Austin Meadows Out With Minor Oblique Tightness

Austin Meadows is sitting out his fourth straight game on Monday. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Austin Meadows Out With Minor Oblique Tightness

INDIANAPOLIS — Austin Meadows has missed the past three games and is not in Monday’s lineup due to slight oblique tightness, but it appears he will be back in the lineup soon.

The tightness is not due to a specific play, Meadows said, but speculated it might be due to the heavy work he’s done in the cages over the past few weeks as he returned from a hamstring injury.

“All I’ve been doing is swinging a lot in Florida coming back from the hamstring,” Meadows said. “I had a good amount of swings, so maybe it’s just got a little tight from that but I think it’s really nothing more than precautionary.”

Meadows took swings in the indoor cage on Monday and said he felt fine afterwards. He could be back in the lineup as soon as Tuesday.

“It’s obviously a precautionary thing,” Meadows ...

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