Brissett: Reich sat me ‘to protect myself from myself’


Jacoby Brissett in a roundabout procedure was as soon as held out from the Indianapolis Colts’ Week 10 loss to the Miami Dolphins after the coaching workers definite the QB would most attention-grabbing be ready to play at 80 p.c due to a knee harm.

Brissett did now not care for the choice but had faith in coach Frank Reich to attain what’s most attention-grabbing for the group and himself.
“I felt fancy I was as soon as getting better on a typical foundation,” Brissett talked about Tuesday, by the Indy Well-known person. “It was as soon as a coach’s decision. He made the choice that he belief was as soon as most attention-grabbing for myself and for the group. It is his job, I thunder, to present protection to myself from myself.”
The Colts hoped all week that Brissett would possibly perchance perchance originate up, sooner than downgrading him to out on Saturday. Brian Hoyer bought the originate up and struggled mightily as Indy fell to the one-remove Dolphins at home.
Reich has already talked about Brissett would be the starter Sunday in opposition to the Jacksonville Jaguars if he will get in a elephantine practice Wednesday. Brissett added he is “four days better” than he was as soon as closing week.
“You manufacture no longer continuously know,” offensive coordinator Gash Sirianni talked about. “You manufacture no longer know till later in the week and, obviously, Jacoby’s our starting quarterback. If there would possibly perchance be a huge ****** to play him, we desire to play him.”
Wednesday’s practice and his effort by the comfort of the week will give us an even bigger indication of Brissett’s availability for Sunday’s divisional tilt. After closing week’s disastrous home loss, the Colts (5-4) need their starter back and at his most attention-grabbing for a pivotal bustle if they’ll reclaim a playoff space.

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