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COVID impacts: Updated COVID list

COVID is going to play a role in the 2021 season. The NFL says it won’t reschedule games this year, perhaps contributing to more key individual players missing games. They aren’t handing mulligans this year when teams have a few players who test positive.  more »

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Sep
9

Wentz expected to start season opener for Colts

Indianapolis Colts quarterback CARSON WENTZ was a full participant in practice on Wednesday, taking all the first-team reps ahead of Sunday’s season opener against the Seattle Seahawks. Head coach Frank ReichMore said last week that it would be “safe to say” that the Colts would plan to start Wentz against the Seahawks if he were to be a full participant in Wednesday’s practice. Wentz added that he was “very optimistic” about starting the season under center. Less

Source: Team Website

Sep
3

Wentz optimistic for season opener

Indianapolis quarterback CARSON WENTZ returned to the active roster on Thursday after being activated from the Covid-19 reserve list. Wentz got in some 11-on-11 work, taking the majority of team repsMore as he works his way back from foot surgery. The plan is for Wentz to be a full-go on Wednesday and start the season opener on September 12th against the Seattle Seahawks. Wentz said that he is “optimistic” about starting in Week #1. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Aug
31

Colts place QB Wentz on Covid-19 reserve list

The Indianapolis Colts can’t seem to catch a break these days. The Colts placed quarterback CARSON WENTZ on the Covid-19 reserve list on Monday after he was reportedly identified as aMore high-risk close contact stemming from contact with a staff member who tested positive for the virus. Indianapolis had planned on using this week for Wentz to get full-team reps to test out his recovery from foot surgery earlier this month. With Wentz’s latest setback, second-year quarterback JACOB EASON could be in line to start the season opener on September 12th against the Seattle Seahawks. Less

Source: NFL.com

COVID impacts: Carson Wentz

The Colts have placed Carson Wentz on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, reducing the chances of him being able to play in their Week 1 game. He’ll miss almost all of their practices this week, hurting his ability to come back from his foot surgery.

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Aug
30

Colts QB Ehlinger out 4-5 weeks with ACL strain

Indianapolis quarterback SAM EHLINGER suffered a knee injury during the Colts preseason finale against the Detroit Lions on Friday. Ehlinger reportedly suffered an ACL sprain that does not require surgery, butMore he is expected to miss four to five weeks due to the injury. JACOB EASON took over for Ehlinger and could be in line to start the season if fellow quarterback CARSON WENTZ is not ready due to his own injury. Less

Source: Team Blog

Aug
25

Wentz practices for second consecutive day

Indianapolis Colts quarterback CARSON WENTZ practiced for back-to-back days for the first time in over three weeks, providing hope for his availability for the season opener against the Seattle Seahawks onMore September 12th. Even though Wentz has returned earlier than expected, he did acknowledge that there are still a few steps ahead before he can be a full participant in practice. Wentz added that he is “optimistic” about his chances for starting the season opener. Less

Source: Team Blog

Podcast: August 23 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back on Week 2 of the NFL preseason, then continue their tour of the league with an AFC East preview. Sponsored by the Fantasy Consigliere from Wolf Sports.  more »

Aug
23

Wentz to return to practice today

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich announced on Sunday that starting quarterback CARSON WENTZ will return to practice today. Wentz will be limited in his return, but the fact that heMore is ready to return to the practice field is an encouraging first step toward his being available for the September 12th season-opening game against the Seattle Seahawks. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star

Aug
19

Colts QB Wentz takes walk-through reps

Indianapolis quarterback CARSON WENTZ took walk-through repetitions for the first time this week as he continues to recover from surgery two weeks ago to remove a loose piece of bone fromMore his foot. The next milestone for Wentz will be pushing his foot to the limit, which is something head coach Frank Reich hopes is possible after the team’s third preseason game. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star

COVID impacts: COVID-risk players

Over 90 percent of NFL players are vaccinated, but almost 10 percent aren’t. And those players are more at risk of missing games in the regular season, given the COVID protocol system the league has put in place. It makes some sense then, to discount those players slightly in fantasy drafts.  more »

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Aug
2

Wentz opts for rest and rehab over surgery

Indianapolis quarterback CARSON WENTZ has reportedly decided to focus on rest and rehab for his injured foot over the next few days rather than opt for surgery. If all goes well,More Wentz could be available for the season opener. The risk, of course, is that surgery will still be needed and Wentz would miss the beginning of the regular season. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Aug
2

Colts sign veteran QB Hundley after Wentz injury

With CARSON WENTZ sidelined for an undetermined amount of time, the Indianapolis Colts added veteran quarterback BRETT HUNDLEY to the roster over the weekend. With Wentz out, none of the threeMore quarterbacks on the Indianapolis roster – JACOB EASON, SAM EHLINGER, and JALEN MORTON – has taken a snap in the NFL. Hundley, meanwhile, has bounced around the league after being a fifth-round pick by Green Bay in 2015. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star

Around the NFL: Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz left practice yesterday with a foot injury. There have been various reports about how serious it is (one report says "not season-ending," which is difficult to view as a positive in July), and he's seeing a foot specialist. The Colts are bracing themselves for surgery. Seems likely he'll miss regular-season games -- maybe a good chunk of them.   more »

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Ask the Experts: Which veterans who changed teams are you interested in?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which veteran who changed teams in the offseason are you most interested in seeing?   more »

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