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Dwight Freeney game-time decision; Vontae Davis out


Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney, who hasn't played since suffering a high-ankle sprain in the team's season opener, will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

In addition, Colts coach Bruce Arians announced cornerback Vontae Davis (ankle) and linebacker Pat Angerer (foot) will not play in Sunday's game.

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The Colts hoped to have the three starters back to challenge the Packers' offense. The injuries could make it difficult for the Colts to contain Green Bay's pass attack, led by reigning MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Freeney has missed the last two games, but Arians said that Freeney's sprain was "getting better."

Freeney would be a nice addition to a defense that has struggled to pressure the quarterback. The Colts need to find a way to keep Rodgers out of his comfort zone. Teams had early success against the Packers when Rodgers was forced to deal with a defensive rush.

The good news for the Colts' defense is that Packers coach Mike McCarthy  announced Thursday wide receiver Greg Jennings (groin) will not play.

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