Colts TE Dwayne Allen gets rid of boot on foot

Colts tight end Dwayne Allen got rid of the walking boot on his

injured right foot Friday – the final day of practice at Anderson


Allen hasn’t practiced since complaining of foot pain last

Wednesday. Coach Chuck Pagano has said Allen is expected to miss a

couple of weeks, but the Colts remain hopeful he will be healthy

enough to return for the Sept. 8 season opener against Oakland.

Pagano said Allen would be using a combination of an orthopedic

in his shoe a walking boot others as he recovers.

The Colts other prominent tight end, Coby Fleener, was scheduled

to have another concussion test later Friday. If he passes, Fleener

would be cleared to play Sunday night at New York.


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