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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Sitting out Sunday

    Rhodes (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game at Jacksonville, Joel A. Erickson of The Indianapolis Star reports. Rhodes suffered the injury Week 17 against the Raiders and will miss the final game of the regular season. Isaiah Rodgers should see more action at cornerback in his absence.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Will play against Buffalo

    Rhodes (calf) has been cleared to play Sunday against Buffalo. This is encouraging news for the Colts, as Rhodes is one of Indianapolis' most prized assets on the defensive side of the ball. He should have his hands full Sunday against one of the best offenses in the league.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Missing second straight game

    Rhodes (calf) won't play Sunday against the Jaguars, Mike Chappell of FOX59/CBS4 Sports reports. Rhodes was described as day-to-day by coach Frank Reich earlier in the week, but Reich revealed Friday that Rhodes will be sidelined for this battle of AFC South opponents. This injury has lingered for Rhodes since he sustained it in Week 7 against the 49ers, and he'll miss a second consecutive game as a result after playing through it in Week 8.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Active against Titans

    Rhodes (calf) is active for Sunday's game against Tennessee. The Colts are extremely depleted in the secondary, so the presence of Rhodes is certainly a welcome sign against one of the most productive offenses in the league in recent weeks. Rhodes has racked up 18 tackles, three passes defended and one interception this season.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Questionable Sunday

    Rhodes (concussion) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans, Kevin Hickey of USA Today reports. Rhodes sustained a concussion in Monday's loss to Baltimore but was a limited participant in Thursday's practice prior to taking the field without limitations Friday. He appears to be trending toward playing against Houston, but Isaiah Rodgers could see slightly more playing time if Rhodes is limited.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Suffers concusssion

    Rhodes suffered a concussion in Monday's loss to Baltimore, Kevin Bowen of 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis reports. Rhodes had five total tackles and a pass defensed in the loss. Indianapolis could be thin in the secondary next week against Houston with Rhodes and Andrew Sendejo both suffering concussions, and Rock Ya-Sin missing the game with an ankle injury.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Will be available Sunday

    Rhodes will be available for Sunday's matchup against the Titans. The cornerback didn't practice Wednesday, but his status improved progressively throughout the week with a limited practice Thursday and a full practice Friday. As a result, he will suit up for his season debut in the upcoming road contest at Tennessee.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Officially out for Week 2

    The Colts listed Rhodes (calf) as out for Sunday's matchup against the Rams. Rhodes will miss his second straight game to start the season. Kenny Moore and T.J. Carrie both played sizeable roles in Week 1 and should garner a similar workload with Rhodes inactive again.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Does not practice Wednesday

    Rhodes (calf) didn't practice for the Colts on Wednesday, Zak Keefer of The Athletic reports. After missing the Week 1 loss to Seattle with a calf injury, Rhodes still seems to need more time to heal from the injury. The veteran cornerback's status for Sunday's game is uncertain, but it's likely Kenny Moore or T.J. Carrie will step in for the defensive back if he is unable to play.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Missing Week 1 with calf injury

    Rhodes (calf) won't play in Sunday's season opener against the Seahawks, Mike Chappell of FOX59/CBS4 Sports reports. Rhodes' absence could be especially painful against a high-powered Seahawks passing game that features DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett on the outside. Bopete Keyes or Kenny Moore will likely slot in opposite Rock Ya-Sin in the depleted Colts secondary, while Rhodes will set his sights on a Week 2 return against the Rams.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Back with Indianapolis

    Rhodes re-signed with the Colts on Friday via a one-year contract, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The 30-year-old impressed during his first year with the Colts last season with 42 tackles, two interceptions and 12 passes defensed in 16 games, and he'll remain with the team for 2021. Rhodes will continue in a starting role at cornerback and be a key piece in the Indianapolis secondary.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Healthy entering Week 3

    Rhodes (leg) is not listed on Wednesday's injury report. Rhodes sat out the second half of Sunday's win over the Vikings due to leg cramps, but he's no longer bothered by any notable injuries. The veteran cornerback looks on track to start Week 3 against the Jets.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Managing injury

    Rhodes dealt with leg cramps and didn't suit up in the second half of Sunday's game against Minnesota, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports. Rhodes was essentially a nonfactor despite suiting up in the first half, only supplying one pass break-up in Sunday's win. Luckily it appears Rhodes avoided serious injury, but the team could take a cautious approach with the veteran heading into Week 3.
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  • Colts' Xavier Rhodes: Stays home Tuesday

    Rhodes (illness) didn't participate in Tuesday's practice, Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star reports. Rhodes was feeling under the weather, so the Colts told him to stay home as a precaution. The veteran cornerback has a decent chance to secure a starting role in 2020 with his main competition coming from Rock Ya-Sin. His first focus will be getting back on the field.
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  • Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Practices in full

    Rhodes (ankle) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports. Rhodes saw limited playing time during Week 15's win over the Chargers due to a calf injury, but he now appears back to full health. Barring any setbacks, the veteran cornerback looks set for his usual key role in Minnesota's secondary during Monday's crucial contest against the Packers.
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  • Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Calf injury lingers

    Rhodes' playing time was limited during Sunday's win over the Chargers due to a calf injury, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Rhodes briefly exited Sunday's contest due to a calf injury and was deemed questionable to return, but he managed to retake the field to start the second half. The veteran cornerback was still limited at that point, though, and he finished the contest with a single solo tackle on a season-low 14 defensive snaps (23 percent). As long as Rhodes is limited or unable to go, Mike Hughes stands to play an expanded role in Minnesota's secondary.
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  • Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Receives positive injury news

    Coach Mike Zimmer said Rhodes (ankle) should be able to play Week 15 against the Chargers, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Rhodes left this past Sunday's 20-7 win over the Lions in the third quarter and ended up with just 29 of 65 defensive snaps (41 percent). The veteran cornerback will likely be monitored closely during the upcoming practice week. Rhodes has struggled at times in coverage this year, allowing 9.7 yards per target and four touchdowns. If he's unable to play against the Chargers, Mackensie Alexander and Mike Hughes (oblique), if healthy, will see hefty upticks in usage.
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  • Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Suffers injury Sunday

    Rhodes (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Lions. Rhodes picked up the injury in the third quarter, when he was clipped by Harrison Smith on his interception. As long as Rhodes is sidelined, look for Mike Hughes and Mackensie Alexander to see an uptick in snaps.
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  • Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Strong in coverage Sunday

    Rhodes had seven total tackles, a tackle for a loss and a pass defensed in Sunday's win over Atlanta. After an underwhelming season in 2018, Rhodes is back to his shutdown coverage ways. Rhodes covered Julio Jones on 70 percent of his snaps and limited him to one target and no receptions, according to Pro Football Focus.
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  • Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Participates in offseason practice

    Rhodes (groin) participated in the Vikings' June minicamp, Eric Smith of the team's official site reports. This groin issue forced Rhodes to miss the team's 2018 finale against Chicago. It was just the latest of a laundry list of injuries he sustained last season, including ankle and foot problems as well as two separate hamstring issues. Regardless, Rhodes only missed two contests last season and racked up 47 tackles (41 solo), seven pass breakups and an interception.
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