Indianapolis Colts’ Jonathan Taylor to Undergo Thumb Surgery: Expected to Miss 2-3 Weeks

The Indianapolis running back will undergo surgery to correct a thumb problem

The star runner of the Indianapolis Colts, Jonathan Taylorwill undergo surgery on a thumb this Wednesday in The Angelsteam owner Jim Irsay told ESPN this Tuesday.

Irsay gave that the Colts They expect him to miss two or three weeks, at most.

Colts owner Jim Irsay said the surgery could cause Jonathan Taylor to miss two to three weeks. Getty Images

Taylor He ran for 91 yards and two touchdowns in the team’s victory. Colts last Sunday on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and played the entire game. He closed out the victory with an 8-yard run with 1:24 left that gave the Colts a first down, allowing Indianapolis to run out the game clock. Taylor He participated in 42 plays during the game, and carried the ball 25 times.

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It has been a busy campaign for Taylor, beginning with his very public contract dispute and an ankle injury that kept him out for the first four games. But, the performance of Taylor has been impressive since signing a three-year, $42 million contract extension in October and returning to the lineup.

The workload of Taylor had increased consistently in recent weeks, with the distribution of carries between him and the substitute Zack Moss leaning towards Taylor recently. Taylor He has 414 yards on 100 carries since returning.

And Taylor some time is wasted, it will open the door to Mosswho was one of the best runners in the NFL at the beginning of the season in the absence of Taylor. Moss He has accumulated a career-high 672 yards and five rushing touchdowns this season, surpassing his previous career-high of 481 yards as a rookie in Buffalo in 2020.

2023-11-29 01:04:45
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