Colts place Austin Collie on IR

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie lays on the turf after being hit by  the...

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie lays on the turf after being hit by the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter of their NFL football game in Indianapolis December 19, 2010. Collie left the game and did not return to play. (REUTERS/Brent Smith)

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INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have placed wide receiver Austin Collie on injured reserve, ending his 2010 season after he suffered a second concussion in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.

With just over a minute remaining in the first half, Collie tried hauling in a pass down the middle of the field but was hit hard by Jaguars linebacker Daryl Smith. The impact caused the ball to come loose and bent Collie's neck in an awkward direction.

After staying motionless on the ground for a brief period, Collie managed to gain his footing and leave the field with the assistance of team trainers. The team later reported he had suffered a concussion -- his second of the season.

The first came in a Week 9 tilt against Philadelphia, when Eagles safeties Quintin Mikell and Kurt Coleman combined to lay him out with an illegal helmet-to-helmet hit.

The BYU product was taken off the field on a stretcher and missed four of the next five games. He looked in fine form Sunday, catching eight passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns before leaving with the injury.

Collie finished with 58 catches for 649 yards and eight scores over nine games during his second NFL campaign.

The Colts have also signed veteran defensive back Ken Hamlin, who was let go by the Ravens three weeks ago.

He was originally waived by Baltimore on September 22 and re-signed a week later. Hamlin made four tackles over part-time action in seven games.

The eight-year veteran has totaled 489 tackles, five sacks and 15 interceptions in 105 games with the Seahawks, Cowboys and Ravens.

Hamlin was a Pro Bowl selection in his first season with Dallas in 2007 after signing as a free agent. He inked a six-year, $39 million extension prior to the start of training camp in 2008.


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