Wayne out for Colts; Shazier returns Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Indianapolis Colts will try to extend their winning streak to six games without wide receiver Reggie Wayne.

The Colts have made Wayne inactive for Sunday’s game against the Steelers due to a lingering elbow injury. Hakeem Nicks will start in his place. CB Jalil Brown, G Lance Lewis, OL Khaled Holmes, T Jamon Meredith, DT Kelcy Quarles and DT Montori Hughes are also inactive for Indianapolis.

Pittsburgh rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier returns to the lineup after missing four games with a sprained right knee. Nose tackle Steve McLendon will sit a second straight week with a shoulder injury and right tackle Marcus Gilbert is inactive as he recovers from a concussion.

Mike Adams will replace Gilbert and Cam Thomas will start for McLendon. QB Landry Jones, WR Justin Brown, CB Ike Taylor, S Shamarko Thomas and CB B.W. Webb are also inactive.

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