Dreams of another Colts in-season might have been just that.
After spending nearly an entire week with just 52 active players, which led to speculation that Indianapolis was looking into trading for a veteran wide receiver to replace the injured Reggie Wayne, the Colts have promoted practice squad receiver Griff Whalen to the active roster.
The Colts also signed center Thomas Austin to the practice squad.
While the move to bring Whalen onto the active roster wasn’t a surprise, it does send a signal that Indianapolis is not interested in trading for another player. The NFL's trading deadline is Tuesday, October 29th at 4:00 p.m. EST.