It seems weird after all these years, but a major question about Reggie Wayne coming out of college was health related.
He suffered a torn ACL when he played at Miami. The Colts still took him in the first round of the 2001 draft, and he rewarded them by being an iron man. The last time Wayne missed a game was his rookie season 12 years ago. That streak will end, because Wayne suffered a torn ACL and is done for the season.
Wayne stopped and reached for a low third-down pass against Denver and his knee buckled a bit. He went down and immediately clutched his right leg. Although he was able to walk off the field and into the locker room under his own power, he was obviously upset with the initial diagnosis on the bench. He banged his hand on the bench in frustration.
Wayne was wide open on the play, and Colts quarterback Andrew Luck felt bad about the pass after the game, telling NBC in a postgame interview that it was his fault and he made a terrible throw.
The 34-year-old Wayne, who got his 1,000th career catch last week, will miss the rest of this season, and there have to be questions about his ability to bounce back in 2014 for a 14th NFL season.
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