New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount ran through and around the Indianapolis Colts defense during a 43-22 playoff win that sends the Patriots back to the AFC championship game for the third year in a row.
Blount ran for 166 yards, tying the Patriots' playoff record held by Curtis Martin, and four touchdown runs, including a 73-yard jaunt to cap his scoring outburst.
"Once I get into the open field, they're going to have to chase me," Blount said. "And if they catch me, they do. And if they don't, they don't. They usually don't."
"He's got that combination of size, power, and quickness and speed," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. "He can run hard. He can make guys miss and he can go the distance."
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was intercepted four times.
"I'm just disappointed in myself," Luck said. "I can't commit that many turnovers and have a chance to win against a great team like this."
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