McKenzie returned from his lengthy holdout last week and played about 10 snaps against Chicago, mostly in the dime package. Hawthorne handled the starting role, contributing seven tackles and two forced fumbles.
The decision to go with McKenzie or Hawthorne has not been finalized, coach Mike Sherman said, but either way McKenzie will see more action in Indy than he did vs. Chicago.
Taken into consideration will be the Colts' air attack. Facing Peyton Manning will present a different challenge that those faced in Carolina's Jake Delhomme or Chicago's Rex Grossman, a second-year player who got the better of the Pack.