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Report: Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton to miss “multiple” weeks with neck injury

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The Colts recently have gotten good news regarding some key injured players. They now have some bad news.

Via, receiver T.Y. Hilton is expected to miss “multiple” weeks due to a neck injury. Per the report, the injury is not believed to be season ending.

Hilton suffered the injury in practice on Wednesday. He left and later returned.

A specific timeline regarding Hilton’s absence has not yet been established. He’ll be a candidate for IR, especially since players can return after missing only three weeks. However, they’ll have to give him a spot on the 53-man roster before moving him to injured reserve.

The Colts open the season with five difficult games: Seahawks, Rams, Titans, Dolphins, and Ravens.

Hilton, drafted by the Colts in 2012, became a free agent in March and later re-signed. He has 608 regular-season receptions for 9,360 yards and 50 touchdowns.