Geathers (knee) will likely start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.
According to Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan Indianapolis, Geathers underwent offseason knee surgery to repair an injury that 'flared up late last year.' The safety is reportedly '80 percent' recovered, though, and there isn't any concern over his availability for the start of the regular season. With Geathers likely to be sidelined during the opening days of training camp -- alongside Malik Hooker (knee) -- Ronald Martin could take extended reps with the first-team defense.
Geathers' 2017 season was marked by injury, as the safety played in just five games while dealing with a neck injury. It's unclear what has prevented him from practicing during the Colts' offseason program, but it's expected he'll be ready for the start of the regular season if not the start of training camp.
Geathers returned from the Physically Unable to Perform list from his preseason neck injury for the final five games of the season. The 25-year-old is entering the final year of his rookie contract and has played only 14 games over the past two seasons, and will likely require a strong training camp to have any chance at a starting role in 2018.
Geathers was recently activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list following a long recovery from a serious neck injury. Unless he endures a setback in practice this week, look for Geathers to make his season debut Sunday against the Titans. If he's able to claim a starting role, Geathers could have some IDP upside after logging 59 tackles and a forced fumble in just nine games last season.
Geathers (neck) is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Titans, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News reports.
Geathers was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list during the Colts' bye week. According to head coach Chuck Pagano, the safety has resumed practicing at full speed following a long recovery from a neck injury he suffered last December. Geathers could be eased back into the mix Sunday, but if he looks no worse for the wear during the contest, he might take on heftier snap counts over the final quarter of the season for a safety group that has lost standout rookie first-round pick Malik Hooker (knee) for the season.
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