Colts' Dwayne Allen seeking second opinion on foot


Around The League's "Making the Leap" curse threatens to continue unabated like Agatha Christie's "Ten Little Indians."

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Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen, No. 10 on the list, is headed for a second opinion on his foot injury, coach Chuck Pagano said Friday, via the team's official website.

If Allen ends up missing significant time, it'll be a big blow to the Colts' offense. New coordinator Pep Hamilton plans to run a more power-oriented ground attack with heavy use of two tight-end sets. Hamilton has called Allen a "tremendous weapon" who will be featured as both a receiver and a blocker in the "move" tight end role.

Other players suffering from a potential "Making the Leap" curse:

» New York Jets running back Chris Ivory, No. 13 on the list, has been passed on the depth chart by Bilal Powell while Ivory struggles through yet another hamstring injury.

» Green Bay Packers left tackle Bryan Bulaga, No. 19 on the list, is out for the season with a torn ACL.

» The Atlanta Falcons' offensive line, No. 34 on the list, lost right tackle Mike Johnson to a season-ending leg injury.

» Washington Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins, No. 36 on the list, has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

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