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Colts place NT Brandon McKinney on injured reserve

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The Colts have put nose tackle Brandon McKinney on injured reserve, the club said Tuesday.

McKinney, 29, missed the 2012 season after suffering an ACL tear in his left knee. It’s unclear why he’s been placed on injured reserve this season. McKinney missed practice Monday because of “swelling” in his left knee, coach Chuck Pagano said, according to the Associated Press.

McKinney (6-2, 345) signed with the Colts last year after stints with the Ravens (2008-2011) and Chargers (2006-2008) He’s appeared in 61 regular-season games, notching 60 tackles.

The Colts also disclosed they were not placing rookie linebacker C.O. Prime on waivers after previously announcing they were letting him go. However, McKinney’s placement on I.R. opened up a roster spot, which ostensibly is why Prime has returned.

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5 Responses to “Colts place NT Brandon McKinney on injured reserve”
  1. deepseabreeze says: Jul 30, 2013 6:20 PM

    who?

  2. peytonsneck18 says: Jul 30, 2013 6:38 PM

    C.O Prime , sounds like optimas prime little brother

  3. peytonsneck18 says: Jul 30, 2013 6:38 PM

    well we shouldve just released/ injured waived him, 2 years in a row now hes dead weight

  4. willbrownimaging says: Jul 30, 2013 11:20 PM

    It’s a shame (for both McKinney and the Colts).

    He was a nice player for Baltimore, and I thought he had a significant chance to contribute in Indianapolis.

  5. taosravenfan says: Jul 31, 2013 12:13 AM

    Dolts win – where re you this is your team. Have you nothing to say?

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