Originally written October 11, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
With a bevy of roster moves this week, it is probably best to look at them in a few different articles to give them the proper amount of analysis. First, let’s take offense. The Colts this week have sent OG Seth Olsen to Injured Reserve (with the “Designated to Return” label) and waived TE/FB Dominique Jones. Two players who have seen significant snaps and both started games for the Colts this season. So, as we can see, it was all subtraction of personnel on the offensive side of the ball but let’s take a look at possible gameday adjustments that are likely to occur to help compensate. With Olsen going to IR-DTR, he should be able to return to the active roster, provided he’s healthy, after 8 weeks on the shelf. The Colts apparently value his experience and ability to use this designation for him as they can only use this new roster management tool with 1 player per season. It certainly seems the value him more than the internet community as Olsen has become one of the more p...
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