Jacoby Brissett suffers knee injury against Steelers

Jacoby Brissett suffers knee injury against Steelers

Houston has five sacks and 21 tackles on the season for the AFC South leading Indianapolis Colts.

Despite suffering additional big injuries and making various, self-inflicted injuries, the Colts still had a chance to win Sunday's game before ultimately losing 26-24.

"I think that's the National Football League, really, " Hoyer said after throwing for three touchdowns and a pick-six by Pittsburgh safety Minkah Fitzpatrick in the second quarter that tied the game.

Fitzpatrick picked off a pass thrown by Colts quarterback Brian Hoyer, who was in the game because starter Jacoby Brissett had left with a knee injury. Brissett lay on the Heinz Field turf for several minutes before gingerly jogging off.

"A knee, MCL-ish. I think it looks at this point like a sprain", Reich said, per The Athletic's Zak Keefer.

In his first 18 National Football League games with the Dolphins, Fitzpatrick had two interceptions, including one that he returned 50 yards for a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings on December 16. The veteran QB completed 17 of 26 passes for 168 yards with three touchdowns and one interception.

The 47-year-old is enduring an uneven season.

In a case that could be filled with a bunch of "oh, not again" and other emotional reactions, the Colts went through another change at quarterback on Sunday.

Holder Rigoberto Sanchez said he shared some of the blame for his inability to get the laces in the right spot before Vinatieri swiped his right leg at the ball.

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