The Indianapolis Colts will have to wait for the return of quarterback Andrew Luck, who was shut down after he experienced soreness in his surgically repaired shoulder. The setback came weeks after Luck resumed practice. Now his comeback is on hold, according to Colts general manager Chris Ballard. Ballard clarified that the team will not place Luck on injured reserve at the moment, but did not say whether or not their starter would play at all this season, saying he will not put a timeline on his return right now. As an option, the team plans to treat Luck’s sore shoulder with a cortisone shot in an effort to calm it down.

Ballard praised Luck’s toughness and willingness to go through treatment, and his desire to play. As of now, the Colts will rely on Jacoby Brissett until Luck returns from injury.

Brissett, whom the Colts acquired from the New England Patriots at the start of the season, played in six games, with five starts. He has completed 98 of 164 passes for 1,209 yards and three touchdowns with three interceptions. He also ran for 98 yards and three scores for the Colts, who are currently fourth in the AFC South with a 2-4 mark.

Browns to start rookie QB against Titans

After he was benched against the Houston Texans, rookie Deshone Kizer will be back at starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns when they take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Per, coach Hue Jackson announced that Kizer will start in place of Kevin Hogan, who threw three interceptions in their 33-17 loss to the Houston Texans last Sunday. In addition, Hogan suffered bruised ribs against the Texans and will not play Sunday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. With Hogan out, the Texans have Cody Kessler at backup quarterback.

Jackson benched Kizer after a poor first-half performance in their Week 5 loss to the New York Jets, where he completed just eight of 17 passes with no touchdowns and one interception. In five starts, Kizer completed 81 of 159 passes for 851 yards and three touchdowns with a league-leading nine interceptions.

Broncos QB hasn’t been perfect

Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph pointed to quarterback Trevor Siemian’s struggles as one of the reasons for the team’s rocky campaign this season. In an interview with the Denver Post, Joseph said that the situation “hasn’t been perfect” for Siemian, who edged Paxton Lynch as a starter in training camp. In their 23-10 loss to the New York Giants, Siemian completed just 29 of 50 throws for 376 yards and a touchdown with two interceptions. In five starts, Siemian completed 108 of 176 passes for 1,264 yards and eight touchdowns, with six interceptions for the Broncos, who are 2nd in the AFC West with a 3-2 mark.