NFL: Colts’ Austin Collie will miss season with knee injury
Published: September 24, 2012 05:02PM
Updated: September 24, 2012 02:36PM
| AP file photo Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie is assisted after being injured during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. He played four games this season with the New England Patriotis, released due to an injury, and then re-signed.

Indianapolis Colts receiver Austin Collie will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee.

The former BYU receiver was injured during the second half of the 22-17 loss to Jacksonville after catching a short pass over the middle. Initially, the fear was that Collie may have sustained another concussion. He has been diagnosed with three concussions over the past 22 1/2 months and left another game during that span with what team officials described as “concussion-like symptoms.”

So when Collie grabbed his head Sunday, many fans and some teammates feared the worst. Collie then reached for his right knee. An MRI on Monday confirmed the bad news.