If he is cleared by an independent doctor following practice, Indy’s franchise quarterback could start Monday night against the New York Jets.
Coach Chuck Pagano says the Indianapolis Colts are optimistic Andrew Luck will play next Monday night against the New York Jets after missing Thursday’s game with a concussion.
While replacement Scott Tolzien hung tough most of the night, the performance wasn’t good enough to extend the Colts’ 10-game winning streak on Thursday nights.
Andrew Luck has been in the league’s mandated concussion protocol since Sunday night when he complained of concussion-like symptoms following a 24-17 victory over Tennessee.
The Colts (5-5) have won back-to-back games for the first time all season — and for the first time they no longer have a losing record.
A 31-26 win Sunday on the road over the Green Bay Packers should do wonders for his team’s confidence going into a bye week.
Luck was 19 of 35 with 210 yards, two touchdowns, one interception, one fumble lost on a day his top receiver T.Y. Hilton caught only one pass.
The Colts (3-4) came in having lost two of three, including blowing a 14-point lead in an overtime loss last week at Houston
Osweiler shook off a tough start to throw two touchdown passes in less than 2 minutes in the fourth quarter as Houston (4-2) erased a 14-point deficit to tie it at 23 with 54 seconds left. He found Lamar Miller on a 10-yard catch-and-run TD with 2:47 remaining and, after a stop by the defense, connected with C.J. Fiedorowicz on a 26-yarder that tied it.
After hearing the clamor for changes all week, the Colts cranked up the pace, took their first halftime lead of the season and, yes, even managed to pull out a badly needed victory, 29-23 victory over the Chicago Bears.
Team also waives linebacker Sio Moore, who had 31 tackles so far this season.
The team that leads the NFL in surrendered leads since 2014 pulled out a gutsy 30-27 victory Sunday over the Indianapolis Colts despite conceding three fourth-quarter touchdowns to Andrew Luck and Frank Gore.
Luck finished 24 of 37 for 331 yards with one TD and one interception to earn his 15th career come-from-behind win.
Moncrief was injured during the first half of Sunday’s loss at Denver and did not return.
They held Luck to 197 yards passing and came up with the game-changer when Talib stepped in front of Luck’s pass early in the fourth quarter and returned it 46 yards for a score. It was the ninth pick-six of Talib’s career.
LaDainian Tomlinson, Hines Ward and Brian Dawkins are among the 94 players and coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2017.
Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater just wanted a second chance Sunday. Matthew Stafford ensured he got it — and Prater delivered with a 43-yard field goal that gave the Lions a wild 39-35 victory at Indianapolis.
Inside linebacker Nate Irving and running back Stevan Ridley were among the players cut by the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday.
Stephen Morris’ 25-yard touchdown pass to undrafted rookie Tevaun Smith with 40 seconds left gave the Indianapolis Colts a 13-10 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night with both teams’ starters watching from the sidelines.
Indianapolis Colts left guard Jack Mewhort is expected to miss two to four weeks with a knee injury.