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Dwayne Allen won’t play today when the Indianapolis Colts open their preseason against the Buffalo Bills at Lucas Oil Stadium but the second-year tight end doesn’t anticipate a long absence.
He issued his own update via Twitter this morning.
"Have to sit this one out but I’m confident I’ll be back out on the field very soon!" Allen wrote. "Excited to watch the new additions perform & hopefully win a job! #Coltstrong."
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After today’s preseason loss to the Bills, Colts head coach Chuck Pagano told the media that he expects tight end Dwayne Allen (foot) to be ready in time their season opener.
#colts TE Dwayne Allen on crutches. Will miss couple of weeks with foot injury. HC Chuck Pagano expects him back for opener
— Mike Chappell (@mchappell51) August 11, 2013
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