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Indianapolis Colts place Pro Bowl TE Eric Ebron on injured reserve

Indianapolis Colts place Pro Bowl TE Eric Ebron on injured reserve

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Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The Indianapolis Colts put Pro Bowl tight end Eric Ebron on season-ending injured reserve with an ankle injury. The Colts signed tight end Ross Travis to the active roster in a corresponding roster move. The team later added free-agent tight end Matt Lengel to provide depth at the position. Ebron played in the Colts' loss to the Houston Texans on Thursday, recording four catches for 44 yards despite sitting out two days of practice because of his injury. He later said on social media that the ankle has been bothering him since the beginning of the season, but he was hoping to delay surgery until the off-season. "Up to this point, the team and I have done everything in our power to manage the pain and get me out there each and every week," Ebron wrote on Twitter. "My goal...
Indianapolis Colts RB Marlon Mack exits with hand injury vs. Jaguars

Indianapolis Colts RB Marlon Mack exits with hand injury vs. Jaguars

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Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Indianapolis Colts starting running back Marlon Mack exited Sunday's matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a hand injury. Mack, who was having one of his strongest performances of the season, was knocked out of the game in the third quarter. He rushed 14 times for 109 yards, including four runs of at least 10 yards, and a touchdown before leaving with the injury. The Colts quickly ruled out Mack for the remainder of the game. League sources told NFL Media that Mack's hand injury could be significant. Jonathan Williams became the Colts' primary tailback following Mack's injury. Nyheim Hines backed him up and received snaps as the team's pass-catcher in the backfield. Although Mack has been healthy this year, the third-year running back has struggled with injuries ...
LCS Indianapolis to be commissioned on Saturday

LCS Indianapolis to be commissioned on Saturday

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Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the LCS Indianapolis, will be commissioned on Saturday in a ceremony at Burns Harbor, Ind. The ceremony on Saturday, at the Lake Michigan port of Burns Harbor, will include an address by Lisa W. Herschman, Defense Department deputy chief management officer, the Navy announced this week. The new LCS will be the fourth Navy vessel to carry the name. In 1945, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis, the second ship with the name, was sunk by a torpedo while returning from a Pacific Ocean mission that included delivery of key components of the atomic bomb used in Hiroshima, Japan. Only 317 of the 1,200 crewmen aboard the ship survived. The Freedom-variant ship is designed for assault transport, with a flight deck and hangar to accommod...
Indianapolis Colts’ Darius Leonard ruled out, T.Y. Hilton doubtful vs. Raiders

Indianapolis Colts’ Darius Leonard ruled out, T.Y. Hilton doubtful vs. Raiders

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Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Indianapolis Colts All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard was ruled out and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders, the team announced Friday. Leonard, who led the NFL in tackles (163) as a rookie last season, didn't practice this week and will miss his second straight game, according to the Colts' official injury report. He hasn't practiced since he sustained a concussion in the team's Week 2 win over the Tennessee Titans. Leonard will remain out until he passes the league's concussion protocol. Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke is expected to start at middle linebacker again with Anthony Walker playing on the outside. Hilton suffered a quadriceps injury late in the second quarter against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. He remained ...
Future littoral combat ship Indianapolis completes acceptance trials

Future littoral combat ship Indianapolis completes acceptance trials

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June 26 (UPI) -- LCS 17, the U.S. Navy littoral combat ship soon to be named the USS Indianapolis, has completed its acceptance trials, designer Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday. The trials, on Lake Michigan, were competed on June 19, concluding the vessel's final milestone before it is delivered to the Navy. It was built at Fincantieri Marinette Marine's facilities in Marinette, Wis., and is expected to be commissioned as the USS Indianapolis in October. The Navy conducted over 100 trials of the ship before declaring its acceptance. "LCS 17 is joining the second-largest class of ships in the U.S. Navy fleet, and we are proud to get the newest littoral combat ship one step closer to delivery," said Joe DePietro, Lockheed Martin vice president "This ship is lethal and flexible, and ...