Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis Colts’

Murray, Walker, Morgan questionable for Titans vs. Browns

Friday, October 20th, 2017

The Tennessee Titans are unsure whether a trio of players will be able to play Sunday when they visit the winless Cleveland Browns. Running back DeMarco Murray, who tweaked his hamstring for the second time this season Monday night, returned to practice Friday but was limited in his workouts. Tight end Delanie Walker (calf injury) was added to the injury report Thursday and was held out of Friday's practice.

Seahawks’ Cliff Avril says he’s not considering retirement

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Defensive end Cliff Avril will be placed on injured reserve by the Seattle Seahawks as he continues to recover from a neck injury sustained three weeks ago against the Indianapolis Colts. While Avril’s status for this season remains highly in doubt, Avril currently doesn’t have plans to walk away from the game completely. According to Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated, Avril said he’s not considering retirement and is continuing to explore all of his medical options.

DeMarco Murray misses second straight practice

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

After the Titans beat the Colts on Monday night, Titans coach Mike Mularkey called the game a “good model” for what they want at running back. Replicating that approach may not be an option for this weekend’s game against the Browns, however. Murray missed practice for the second straight day with hamstring trouble that cropped up on Monday night.

Will Andrew Luck play at all this year?

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The latest news regarding the three-legged-tortoise slow recovery of Colts quarterback Andrew Luck from shoulder surgery performed in January necessarily delays his timetable for a return even deeper into the season. The Colts ultimately are trying to run a business. For now, the understudy is performing well enough to keep the Colts within striking distance of first place in the AFC South.

Road teams are a game over .500 through six weeks

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Through six weeks of the NFL season, road teams are winning more often than home teams. According to Barry Wilner of the Associated Press, road teams haven’t been able to be more successful than home teams over the course of an entire season since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. Road teams were particularly dominant in Week 5 with 10 of 14 road teams able to grab victories away from home.

The Morning Huddle: Andrew Luck, Teddy Bridgewater Headed in Opposite Directions

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

All of a sudden, a 2017 season without Andrew Luck seems like a distinct possibility. There was a time when the Colts hoped their quarterback would be ready for Week 1 following offseason surgery for a shoulder injury he'd been dealing with since 2015. Hope returned when Luck showed up at practice two weeks ago and began throwing.

Seahawks expected to place Avril on injured reserve

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Defensive end Cliff Avril is expected to be placed on injured reserve by the Seattle Seahawks as he continues to deal with a neck injury. Avril was injured three weeks ago in a game against the Indianapolis Colts. While chasing down Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett, the back of Brissett's foot caught Avril in the chin as he lunged to make the tackle.

Colts keeping Luck out of practice because of sore shoulder

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Andrew Luck has stopped throwing passes for now, and it's not yet clear when he'll resume. On Wednesday, Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard said the team has instructed the star quarterback to take a break from throwing after developing soreness in his surgically repaired throwing shoulder. Ballard explained some soreness was expected as Luck continued to work his way back from a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder.

Andrew Luck won’t practice this week due to shoulder soreness

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Quarterback Andrew Luck has practiced with the Colts the last two weeks, but he won’t be on the practice field this week. General Manager Chris Ballard made that announcement during a media session on Wednesday afternoon. Ballard said that the reason why Luck is going to sit out this week is because he’s been experiencing soreness in his right shoulder and that he had a cortisone shot.

Monday’s game a “good model” for what Titans want at running back

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

DeMarco Murray has played a little under 65 percent of the offensive snaps for the entire season while Derrick Henry is just under 40 percent, but Henry got two more snaps in the win over the Colts. During his conference call with reporters on Tuesday, Titans coach Mike Mularkey called it a “pretty good model of what we’re looking for” out of the backfield.