Colts general manager Chris Ballard told reporters Wednesday that trainers and doctors shut down Luck after he received a cortisone shot.
Marcus Mariota threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Taywan Taylor with 5:29 left , and the Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 on Monday night to snap an 11-game skid tied for the NFL’s longest active losing streak against one team.
Colts coach Chuck Pagano will try to extend his franchise’s mastery over the AFC South rivals on Monday night with Jacoby Brissett the latest quarterback to fill in for Andrew Luck. Pagano insists history means nothing.
He’s throwing harder, longer and more frequently than he did just a week ago. And on Thursday, for the first time since having offseason shoulder surgery, Indy’s starting quarterback could sense the rehabilitation process was nearing its end.
The Colts’ quarterback returned to practice last Wednesday, the first time he’s worked out with his teammates since having surgery on his throwing shoulder in January.
Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday, the latest move by President Donald Trump’s administration to clash with NFL players over patriotism and public demonstrations.
After Indianapolis blew a 14-point lead in the final eight minutes of regulation, the last remaining Colts player from Manning’s first Super Bowl team easily made a 51-yard field goal with 1:38 left in overtime for a 26-23 victory over San Francisco.
The five-time NFL MVP concluded the event Saturday by proclaiming “I will always be a Colt” and throwing autographed footballs into the crowd.
A statute of Peyton Manning will be unveiled on Saturday and on Sunday his No. 18 jersey will be retired. He helped this basketball-crazed state and a city known far and wide for the Indianapolis 500 embrace football.
Luck was limited in practice on Wednesday. He is scheduled to have rehab on Thursday and work out again Friday.
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Indianapolis Colts center Deyshawn Bond will miss the rest of the season with a torn quad in his leg.
J.D. McKissic took the second carry of his career 30 yards for a touchdown and Bobby Wagner scooped up Marcus Smith’s forced fumble and rumbled 21 yards for a score in a 13-second span late in the third quarter, and the Seahawks beat the Indianapolis Colts 46-18 on Sunday night.
Coach Chuck Pagano had said Monday that there was “a chance” Luck could be on the practice field this week.
Three weeks into the season, Luck’s name has continued to appear under the heading “did not participate” of the daily injury report. That could, finally, be about to change.
While the Indianapolis Colts eagerly wait for quarterback Andrew Luck to return to the playing field after January shoulder surgery, the franchise will rely on athletic yet relatively untested backup Jacoby Brissett to produce victories.
The Indianapolis Colts, who entered Sunday’s game against Cleveland ranked 27th in NFL scoring and 29th in yards per game, scored 28 first-half points and went on to defeat the Browns 31-28 in Lucas Oil Stadium.
Brissett made his first start for the Colts against the Cardinals after Scott Tolzien struggled in the opener.
Since the postseason field expanded to 12 teams in 1990, roughly 12 percent of those making the playoffs were 0-2 including the 2014 Colts.
Carson Palmer’s late rally got the Arizona Cardinals into overtime Sunday and Tyrann Mathieu’s interception set up Phil Dawson for a 30-yard field goal to help them leave Indianapolis with a 16-13 win.
The Colts will use the Grand Park Events Center’s 370,000-square-foot center and four outdoor fields from July 22 to Aug. 18.