Wednesday December 30th, 2015

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is out for his team’s Week 17 matchup against the Tennessee Titans, head coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Wednesday.

Luck, who returned to practice earlier this month for the first time since Nov. 6., will miss his seventh straight game as he recovers from a lacerated kidney.

Due to the fact that backup quarterbacks Matt Hasselbeck and Charlie Whitehurst were injured in last Sunday’s win against the Miami Dolphins, Pagano will now have to choose between recently signed signal callers Ryan Lindley, Josh Freeman and Stephen Morris, who have been on the team’s roster for a combined nine days.

In seven games this season, Luck completed 55.3% of his passes, throwing for 1,881 yards, 15 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

BURKE: How it all went so wrong for Chip Kelly in Philadelphia

The Colts (7–8) host the Titans (3–12) at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.