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Darrius Heyward-Bey limited by hamstring injury

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The Colts will play their first game since losing wide receiver Reggie Wayne for the rest of the season on Sunday night, which makes it exactly the wrong time for another one of their receivers to come down with an injury.

Hamstrings aren’t much for timing, however. Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey popped up on the team’s injury report on Thursday as a limited participant in practice because of a hamstring injury after not showing up on the injury report at all on Wednesday.

That suggests Heyward-Bey tweaked the muscle at some point during the week, which will make his status on Friday a big indicator of what kind of shape he’ll be in when the Colts face the Texans.

With Wayne out, Heyward-Bey and T.Y. Hilton will step into expanded roles as targets for Andrew Luck. Any absences for either player would push the relatively untested LaVon Brazill, David Reed and Griff Whalen into big roles as the Colts try to hold onto their lead in the AFC South.

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11 Responses to “Darrius Heyward-Bey limited by hamstring injury”
  1. napavalleyshaun says: Oct 31, 2013 4:58 PM

    Darrius Hands-Of-Clay.

  2. Kayne East says: Oct 31, 2013 5:03 PM

    As opposed to his usual “limited by hands of stone”

  3. 1bigtex says: Oct 31, 2013 5:12 PM

    Darrius Heyward-Bey AKA DangHugeBust

  4. qwerty007qwerty007 says: Oct 31, 2013 5:14 PM

    Guys has speed for days – to bad he eats heavily buttered popcorn before each offensive series…

  5. heeeeelzfan says: Oct 31, 2013 5:26 PM

    Injuries adding up on offense: Wayne, Duane Allen, Vick Ballard, Bradshaw…Indy needs huge effort out of their defense and special teams…for the rest of the season. Challenging schedule still remains. At Cincy, at KC, at Houston, at Tennessee. And that’s just on the road.

  6. dante170 says: Oct 31, 2013 5:46 PM

    Darrius Heyward-Bey limited by Lack of Talent !!

  7. doctorrustbelt says: Oct 31, 2013 6:20 PM

    Carson Palmer thought he finally escaped the madness of chadochojohnson and terrell owens ….. and then ….. he met DHB and Denarius Moore.

  8. ratbastardshanahandjob says: Oct 31, 2013 6:58 PM

    dhBUST limited by lobster claws for hands made out of granite. Of course he would have a hammy problem. You try carrying a 50 pound weight around in each hand all day. Now you know how Darrius feels…..

    The poor Colts have a real problem they never thought of when they signed Bey. They can never cut him. Bey will file a complaint under the ADA (Americans with disabilities act)……

  9. jammer73 says: Oct 31, 2013 7:01 PM

    Darrius Heyward-BUST!

  10. xpensivewinos says: Oct 31, 2013 7:37 PM

    Looks like Fleener is going to be busy on Sunday as well.

  11. flybono24 says: Oct 31, 2013 8:57 PM

    So glad this idiot isn’t a Raider anymore. He’s your problem now.

    What a waste of pick. Flash Gordon speed, but Mr. Magoo hands.

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