Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett might also merely now no longer be a game-time decision anymore.
The Colts announced Saturday that Brissett (knee) has been downgraded to out for Sunday’s game in opposition to the Dolphins. Brian Hoyer will bag the open in opposition to Miami within the afternoon game at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Brissett injured his knee in a Week 9 loss to the Steelers and Hoyer crammed in.
On Friday, Colts coach Frank Reich stated Brissett would be a game-time decision, however clearly the assorted used to be made extra than 24 hours sooner than schedule.
In a clear hint of the decision to come, just correct minutes sooner than the crew announced Brissett used to be out, Indianapolis announced it had promoted reserve quarterback Chad Kelly to the active roster collectively with wide receiver Marcus Johnson.
In corresponding strikes, wide receiver Deon Cain and defensive type out Kyle Peko were waived by the Colts and that cornerback Pierre Desir had additionally been downgraded to doubtful.
Since taking on because the Colts starter upon Andrew Perfect fortune’s elegant retirement, Brissett has been terrific. He hits the bench with 14 touchdowns to just correct three interceptions and 1,649 yards passing.
The Colts (5-3) path the Texans (6-3) by half a game within the standings and possess three straight AFC South games following Sunday’s assembly with the one-catch Dolphins. So, sitting Brissett may perchance perchance well be all about timing.