It was over when ...
Jay Cutler threw four straight incompletions with under 2 minutes remaining, allowing the NFC to take over on downs. John Carney then put the finishing touches on a 30-21 win with his third field goal.
The AFC dominated the game in almost every category, but turnover differential. The NFC took advantage of three second-half AFC miscues and turned them into 10 points.
The NFC now leads the overall series, 20-19. ... Tony Gonzalez set a new Pro Bowl record for receiving yards. ... Fitzgerald's first touchdown came on a 46-yard heave with the clock having expired at the end of the first half. ... Two Colts players (Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney) accounted for all three of the AFC's sacks.