Once again the Indianapolis Colts already gave us a small handful of players who would be ruled out for their Week 8 matchup with the Oakland Raiders. Friday the Colts ruled Ryan Grant, Malik Hooker, Erik Swoope, Robert Turbin and Jihad Ward (for the season) out.
With at least 7 being forced to be inactive each week, this still left a few unknowns with the Colts already having some important pieces on their roster sitting a week before their bye. The Colts also announced that Adam Vinatieri and Jack Doyle were likely to see action, but you have to wonder how much the team will actually use Doyle in his first game back in a few weeks.
With Marlon Mack, Jabaal Sheard, Zach Pascal and Clayton Geathers also being questionable the Colts previously expected advantages in this matchup seemingly began to dwindle. All three of them, however, will be active today.
The Colts have now announced that their inactives will include Denzelle Good, Hassan Ridgeway and Steve Ishmael with Ward being placed on IR.
As for the Raiders, they had several guys limited participants in their Friday practices, but only two listed as questionable for today’s game. The Raiders appeared to be pretty healthy, but they have also released their inactives list for the midday game.
- Marcell Ateman
- Shilique Calhoun
- Emmanuel Lamur
- Rashaan Melvin
- Justin Murray
- Reggie Nelson
- Kelechi Osemele