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Colts Wrap Up Preseason Tonight In Cincinnati

Last updated on Thursday, September 1, 2011

(CINCINNATI, OH) - The Indianapolis Colts close out the preseason tonight when they face the Bengals in Cincinnati.

It is the ninth-straight year that the Colts have ended their preseason against Cincinnati with the Bengals having won the last seven of those games.

Kerry Collins is expected to get most of the snaps at quarterback tonight while Curtis Painter and Dan Orlovsky compete for third on the depth chart.

Players on the bubble are also expected to play early and often as Head Coach Jim Caldwell and his staff have 27 cuts to make by Saturday afternoon.

Peyton Manning is one of four Colts who have been ruled out for tonight's game in Cincinnati.

Defensive back Antoine Bethea and receivers Austin Collie and Anthony Gonzalez will not play tonight against the Bengals.

Bethea injured a hamstring early in the second preseason game against Washington.

Collie has been bothered by a foot injury for the past two weeks while Gonzalez is also nursing a hamstring injury.

Offensive lineman Ryan Diem's status will be determined at game time.

Diem injured an elbow last Friday against the Packers.

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