Colts QB Anthony Richardson injury gets stirring update amid surgery

Colts QB Anthony Richardson injury gets stirring update amid surgery
Good news for Indianapolis Colts fans:
quarterback Anthony Richardson underwent successful shoulder surgery on Tuesday. Colts owner Jim Irsay gave the update on his official X account.
“#5 QB Anthony Richardson’s surgery today in LA was a success! It was a long procedure and his shoulder injury has been repaired. No new surprises were found during surgery – they just repaired what was expected. Anthony is doing well and thanks everyone for the support (There is presently no date for his return),” Jim Irsay tweeted.
Anthony Richardson injured his shoulder during the Colts’ 23-16 win over the Tennessee Titans in Week 5. Two Titans defenders converged on Richardson before the latter charged hard onto the Lucas Oil Stadium field. Anthony Richardson tapped him on the shoulder to indicate he was injured in the crash. Ian Rapoport of
NFL Network reported on October 15 that Richardson was leaning toward having shoulder surgery that would end his rookie season. He finally had surgery this week. Richardson recorded 577 passing yards, three touchdowns and one interception before his injury.
Anthony Richardson has shown Colts fans that he has the potential to be an elite dual-threat quarterback. He also ran for 136 rushing yards and four touchdowns before his injury. Richardson had a 3–2 win-loss record as Indy’s starting quarterback.
Gardner Minshew takes over the Colts’ starting quarterback duties in the absence of Anthony Richardson. Minshew was particularly impressive against the Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens in September.
Unfortunately, his performance has tailed off drastically in recent weeks. Minshew had a combined eight turnovers in the Colts’ recent losses to the Jacksonville Jaguars and Cleveland Browns. The Colts had a chance to beat Cleveland. However, two late penalties sealed their fate.
The Colts look to get back on the winning track against the New Orleans Saints in Week 8.

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