The Washington Times-Herald

Indianapolis Colts

December 9, 2012

Colts fighting through injuries


INDIANAPOLIS — “I don’t know to know that. We would desperately miss his leadership, the quality of a player he is. So whether we would be 8-4 without him, I couldn’t say," Arians voiced. "But I doubt that we would have made as much progress, especially in the receiver room with all the young guys and Andrew [Luck] without him.”

Angerer plugging away -- Inside linebacker Pat Angerer has been playing hurt for most of the 2012 season. Angerer suffered a foot injury on the first play of the Colts' initial pre-season game and didn't return until October.

While the foot is still not completely healed, that hasn't stopped the former Iowa standout from trying to help out as much as he can under the circumstances.

"He’s gutting it out for the team. He’s a true warrior. I don’t think there’s probably anybody else more

respected in that locker room than Pat for doing that," Arians said.." He could have easily gone on injured reserve and tried to fix [the foot] again. But he wants to play football. And 85 percent of him might be better than 100 percent of a lot of guys.

"I think he’s disappointed in the season just because he can’t do some of the things he’s used to doing. He still gives us a savvy, tough, hard-nosed football player that knows how to play the game. We’ve got some teams that like to run the football coming up soon and he should be a big part of it.”

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