T.Y., Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter that Hilton is currently being evaluated for a neck/upper back injury and it is not clear how long he will be out.
Hilton, 31 years old, has been the Colts No. 1 receiver. Throughout his nine seasons in Indianapolis (which included five 1,000-yard campaigns), Hilton was the Colts' No. 1.
Hilton, a free agent in the offseason, signed a $8 million one-year contract to come back to Indianapolis. Hilton is guaranteed $8million and could earn as high as $10 million if he meets incentives. He stated that he declined a multi-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens in order to stay with the team.
Hilton stated in April that "I wanted to remain here regardless of the cost." Hilton stated that he had given up a lot to be able to stay there and that was what he wanted.
Reporters asked Hilton in April if this season would be his last.
He said, "After this year, I'll evaluate everything, and see how my body feels." "If I want me to keep going, then I'll continue, but if not, I'll stop."
Hilton was the Colts' leader in receiving yards last season with 762 and tied for second with five touchdown catches.
This preseason, the injury bug has bitten the Colts offense.
Sam Tevi, offensive lineman, is the latest victim. A source told ESPN's Mike Wells from a source that Tevi will be out of the season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament. He was originally in the mix to play left tackle, until Eric Fisher recovers from an Achilles injury.
Apart from Tevi, Fisher and Hilton, quarterback Sam Ehlinger will miss 5-6 weeks due to a sprained right knee. A source said Schefter. Meanwhile, Carson Wentz (foot), Quenton Nelson (foot), and Ryan Kelly (elbow), returned to work on Monday.
This report used information from ESPN's Mike Wells.