Two starters, WR Pierre Garcon and WLB Clint Session, did not accompany the Colts to Denver on Saturday for their game against the Broncos. Backup CB Brandon King also didn't make the trip. All three players have been bothered by hamstring injuries.
The team had previously declared S Bob Sanders, WR Anthony Gonzalez and LB Ramon Humber out for the game. Sanders had surgery last week for a torn right biceps muscle, Gonzalez is sidelined with a sprained right ankle, and Humber underwent surgery this week for a fractured hand.
The way we see it
Losing Session leaves the team very thin at linebacker, since Humber normally backs up Session on the weak side. The absences of Session and Sanders could severely hamper the team's run defense.
The loss of Garcon likewise cripples the Colts' WR corps, with only Reggie Wayne and Austin Collie expected to play. Head coach Jim Caldwell might elect to line up Dallas Clark at wideout on some snaps, since he's considered a cross between a tight end and a wide receiver anyway.