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Colts safety Sanders, MLB Brackett inactive Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts deactivated two
defensive starters Sunday -- Pro Bowl safety Bob Sanders and middle
linebacker Gary Brackett -- against Buffalo.

Both did not practice all week.

Sanders, who missed five straight games after having
arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in September, returned to
the lineup last week against New England. He was replaced Sunday by
Marlin Jackson, a first-round pick in the 2005 draft.

Brackett injured his hamstring during a 27-20 victory over the
Patriots last week. He was replaced by Rob Morris, whom Brackett
beat out for the job last year.

Also inactive for the Colts was defensive tackle Montae Reagor,
who has not played or practiced since being involved in a traffic
accident Oct. 22. He needed surgery to repair the orbital bone --
the socket around his right eye.

Buffalo deactivated leading rusher Willis McGahee, who broke
three ribs last week against Green Bay; receiver Josh Reed, who
spent two days in a hospital this week after bruising his kidney;
and cornerback Ashton Youboty, a third-round pick who has not yet
played this season.