By Kevin Hickey
The Indianapolis Colts are patiently awaiting the return of second-year running back Marlon Mack to return from the injury that has kept him from seeing the field for the majority of the 2018 season.
Playing in only one game this season, Mack was limited in Week 2 but eventually suffered a setback with his hamstring injury while adding a foot ailment to the list.
When Mack returns from his injuries, Colts head coach Frank Reich confirmed the former fourth-round pick will resume his role as the starter.
“Yeah, Marlon obviously is our number one back and [Robert] Turbin is a proven vet who has been very productive,” Reich said Monday. “It’s not that we don’t have confidence in the guys that have been in there, but certainly, Marlon is the number one back for a reason.”
This isn’t much of a surprise. When healthy, Mack has been working as the starting running back, but he’s struggled to get on the field due to a nagging hamstring injury and the foot ailment.
The Colts backfield has been run by rookies Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins, but the results have left fans wanting more. Turbin also made his return from his four-game suspension on Thursday night in Week...