Castonzo signed a two-year, $33 million extension with the Colts on Sunday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Castonzo opted to continue his career in February, and it didn't take long for him to reach a new deal with the Colts. Indianapolis was the only team in the league to start the same five offensive linemen all season, and it's set to begin 2020 with the same group.
Castonzo has decided to continue his football career and now is in the process of working out a contract with the Colts, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
The 31-year-old serves as the blindside protector for one of the NFL's better offensive lines, with his recent work including PFF's No. 7 grade among offensive tackles in 2019. Castonzo's decision to play football for at least one more season is good news for the entire Colts offense, whether it's Jacoby Brissett or someone else starting at quarterback.
Castonzo (hamstring) is active for Thursday's game against New England.
Castonzo appears on track to make his 2018 debut against the Patriots during Thursday Night Football. Expect Castonzo to serve as Indianapolis' starting left tackle and be tasked with protecting quarterback Andrew Luck's blind side.
Castonzo (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Texans, Mike Wells of ESPN.com reports.
Castonzo managed to participate in practice Thursday for the first time since Week 2, but he continues to nurse a lingering hamstring injury. With Joe Haeg (ankle) also out for Sunday's game against the Texans, Le'Raven Clark will step in as the team's starting left tackle.
Castonzo (hamstring) participated in Thursday's practice, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.
Castonzo participated in practice for the first time since September 12, when he re-aggravated a hamstring injury initially suffered prior to training camp. The lineman has yet to play during the 2018 regular season, but he told reporters that he's "doing everything I can do to make sure I get back as soon as possible." As long as Castonzo remains sidelined, Joe Haeg and Le'Raven Clark will continue to split snaps at the left tackle position.
Castonzo (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against Philadelphia, Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan Indianapolis reports.
Castonzo suffered a minor setback last week which forced him to miss his second straight game to open the season, and he'll now remain sidelined for Week 3. Castonzo remains without a clear recovery timetable.
Castonzo (hamstring) suffered a minor setback and won't suit up against Washington on Sunday, Kevin Bowen of 1070thefan.com reports.
Castonzo will miss his second straight game of the 2018 season after suffering a minor setback in practice Friday. A timetable for Castonzo's recovery currently remains unclear. The Colts may turn to Le'Raven Clark, who would be making his NFL debut, as their starting left tackle Sunday.
Castonzo (hamstring) did not participate in Thursday's practice, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.
Castonzo was unexpectedly sidelined during the team's season opener against the Bengals, and has yet to practice in full this week. It remains to be seen whether the 30-year-old suffered a setback, or if Indianapolis are taking a cautious approach to their starting left tackle's health. Expect an update on Castonzo's Week 2 status as the week progresses.
Castonzo was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.
Castonzo expected to practice fully Wednesday but evidently was unable to do so. It remains to be seen whether the Colts are simply exercising caution with their starting left tackle or if Castonzo suffered a setback of some sort. Expect an update about Castonzo's status as the week progresses, but for now he should be considered questionable for Sunday's matchup against the Redskins.
Castonzo (hamstring/illness) will be a full participant at practice Wednesday and plans to start at left tackle Sunday against the Redskins, Stephen Holder of The Athletic reports.
Castonzo missed the Colts' season-opening loss to the Bengals after all signs seemingly pointed to him playing, but it appears his status won't be in any question for Week 2. With Castonzo back in the lineup to protect Andrew Luck's blind side, Joe Haeg will move over to right tackle Sunday.
Castonzo (hamstring) won't play Sunday against the Bengals.
All signs were pointing to Castonzo being healthy for Week 1, but he will be inactive. As such, Joe Haeg is expected start at left tackle and cover Andrew Luck's blindside in his first game since 2016.
Castonzo (hamstring) is optimistic about playing in Sunday's season opener against the Bengals, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.
Castonzo, who had been sidelined for about a month before participating in Wednesday's practice, reportedly said his hamstring is "feeling good." If Castonzo is able to continue practicing without limitations this week, it seems increasingly likely that the 30-year-old will suit up to protect Andrew Luck's blind side Sunday.
Castonzo (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Kevin Bowen of 1070thefan.com reports.
Castonzo was sidelined for about a month due to an unspecified hamstring injury but appears to have fully recovered in time for the season-opener against the Bengals on Sunday. The 30-year-old tackle is expected to protect Andrew Luck's blind side as the quarterback starts his first regular season game since 2016.
Castonzo (hamstring) expects to be ready for Week 1 and should return to practice next week, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.
The Colts can't stomach opening the season without Castonzo there to help protect quarterback Andrew Luck. Luckily for them, Castonzo appears to be working towards a return sooner than later. The expectation remains that he'll be there when the Colts trot out through the tunnel for the season opener.
Coach Frank Reich said Castonzo (hamstring) won't play the final two preseason games but is hopeful to play the season opener against the Bengals, Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star reports. "I don't want to say we're getting close, but it's fair to say we're making progress. I'm confident," Reich said. "I would hope to be able to get him some practice time before we get into Week 1."
As QB Andrew Luck eyes his first NFL action since the 2016 season, the Colts hope to have Castonzo back to protect his blind side. Castonzo has started all 16 games in each of the last two years.
Castonzo (hamstring) could be sidelined for a few weeks, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Castonzo suffered the hamstring injury during Friday's practice, and it looks like the Colts will be extremely cautious with him given that they are already light on quality offensive linemen. The expectation is that Castonzo's absence will not endanger his Week 1 availability.
Castonzo left Friday's practice with a hamstring injury and didn't return, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.
Castonzo nursed a hamstring injury this offseason and was just lifted from the non-football injury list Wednesday. If this is the same injury, it would be terrible news for a Colts offensive front that is entrusted with protecting Andrew Luck's blind side as he returns from missing all of last season.
Castonzo (hamstring) passed his physical, and the Colts erased his Non-Football Injury list designation Wednesday.
Castonzo ultimately landed on the NFI list rather than the PUP list, but it appears his hamstring has recovered to a point that the team will allow him to practice. It's a key development for a Colts offensive line charged with protecting quarterback Andrew Luck following a year-long absence due to a shoulder injury. What's more, Castonzo is expected to protect Luck's blind side in 2018.
Castonzo (hamstring) will begin training camp on the Colts' Physically Unable to Perform list, Mike Chappell of CBS 4 Indianapolis reports.
Castonzo tweaked his hamstring during offseason workouts and apparently needs more time to recover. It isn't clear when he's expected to be back on the field.
Castonzo is nursing a tweaked hamstring and could begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, Dave Griffiths of CBS 4 Indianapolis reports.
Castonzo's health is key for the Colts' offense in 2018, as he's expected to serve as the starting left tackle and protect Andrew Luck's (shoulder) blind side. Thankfully, Castonzo is only expected to be absent for the opening days of training camp, as his injury isn't believed to be severe.