Colts 2nd-year tight end steps up, enjoys larger role in wake of teammate’s injury



INDIANAPOLIS

Coby Fleener could aptly be described as an old second-year NFL player.

The Indianapolis Colts tight end turns 25 on Friday, a day that will be primarily devoted to preparations for Sunday’s game in San Francisco.

Fleener’s maturity and businesslike nature are evident in the aftermath of every Colts game. Win or lose, regular season or preseason, the 6-foot-6, 251-pound Fleener is as level as a pond’s top on a windless day.

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