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NFL Injury Report:
The Indianapolis Colts are set to square off against the Houston Texans this Sunday night, and will look to push their record to 6-2 and create some distance between themselves and the Tennessee Titans within the AFC South.
The Colts will be without cornerback Greg Toler, as he attempts to recover from a groin injury. Toler was withheld from practice all week, with the Colts finally making the decision to rule him out after Friday’s practice.
This will be the first time in 189-consecutive games that the Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne, as the future Hall of Famer will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a torn ACL. Darrius Heyward-Bey is pegged as the primary candidate to step in and fill Wayne’s void, but the receiver tweaked his hamstring in Wednesday’s practice, and has since been labeled as questionable against Houston.
Here is the Colts’ final injury report courtesy of Colts.com, with the parentheses denoting their level of participation in Friday’s practice.
CB Josh Gordy (DNP) Groin
S Delano Howell (DNP) Neck
CB Greg Toler (DNP) Groin
WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (DNP) Hamstring
LB Cam Johnson (DNP) Knee
C Samson Satele (Full) Knee
LB Bjoern Werner (Full) Foot
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You remember where you were that day.
No, I’m not talking about Brad Stevens’ sudden exit to coach professional basketball in a city where people have funny accents. I’m not talking about the Colts’ triumphant win over Peyton Manning and the undefeated Denver Broncos a few Sundays ago. Heck, I’m not even talking about the day the Indianapolis Indians won their most recent...
I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about Darrius Heyward-Bey and Coby Fleener having to step up in Reggie Wayne’s absence. That they are the key to the Indianapolis Colts’ passing offense continuing to play at a high level.
Hope to see a lot more of these from Hilton as the season progresses (Photo credit: Colts.com)
I don’t disagree that they need to step up but the key to...
Colts coach Chuck Pagano said that he expects Darrius Heyward-Bey (hamstring) to play Sunday night against Houston.Fantasy Spin:Heyward-Bey sat out of Friday's practice after suffering the injury during Thursday's session. While his role is expected to increase following Reggie Wayne's season-ending knee injury, Heyward-Bey is not a reliable fantasy option this week.
The Indianapolis Colts sit at 5-2 and are slated to take on a Houston Texans team that has lost five in-a-row this Sunday night. The Colts have already lost their offensive leader – veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne - for the year due to an ACL tear, and may now have to face Houston without another playmaker, wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.
Heyward-Bey is managing a hamstring...
The Indianapolis Colts have been lucky – for 15-years that is. In a league where change runs rampant, the Colts have been a model of consistency. For the first time in almost 15-years, they will take the field without either Reggie Wayne or Marvin Harrison on the active roster.
Dependable is more than just a word with these two legends, it is an action. Wayne played in 189-consecutive...
Reggie Wayne is done for the year. Andrew Luck was 9 years old the last time that neither Wayne or Marvin Harrison was active for a Colts game. This is definitely a big blow to the team; but the Colts do have depth. I leave it up to you; our readers, to decide who is going to reap the rewards of Reggie Wayne’s ACL:Who gets a bump in Indi?
With Reggie Wayne out for the season,...
The Colts travel to Houston to take on the Texans, but will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne for the first time since 2001.
Wayne was lost for the season in the team’s week seven win over Denver, meaning quarterback Andrew Luck will be missing his most reliable target.
Houston, for their part, won’t have much sympathy for the Colts, as they will be without star linebacker...
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The 2013 Houston Texans season isn’t dead yet, but it’s on life support and the plug will be pulled if they lose to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. A loss to Indianapolis would put the Texans four games behind the Colts, five with the tiebreaker factored in, with just eight games remaining. They wouldn’t be mathematically eliminated, but realistically their playoff chances...
Case Keenum presents the Texans with a much more mobile quarterback than the recently benched Matt Schaub.
But Indianapolis’ defense is led by 11-year veteran Robert Mathis, and his league-leading 11.5 sacks have already drawn the attention of the Texans’ offense.
“Very much (worried),” coach Gary Kubiak said Thursday at Reliant Stadium. “He’s playing everywhere. If...
The Indianapolis Colts will try and extend their lead in the AFC South tonight when they face off with the Houston Texans at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC....
The Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans will match-up on Sunday night.
While AFC South has not been as tough as one would have hoped the Colts (5-2) will try to avoid being upset by the Texans (2-5) in this one.
Coverage of the game between the Colts and Texans will air on NBC beginning at 8:30 pm ET from Reliant Stadium in Houston,TX. This is your Sunday night...
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