The Colts announced Wednesday that they placed defensive end Fili Moala on injured reserve. Moala partially tore his ACL after colliding with a teammate during OTAs and his knee buckled, NFL.com reports.
Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis apologized to his teammates for his four-game suspension, reports the Indianapolis Star. Mathis tested positive for Clomid, a fertility drug on the league's banned substance list, the report said.
Colts tight end Dwayne Allen played just 32 snaps last season before suffering a season-ending hip injury. His loss took a lot of unique formations out of Indianapolis' playbook as they intended to use a lot of two-tight end sets and feature Allen, the official team website reports.
Colts receiver Reggie Wayne, who's coming back from a torn ACL, has been cleared for training camp, reports the team's website. Wayne showed up to camp in an Indy Car, which he said is symbolic because "he feels fast."
Though a story previewing receivers on the Lions official team website says that the Lions will give Ryan Broyles every opportunity to make the team this summer, they still list him as being on the roster bubble. That's because Broyles has battled injuries throughout his short NFL career after being taken in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He's played 16 games over two seasons and has 30 catches for 395 yards and two scores.
As a Seahawk last year, Golden Tate was targeted 98 times and led the team with 64 receptions for 898 yards. He believes he'll get more opportunities in Detroit even as the clear No. 2 receiver behind Calvin Johnson.
"I hated being tackled (last year) because I didn't know when my next ball was going to come," Tate said on ESPN, per MLive.com. "I have a chance to catch more balls and make Pro Bowls (in Detroit).
"I think if I can stay healthy, God forbid, it's going to be fun. I have a chance to catch a ton more balls," Tate said. "I'm going to see a lot of single coverage. I'm probably going to see a lot of No. 2 and No. 3 cornerbacks because everyone's going to be on No. 81 (Calvin Johnson). I'm excited.
"I think the sky's the limit. I think it's going to get back to the old Golden."
Lions running back Joique Bell, who missed offseason workouts recovering from a knee injury, has been cleared to run full speed, reports MLive.com. He plans to report to training camp early to test his body.