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.
The tear occurred in Moala's right knee, the same knee injury he suffered in Nov. 2012. The 28-year-old re-signed with the Colts this offseason as a rotational player.
Moala started six games in 2013 and earned the second-most snaps along the Colts' defensive front. He produced 1.5 sacks and 21 quarterback hurries.
The Colts re-signed defensive end Fili Moala, reports the Indianapolis Star. He played in every game last season, starting six, and matched his career high with 26 tackles.
The Colts placed cornerback Greg Toler (groin) and defensive end Fili Moala (knee) on injured reserve and elevated receiver Josh Lenz from the practice squad.
The Colts are in largely good health for Saturday's Wild Card playoff game against the Chiefs, as their inactive list is made up of healthy scratches, with the exception of injured defensive lineman Fili Moala (knee).
Joining Moala on the inactive list are linebacker Daniel Adongo, defensive backs Sheldon Price and Cassius Vaughn, tight end Weslye Saunders and offensive linemen Khaled Holmes and Joe Reitz.
Colts defensive lineman Fili Moala (knee) is inactive for Saturday's Wild Card game against the Chiefs, as his injury forced him to stay on the sidelines.
A full complement of players as full participants in practice adds up to full optimism that all will be active for the Colts when they host Kansas City on Saturday in a playoff first-rounder.
The only player sidelined from practice has been defensive end Fili Moala (knee), who has been deemed questionable. Nose tackle Aubrayo Franklin (knee) is the only other player listed as questionable, but he practiced in full Thursday and Friday.
Defensive end Fili Moala was the lone Colts player to receive the red light for Thursday practice as the team prepares for its playoff game Saturday against Kansas City. Moala, who started the last four games of the regular season. was merely resting with swelling in his knee.
Colts defensive lineman Fili Moala (foot), linebacker Mario Harvey (knee) and defensive back Joe Lefeged (knee), who were all listed on Friday's injury report, are officially active for Week 1 against the Raiders.
Colts inside linebacker Pat Angerer has been listed as doubtful for the season opener with a concussion, the team has announced. Backup inside linebacker Kavell Conner (ankle) is out while defensive end Fili Moala (foot) and wide receiver David Reed (head) are both questionable.
Listed as probable on the injury report are running back Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), offensive tackle Anthony Castonzo (knee), tight end Coby Fleener (knee), inside linebacker Mario Harvey (knee), safety Joe Lefeged (knee) and offensive lineman Mike McGlynn (knee).
The Colts activated defensive end Fili Moala from the PUP list after he passed his physical. Moala tore his ACL in Week 12 last season.
Colts interim coach Bruce Arians said Monday defensive lineman Fili Moala is out for the season with a torn ACL.