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04 Nov 2019, 11:46 IST

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Jacoby Brissett

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich stated quarterback Jacoby Brissett will bear additional assessments amid fears he suffered a medial collateral harm.

Brissett went down early within the second quarter of Sunday’s 26-24 NFL loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers after guard Quenton Nelson stepped on his left ankle.

Nelson then appeared to fall on Brissett’s left leg, forcing the Colts QB to depart the sphere and exit the sport.

Reich revealed an preliminary prognosis signifies a potential MCL harm, although extra testing will decide the severity of Brissett’s downside.

“I believe at this level it seems to be like a sprain, however we’ll see to what diploma,” Reich stated. “I believe we have gotta see the way it responds.”

Brian Hoyer changed Brissett and threw for 168 yards and three touchdowns, but additionally had a pick-six because the Steelers gained.

On Hoyer’s introduction, Reich added: “Simply needed to decide. I actually do not assume he [Brissett] was adequate to go.

“We made the most effective resolution for Jacoby and for the group, actually, to carry him out. He was hobbling fairly unhealthy.”

The Colts at the moment are 5-Three and are clearly hoping Brissett’s harm doesn’t value him vital taking part in time.