Frank Gore

Colts head into bye week on high after beating Packers 31-26

Colts coach Chuck Pagano returned home to Indianapolis in a good mood.

A 31-26 win Sunday on the road over the Green Bay Packers should do wonders for his team's confidence going into a bye week.

Jordan Todman had a 99-yard return for a touchdown on the opening kickoff, Frank Gore rushed for two touchdowns and Andrew Luck shook off two interceptions in the first quarter with two clutch third-down throws in the fourth quarter to hold off the Packers.

This was about as close as a must-win game as it could get at midseason for Indianapolis (4-5).

"Everybody knew exactly where we were and what the stakes were. It's a whole different world today, right now....