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Anthony Gonzalez is idle again

In a Sunday blog post, Phillip B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star reveals that Colts wide receiver Anthony Gonzalez is again idle at offseason workouts.

The Colts are currently conducting a mandatory minicamp.  Gonzalez participated in the team’s last round of OTAs.  Jim Caldwell’s coaching staff is not commenting on injuries, so the reason for Gonzalez’s lack of participation is unclear.
Gonzalez, a first-round pick in 2007, caught 57 passes for 664 yards and four touchdowns as Indianapolis’ third receiver in 2008.  Seemingly primed for a breakout last year with Marvin Harrison gone, Gonzalez suffered an injury in Week One and never returned.
Flanker Pierre Garcon and slot receiver Austin Collie flourished with increased opportunity.
The Colts have built up enough depth at receiver to withstand Gonzalez’s loss, but another knee injury would be of concern for his future.  Gonzalez was already in danger of entering the season as no better than a fourth receiver.
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16 Responses to “Anthony Gonzalez is idle again”
  1. robert ethen says: Jun 6, 2010 1:15 PM

    Lazy Mexican.

  2. kpweaver27 says: Jun 6, 2010 1:20 PM

    I feel the Colts are one of the more cautious teams regarding injuries. I don’t see any reason for anyone with serious injuries last year, like Gonzo and Sanders, to be going full out all the time. The Colts already had a season ending injury in rookie CB Kevin Thomas, so why risk it?

  3. The Oven says: Jun 6, 2010 1:26 PM

    PFT could do with less robert ethen.

  4. DARKTHRONE says: Jun 6, 2010 1:40 PM

    Ah Robby Ethan…
    Lemme guess… you’re a honky right?
    Typical cracker.
    PA

  5. GRpatriot says: Jun 6, 2010 1:46 PM

    He probably got a Colts Tat? Maybe his leg is just sore?

  6. Tinbender says: Jun 6, 2010 1:48 PM

    Robert Ethan, you ever worked for a living? Me personally, Iv’e never met a “lazy” Mexican.

  7. edgy1957 says: Jun 6, 2010 1:48 PM

    I feel bad for Gonzales. He did a pretty good job after Harrison was hurt and it’s too bad that injuries have kept him off the field. Too much talent to keep off the field when healthy so if he can’t get back into the lineup with the Colts, they should let him go so he can catch on with a team that will use his talents.

  8. Dezone says: Jun 6, 2010 1:54 PM

    Robby Ethan is the biggest tool in his own house.

  9. Mean and Nasty says: Jun 6, 2010 2:14 PM

    This is a complete non-story. Dwight Freeney sat out too…its just precautionary. Report some actual NEWS for a change, this is hogwash!

  10. Stealersrule says: Jun 6, 2010 2:34 PM

    Another possibility is he could be traded. If the Colts like the WRs they had on the field last year better, why not trade him. He is a former 1st round pick. Colts need money to pay Manning. Mathis and Wayne are begging for more money too.

  11. Ravenmuscle says: Jun 6, 2010 2:35 PM

    This site starts more cat fights then an all-girl wrassling match

  12. Tommy_Blah05 says: Jun 6, 2010 3:20 PM

    # robert ethen says: June 6, 2010 1:15 PM
    Lazy Mexican.
    I believe he’s Cuban, not Mexican. Dumbass.

  13. DeluxeReverb says: Jun 6, 2010 3:25 PM

    He might just be the 4th best reciever on the team.

  14. robert ethen says: Jun 6, 2010 3:36 PM

    Lazy Cuban.

  15. thefloater says: Jun 6, 2010 3:55 PM

    This guy is going to be injured forever.

  16. Bossman says: Jun 6, 2010 5:22 PM

    I heard it was a “drinking problem”….. Just sayin’

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