COLTS TO GO WITH SAM EHLINGER AT QUINN FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON; MATT RYAN HURT

In Indianapolis, Sam Ehlinger time is now.

The Colts announced on Monday that Ehlinger will start the team's

Week 8 home game against the Washington Commanders (4:25 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports App).

The Colts' veteran quarterback Matt Ryan, who started the first seven games of the 2022 season for them, is out with a sprained shoulder.

However, the decision to switch quarterbacks was not solely motivated by injury.

Ehlinger will serve as the team's starting quarterback for the remainder of this season, according to Colts coach Frank Reich.

Sam's performance in practise since the start of the season has particularly impressed Reich.

"I've been particularly impressed with Sam in practise," Reich told reporters on Monday. "Just the whole shebang. Just a thought

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