Colts dominate 49ers in Luck's return to Bay Area
Kap welcomes Luck back to the Bay
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick greets Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck during pregame warmups before Sunday's game. Luck started at quarterback for the Stanford Cardinal under current 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh from 2009 to 2011.
Active despite arrest
Despite being arrested for a DUI just two days before, 49ers defensive end Aldon Smith played during Sunday's game against the Colts. However, team owner Jed York announced Smith will take an indefinite leave of absence following the loss to seek help for his off-the-field issues.
Debuting in the end zone
After he was traded from the Cleveland Browns for a first-round pick on Wednesday, new Colts running back Trent Richardson made the most of his debut by scoring the first touchdown of the game for his new team in the first quarter.
49ers running back Kendall Hunter scampers in for a 13-yard touchdown run in the first quarter to tie the game at seven. Hunter finished with four carries for 14 yards, and San Francisco's only touchdown of the game.
Colin Kaepernick is tripped up by Colts linebacker Bjoern Werner in the second quarter. Kaepernick was shaky throughout the game, completing just two passes for 38 yards in the first half. The Colts led 10-7 entering the third quarter.
Andrew Luck makes a run for it in the third-quarter against the 49ers defense. Luck was a part of a huge Colts rushing effort on Sunday, compiling 179 rushing yards and three touchdowns as a team.
More struggles for Boldin, offense
49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin is tackled in the third quarter by Colts defensive back Delano Howell, who played for Jim Harbaugh at Stanford. The 49ers did not score once during the second half.
Luck celebrates TD run, 20-7 lead
Luck spikes the ball in the end zone after a 6-yard touchdown run on a reverse in the fourth quarter. It gave the Colts a 20-7 lead.
Harbaugh face says it all
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh seen on the sideline with his head down. The San Francisco offense was anemic, totaling just 254 yards on Sunday.
Bradshaw piles it on with Colts' third TD
After a fumble by Colin Kaepernick, Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw rumbled into the end zone for the Colts' third touchdown run of the game. Bradshaw was the Colts' leading rusher with 95 yards on 19 carries for a 5-yard average.
Andrew Luck meets with Jim Harbaugh at midfield following his Colts' victory over his former coach's team. Luck finished with 164 yards passing on 18 of 27 passing, as well as foiur carries for 24 rushing yards. The 49ers fell below .500 for the first time under Harbaugh after the loss.