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WR T.Y. Hilton - Indianapolis Colts

5-10, 183Born: 11-14-1989College: Florida InternationalDrafted: Round 3, pick 2012

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He is listed as questionable on this week's official injury report.

News you need to know

General News (Sat Dec 8): will be a game-time decision for Week 14's game against the Houston Texans, according to head coach Frank Reich. The team, however, is reportedly optimistic about Hilton's availability.

General News (Fri Dec 7): partially participated in Friday's practice and is questionable to play this week.

General News (Thu Dec 6): did not practice on Thursday. Hilton gave the impression when speaking to the media that he expects to play in Week 14.

General News (Wed Dec 5): did not practice on Wednesday.

Week 14: at Houston Texans

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FBG says: Tough matchup. Few fantasy players saw Andrew Luck's Week 13 faceplant (33 of 52 for 248 yards and 1 interception) coming. He'd thrown 3 touchdowns or more in each of the previous 8 games, averaging 306 yards on 68% completions along the way, but fell victim to a lethal Jaguars defense that finally came together. It was a dud, but an excusable one. Luck has spent most of 2018 playing near the top levels of his career, and most importantly, he won't be facing that Jacksonville defense every week. His line was beaten badly last Sunday, but it was an understandable blip on an otherwise fantastic season up front. On most weeks, Luck is given tons of time to throw, allowing him to use the whole field and occasionally find T.Y. Hilton deep. For his part, Hilton has performed admirably as the only dynamic downfield threat. He's averaging 5.3 catches and 79 yards a game despite absorbing most of the defense's attention. And of course, tight ends continue to excel in this Luck-led offense. They've caught 18 of his 32 touchdowns, with 11 going to Eric Ebron, who's amazingly scored on 9 of his 10 receptions in the red zone. The Houston pass defense is a generally stout one. But it's shown noticeable cracks over the last month, allowing 290 yards or more to each of Case Keenum, Marcus Mariota and Baker Mayfield. Last week was somewhat excusable - the Texans led from the outset, and Mayfield threw all second half against a semi-prevent defense. But all three were able to find definite openings, which is a bit troubling with Andrew Luck coming to town. There's cause for concern, but it shouldn't distract from what's become one of the league's most imposing secondaries. The cornerbacks are strong as Johnathan Joseph has found the fountain of youth at age 34 is having one of his best seasons. Alongside Joseph, versatile Kareem Jackson is having the best season in his nine-year career and can play both the slot and the outside. The Texans also feature some of the best safeties in the NFL in Justin Reid and Tyrann Mathieu provide plenty of splash-play ability over the middle.

Recent Stats and Projections

WEEKOPPoSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumLPts
10 vs JAX 42 0 0 0 7 3 77 0 0 7.7
11 vs TEN 42 0 0 0 9 9 155 2 0 27.5
12 vs MIA 60 0 0 0 10 7 125 0 0 12.5
13 at JAX 66 0 0 0 13 8 77 0 0 7.7
14 at HOU 0 0 0 0 12 9 199 0 0 19.9
14 at HOU PROJ-Dodds * 0 * * 6 * * * *
14 at HOU PROJ-Tremblay * 0 * * 6 * * * *
14 at HOU PROJ-Bloom * 0 * * 5 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36

Percentile ranks

T.Y. Hilton's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.

Recent Game Summaries

2018 Week 13 vs JAX (13 / 8 / 77 / 0 rec)

TY Hilton had an up and down game in a tough matchup. Hilton won and lost some reps against Jalen Ramsey. Hilton could have had a significantly bigger game and wasn't able to get open deep downfield but he played well. Hilton had his first target go through his arms as he went low trying to secure a potential 17 yard catch. Hilton converted a 3rd and 7 with a nice catch for 7 yards. Hilton took advantage of a matchup against a linebacker and picked up 8 yards to convert another 3rd and 7. Hilton made a 7 yard catch to convert another 3rd down with Jalen Ramsey in coverage. Hilton had a potential 14 yard reception knocked out of his hands by Ramsey. Hilton picked up 10 yards and his 4th 3rd down conversion of the game running a crossing route with DJ Hayden in coverage. Hilton took a screen pass for 9 yards on 3rd and long. Hilton made a nice contested 16 yard catch running a comeback with Ramsey contesting. Hilton ran a comeback route from the slot for 11 yards. Hilton made a 10 yard catch running another comeback in front of AJ Bouye.

2018 Week 12 vs MIA (10 / 7 / 125 / 0 rec)

TY Hilton continues to look like an unstoppable force and could have had a much bigger game. Hilton dropped a pass, was knocked out of bounds at the 1 yard line, and had a catch negated by penalty. Hilton evaded a tackle from Xavien Howard running a comeback route and got up field for a 21 yard gain. Hilton patiently waited for his blocks to develop on a screen pass before exploding up field for 24 yards. Hilton dropped what would have been a 20 yard gain running a comeback route. Hilton made an outstanding back shoulder toe tapping catch for 24 yards. Hilton was knocked out of bounds at the 1 yard line. Hilton went low to make an 8 yard catch over the middle. Hilton picked up 8 more yards running a comeback. Hilton had a 12 yard catch negated by a defensive penalty. Hilton again got wide open crossing the middle of the field and exploded up field after securing the catch for 36 yards.

2018 Week 11 vs TEN (9 / 9 / 155 / 2 rec)

TY Hilton had his best game of the season against the Titans. Hilton looked unstoppable and he beat Adoree Jackson like a drum all game long. Hilton made his first catch on the Colts' first offensive play for 9 yards. Hilton made his second catch a few plays later running a comeback route for 12 yards. Hilton made a nice diving catch running an in breaking route for 12 more yards. Hilton again showed his blazing speed as he did last week against the Jaguars. This time Hilton roasted Adoree Jackson for a 68 yard catch and run touchdown. Hilton's straight line speed when healthy is remarkable. On the Colts' following offensive play Hilton again beat Jackson downfield and drew a 35 yard pass interference penalty. Hilton made a 7 yard catch running a slant over the middle. Hilton gained 9 yards running a comeback route. Hilton made an incredible play to stay in bounds and score a 14 yard touchdown on an improvised double move back shoulder throw as Luck scrambled. Hilton picked up 16 yards running a corner route again beating Jackson.

2018 Week 10 vs JAX (7 / 3 / 77 / 0 rec)

TY Hilton looked fast, explosive, and healthy but was not a big part of the game plan against the Jaguars. Luck and the Colts for the most part did not test the coverage of Jalen Ramsey very often. TY Hilton and Luck weren't on the same page for a pair of underneath targets. made his first catch on a quick screen for 7 yard gain. Hilton got wide open running a deep crossing route for 35 yards. Hilton showed his blazing speed running a corner route from the slot for a 35 yard gain.

2018 Week 8 vs OAK (5 / 1 / 34 / 0 rec)

TY Hilton faced tight coverage from the Raider's secondary throughout the game and especially in the red zone. Hilton's first target underneath was knocked away by Gareon Conley. Hilton was targeted in the end zone on consecutive plays but good coverage prevented him from making a play. Hilton made his first catch in the 4th quarter for a 34 yard gain. Hilton could have had a 49 yard touchdown on the play but was underthrown by Luck. Hilton was again targeted in the end zone but the pass was knocked away.

2018 Week 7 vs BUF (4 / 4 / 25 / 2 rec)

TY Hilton returned to the line up from a hamstring injury. Hilton showed his hands, reliability, and chemistry with Luck but did not make any plays downfield. Hilton found a hole in the Bills' coverage over the middle as the play broke down for an 11 yard gain. Hilton drew a 14 yard pass interference penalty running a comeback route against Tre'Davious White. Hilton worked to get open as Luck scrambled and went low to secure a 5 yard touchdown. Hilton made an 8 yard catch running a comeback to convert a 3rd and 4. Hilton made a nice catch with his hands away from his body for a 1 yard touchdown running a quick out route. The play call was clearly designed to get the ball to Hiliton.

2018 Week 4 vs HOU (6 / 4 / 115 / 0 rec)

TY Hilton made his first catch running an in route, got past two defenders and took off downfield for a 40 yard gain. Hilton was brought down hard on the play and left the game with a shoulder injury. Hilton returned to the game later in the 1st quarter. Hilton picked up 18 yards running a deep out route in front of Jonathan Joseph. Hilton found the soft spot in the Texans' zone coverage for a 15 yard gain over the middle. Hilton got a step on Joseph again and Luck hit him in stride running a go route for 42 yards. Hilton left the game midway through the 4th quarter with a hamstring injury.

2018 Week 3 vs PHI (10 / 5 / 50 / 0 rec)

TY Hilton made a 5 yard catch running a curl on the Colts first offensive play. Hilton picked up 7 yards running a quick out route. Hilton beat Jalen Mills deep and drew a 33 yard pass interference penalty on an underthrown pass from Luck. Hilton was targeted on a quick throw inside the 5 yard line but the pass was tipped at the line of scrimmage. Hilton made a 29 yard catch working to the sideline as Luck extended the play. Hilton again beat Mills downfield and drew an 18 yard pass interference penalty. Hilton gained 8 yards running a comeback route. Hilton was targeted on fade route in the end zone but the pass was slightly over thrown.

2018 Week 2 vs WAS (11 / 7 / 83 / 1 rec)

TY Hilton had a breakout performance after a rough first week. Hilton beat Josh Norman running a crossing route for 18 yards. Hilton caught a screen pass and found a nice crease he exploited for 22 yards to convert a 3rd and long. Hilton picked up 17 more yards the following play by making a catch running a comeback route and evading a tackle. Hilton drew a 37 yard pass interference penalty on what would have been a sure catch without the penalty. Hilton ran a slant for a 10 yard gain. Hilton was the target of both of Luck's interceptions but neither was Hilton's fault. Hilton picked up 9 yards on a slant route thanks to a nice pick set by his teammate. Hilton came wide open on a blown coverage running a crossing route for a 3 yard touchdown.

2018 Week 1 vs CIN (11 / 5 / 46 / 1 rec)

TY Hilton made his first catch running a shallow crossing route for a 7 yard gain. Hilton ran a very nice double move and picked up 13 yards over the middle. Hilton made a very nice sideline catch running a comeback route for a 13 yard gain. Hilton had pass interference called against him after making a 24 yard catch. TY Hilton beat his man running a slant and caught a 5 yard touchdown. The two deep targets Hilton saw from Luck looked like wounded ducks flying threw the air and were uncatchable. Hilton had his third deep target bounce off his finger tips on what would have been a 25 plus yard gain. Hilton made a catch running a curl for 8 yards.

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Latest News

Colts | T.Y. Hilton rolls up 199 yards (Sun Dec 9, 08:49 PM) - Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton finished with nine catches for 199 yards on 12 targets in Week 15 against the Houston Texans.

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Colts | T.Y. Hilton ready to play (Sun Dec 9, 11:41 AM) - Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (shoulder) is officially active for the team's Week 14 game.

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Colts | T.Y. Hilton a game-time decision (Sat Dec 8, 09:42 AM) - Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (shoulder) will be a game-time decision for Week 14's game against the Houston Texans, according to head coach Frank Reich.

Our View: Hilton should be able to play and his ceiling too high to leave on your bench considering the string of big games he has put together in Houston. He's a riskier DFS play and his shoulder injury could become a problem during the game.
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Colts | T.Y. Hilton listed as questionable (Fri Dec 7, 04:56 PM) - Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 7, and is listed as questionable for Week 14.

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Colts | Indianapolis' injury report for Week 14 (Fri Dec 7, 03:05 PM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Mo Alie-Cox (calf), WR Dontrelle Inman (shoulder), C Ryan Kelly (knee) and S Mike Mitchell (calf) were unable to practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 14 versus the Houston Texans. DL Denico Autry (back) did not practice on Friday, Dec. 7, and is listed as questionable. WR T.Y. Hilton (shoulder), DT Margus Hunt (knee) and CB Christopher Milton (hamstring) were limited in practice Friday and are listed as questionable. CB Nate Hairston (ankle) returned to a full practice Friday and is also listed as questionable. OT Anthony Castonzo (knee), S Clayton Geathers (knee), S Malik Hooker (hip) and LB Anthony Walker (knee) did not practice Friday but are not listed on the injury report. TE Erik Swoope (knee) was limited in practice Friday but was also not included on the injury report. TE Eric Ebron (back, illness) and WR Chester Rogers (groin) were full participants in practice Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

Our View: Autry had a massive impact last week with three sacks and two forced fumbles. He would be greatly missed against Deshaun Watson if he can't go with Margus Hunt also ailing. Kelly will be missed on the offensive line against the Texans strong pass rush. The Colts are far from full strength for this pivotal game.
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