Utecht, the former tight end for the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals from 2005-09, suffered five major concussions in his college and pro career. The MMQB’s Emily Kaplan wrote about Utecht’s battle with long- and short-term memory loss, and his book about it.
When Vontae Davis went down with an injured ankle last week, it turned out to a good thing for Antonio Cromartie. The Indianapolis Colts signed Cromartie Monday night to replace Davis, who will be out until at least October with a sprained ankle. According to TMZ Sports, Cromartie was facing a possible arrest for child support owed to the mother of his first child.
This third week of preseason games is showtime in the National Football League for teams that want one last look at their first team, and players who want to be on that starting unit. Indeed, this third preseason game has been a turning point for many NFL players who not only went on to start, but became stars. In 2012, running back Alfred Morris was the Washington Redskins' sixth-round pick, No. 173 overall, out of little Florida Atlantic. His arrival in camp was barely noted because the headlines were stolen by some quarterback with a weird moniker -- RG3. So it was with little fanfare that Morris was tabbed as the starting running back in the Redskins' Week 3 preseason game against the Indianapolis