Colts rule out top WR Pittman against Jaguars

by Ricardo Gutierrez - Top Colts receiver Michael Pittman, who caught nine passes for 121 yards and a TD last week, will not play against the Jaguars in Week 2 as he recovers from a quad injury.

Indianapolis Colts rule out WR Michael Pittman against Jacksonville Jaguars 1:17 PM ET ESPN Indianapolis Colts receiver Michael Pittman has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars , 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 Houston Texans . 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 receiver Alec Pierce and linebacker Shaquille Leonard for Sunday's game. With the injuries on offense, receivers Parris Campbell , Ashton Dulin and running back/slot receiver Nyheim Hines could see an increased role against the Jaguars. It also could mean a bigger workload for star running back Jonathan Taylor , who had 31 carries last week. ESPN's Stephen Holder contributed to this report.