Colts WR Collie has concussion after hit to head

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The Colts have been plagued by injuries to their offense and already were without tight end Dallas Clark and his backup, Brody Eldridge, and second-string wideout Anthony Gonzalez. Early in the third period, rookie Blair White was shaken up, too, but returned.

Collie had one catch for minus-1 yard Sunday. He entered the game with 44 receptions for 502 yards and six touchdowns.

In their last home game, Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson sustained a concussion on Oct. 17 on an illegal hit by Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson, who also was concussed. Jackson returned to the lineup Sunday.

He was concerned about Collie, and at the same time wondered about the penalty _ Jackson thought the hits on Collie were clean.

“I just hope they don’t take this ruling and try to change football,” he said.

Robinson was fined $50,000 for the hit. For flagrant fouls that same day, Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison ($75,000) and New England safety Brandon Meriweather ($50,000) also drew hefty fines. The league announced it would then dole out suspensions along with fines for illegal hits.

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