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Friday, December 20, 2013
Colts could be thin at spots against Chiefs
By Mike Wells
believes it'll take a lot for him not to be on the field Sunday when they play the
Kansas City Chiefs
The second-year receiver is questionable for the game with a shoulder injury. He orginally hurt it Nov. 24 against the
"I was completely healthy at this point last season, so that's the part that's not good," Hilton said. "It's one of those things that I have to play through. We still have something to play for."
The Colts, who are keeping their hopes alive to get to the No. 2 seed, could have a thin roster against the Chiefs.
Ricky Jean Francois
(foot), offensive line Jeff Linkenbach (quad), safety
(groin), offensive lineman
(concussion) and defensive tackle
(knee) are all doubtful.
(neck) and cornerback
(groin) are questionable. Toler practiced Wednesday but was held out of practice Thursday as a precaution.
Here's what the Colts' offensive line could look like Sunday because of all their injuries at that position:
at tackle and
at guard. Rookie
will be the only backup if Thornton doesn't play.
"We're in great shape, awesome," Colts coach Chuck Pagano sarcastically said. "It's like everybody else. We're not the only one that's pregnant right now. We got what we got and we have a job to do and we're going to get it done."