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Colts leave 3 players at home

– The Colts are leaving three players home as they head to Jacksonville.

Cornerbacks Vontae Davis and Jerraud Powers, and tight end Coby Fleener did not travel Wednesday. Interim coach and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians already had said none of them would play.

Losing Davis (knee) and Powers (toe) leaves Indianapolis (5-3) without either starting cornerback against the Jaguars (1-7). Cassius Vaughn replaced Davis in the starting lineup Sunday against Miami, and Darius Butler replaced Powers when he got hurt during the Dolphins game.

Fleener is out with a left shoulder injury.

Five other players listed as questionable did make the trip – receiver Donnie Avery (hip), running back Donald Brown (knee), right tackle Winston Justice (knee), outside linebacker Robert Mathis (back) and center Samson Satele (back).

Around the league

Bears cornerback Charles Tillman might miss Sunday’s game against Houston because of the pending birth of his daughter. …

Kansas City quarterback Brady Quinn says he tried to play through a head injury suffered two weeks ago against Oakland, and admitted “that’s my fault for not being smart about it.” …

Philadelphia right tackle Todd Herremans (foot) was placed on the injured reserve list. … Tennessee coach Mike Munchak says quarterback Jake Locker will start against Miami on Sunday. …

Green Bay rookie Nick Perry’s season is over after he was placed on injured reserve with a wrist injury. … … San Diego was fined $20,000 because the league said a member of the equipment staff failed to immediately surrender towels when ordered to do so by a game official during the Denver game Oct. 15. … Miami cornerback Richard Marshall (back) was placed on injured reserve.

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