The Colts announced that they have placed G Quenton Nelson on the COVID-19 list on Friday.
We have placed G Quenton Nelson on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. pic.twitter.com/2zKouXQVZs
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) December 24, 2021
Nelson will miss Week 16’s game against the Cardinals, while his Week 17 status is now in doubt.
Nelson, 25, is a former first-round pick of the Colts in the 2018 NFL Draft. He’s entering the fourth year of a four-year, $23.888 million dollar rookie contract he signed with the Colts that included a $15.543 million dollar signing bonus.
The Colts exercised Nelson’s fifth-year option this offseason, which will cost $13.8 million in 2022.
In 2021, Nelson has appeared in 11 games and started each time.