The Indianapolis Colts today released their Wednesday injury report for week 5 of the NFL season.
Tight end Mo Alie-Cox misses his second practice this week with a knee injury. Alie-Cox is an important part of the teams offense but has been quiet the last two weeks since Doyle and Burton returned from injury. Alie-Cox looks to be set to miss his first game of the season through injury unless he can put in some practice time tomorrow.
Defensive end Denico Autry did not practice again today, after missing practice yesterday. Autry picked up an ankle/knee injury in the Browns game but did manage to return to the game. Autry has been a huge part of the defensive lines dominant play this year. He has made a seamless transition from the defensive tackle to the defensive end spot. If Autry misses the game Sunday expect Al-Quadin Muhammad to replace him in the starting line up.
Safety Julian Blackmon returned to full practice today after missing practice yesterday with a groin injury he picked up in the Browns game. Blackmon told the media Tuesday he would be full go for the Bengals game and him practising fully today goes to show that it most likely going to happen.
Tight end Trey Burton practiced fully today after missing practice yesterday with a scheduled rest day. Burton will likely continue to have rest days until he regains full health.
Defensive end Justin Houston practiced in a limited capacity today after picking up a hip injury in the Browns game. Houston told the media he will be full go for the Bengals game and this is a step in the right direction for him.
Linebacker Darius Leonard continues to miss practice with a groin injury that forced him to miss the Browns game. Leonards continued absence from practice is a worrying sight for the Colts with him being the teams leader on defense. Leonard looks set to miss his second game in a row with the groin injury.
Left tackle Anthony Castonzo managed to practice fully today after being limited yesterday with the rib injury that forced him out of the Browns game. Castonzo is a vital part of the teams offensive line and having him back for the Bengals game will be great for the team. Castonzo is one of the most irreplaceable members of the team.
Running back Jordan Wilkins went from a limited practice capacity yesterday to missing practice all together today with a calf injury. Wilkins is a vital back up on the running back depth chart and losing him for Sunday would be a big blow and leave the Colts very thin at running back. Expect the Colts to make a move at running back if Wilkins is ruled out.
Back up tackle Chaz Green missed practice today with a back injury. If Green is ruled out for Sunday expect the Colts to make a move at tackle to give them some depth at the position for Sunday.