Indianapolis Colts Injury Report – Game 4 (at Tampa Bay Buccaneers)


Every week during the 2011 NFL season, we’ll take a look at the Colts’ injury situation, as well as that of their upcoming opponent.   For Game 4, here is how the M*A*S*H units for the Colts and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are shaping up.


  • LB Ernie Sims  (knee) is questionable.
  • QB Kerry Collins (concussion?) is questionable.
  • LB Gary Brackett (shoulder) is out for the season (IR).
  • DE Dwight Freeney (ankle) is questionable.
  • Melvin Bullitt (shoulder) is out for the season (IR).    He has full next-man-upped into Bob Sanders’ shoes.
  • Out in San Diego, S Bob Sanders is out for the season.   That’s just how hard the injury bug has hit the Colts!
  • TE Brody Eldridge (knee) is questionable.
  • DT Fili Moala (ankle) is questionable.
  • Ryan Diem (ankle) is questionable.
  • G Joe Reitz (ankle) is questionable.
  • S Antoine Bethea (heel) is questionable.
  • QB Peyton Manning (neck) is out.  Duh.


  • T James Lee (knee) is out.
  • WR Sammie Stroughter (foot) is out.
  • LB Quincy Black (ankle) is questionable.
  • TE Jack Pianalto (calf) is probable.
  • QB Josh Johnson (ankle) is probable.
  • TE Kellen Winslow (knee) is probable.

The Colts always beat their opponents in terms of injury list length, even if no actual wins are forthcoming.