AFC South Standings

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4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
1-5-0 6-11-0

Top Braden Smith News

  • Colts' Braden Smith: Recovering from knee surgery

    Colts general manager Chris Ballard said Wednesday that Smith underwent knee surgery following the 2023 season, Nate Atkins of The Indianapolis Star reports.

    Smith has played a full 16- or 17-game schedule in just one of his six pro seasons and is coming off a 2023 campaign in which he missed seven contests to knee issues. The Colts' starting right tackle has two years left on his four-year, $70 million contract and is set to collect over $11.6 million in salary next season.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Exits Week 18 game with knee issue

    Smith has been ruled out for the remainder of Saturday's contest against the Texans due to a knee injury, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.

    Smith has been dealing with a knee injury since early December, and the issue caused him to miss three games during the final month of 2023. It's uncertain if Saturday's exit is related, but regardless, Smith won't be able to return for the key matchup. Blake Freeland has taken over at right tackle.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Suiting up Sunday

    Smith (knee) is active Sunday against the Raiders.

    Smith was considered questionable for the matchup despite logging full practices throughout the week. The Auburn product missed the previous three games, but he should now take back his spot at right tackle.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Gets questionable tag

    Smith (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game versus the Raiders.

    Smith was a full participant at practice all week, so he is seemingly on the more optimistic side of questionable. He is looking to return from a three-game absence. Final confirmation on his status should come a few hours before kickoff Sunday morning.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Healthy ahead of Week 17

    Smith (knee) was a full participant at the Colts' practice Wednesday.

    Smith was forced to miss the Colts' last three games due to a knee injury, but he now appears to be healthy heading into Week 17. He'll be back in his starting role at right tackle Sunday versus the Raiders.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Won't play versus Atlanta

    Smith (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Falcons, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.

    This marks the third straight game Smith will miss after sustaining a right knee injury against the Titans in Week 13. Blake Freeland has started at right tackle in Smith's place and figures to do the same for Sunday's contest.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Won't play versus Cincinnati

    Smith (knee) has been ruled out ahead of Sunday's contest against the Bengals, Kevin Bowen of 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis reports.

    Smith was knocked out of the Colts' Week 13 win over the Titans after sustaining a knee injury on the first drive of the game. He was unable to participate in practice all week and was ruled out as a result. Blake Freeland is the likely candidate to take over as the starting right tackle in Smith's absence.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Ruled out Week 13

    Smith (knee) has been ruled out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Titans, Kevin Hickey of USAToday.com reports.

    Smith sustained a knee injury on the first drive of the game and did not return. Blake Freeland has taken over at right tackle with Smith out for the rest of Sunday's contest.

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  • Colts' Braden Smith: Returns to practice

    Smith (hip) was a full participant in practice Wednesday.

    Smith has missed each of the Colts' past four games while dealing with a hip injury. He hadn't practiced at all since Week 6 prep before participating in full Wednesday. Given his ability to begin the week without limitations, Smith has an excellent chance of returning to the field Sunday against New England.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 312 lbs
Birthplace: Olathe, KS
Age: 27
School: Auburn
Experience: 6