Story and photo by R. Mascardo

OAKLAND Calif– Andrew Luck threw his third touchdown pass of the game to break tie with 5:28 to go, Adam Venitieri set the career scoring mark and the Indianapolis Colts beat the Oakland Raiders 42-28 on Sunday.

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Andrew Luck connected all three of his tight ends with 10-yard pass to Jack Doyle putting the Colts up 35-28. Luck connected earlier in the game on passes to Mo Alie-Cox and Eric Ebron and finish with 239 yards against an overmatched defense for the Raiders.

Derek Carr threw three TD passes and ran for a fourth days after Oakland trade his top receiver Amari Cooper to Dallas.

But it wasn’t enough to prevent another loss in what is quickly becoming a lost season to begin coach Jon Gruden’s second time with the team.

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The Colts started fast with Mo Alie Cox making a one handed 26 yard touchdown catch and Vinatieri adding a field goal to make it 10-0 before the Raiders finally found their stride.

Carr threw a pair of touchdown passes in the second quarter to put Oakland on top and added a 1-yard sneak for a score on fourth down to make it 21-13 early in the third.

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The game went back and forth with Andrew Luck tying it with 20 yard touchdown pass to Eric Ebron. Another bad Johnny Townsend punt and a Doug martin lost fumble sealed the the deal in fourth quarter for the Colts as the Raiders now sit 1-6 with the equally-as-miserable 49ers awaiting.

For the majority of Sunday’s game, the Raiders had life. They had a chance, something that has come sparsely for the 2018

Oakland Raiders, who entered week 8 with 1-5 record.

NEXT: Raiders visit 49ers on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018