Colts starting cornerback duo misses practice with injuries

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis' top two cornerbacks, Vontae Davis and Greg Toler, both missed Wednesday's practice because of injuries.

Coach Chuck Pagano says Davis hurt his knee. Toler sat out with a groin injury.

The Colts (13-5) will need both to have a shot of upsetting New England (13-4) in Sunday's AFC championship game. The tandem played a key role in shutting down Peyton Manning and the Broncos' high-scoring offense in last weekend's AFC division-round win.

Indy also practiced without starting inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson, who took his customary day off. Starting outside linebacker Erik Walden (knee) was a limited participant.

Pagano says he expects all four to start Sunday.

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