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Adam Vinatieri's FGs lead Indianapolis Colts past Jacksonville Jaguars in OT

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) celebrates with

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) celebrates with head coach Chuck Pagano after Vinatieri kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime of an NFL game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Indianapolis. Indianapolis won 16-13. Photo Credit: AP / Michael Conroy

INDIANAPOLIS -- Adam Vinatieri kicked a 27-yard field goal with 4:36 left in overtime to give the Colts a 16-13 victory over Jacksonville -- and an NFL record-tying 15th consecutive win over a division opponent.

The 1972-73 Miami Dolphins also win 15 straight.

Matt Hasselbeck made his first start since November 2012 in place of the injured Andrew Luck, and led the Colts (2-2) on a 53-yard march to step up the winning points.

The Jaguars (1-3) lined up twice for field goals with 6 seconds left in regulation, but Jason Myers' first attempt from 53 yards sailed wide right -- just after the Colts had called timeout. Myers' second chance also went wide right. Then in overtime, his 48-yard attempt went wide left.

Hasselbeck took advantage of the field position to drive for the winning score.

Vinatieri became the first NFL player to reach 1,000 points with two different teams.

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