Josh Downs
Wide Receiver
Ht: 5' 10" Wt: 175 Age: 21 Exp: years College: North Carolina Drafted: 2023 R3 79
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Posted: 5/26/2023 2:04 am GMT
Indianapolis Colts WR Josh Downs (knee) did not practice Thursday, May 25, due to "a little bit of a knee issue," according to head coach Shane Steichen.
Posted: 5/19/2023 7:51 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts third-round draft choice WR Josh Downs (North Carolina) was "the best receiver at the (NFL Scouting) Combine," according to wide receivers coach Reggie Wayne. "What I saw at the Combine is not what I saw on tape. On tape, you kind of looked at him a little bit and things seemed a little bit more controlled. At the Combine, you saw his speed. You saw he can run. The way he ran his routes were effortless, you know what I mean? It was smooth. ... He's the player I think we were missing, A guy who's agile, who's versatile. Guy who can win on the option routes, things of that sort. I think he's the right fit for us," Wayne told FOX59's Mike Chappell.
Huddle Up: At 5-foot-9 and 171 pounds, Downs is definitely a departure from what general manager Chris Ballard typically drafts at receiver. With that said, he should be a consistent and reliable option for Anthony Richardson across the middle of the field. Downs is also surprisingly adept at contested catches and in the red zone, so he stands a decent chance at making a solid rookie-year impact. Fantasy managers should consider Downs in the WR4/5 range in 12-team leagues.
Posted: 5/16/2023 9:29 pm GMT
Indianapolis Colts WR Josh Downs signed a four-year rookie deal worth $5.6 million with a $1.1 million signing bonus Tuesday, May 16.
Posted: 4/29/2023 2:02 am GMT
North Carolina WR Josh Downs was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 79th overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.
Huddle Up: Downs was one of the most productive receivers in college over the past few seasons, but he probably won't see a huge workload as a rookie with fellow rookie Anthony Richardson potentially starting under center and the offense leaning on Jonathan Taylor and the ground game.
Posted: 4/06/2023 10:17 pm GMT
North Carolina WR Josh Downs is not scheduled to meet with any teams leading up to the 2023 NFL Draft, according to a source.
Posted: 3/29/2023 1:34 am GMT
North Carolina WR Josh Downs met with 15 to 20 teams before his pro day on Monday, March 27, including the New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans and New Orleans Saints. Downs also met with the Dallas Cowboys after the event.
Posted: 3/04/2023 8:10 pm GMT
North Carolina WR Josh Downs posted a 40-yard dash time of 4.48 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday, March 4.
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