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Colts RB Taylor to sit entire preseason

Indianapolis head coach Frank Reich said that star running back JONATHAN TAYLOR will not play any preseason games heading into the upcoming season. At an injury prone position, the Colts seeMore no benefit to putting Taylor at risk. For fantasy owners hoping to do a thorough evaluation of Colts backup running back NYHEIM HINES, this preseason will provide that opportunity. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star

Mailbag: July 19, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is Calvin Ridley worth a selection in a keeper league? The troubling history of top-rated running backs. Contract-year players. And debating whether Patrick Mahomes is overrated or underrated. more »


Factoid: 350-Touch Running Backs

We've been talking some about workhorse running backs in recent weeks, how some of the busier backs one year fared a year later. Runners with 300 carries, or 370 carries, etc. Somebody asked about 370 touches (carries and also receptions), so here are those numbers.   more »


Mailbag: July 12, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Have we seen the last of COVID sidelining players? The overworked running back jinx. Looking for fantasy scoring systems with balance. Seattle's sputtering passing game. Keeper questions. And more. more »


Factoid: Workhorse running backs

In the comments to an article about Jonathan Taylor last week, a reader asked if his heavy workload last year should be a concern for how he'll perform this year. Taylor carried the ball 332 times, one of two (with Najee Harris) 300-carry running backs last year.   more »


Factoid: Jonathan Taylor

In the interests of putting out a nice uncontroversial article, a note about Jonathan Taylor. He's the slam-dunk No. 1 overall pick in fantasy leagues this year; relatively few will make a case for anyone else at that spot. He's had about the best start to a career by any running back this century.   more »


Factoid: Multi-TD games

Special Matt Morse edition. In a comment on the Tyreek Hill article recently, Matt asked for the list of players with the most multi-touchdown games. Here's that information, from the last 3 years (I don't think anyone cares about Carlos Hyde having a bunch of those games in 2017-2018, but Damien Harris, pictured, doing it last year is noteworthy).   more »


Around the NFL: Nyheim Hines

Frank Reich indicates that he thinks Nyheim Hines is going to have a big year. He’s even advising fantasy team owners to select him onto their teams.  more »



Colts sign former Pro Bowl RB Lindsay

The Indianapolis Colts signed former Broncos, Texans, and Dolphins running back PHILLIP LINDSAY to a one-year deal for the upcoming 2022 season. Lindsay was a rookie sensation, making the Pro BowlMore after being undrafted out of Colorado. He is coming off a down year in Houston and Miami but will provide backup depth behind star running back JONATHAN TAYLOR. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star


More catches in 2022 for Colts RB Taylor?

While it’s hard to imagine Indianapolis Colts running back JONATHAN TAYLOR improving upon his 2021 season, that’s exactly what could happen with new quarterback MATT RYAN in town. Indianapolis is likelyMore to swing the run-pass ratio back toward the passing game with the upgrade from CARSON WENTZ to Ryan, with Taylor possibly getting more touches in the passing game. Two years into his career, Taylor has 76 catches – 36 as a rookie and 40 last season – with the sky as the limit heading into his third season. Less

Source: Indianapolis Star


Return of the Mack?

After a breakout season in 2019 in Indianapolis, running back MARLON MACK suffered a torn ACL in the 2020 season opener and quickly lost his starting job to second-round running backMore JONATHAN TAYLOR. Mack signed with the Houston Texans late last week, where he will remain in the same division while competing to return to a starting role. Less

Source: Team Blog

Ask the Experts: What is your preliminary Top 10 for 2022?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl. This is the last question of the season. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: What is your preliminary top 10 (PPR) for the 2022 season?  more »


Factoid: Penny lovers

Rashaad Penny has quickly morphed from an intriguing possibility to one of the plums of free agency. He’s going to have a strong market if he hits unrestricted free agency in three months.   more »


Ask the Experts: Who will be best in fantasy playoffs?

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 one player would you most like to roster for the fantasy playoffs?  more »



Colts RB Taylor scores 2 more touchdowns

Indianapolis Colts star running back JONATHAN TAYLOR found the end zone once again in Sunday’s game against the lowly Houston Texans. Taylor tied a single-game career high with 32 carries, withMore two of those carries going for touchdowns. Taylor becomes the first player in NFL history to have a touchdown in 10 straight games before his 23rd birthday. Less

Source: Team Website

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