The Indianapolis Colts are in their final week of OTAs and so far have avoided any significant injuries during the offseason practices, which is always the most important thing from an outsider’s perspective.
Today though, star wide receiver T.Y. Hilton left practice early after tweaking something, but the good news is that the injury appeared to be minor. Chuck Pagano said that Hilton “tweaked something,” but he didn’t have more information than that because he hadn’t yet spoken with the doctors. The Anderson Herald Bulletin’s George Bremer mentioned that Hilton had his upper leg wrapped briefly. FOX59’s Mike Chappell said that the injury “didn’t appear significant,” however, and the Indianapolis Star’s Stephen Holder noted that Hilton “was walking fine.”
So in other words, while Hilton did leave practice early due to an injury, it doesn’t sound like anything to be worried about whatsoever. the remainder of this week’s OTA practices will be closed to the media and therefore we won’t know for sure when Hilton returns, but it doesn’t sound like anything serious and so he should be back on the field sooner rather than later.
Hilton wasn’t the only one missing practice, however, as Mike Chappell noted that Andrew Luck, Malik Hooker, Jack Mewhort, Erik Swoope, Brian Schwenke, Trey Griffey, Clayton Geathers, Vontae Davis, and Frank Gore were among the Colts not working today. Some of those we already knew about, such as Luck and Hooker and Geathers, while Mewhort also isn’t surprising since we know he’s working his way back from injury. We don’t have info on why Swoope, Schwenke, or Griffey were out today, but Stephen Holder noted that Swoope’s injury “looks minor, whatever it is.” Chappell also noted that Davis and Gore weren’t seen, as Davis is apparently on vacation and Gore is probably in Miami working out on his own.