Colts Rookie WR Michael Pittman Likely Out Until Week 8 Following Surgery


Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Colts rookie WR Michael Pittman had compartment leg syndrome in his calf and underwent surgery last night.

Michael Pittman

According to Rapoport, Pittman should be back the game after their bye, which would be Week 8.

Pittman, 22, was a three-year starter at USC and earned first-team All-Pac 12 honors last season. The Colts traded up with the Redskins to select him with No. 34 overall pick in this year’s draft.

Pittman signed a four-year, $8,612,849 rookie contract that includes a $3,823,890 signing bonus. 

In 2020, Pittman has appeared in three games for the Colts and caught nine passes for 73 yards receiving and no touchdowns.

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