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Colts avoid key injuries as defense steals show

By MICHAEL MAROT - AP Sports Writer
    2013-08-19 13:20

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Colts tight end Coby Fleener could return to practice later this week after an MRI on his knee during Sunday night's 20-12 victory at New York.

Following the game, the Colts said he had a minor knee sprain. Coach Chuck Pagano said Monday that Fleener could return to practice Thursday.

Linebacker Lawrence Sidbury hurt his shoulder in the game and is listed as day to day.

It was a good night for the defense, which had six sacks and allowed no touchdowns - a performance Pagano said was ``exactly what we want.''

Indy spent tens of millions of dollars in the offseason to upgrade a defense that has traditionally been maligned for being not physical enough to stop the run.

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