 play, 80-yard drive to end the half and scored their first points on a 9-yard run from Luck, making the score 24–7 in favor of Denver at halftime.
The Broncos' began the second half on offense, though they were eventually forced to punt.
Later in the second quarter, the Eagles closed the gap after a 23-yard field goal from Cody Parkey.
The next Colts possession ended in a Luck touchdown pass to Jack Doyle, extending their lead to 17–6 at halftime.
The Colts entered the 2014 season as the defending AFC South champions, after compiling an 11–5 record during the previous season and falling to the New England Patriots in the divisional round of the playoffs.
They clinched their second straight division title with a 17–10 win over the Houston Texans in Week 15.
The 2014 Indianapolis Colts season was the franchise's 62nd season in the National Football League and the 31st in Indianapolis.