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Luck outshines Kaepernick in Colts' upset of 49ers

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  • Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson (34) runs against San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown (25) during the third quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

      Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson (34) runs against San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown (25) during the third quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Andrew Luck threw for 164 yards and ran for a 6-yard touchdown while facing college coach Jim Harbaugh for the first time, and the Indianapolis Colts defeated the San Francisco 49ers 27-7 win Sunday.

Trent Richardson scored a 1-yard touchdown on his first carry in his Colts debut after being acquired on Wednesday from the Browns. He was drafted two spots behind top pick Luck at No. 3 last year.

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Ahmad Bradshaw added a 1-yard TD run in the final minutes, and Adam Vinatieri kicked a pair of field goals before missing a 51-yarder early in the fourth.

It was Colin Kaepernick's first home loss at Candlestick Park as a starter.

There were few bright spots for Kaepernick as San Francisco struggled to establish a passing game with tight end Vernon Davis sidelined by a hamstring injury.

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