Colts Mike Adams and Henry Anderson Officially Out in Sunday’s Game
Indianapolis Colts safety Mike Adams injured his left ankle on an interception return in the 2nd quarter. He’s officially been declared “out” for the remainder of Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos:
It’s a significant blow to a Colts secondary that’s currently playing a high-profile passing attack under Peyton Manning, as Adams is a solidifying force at safety. The 12-year veteran caught his 5th interception on Sunday, which tied Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson for the league high.
However, after a collision with a teammate, he injured his ankle on the return before being helped to the sidelines by teammates. In his absence, both Colt Anderson and rookie safety Clayton Geathers have seen reps next to starting safety Dwight Lowery.
With Adams out for the game’s entirety, the Colts have been significantly weakened in the back of their secondary. While perhaps benefitting from simply being at the right place at the right time, Adams has simply shown a nose for finding the football. Since 2014, he has the most interceptions in the NFL with 10 interceptions:
It’s also worth noting that rookie defensive lineman Henry Anderson was shaken up from a knee sprain suffered in the 3rd quarter of Sunday’s game and has since been declared out: