INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez returned to practice Wednesday, just 15 days after having surgery to remove a cancerous tumor.
It's unclear whether he will play Sunday against Houston though coach Frank Reich said he remains hopeful Sanchez will play.
Indy (9-4) used Ryan Allen the past two weeks and he punted six times for a 46-yard average with a net average of 36.7 yards.
Sanchez is averaging 47.2 yards this season with a net of 40.6. In his most recent game, which came following the diagnosis but before surgery, he punted five times for an average of 50.8 yards in a loss to Tennessee.
The Titans and Colts are tied atop the AFC South.
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