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Colts rule Shaquille Leonard out; Michael Pittman Jr. set to return

The wait for Colts linebacker Shaquille Leonard‘s first appearance of the 2022 season will last at least another week.Colts head coach Frank Reich ruled Leonard out for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. Leonard is coming back from June back surgery and has been practicing for the last few weeks without getting the green light to [more]

Jonathan Taylor: If we don’t play great fundamental football, Sunday won’t end well

The Colts had an ugly loss to the Jaguars last week and enter their Week Three matchup against the Chiefs 0-1-1.Indianapolis was particularly inept on offense, managing only three first downs in the first half.Running back Jonathan Taylor — who had 54 yards on nine carries, 21 of which came on one play — knows that [more]

Skyy Moore: Can’t be mad about playing two offensive snaps, have to wait my turn

Chiefs rookie wide receiver Skyy Moore only played two offensive snaps against the Chargers in Week Two and they were both kneeldowns at the end of the game, but Moore hasn’t spent the last week complaining about his role.Moore, who also serves as the team’s punt returner, said he’s “not too worried about anything” when [more]

Harrison Butker remains out of practice

Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker missed another day of practice, and his availability for Sunday is not looking good. Special teams coach Dave Toub said Thursday that Butker is “attacking” the rehab process but made it sound as if Butker will need at least another week.“The swelling was really bad in his ankle,” Toub said, via [more]

Michael Pittman, Shaquille Leonard practice again, but no call on Sunday

Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman acknowledged that he was a limited participant in Thursday’s practice, but he wasn’t willing to discuss much else about his quad injury when he spoke to reporters.Pittman said that “practice felt good” and that “we’re going to leave that up to coach and just kind of play it out this [more]

Harrison Butker does not practice on Wednesday

The Chiefs may have to go another week without their regular kicker.Head coach Andy Reid told reporters in his Wednesday press conference that Harrison Butker won’t practice on Wednesday, as Kansas City begins to get ready to play Indianapolis.Butker injured his left ankle during the Week One victory over the Cardinals.“[Ankle injuries are] tricky,” Reid [more]

Michael Pittman Jr., Alec Pierce back at Colts practice

The Colts were missing wide receivers Michael Pittman Jr. and Alec Pierce in last Sunday’s 24-0 loss to the Jaguars, but Wednesday brought positive news about both players’ outlook for Week Three.Pittman and Pierce were both on the practice field to kick off the preparations for this Sunday’s home game against the Chiefs.Pittman is dealing [more]

49ers sign Marlon Mack to 53-player roster

The 49ers are signing running back Marlon Mack to their active roster from their practice squad, his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, announced.San Francisco is running short on healthy backs.Elijah Mitchell went on injured reserve last week after spraining his medial collateral ligament. He is expected to miss two months.Now, rookie Ty Davis-Price will miss a “few [more]

Frank Reich: I could not be happier that Matt Ryan is our quarterback

Nothing worked for the Colts in their 24-0 loss to the Jaguars on Sunday, so it’s no surprise that Matt Ryan looked bad.The 37-year-old quarterback finished just 16-of-30 passing for 195 yards. he was sacked five times and fumbled once, though Indianapolis didn’t lose it.Still, head coach Frank Reich expressed confidence in his signal-caller on [more]

Colts optimistic Michael Pittman will play this week

Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman, who missed Sunday’s loss in Jacksonville with a quadriceps injury, should be back this week.Indianapolis coach Frank Reich said today that Pittman “made good progress” in his recovery over the weekend and should be able to play this week against the Chiefs.When healthy, Pittman is the Colts’ No. 1 receiver, [more]

Andy Reid on Harrison Butker: We’ll see how it goes this week

The Chiefs had to play last Thursday’s game without kicker Harrison Butker, who was sidelined by an ankle injury.Butker still may not be available for Kansas City’s Week Three contest against the Colts.Via Herbie Teope of the Kansas City Star, head coach Andy Reid told reporters on Monday that the Chiefs will “see how it [more]

Matt Ryan: The sense of urgency needs to be there and I think it will be

Quarterback Matt Ryan and the Indianapolis offense looked as bad as ever in Sunday’s 24-0 shutout loss to the Jaguars.Ryan was supposed to help elevate the Colts after the team’s disastrous finish to the 2021 season. But through the first two games in 2022, things for Indianapolis have just gotten worse.On Sunday, Ryan completed 16-of-30 [more]

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