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  Colts | T.Y. Hilton excelled in slot    Tue Jun 18, 12:18 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton averaged 2.64 receiving yards per route run from the slot in 2018, which ranked fourth among wide receivers who played at least 100 snaps.

Footballguys view: Hilton's yards-per-reception from the slot in 2018 (19.42 yards) ranked 5th in the NFL. Last season, Hilton ran 133 routes from the slot and was targeted 38 times. From the slot or on the outside, Hilton is a playmaker and it doesn't take advanced data to see that.

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  Colts | Parris Campbell in mix for No. 3 job    Mon Jun 17, 02:26 AM

Indianapolis Colts WR Parris Campbell missed some time in the spring, but he still should be in the mix for the No. 3 receiver job.

Footballguys view: We love Campbell's playmaking ability on the football field. He is a big play waiting to happen and can take short passes and turn them into long gains because of his speed and quickness. Campbell can toy with defenders after the catch and has goof field vision to find running lanes. He should serve as the No. 3 receiver with T.Y. Hilton and Devin Funchess ahead of him on the depth chart.

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  Colts | Malik Hooker takes part in offseason program    Mon Jun 17, 01:52 AM

Indianapolis Colts FS Malik Hooker took part in the offseason program for the first time in three seasons, and he caught the eye of head coach Frank Reich.

Footballguys view: A first-round pick in the 2017 NFL draft, Hooker was recovering from injuries the last few offseasons. He's effective when healthy and did play 14 games in 2018 after playing in only seven games as a rookie. Hooker says he feels better than he ever has before, so no wonder he's catching Reich's attention.

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  Colts | Devin Funchess struggled in OTAs    Mon Jun 17, 01:48 AM

Indianapolis Colts WR Devin Funchess struggled to establish a consistent rapport with QB Jacoby Brissett during organized team activities (OTAs), as starting QB Andrew Luck was held out. Head coach Frank Reich still praised the aptitude and route running of Funchess.

Footballguys view: Keep an eye on this situation as training camp and preseason roll on later this summer. It's not a good sign that Funchess was struggling in OTAs. The Colts took a flier on Funchess after he had a down season in Carolina. They signed him to a one-year deal earlier this offseason. He gives the Colts much-needed size at the wide receiver position, and Funchess gets an upgrade at quarterback with Andrew Luck. We'll see if he can clean things up in training camp.

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  Colts | Mo Alie-Cox making strides    Sun Jun 16, 11:34 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Mo Alie-Cox has started to develop as a route runner, according to head coach Frank Reich. 'I have already seen some really key indicators to me,' Reich said. 'I mean, very tangible indicators that he can develop into a very good route runner as well. He is so long and big and they don't want to tackle him.'

Footballguys view: This offseason has been full of positive reports about Alie-Cox. The former basketball player from Virginia Commonwealth has been running as the first-team tight end in OTAs and minicamp with both Eric Ebron (groin) and Jack Doyle (hip) recovering from injuries. We'll continue to monitor Alie-Cox in dynasty formats.

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  Colts | Jaydon Mickens tries out for Indy    Sat Jun 15, 10:43 AM

Free-agent WR Jaydon Mickens (Jaguars) was on hand for the Indianapolis Colts' mandatory minicamp earlier this week on a tryout basis.

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  Colts | Thumb injury for Quincy Wilson    Fri Jun 14, 10:58 PM

Indianapolis Colts CB Quincy Wilson (thumb) is currently dealing with a thumb injury, according to head coach Frank Reich.

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  Colts | Al-Quadin Muhammad worked with starters    Fri Jun 14, 07:22 PM

Indianapolis Colts DE Al-Quadin Muhammad received a lot of work with the first-team defense this offseason since DE Jabaal Sheard (undisclosed) was sidelined.

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  Colts | Bobby Okereke agrees to rookie pact    Fri Jun 14, 04:57 PM

Indianapolis Colts third-round LB Bobby Okereke (Stanford) signed his four-year rookie contract with the team Friday, June 14. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Colts | Marlon Mack viewed as workhorse    Thu Jun 13, 08:15 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Marlon Mack is being viewed by head coach Frank Reich as the team's workhorse in the backfield, according to Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star.

Footballguys view: Mack finished 2018 with his best football and is clearly in line to carry the load, but he didn't stay healthy last year and will share with a receiving back and have a formidable back behind him as a #3, so he's falling to the 3rd/4th round.

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  Colts | Indianapolis inks Obum Gwacham    Thu Jun 13, 03:48 PM

Free-agent DE Obum Gwacham (AAF) signed an undisclosed contract with the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday, June 13. DT Chunky Clements was waived to make room for him on the roster.

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  Colts | Jack Doyle running routes at full speed    Thu Jun 13, 02:28 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Jack Doyle (hip), who did not practice with the team during the spring, was spotted running routes at full speed after practice Thursday, June 13.

Footballguys view: Good news for Doyle here. His status for the beginning of training camp has always been in question. We'll see what he can do when camp gets here later this summer. Doyle will serve as a backup TE behind Eric Ebron.

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  Colts | Kenny Moore signs extension    Thu Jun 13, 08:59 AM

Indianapolis Colts CB Kenny Moore signed a four-year extension Thursday, June 13. Financial terms weren't disclosed, but a source said the deal makes Moore the highest-paid slot cornerback in the league.

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  Colts | Jordan Wilkins fighting for roster spot    Tue Jun 11, 09:58 PM

Indianapolis Colts RBs Jordan Wilkins, Jonathan Williams and Spencer Ware are vying to be Marlon Mack's 'mixer,' according to head coach Frank Reich.

Footballguys view: Things change pretty quickly around here. It wasn't that long ago that Wilkins was thought of as a sleeper pick in the Colts jam-packed backfield and now he's fighting for a roster spot. One spot we think he should earn by the way, but Wilkins dynasty stock has certainly taken a hit. Mack is the main back for the Colts and Nyheim Hines can work as a change-of-pace back. We think the Colts keep Wilkins around, but he may not get much playing time unless there's an injury in front of him on the depth chart.

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  Colts | Decreased role in store for Nyheim Hines?    Tue Jun 11, 09:48 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines' role could be affected 'a little bit' by the arrival of WR Parris Campbell, according to head coach Frank Reich.'And yeah, with Parris (Campbell) in the slot that could affect Nyheim a little bit. It would ultimately, probably affect him a little bit, but that is a good thing. We will just continue to fine tune and by game plan, I think that is one of the things that we've done well is figure that out week-to-week how to apply the personnel against the defense that we're playing,' Reich said.

Footballguys view: Keep an eye on this situation in training camp and the preseason. Hines was targeted 81 times in 2018 as a rookie, snaring 63 passes for 425 yards and two touchdowns. However, out of those 63 catches only 12 of them came from the slot. If he does lose some slot routes to Campbell, the Colts could easily make up for that with other touches or receptions with Hines in the backfield. Hines has deep flex appeal in PPR leagues because of his receiving ability. His current ADP is RB49 (11.09) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Colts | Malik Taylor trying out for Indy    Tue Jun 11, 06:46 PM

Free-agent WR Malik Taylor (Buccaneers) is participating in the Indianapolis Colts minicamp this week on a tryout basis.

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  Colts | Eric Ebron moving at full speed    Tue Jun 11, 05:14 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (groin) was spotted running routes at full speed during mandatory minicamp Tuesday, June 11, after missing most of spring routes following offseason groin surgery.

Footballguys view: We learned in mid-May that Ebron had gone under the knife, and this news is a good sign for his recovery. It looks like the veteran tight end should be a full go for training camp later this summer. Ebron is going off the board at TE7 (6.07) in current 12-team PPR drafts.

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  Colts | Indy locks up Luke Rhodes long-term    Tue Jun 11, 02:16 PM

Indianapolis Colts LS Luke Rhodes signed a four-year contract extension worth $4.85 million that will keep him with the team through the end of the 2023 season Tuesday, June 11. The deal includes $1.259 guaranteed.

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  Colts | Andrew Luck to miss minicamp    Tue Jun 11, 01:03 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (calf) will sit out the team's minicamp this week with a calf strain, head coach Frank Reich announced Tuesday, June 11.

Footballguys view: Luck was supposed to be dealing with a low-grade strain. It sounds like the Colts are being wisely cautious with their franchise quarterback. We'll see if Luck can fully participate in training camp when it kicks off later this summer. He is expected to be ready.

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  Colts | Darius Leonard says he'll be ready    Tue Jun 11, 12:20 PM

Indianapolis Colts LB Darius Leonard (ankle) said Tuesday, June 11, that his recovery from ankle surgery will not hamper his preparation over the next six weeks, adding he has no doubt he'll be ready for training camp.

Footballguys view: Leonard originally opted for no surgery but the problem lingered in the offseason, so he went under the knife in mid-May. The timeline from that surgery puts him in place to be a full participant at some point in training camp.

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  Colts | Antonio Garcia receives four-game ban    Mon Jun 10, 04:03 PM

Indianapolis Colts OT Antonio Garcia was suspended by the NFL on Monday, June 10, for the first four games of the 2019 regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

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  Colts | Iseoluwapo Jegede lands on IR    Mon Jun 10, 03:23 PM

Indianapolis Colts DT Iseoluwapo Jegede (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, June 10.

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  Colts | Indianapolis inks Caraun Reid to one-year deal    Mon Jun 10, 03:13 PM

Free-agent DL Caraun Reid (Cowboys) signed a one-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts on Monday, June 10. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Colts | Deon Cain a few months away from full health     Fri Jun 7, 04:44 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Deon Cain (knee) has yet to be cleared to practice but may be ready for the start of training camp, although general manager Chris Ballard told reporters Friday, June 7, that 'it might be early November' before Cain fully regains his playmaking form.

Footballguys view: Cain was building a lot of momentum before his injury last year and should make the team as the fourth or fifth receiver this year, although Devin Funchess could temporarily be an obstacle to playing time for him. He's still a strong dynasty hold.

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  Colts | Lofty goal for Nyheim Hines    Thu Jun 6, 10:34 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines said he wants to reach '1,000 all-purpose yards' in 2019.

Footballguys view: That's not a terribly outlandish goal for the young back. Hines is in a cramped Colts backfield, but his skill set as a runner and receiver is not duplicated by any other back on the depth chart. He had over 700 all-purpose yards last year, so an increase of 300 yards over the course of the season isn't that much. He's currently going off the board at RB48 (11.03) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Colts | Andrew Luck may be ready for minicamp    Wed Jun 5, 04:50 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (calf) may be able to participate in the minicamp next week, but head coach Frank Reich said the team will not be worried if Luck misses those practices as well.

Footballguys view: This calf injury is seen as minor. Don't worry about Luck's participation or lack thereof.

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  Colts | Rigoberto Sanchez terms    Wed Jun 5, 01:04 PM

Updating previous reports, Indianapolis Colts P Rigoberto Sanchez received a four-year, $11.6 million deal, according to a source. The deal guarantees $5 million and can be worth an additional $800,000 with incentives and escalators.

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  Colts | Darian Stewart visited Colts    Wed Jun 5, 12:51 PM

Free-agent FS Darian Stewart (Broncos) visited the Indianapolis Colts earlier this week.

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  Colts | Mo Alie-Cox taking No. 1 reps    Tue Jun 4, 08:02 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Mo Alie-Cox (6-foot-5, 267 pounds) took first-team reps at mandatory minicamp Tuesday, June 4. He drew praise while filling in for Jack Doyle (hip) and Eric Ebron (groin). 'Watching him grow is like watching your son become something special,' Ebron said. 'He's gonna play such a huge role this year.'

Footballguys view: We've always had an appreciation for Alie-Cox in deep dynasty formats. He never played college football and was instead a college basketball player for VCU. Undrafted in 2017, Alie-Cox has been mostly on the Colts practice squad. He did appear in nine games last season, catching seven passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns.

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  Colts | Nico Siragusa headed to Indianapolis    Tue Jun 4, 04:51 PM

Free-agent OG Nico Siragusa (Packers) signed an undisclosed contract with the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, June 4. OL Javon Patterson (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list to open up a spot on the roster.

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  Colts | Rigoberto Sanchez sticking around in Indy    Tue Jun 4, 02:44 PM

Indianapolis Colts P Rigoberto Sanchez signed a contract extension to remain with the team Tuesday, June 4. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Colts | Javon Patterson likely to miss season    Tue Jun 4, 01:34 PM

Indianapolis Colts C Javon Patterson tore his ACL in practice Tuesday, June 4, and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season, head coach Frank Reich said.

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  Colts | Andrew Luck still battling calf strain    Tue Jun 4, 12:25 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck was not participating in OTA workouts Tuesday, June 4, as he begins a third straight week on the sideline with a calf strain.

Footballguys view: The calf strain is seen as a minor injury. We think the Colts are wisely being cautious with their superstar quarterback. There is no reason to think Luck's status for training camp is a concern.

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  Colts | Indy to work out Adam Bisnowaty    Mon Jun 3, 06:53 PM

Free-agent OT Adam Bisnowaty (Redskins) is scheduled to work out for the Indianapolis Colts Tuesday, June 4, according to a source.

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  Colts | Johnathan Cyprien working out for Colts    Mon Jun 3, 08:03 AM

Free-agent SS Johnathan Cyprien (Titans) is working out for the Indianapolis Colts Monday, June 3.

Footballguys view: A second-round pick for the Jaguars in the 2013 NFL draft, Cyprien did not play in 2018 due to a knee injury. He was released by the Titans but has been medically cleared and is getting a bit of interest. The Colts could have interest in the veteran to provide them with much-needed depth at the safety position.

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  Colts | Malik Hooker finally at 100 percent    Sun Jun 2, 09:35 PM

Indianapolis Colts FS Malik Hooker said he is fully healthy for the first time in his NFL career. 'This is probably the best I've felt since I left college,' Hooker said. 'Probably even better than that.'

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  Colts | Jack Doyle could be cleared soon    Fri May 31, 02:45 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Jack Doyle (kidney, hip) is running and has introduced position-specific movements - such as cutting - into his rehab.

Footballguys view: It will be good to get Doyle back out there. Even with Eric Ebron as the Colts top tight end, Doyle is a valuable asset to the team...but his fantasy stock is much lower than it once was. General manager Chris Ballard recently indicated Doyle might be cleared to practice by mid-June and should be ready for training camp.

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  Colts | Deon Cain continues to make progress    Wed May 29, 05:54 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Deon Cain (knee) said he is able to run routes as part of his rehab.

Footballguys view: A sixth-round pick out of Clemson in 2018, Cain's rookie season was cut short in August last year. He's been recovering ever since then and may not be ready until the midway point of the 2019 regular season. We love his upside in dynasty formats if you play in crazy deep leagues.

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  Colts | Clayton Geathers recovering from surgery    Wed May 29, 03:43 PM

Indianapolis Colts S Clayton Geathers (knee) is not participating in offseason workouts because he underwent knee surgery earlier in the offseason.

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  Colts | Andrew Luck remains sidelined    Wed May 29, 02:46 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (calf) will not participate in practices this week because of his calf injury, according to head coach Frank Reich.

Footballguys view: It doesn't seem like a big deal, but Luck's injury history makes us keep an extra careful eye on the situation. The Colts are doing the same thing. Reich said Luck could play if the team had a game this weekend, but the team wants to be cautious with the injury.

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  Colts | Indy swaps out defensive tackles    Tue May 28, 04:07 PM

Free-agent DT Chunky Clements (Texans) was signed by the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, May 28. DT Johnny Robinson was waived to make room for him on the roster.

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  Colts | Devin Funchess working into offense    Sat May 25, 09:58 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Devin Funchess knows how to run a lot of QB Andrew Luck's favorite routes, according to head coach Frank Reich.

Footballguys view: Funchess knows how to use his size as an advantage. He is a complementary receiver to T.Y. Hilton and is a much more pass-happy offense now that he's with the Colts and not the Panthers. Funchess as a current ADP of WR50 (11.07) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Colts | IND interested in Gerald McCoy    Wed May 22, 12:53 PM

Free-agent DT Gerald McCoy (Buccaneers) has some interest from the Indianapolis Colts, according to a source.

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  Colts | T.Y. Hilton a full participant    Tue May 21, 07:06 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (ankle) fully participated in practice Tuesday, May 21.

Footballguys view: This was a bit of a surprise given other reports said that Hilton would not be a full participant in OTAs. The Colts have put more weapons around QB Andrew Luck this offseason, but it's Hilton who is the favorite target. He's a favorite of Fantasy GMs too, going off the board currently at WR10 (3.01) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Colts | De'Ondre Wesley cut    Tue May 21, 06:09 PM

Indianapolis Colts OT De'Ondre Wesley was waived Tuesday, May 21.

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  Colts | Indy lands Jake Eldrenkamp    Tue May 21, 05:00 PM

Free-agent C Jake Eldrenkamp (Patriots) was claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, May 21.

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  Colts | Parris Campbell financials    Tue May 21, 03:15 PM

Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts second-round WR Parris Campbell (Ohio State) signed a four-year contract worth $4.775 million on Monday, May 21, including $2.7 million guaranteed. The deal also reportedly includes a signing bonus of $1.493 million.

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  Colts | T.Y. Hilton moving around well    Tue May 21, 02:33 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (ankle) did not appear to be hampered at all Tuesday, May 21, by the 2018 ankle injury that was supposed to keep him limited in practice this offseason, according to Steven Holder of The Athletic.

Footballguys view: Great news for Hilton and the Colts here. Earlier reports had Hilton being limited for OTAs but it looks like that wasn't the case. Hilton is a WR1 yet again for Fantasy GMs in 2019 and has a current ADP of WR10 (3.01) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Colts | Andrew Luck nursing minor calf injury    Tue May 21, 02:22 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (calf) suffered a 'tweak' to his calf and will be reevaluated next week, according to head coach Frank Reich, who emphasized the team is going to be 'real conservative during this time the offseason.'

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  Colts | Indy locks up Rock Ya-Sin, Parris Campbell    Mon May 20, 05:48 PM

Indianapolis Colts second-round CB Rock Ya-Sin and second-round WR Parris Campbell signed four-year contracts Monday, May 20. Financial terms of the deals were not immediately disclosed.

Footballguys view: Campbell is a player Colts fans should be excited about. He's a dangerous weapon after the catch and can make defenders look silly in the open field. Campbell has been described as a 'gadget slot' at Ohio State but if he develops more as a route runner then he could be a full-fledged weapon for the Colts passing attack. Scoop him up in dynasty formats.

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