Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts
AFC South | 11-5-0
Avg PTS
28.2
Rank: 9th
Avg Yds
391.4
Rank: 11th
Avg PYds
264.4
Rank: 13th
Avg RYds
127
Rank: 8th
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Posted 7/27/2021 3:22 am GMT
Indianapolis Colts WR Parris Campbell (knee) will not have any limitations during training camp, according to general manager Chris Ballard.
Huddle Up: Campbell probably will be the slot receiver for the Colts this season but has struggled with injuries during his NFL career. He could be a late round option in point-per-reception leagues but will not be weekly starting option.
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Posted 7/26/2021 4:00 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts LB Darius Leonard (ankle) had a minor ankle surgery that will keep him out of early practices in training camp.
Huddle Up: Leonard was 7th in fantasy points at the position last year despite missing two games. He's a top-four option, but he has been banged up in recent years.
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Posted 7/26/2021 3:50 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts RB Marlon Mack (Achilles') is 100 percent entering training camp.
Huddle Up: Mack will have to prove himself with Jonathan Taylor in the fold. Achilles' tears are generally disasters for running backs. Monitor him in camp, and he'll be a RB3 consideration.
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Posted 6/28/2021 12:42 am GMT
Indianapolis Colts RB Jonathan Taylor is one of 30 running backs since 2000 to top 1,000 rushing yards as a rookie, but only five backs in that group had more rushing yards in their second season.
Huddle Up: Taylor exploded over the final six games of 2020, and while history may not be on his side when it comes to a repeat performance, he does have the benefit of running behind an excellent offensive line. Taylor is positioned to put up RB1 numbers in 2021.
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Posted 5/29/2021 5:40 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz said he plans to work out with some of his teammates in June and July before the start of training camp.
Huddle Up: Wentz will need to build chemistry with his pass catchers, so he probably will throw to them several times this offseason. He has played well in the past and is familiar with the Colts offensive scheme. He has the chance to be a low-end No. 1 quarterback in deeper fantasy leagues.
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Posted 5/19/2021 5:45 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts WR Parris Campbell told Stephen Holder of The Athletic that he was cleared to practice last week and is now '100 percent' after recovering from the knee injury that ended his season in Week 2 last year.
Huddle Up: Campbell appeared to be a key part of the Colts' offensive plan out of the slot in the season opener before getting hurt the following week. With virtually the same cast of characters atop the depth chart at receiver this year, Indianapolis could very well give it another try. Campbell has plagued by injuries since becoming a pro, but he is a supremely talented player who is still easily worth a late-round investment and could pay off in a big way if this is the year he can stay healthy.
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Posted 5/17/2021 5:58 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz (illness) did not participate in practice Monday, May 17, because of an illness not related to COVID-19, according to head coach Frank Reich.
Huddle Up: Wentz should be familiar with the offense but probably will want to work with his teammates at some point this offseason. He struggled over the last few seasons but has played well in the past. Wentz can be considered a low-end No. 1 quarterback or high-end No. 2 quarterback in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 5/01/2021 9:14 pm GMT
Texas QB Sam Ehlinger was selected in the sixth round (218th pick) of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, May 1.
Huddle Up: Ehlinger threw for 11,436 yards with 94 touchdowns against 27 interceptions in his four years at Texas. He'll compete for the backup job behind Carson Wentz, and could get playing time if Wentz's struggles from 2020 with the Philadelphian Eagles continue early.
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Posted 4/19/2021 1:30 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts restricted free-agent WR Zach Pascal signed his second-round tender Monday, April 19. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Huddle Up: Pascal had a 49-629-5 line last season, which was nearly identical to 2019. He will serve as depth at the back end of drafts as a WR4 or WR5.
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Posted 3/24/2021 6:56 pm GMT
Free-agent WR T.Y. Hilton (Colts) reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $10 million - including $8 million guaranteed - to remain with the Indianapolis Colts on Wednesday, March 24.
Huddle Up: The Colts are essentially bringing the band back together at receiver with Hilton, Michael Pittman, Parris Campbell and Zach Pascal currently slotted to be the top four options again. Hilton got off to a dreadful start in 2020 before going on a bit of a touchdown binge late in the season. The addition of Carson Wentz should theoretically benefit a field-stretching wideout like Hilton, although the Colts could easily decide to build their passing attack around Pittman and Campbell instead. Hilton should be viewed as a WR4 with an equal amount of upside and risk heading into drafts this summer.
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Posted 3/19/2021 12:07 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz received a $10 million roster bonus Friday, March 19.
Huddle Up: Wentz has a playoff roster around him, but he could use some stability at receiver. The line in front of him is great, and he could return to QB1 form in fantasy.
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Posted 3/17/2021 8:13 pm GMT
Free-agent RB Marlon Mack (Colts) agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts Wednesday, March 17, worth $2 million, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Jonathan Taylor will continue to be the main running back for the Colts, but Mack will see a handful of touches each game if he can recover from his torn Achilles. He can be a handcuff to Taylor or a late round pick in deeper leagues.
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Posted 3/16/2021 7:22 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts restricted free-agent WR Zach Pascal received the second-round tender offer Tuesday, March 16, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Pascal is coming off a career year and could have a bigger role depending on what the team does with T.Y. Hilton. He has a chance to be a No. 4 receiver in some fantasy leagues.
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Posted 3/15/2021 1:31 am GMT
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR T.Y. Hilton 'could be in play' for the Green Bay Packers if he hits free agency, according to Dan Graziano and Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com.
Huddle Up: Hilton's days as a No. 1 option are probably behind him, but his fantasy value would receive a big boost if he lines up across from Davante Adams with Aaron Rodgers under center.
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Posted 3/12/2021 8:34 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent RB Marlon Mack (Achilles) is making good progress in his recovery and plans to be ready for the start of training camp, according to a source. He will test the free-agent market this offseason.
Huddle Up: Mack may not be able to find a starting job this offseason but can be a part of a committee for a team. Fantasy players will need to monitor the situation because Mack can be a No. 3 or No. 4 fantasy back depending on his situation.
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Posted 2/27/2021 4:58 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines was third among running backs in the league with 77 targets in 2020.
Huddle Up: Hines was 18th at the position in PPR leagues, and he could stand to improve on those numbers with Carson Wentz under center. Hines will be an undervalued RB2 in PPR leagues.
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Posted 2/25/2021 11:25 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR T.Y. Hilton hopefully will end his career with the Colts, according to head coach Frank Reich.
Huddle Up: Hilton will be a free agent this offseason, but there is a good chance that he re-signs with the Colts. He had a solid second half of the season and likely will be a regular contributor no matter where he plays in 2021. He can be at least a No. 3 receiver in most fantasy leagues.
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Posted 2/25/2021 10:56 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent RB Marlon Mack (Achilles) is rehabbing his injured Achilles tendon at the team's facility.
Huddle Up: Mack probably will have to find another team since the Colts have Jonathan Taylor and may not be able to find a starting job. Fantasy players can monitor his status because he can have fantasy value depending on his role.
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Posted 2/19/2021 7:13 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts Jonathan Taylor in 2020 became the fifth rookie running back since 2000 to finish his first season with at least 1,100 rushing yards and 10 rushing touchdowns while averaging at least five yards per carry.
Huddle Up: Taylor finished strong with five straight 19-fantasy-point plus games to end the regular season and wound up with the sixth most total PPR points at the position. He's a strong back-end RB1 to consider in drafts this offseason.
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Posted 2/18/2021 8:41 pm GMT
Incoming Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz was not a trade target for the New England Patriots, according to a source. The Colts have agreed to acquire Wentz from the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: The Patriots likely will have a new quarterback next season, but it is not known if they will add a quarterback in a trade, free agency or the NFL Draft. The Patriots do not have a great group of pass catchers, so their starting quarterback likely will be a No. 2 fantasy quarterback.
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Posted 2/18/2021 4:55 pm GMT
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz was acquired by the Indianapolis Colts Thursday, Feb. 18, in exchange for a 2021 third-round pick and a conditional 2022 second-round pick that could turn into a first-round pick. If Wentz's playtime is 75 percent or better next season, the second-rounder becomes a first-round pick. It would also become a first-rounder if Wentz plays at least 70 percent and the Colts make the playoffs.
Huddle Up: Wentz will land with a playoff-ready roster and will have a great offensive line in front of him. This setup gives him as good of a chance as any to return to QB1 form in fantasy.
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Posted 2/15/2021 9:25 pm GMT
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz is not receiving trade interest from the Denver Broncos.
Huddle Up: The Broncos have Drew Lock as their starter but likely will look for an upgrade at the position during the offseason. Lock played well at times in 2020 but would be a No. 2 fantasy quarterback if he starts next season.
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Posted 2/10/2021 6:34 pm GMT
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz is being shopped to other teams, but the Eagles are not moving on their asking price and are not receiving the offers they are looking for from teams, according to a source.
Huddle Up: The Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears are believed to be the frontrunners for Wentz, but he is still part of the Eagles at this point. There is a good chance that he will be traded at some point this offseason, which will make Jalen Hurts the starter for the Eagles. Both Wentz and Hurts probably will be No. 2 fantasy quarterbacks in 2021.
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Posted 2/09/2021 4:03 am GMT
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz has not been the focal point of any recent trade inquiries from the Washington Football Team, according to JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington.
Huddle Up: Even though Philadelphia traded Donovan McNabb to Washington years ago, intra-division trades are incredibly rare - especially when it involves a younger quarterback. It's also possible Washington doesn't see Wentz as much of an upgrade over what it might be able to acquire in the draft, especially if it costs multiple first-rounders as has been reported in some places.
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Posted 2/08/2021 8:04 pm GMT
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz may be traded in the next day or two, according to a source. The Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts are believed to be the frontrunners for Wentz with an unidentified team also in the mix.
Huddle Up: Wentz lost his starting job to Jalen Hurts and likely will be playing with a new team next season. Hurts probably is the leading candidate to start for the Eagles next season but may need to compete for the starting job during camp. Wentz has a chance to be a low-end No. 1 fantasy quarterback depending on where he ends up, while Hurts can be at least a No. 2 quarterback.
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Posted 2/06/2021 8:40 pm GMT
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz is on the trade block, and the Eagles are reportedly asking for a pair of first-round draft picks in exchange. That has led some teams to lose interest, according to Greg Bedard of the Boston Sports Journal.
Huddle Up: That's a steep price for a QB with a considerable cap hit coming off a hideous season, but it sounds like a team or two may pay that price -- or at least come close.
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Posted 2/05/2021 5:42 pm GMT
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz is close to being traded, according to an NFL source Friday, Feb. 5.
Huddle Up: Wentz took a huge step backward last season, throwing for only 16 TDs and a league-high 15 interceptions while averaging only 6.0 yards per attempt. Despite Wentz's balky contract, the QB quest remains strong, and it sounds like there is a team (or teams) who believe the 28-year-old QB can be turned around.
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