Cribbs has officially announced his retirement, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.
Cribbs hasn't played since 2014 but didn't officially hang up the cleats until now. He finishes his career with an NFL-record eight kick-return touchdowns, three punt-return touchdowns, and 11,113 kick return yards, which is good for third all-time.
The Colts wavied wide receiver Josh Cribbs on Friday, confirmed CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora.
Cribbs was mainly used a return specialist on special teams. In six games, he caught one pass for eight yards last season.
The Colts revealed wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) and cornerback Vontae Davis (groin) are being listed as questionable for Sunday’s game at Dallas.
While Hilton was not able to practice at all this week, Davis was a limited participant in Thursday and Friday’s practice.
The Colts ruled Gosder Cherilus (groin), Joe Reitz (ankle) and Hugh Thornton (knee) as out. While Josh Cribbs , Erik Walden and Reggie Wayne are listed as probable.
The Colts are 3 1/2-point underdogs.
Colts tight end Dwayne Allen (ankle) and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) are among the notable probables for Indianapolis heading into their Week 14 clash against Cleveland.
Center Jonotthan Harrison (illness), defensive tackle Arthur Jones (illness), nose tackle Zach Kerr (illness), defensive end Cory Redding (knee) and outside linebacker Erik Walden (knee) were all listed as probable.
Safety Mike Adams (back), cornerback Jalil Brown (ankle) and return specialist Josh Cribbs (knee) were all deemed questionable. Meanwhile, Vontae Davis (concussion), tackle Xavier Nixon (foot), outside linebacker Andy Studebaker (hamstring) and guard Hugh Thornton (knee) were ruled out for Sunday's game.
Colts wide receiver Josh Cribbs was able to practice with the team Friday, reports the Indianapolis Star.
Cribbs is dealing with a knee issue which prevented him from practicing Thursday. The Colts will play at Cleveland Sunday.
Colts new punt returner Josh Cribbs is planning on playing against his old team in Cleveland on Sunday and leaping into the stands if he scores, but a knee injury could prevent any of those things from happening. Cribbs is not practicing Thursday.
It remains to be seen if he's available to play against the Browns.
Colts punt returner Josh Cribbs told the Cleveland media that he wanted to sign with the Browns, but that they were not interested and that bothered him, per the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"It ate me up not being able to help," Cribbs said.
The Browns have just 79 total yards in punt returns this season while Cribbs, who still makes his home in Cleveland, has thrived early in his time with Indianapolis. Cribbs added his hope that Browns fans will embrace him if he jumps into the stands after a potential touchdown.
With Ahmad Bradshaw officially on the injured reserve list, the Colts signed kick returner/wide receiver Josh Cribbs and waived outside linebacker Victor Butler on Tuesday, per the team's official website. The team also signed running back Michael Hill to the practice squad and released Eric Thomas.
The Colts will sign free agent kick returner/wide receiver Josh Cribbs on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. The former Browns and Jets receiver has yet to play in an NFL game this season.
The Jets announced Tuesday they signed kick returner Darius Reynaud to take the roster spot of Josh Cribbs, who was placed on injured reserve because of a shoulder injury.
Jets coach Rex Ryan said Monday wide receiver/kick returner Josh Cribbs suffered a "pretty bad" shoulder injury Week 13 against the Dolphins.
Getting a handful of snaps at quarterback in the Jets' version of the wildcat formation, wide receiver Josh Cribbs completed a pass for the second time this season Week 12 at Baltimore, connecting with quarterback Geno Smith on a 13-yard toss in the first quarter. He also had a season-high five carries for 20 yards.
The Jets and Ravens both ran the wildcat more than usual on a day when the wind discouraged both teams from passing the ball.
Jets wide receiver Josh Cribbs, wide receiver Greg Salas, tight end Kellen Winslow, wide receiver David Nelson and tight end Tommy Bohanon all had minor contributions during a 37-14 loss Week 11 at Buffalo.
Cribbs rushed for 9 yards on two carries, Salas had two catches for 32 yards, Bohanon had two catches for 5 yards, Winslow had one catch for 17 yards and Nelson had one catch for 12 yards.
The Jets are back in action Week 12 at Baltimore.
Jets safety Antonio Allen (concussion), guard Willie Colon (calf), wide receiver Josh Cribbs (knee), cornerback Antonio Cromartie (hip), defensive end Leger Douzable (illness), defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (back), linebacker Calvin Pace (hip), wide receiver Greg Salas (knee), tight end Zach Sudfeld (knee), cornerback Darrin Walls (shoulder) and tight end Kellen Winslow (knee) were all cleared to play Week 11 at Buffalo. All 11 players were listed as probable.
Ten Jets placed on Friday injury report should play Sunday against Buffalo. They are all listed as probable.
The offensive probables are lineman Willie Colon (calf), wide receivers Greg Salas (knee), Santonio Holmes (foot/hamstring), Stephen Hill (foot/knee) and Josh Cribbs (knee), tight ends Kellen Winslow (knee), Zach Sudfeld (knee) and Jeff Cumberland (concussion) and running backs Chris Ivory (knee) and Alex Green (hamstring).
Jets wide receiver Josh Cribbs and fullback Tommy Bohanon were minor contributors during a 26-20 win Week 9 vs. New Orleans.
Cribbs' biggest impact came on a 25-yard pass completion to Zach Sudfeld after taking a direct snap out of the Wildcat formation. Cribbs also had three carries for 12 yards and two catches for 6 yards.
Bohanon finished with one catch for 11 yards.
The Jets are on a bye Week 10 before returning to action Week 11 at Buffalo.
Jets guard Willie Colon (calf), center Nick Mangold (ribs), safety Antonio Allen (finger), wide receiver Josh Cribbs (knee), defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (back), linebacker Garrett McIntyre (knee), tight end Konrad Reuland (knee), wide receiver Greg Salas (knee), cornerback Darrin Walls (shoulder) and guard Brian Winters (ankle) were all cleared to play Week 9 vs. New Orleans. Colon and Mangold were listed as questionable, while the rest of the players were probable.
The two Antonios that start in the secondary for the Jets should be ready to roll Sunday against New Orleans. Safety Antonio Allen (finger) and cornerback Antonio Cromartie (hip) have both been designated as probable.
Other probables include defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (back), linebacker Garrett McIntyre (knee), tight end Konrad Reuland (knee), wide receiver Josh Cribbs (knee), cornerback Darrin Walls (shoulder) and guard Brian Winters (ankle).
Running back Alex Green (hamstring) is questionable.
The confirmation that wideout Santonio Holmes will not play Sunday in Cincinnati highlighted the injury report released Friday by the Jets.
All other offensive players should participate, though center Nick Mangold (ribs) and wide receiver Greg Salas (knee) are questionable.
Among the probables are wide receivers David Nelson (hamstring), Josh Cribbs (knee) and Jeremy Kerley (hamstring) and tight ends Jeff Cumberland (hamstring) and Konrad Reuland (knee).
Jets jack-of-all-trades Josh Cribbs saw three wildcat carries in the team's 30-27 win over the Patriots. Cribbs gained 14 yards, all in the first half.
Cribbs also lined up as a receiver early in the first quarter, and returned three punts for 44 yards.
The Jets are on the road in Week 8, traveling to Cincinnati to face the Bengals.