Colts fans learned on Thursday that Peyton Manning will be back Sunday against the Chiefs … on the sidelines, at least. Hey, he’s getting closer to the field at least! In other Colts news:
- The Colts signed TE Dedrick Epps and DT Kade Western to the practice squad.
- OT Ben Ijalana (knee) was placed on the IR.
- LB Ernie Sims might have recovered enough from his knee injury to play against Kansas City.
- Not practicing Thursday were RB Joseph Addai, OT Anthony Castonzo, DT Drake Nevis, OG Ryan Diem, DE Robert Mathis, and TE Brody Eldridge
- QB Kerry Collins, Sims, and DT Fili Moala were limited in practice.
- G Joe Reitz (ankle), Dwight Freeney (abs), and OG Mike Pollak (arm) practiced despite their injuries.