- Associated Press - Monday, October 23, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton has apologized to his teammates after criticizing the Indianapolis Colts’ offensive line.

After Sunday’s 27-0 loss to Jacksonville, Hilton said the linemen need to take more pride in protecting quarterback Jacoby Brissett. The Colts gave up 10 sacks, an Indianapolis era record, and 20 quarterback hits.

The comment didn’t go over well with his teammates.

On Monday, left tackle Anthony Castonzo acknowledged that while the comment was made out of frustration following a loss that the players cannot start pointing fingers.

Hilton said later that he “100 percent messed up” and that he intended to talk to the offensive linemen individually.

The Colts (2-5) were shutout for the first time in a regular-season game since December 1993.


More AP NFL: http://pro32.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide