INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two starting offensive linemen will stay home when the Indianapolis Colts travel to Houston this weekend.
Coach Bruce Arians says center Samson Satele (ankle) and right tackle Winston Justice (biceps) will not travel with the team. Running back Delone Carter (ankle), linebacker Kavell Conner (hamstring) and safety Tom Zbikowski (knee) also will not make the trip.
Arians says he plays to start A.Q. Shipley at center and Jeff Linkenbach at tackle for Sunday’s game and that left guard Joe Reitz, who missed last week’s game with a head injury against a Houston defense that includes star pass rusher J.J. Watt.
Indy (9-4) can clinch a playoff spot with a win, while the Texans (11-2) can wrap up their second straight AFC South title if they win.