Indianapolis Colts - PlayerWatch
ILB Pat Angerer (burner) left the Tennessee game briefly but returned and played the rest of the afternoon. He is expected to play this week at Cincinnati.
WR Darrius Heyward-Bey continues to struggle. Heyward-Bey dropped a third-quarter pass in the Tennessee game when he was wide open.
Ricky Jean Francois (foot) left the Tennessee game in the third quarter. His injury was initially diagnosed as a sprained foot but he underwent an MRI afterward. He will miss two to four weeks with a plantar fascia tear.
CB Josh Gordy (groin) did not play against Tennessee. Gordy had returned to practice last week after initially suffering the injury against Denver on Oct. 20. He tweaked the injury during workouts late last week. Gordy may be able to return to practice this week.
RB Dan Herron (pectoral) was hurt in the second quarter of the Titans game. He underwent an MRI Sunday night and was diagnosed with a torn pectoral. Herron is out for the remainder of the season and will be placed on injured reserve.
OG/OT Jeff Linkenbach (quad) is listed as day to day. The injury was diagnosed as a torn quad, which is thought to be a Grade II strain. His availability for the Cincinnati game won't be decided until the end of the week.
ILB Kavell Conner (ankle) was sidelined for the second straight week after suffering a high ankle sprain in practice. Conner's availability for the Bengals game won't be determined until later this week.
ILB Jerrell Freeman recorded a team-high nine tackles but also recovered a fumble and came up with the game-clinching interception against the Titans. Freeman pick of a Ryan Fitzpatrick came with 24 seconds remaining in the game.
CB Cassius Vaughn was replaced in the Colts starting lineup but responded with a pair of interceptions as the team's nickel back. Vaughn had been filling in for injured starter Greg Toler but was replaced himself by CB Darius Butler.
ILB Josh McNary did a nice job in his first regular-season NFL game. A undrafted free agent from Army, McNary had been on the Colts' practice squad for most of the season until he was elevated to the active roster last week. He finished the Tennessee game had one quarterback pressure, which forced a third-down pass incompletion in the fourth quarter.
CB Greg Toler (groin) missed his fifth straight game after he was hurt against Denver on Oct. 20. Toler is hopeful of playing this week at Cincinnati but his status will be updated later. He hasn't fully practiced since suffering the injury but will be eased into Wednesday's workout.