receiver has been ruled out for the Sunday game against the , it was announced.
Pittman, the team’s top receiver, has been recovering from a quad injury. He caught nine passes for 121 yards and a touchdown in the Week 1 tie against the.
Coach Frank Reich had expressed optimism that Pittman would be able to play after he began experiencing pain Wednesday and was removed from practice.
The Colts on Friday had already ruled out receiverand linebacker for this week’s game.
With the injuries on offense, receiversand and running back/slot receiver could see increased roles against the Jaguars. There also could be a bigger workload for star running back , who had 31 carries last week.
ESPN’s Stephen Holder contributed to this report.