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  Colts | Nyheim Hines registers five receptions    Sun Oct 18, 07:51 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines posted five receptions for 27 yards on six targets in Week 6 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he didn't attempt a rush.

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  Colts | Just five touches for Nyheim Hines    Sun Oct 11, 10:25 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines posted three rushes for eight yards in Week 5 against the Cleveland Browns and he added two receptions for 22 yards on four targets.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines expected to play    Fri Oct 2, 06:16 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 2, and is not on the injury report for Week 4.

Footballguys view: Hines is a what the heck flex and emergency RB2 play this week against the Bears with the team down two wide receivers.

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  Colts | Indianapolis' injury report for Week 4    Fri Oct 2, 03:34 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Michael Pittman Jr. (calf) did not participate in practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 4 versus the Chicago Bears. CB T.J. Carrie (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Oct. 2, and has also been ruled out. DL Denico Autry (rest), OT Anthony Castonzo (rest), WR T.Y. Hilton (rest) and DE Justin Houston (rest) did not practice Friday but are expected to play. RB Nyheim Hines (shoulder) and CB Rock Ya-Sin (illness) practiced in full for a second straight day Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines a full participant    Thu Oct 1, 06:13 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 1.

Footballguys view: Hines is a game-script dependent flex play for Fantasy GMs. Keep this in mind when deciding if he's worth putting in your lineup.

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  Colts | Thursday's practice report for Indy    Thu Oct 1, 05:39 PM

Indianapolis Colts WR Michael Pittman Jr. (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. CB T.J. Carrie (hamstring) was limited. RB Nyheim Hines (shoulder) and CB Rock Ya-Sin (illness) practiced in full.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines listed as limited    Wed Sep 30, 04:10 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Footballguys view: Hines is a flex play in PPR leagues with his current role. He does have a game-dependent role, so trusting him in your lineup is a bit shaky. Keep him as a flex play due to that role and that three-headed RBBC the Colts use with Hines, Jonathan Taylor and Jordan Wilkins.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines totals 11 touches    Sun Sep 27, 11:46 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines rushed seven times for 21 yards in Week 3 against the New York Jets and he added four catches for 40 yards on five targets.

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  Colts | Disappointing performance for Nyheim Hines    Sun Sep 20, 05:36 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines caught one pass for four yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2 and did not receive any carries.

Footballguys view: Hines was not part of the game plan in a twist that will make it difficult to start him in any games where the Colts are favored. It's hard to know why he was so central in the game plan last week and barely used this week. He's still worth a roster spot in PPR leagues, but this is certainly going to keep you from starting him against the Jets this week.

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  Colts | Two scores for Nyheim Hines    Sun Sep 13, 09:39 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines rushed seven times for 28 yards and a touchdown and caught all eight of his targets for 45 yards and a score in a 27-20 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 1.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines set to work as returner    Mon Sep 7, 11:21 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines is listed as the top punt and kick return man on the team's official website depth chart, while also slotting in as the No. 3 running back.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines wants to be returner    Wed Jun 3, 04:55 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines said he wants to be the team's main kick and punt returner this upcoming season.

Footballguys view: Hines just wants to get on the field more and make plays. With his speed and agility in the open field, Hines can work well as a return man...just like he works well as a receiver out of the backfield. With new QB Philip Rivers, Hines should be a favorite target and could be his new Austin Ekeler. He won't catch 92 passes like Ekeler did for Rivers last year, but Hines could be in line for around 40 catches in 2020.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines on track for big role    Mon Jun 1, 04:19 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines will have a prominent role in the offense this upcoming season as the third-down back, according to head coach Frank Reich.

Footballguys view: Hines could work well with new QB Philip Rivers. When he was with the Chargers, Rivers made a fantasy star out of RB Austin Ekeler because of how much he targeted him as a receiver out of the backfield. The team has Marlon Mack and rookie Jonathan Taylor to split the workload as runners, but Hines is clearly their best receiving back. That gives him deep flex appeal at least in PPR leagues for the 2020 season.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines to be involved in passing game    Mon May 18, 03:34 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines will be involved in the passing game and could catch as many as 10 passes in a game this upcoming season, according to head coach Frank Reich.

Footballguys view: Catching passes is what Hines does best. The Colts have Marlon Mack and rookie Jonathan Taylor as the lead backs to grind down defenses on the ground. Hines should play on passing downs and could be a favorite target in the way that Austin Ekeler was for Philip Rivers with the Chargers. In two seasons in the NFL, Hines has 107 receptions. We're projecting him for around 40 catches in 2020.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines to benefit from Philip Rivers    Mon May 11, 01:39 PM

Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni believes RB Nyheim Hines' role out of the backfield as a pass-catching back will benefit 'big time' by playing with new starting QB Philip Rivers.

Footballguys view: Hines can be the new Austin Ekeler for Rivers in 2020. Fantasy GMs need to keep that in mind when considering Hines in PPR leagues. We don't think he'll finish as a top-10 back in such formats (like Ekeler) but Hines could approach RB4/deep flex levels in 2020 if he builds a strong chemistry with his new QB.

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  Colts | Indy offense come up short in season finale    Sun Dec 29, 08:30 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Jacoby Brissett completed 12-of-25 passes for 162 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in a Week 17 loss against the Jacksonville Jaguars while running for 17 yards with two lost fumbles. RB Marlon Mack ended with 15 runs for 77 yards and two touchdowns, while RB Nyheim Hines rushed seven times for 34 yards while adding three grabs for 22 yards. WR T.Y. Hilton finished up strong with a team-high 72 receiving yards on three grabs, while TE Marcus Johnson ended up with two catches for 32 yards and TE Jack Doyle disappointed with one snag for six yards.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines used in return game    Mon Dec 2, 09:40 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines was used as a punt returned in Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans once WR Chester Rogers (knee) went down with a fractured knee.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines not expected to see larger role    Wed Nov 20, 11:17 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines is still expected to see his normal role in the passing game in Week 12 against the Houston Texans, and not an increase in work despite the loss of RB Marlon Mack (hand).

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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 | 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 | Nine receptions for Nyheim Hines    Sun Dec 2, 05:39 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines caught nine passes for 50 yards against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 13.

Footballguys view: Hines was a checkdown option for Andrew Luck all day because the Jaguars put the clamps on the Colts pass offense. He'll still be only a desperation play next week against the Texans.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines runs for 78 yards    Sun Oct 28, 09:12 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines rushed 11 times for 78 yards and caught two passes for seven yards in a 42-28 win over the Oakland Raiders in Week 8.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines rushes for 47 yards    Sun Oct 21, 05:09 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines rushed for 47 yards on five carries against the Buffalo Bills in Week 7.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines logs 22 touches    Thu Oct 4, 11:38 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines rushed 15 times for 45 yards and caught seven passes for 45 yards in a 38-24 loss to the New England Patriots in Week 5.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines scores two touchdowns    Sun Sep 30, 09:09 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines ran four times for just 10 yards in Week 4 against the Houston Texans, but he helped out with nine grabs, 63 yards and two touchdowns.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines totals 10 touches    Sun Sep 23, 10:05 PM

Detroit Lions RB Nyheim Hines rushed five times for 18 yards and he added five receptions for 25 yards on five targets in the Week 3 game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines runs for a touchdown    Sun Sep 16, 04:23 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines rushed four times for just seven yards in the Week 2 game against the Washington Redskins, but he was able to find the end zone.

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  Colts | Nyheim Hines debuts with 12 touches    Sun Sep 9, 05:00 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines rushed five times for 19 yards in Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he added seven receptions for 33 yards on nine targets.

Footballguys view: Hines was considered a dead man walking for fantasy after a terrible preseason, but once the regular seasons started, he had a nice role in the passing game. He'll have some marginal value in PPR leagues going forward, and his dynasty value has a pulse.

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  Colts | Another slow day for Nyheim Hines    Mon Aug 20, 11:27 PM

Indianapolis Colts RB Nyheim Hines ran five times for 12 yards and caught one pass for nine yards in Week 2 preseason action versus the Baltimore Ravens on Monday, Aug. 20.

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