RB Marlon Mack - Indianapolis Colts
|5-11, 213||Born: 3-7-1996||College: South Florida||Drafted: Round 4, pick 2017|
Week 21: bye week
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36
Marlon Mack's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2019 Week 17 vs JAX (15 / 77 / 2 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack had a huge first half but the Colts were unable to sustain offense in the second half. Mack went untouched for 20 yards off right tackle until he was knocked out of bounds. Mack showed off his speed and patience on the play. Mack was stopped on consecutive carries from inside Jacksonville's 2 yard line. On 3rd and 6 Mack had an impressive 8 yard run inside where he side stepped a defender in a tight space. Mack found a big hole up the middle on 3rd and 4 scoring a 5 yard touchdown. Mack had 4 carries for 33 yards and a touchdown on a drive that consisted entirely of running plays. Mack opened the drive bouncing a carry off right tackle for a 16 yard gain. Mack capped the drive outracing a defender the pylon off left tackle for an 8 yard score.
2019 Week 16 vs CAR (16 / 95 / 1 rush, 2 / 2 / 6 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack played well when he was on the field but the Colts struggled to sustain offense for much of the game. Mack consistently picked up positive yardage on his carries. Mack was patient and efficient on his inside carries. Mack found a huge hole off left guard for a 2 yard touchdown. Mack picked up 11 yards running a sweep off left tackle. Mack was stuffed on a 4th and 1 play inside Carolina's 5 yard line. Mack tried to bounce the run to the outside but to no avail. Mack picked up 30 yards on a draw play thanks to impressive patience and nice blocking downfield.
2019 Week 15 vs NO (11 / 19 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack lost more snaps and touches to Hines and Wilkins than usual. Mack was stuffed on most of his carries but found a little success rushing to the edges late in the game.
2019 Week 14 vs TB (13 / 38 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack returned to the lineup as the starter and played well. Mack showed off his patented patience and consistency running the ball that the Colts missed over the last few games. Mack struggled to find room to run especially between the tackles against the Buccaneers. Mack did find some room to run on the edges. The Colts seemed to give Mack more plays off than usual perhaps easing him back in coming off of a hand injury. Mack also wasn't used as a receiver. Mack ran a dive play run up the middle for a 2 yard touchdown. Mack got around the edge on a toss play and picked up 13 yards before being knocked out of bounds.
2019 Week 11 vs JAX (14 / 109 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack was playing great until a hand injury forced him out of the game. Mack followed a great block from Ryan Kelly at the second level and burst for 13 yards. A few plays later Mack found another hole up the middle and slipped a tackle from Myles Jack on his way to a 16 yard gain. Later on the same drive Mack spun twice to avoid two tackles and then outraced defenders on the edge to the pylon for a 13 yard touchdown. Mack should have been stopped for no gain but magically escaped two tackles. Mack got around the edge uncontested and picked up 13 yards before ducking out of bounds. Mack once again followed some great blocks and went nearly untouched for a 20 yard gain off left tackle. Mack left the game with a hand injury following the play and would not return. Mack reportedly has a broken hand.
2019 Week 10 vs MIA (19 / 74 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack played well but was hit in the backfield with great frequency against the Dolphins. Mack was dropped for a loss on a number of occasions by unblocked defenders. Mack still managed decent production despite the negative plays. Mack followed two nice blocks around the edge on his way to a 14 yard gain. Mack picked up 8 yards on a check down from Hoyer. Mack followed a nice block from Quenton Nelson at the second level and burst for 20 yards up the middle. Mack showed great patience on a toss play and picked up 11 yards when it looked like nothing was there.
2019 Week 9 vs PIT (21 / 89 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack kept the Colts offense on schedule against the Steelers. Mack consistently gained positive yardage even with the Steelers loading up the box. Mack did break into the open field for a big gain one time and had a number of nice runs that went for 5+ yards. Mack made a defender miss on most of his carries. Mack followed a pulling Quenton Nelson around the edge and picked up 24 yards down the sideline. Mack made Mike Hilton whiff on a tackle to pick up 9 yards on a 3rd and 1. Mack is consistent and productive which Frank Reich seems to value.
2019 Week 8 vs DEN (19 / 76 / 1 rush, 1 / 1 / 14 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack played well and consistently gained the yardage that was blocked for him. Mack was hit in the backfield with some frequency in this game but did well to churn out positive yardage most of the time. Mack found a big hole and got a nice block from Chester Rogers at the second level on his way to a 16 yard gain. On the following play Mack caught a swing pass in the flat from Brissett and picked up 14 yards before being forced out of bounds. Mack made a nice jump cut to the outside after finding no room to run inside and picked up 12 yards. Mack found a huge hole running a sweep and followed a key block from Zach Pascal on a 10 yard touchdown run. Mack showed good patience on the play and followed his blocks well.
2019 Week 7 vs HOU (18 / 44 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 12 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack handled the lion share of the workload for the Colts. Mack played well and consistently gained the yardage that was blocked for him but was not able to break into the open field or create any explosive plays. The Colts passing game was firing on all cylinders for much of the game leaving less of a need for the Colts to rely on Mack. The Colts also found success passing in the red zone scoring 2 2 yard touchdowns and a 4 yard touchdown through the air which took goal line opportunities away from Mack. Mack had 21 touches compared to 5 total between Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins. Expect Mack to be a key part of the Colts offense going forward.
2019 Week 5 vs KC (29 / 132 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 16 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack was the engine of the Colts offense. Mack kept the Colts offense on schedule with consistent gains and a few big plays. Mack exploited the middle of the Chiefs defense and found big holes running inside. Mack showed excellent patience and made a nice jump cut to find a crease through the middle of the Chiefs defense for an impressive 30 yards gain. Quenton Nelson helped clear the lane for Mack on the play. The run set up a 1 yard touchdown run by Jacoby Brissett. Mack found another crease behind Nelson and burst for 11 yards up the middle. Mack found a huge hole right up the middle and sprinted up field for 11 more yards. Mack caught a check down from Brissett and showed off his footwork to evade a defender pick up 11 yards and set up 4th and 1. Mack converted the 4th down with a physical run off right tackle. With 5 minutes remaining Mack received a hand off on 6 consecutive plays totaling 21 yards to help the Colts burn clock.
2019 Week 4 vs OAK (11 / 39 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack saw a limited workload thanks in large part to the Colts trailing the majority of the game. Mack produced mixed results on his limited carries either getting dropped for a big loss or picking up good yardage. Mack was dropped for a 5 yard loss on his second carry thanks to a missed blocking assignment. Mack picked up 18 yards off left tackle on his next carry. The Colts did a great job sealing the edge for Mack on the play. Mack again got the edge on the Oakland defense and escaped outside for 14 yards. Mack was dropped for a 4 yard loss again being met in the backfield by an unblocked defender.
2019 Week 3 vs ATL (16 / 74 / 1 rush, 3 / 2 / 14 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack played very well and looked healthy despite being questionable with injury. Mack showed he is clearly the Colts lead back with Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins in complementary roles. Mack touched the ball on the Colts' first 4 offensive plays and totaled 25 yards with those touches. Mack found his way through heavy traffic at the line of scrimmage and escaped to the second level for a 14 yard run. Mack had a nice 9 yard carry in the red zone where he refused to go down on first contact. Mack received a hand off from the 1 yard line but was dropped for a loss. Marlon Mack beat 3 defenders to the edge with stiff arms and his speed to score a 4 yard touchdown. It was a great individual effort by Mack. Mack burst into the open field for 26 yards to help seal the victory for the Colts. Mack got a key block from Quenton Nelson on the play.
2019 Week 2 vs TEN (20 / 51 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 12 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack struggled to find room to run against the Titans. Mack was frequently stopped at the line of scrimmage or for minimal gain. It seemed like the Titans were keying on Mack in an effort to make Brissett score points and throw the ball. Mack had a 22 yard carry negated by a holding penalty. Mack slipped out of two arm tackles running inside for a tough 10 yards. Mack made a 9 yard catch on a check down from Brissett. Mack had a pair of impressive carries back to back. First Mack picked up 9 yards running inside through heavy traffic. Then was hit behind the line of scrimmage on 3rd and 1 but still managed to convert. Mack was outrushed by Jordan Wilkins who looked great on his limited opportunities but I would expect Mack to continue to see the majority of the work.
2019 Week 1 vs LAC (25 / 174 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack had a huge second half against the Chargers. Mack picked up 25 yard running a sweep on the first play of the second half. Mack got excellent blocking on the play and showed good patience before exploding into the open field. A few plays later Mack made a nice cutback at the line of scrimmage to find a crease for 10 yards. Mack followed excellent blocking into the open field and slipped two ankle tackles on his way to outracing the defense for a 63 yard touchdown. Mack got an excellent block from Quenten Nelson on the play. Mack converted a two point attempt with a run right up the gut.
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