The absence of Trent Richardson due to injury set up Colts backfield mate Ahmad Bradshaw for a big game on the ground Sunday in Pittsburgh. But the team fell behind to stay early, giving Bradshaw few opportunities.
Colts cornerback Vontae Davis has recovered quickly enough from a knee injury sustained Sunday in Pittsburgh to return to practice Thursday, the team has announced. Chuck Pagano has declared him "ready to go," per the Anderson Herald Bulletin.
The Colts listed seven players on the final injury report for Week 8 against the Steelers. Reggie Wayne (elbow) was the only player on the list ruled out for Sunday's game. Trent Richardson (hamstring) and Jack Doyle (knee) were deemed questionable.
Chuck Pagano revealed that the absence of veteran wideout Reggie Wayne from Thursday practice was merely to provide rest and that he could have participated otherwise, per the Anderson Herald Bulletin.
The Jaguars announced Monday cornerback Will Blackmon will miss an extended period of time with a broken index finger. Blackmon, who has started three times this season, has 30 tackles (23 solo) and one sack in eight games.
Jaguars running back Toby Gerhart was among the notable players listed on the final injury report for Week 8 at home against Miami. Gerhart was listed as probable after missing two straight games with a foot injury. Craig Loston (hamstring) and Luke Bowanko were also labeled probable.
Jaguars outside linebacker Geno Hayes, who underwent offseason knee surgery, was off from practice Saturday. He will work only every other day in camp, per The Associated Press, as the team does not want to push him.
Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin is eligible to return to practice this week, according to ESPN. However, he likely won't start until Week 8 against Miami, the team announced. Colvin was placed on the non-football injury list earlier in the year as he was rehabbing from a torn ACL.