TE Jack Doyle - Indianapolis Colts
|6-5, 254||Born: 5-5-1990||College: Western Kentucky||Drafted: ---|
News you need to know
From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Dec 2): Doyle was one of the focal points of the passing attack with Eric Ebron sidelined. He'll be a solid TE1 going forward.
General News (Fri Dec 6): signed a three-year contract extension with the Colts Friday, Dec. 6, worth as much as $24 million.
Week 14: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
FBG says: Great matchup. Jacoby Brissett has had a tough time in charge of an injury-plagued Colts passing offense. While he did pass for over 300 yards last week, Brissett made some poor decisions with a couple of interceptions and has not passed for just two touchdowns in his past five games. This receiving group has been decimated from injuries, from the season-ending injuries to both Eric Ebron and Chester Rogers to the continued sidelining of T.Y. Hilton and Parris Campbell. Neither Hilton nor Campbell are likely to return this week, but do keep an eye on practice reports as having either back (especially Hilton) would lift the tide in this otherwise mediocre passing offense. This leaves Zach Pascal and Jack Doyle as the top targets, both of whom were quite productive last week but have proven to be highly inconsistent on a week-to-week basis. Tampa Bay has consistently struggled against the pass this season, giving up the second-most passing yards per game (281.1) and passing touchdowns (27) on the year as they have faced more passing attempts per game (41.8) than any other defense. Whether looking at the entire season or the last five games, this defense has also given up the second-most fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks. The past two weeks, however, have been better for the Buccaneers as this defense has forced three interceptions while allowing only one touchdown per game and even limiting the Jaguars to just 240 passing yards last week. A strong pass rush with 33 sacks has helped and will continue to benefit this defense, but not so much this week as the Colts have one of the better offensive lines in football. The cornerbacks for Tampa Bay have very little name recognition, but they have actually played up to par in direct coverage. It has been the safeties for this defense that have set them apart, especially considering they have allowed 10 passing plays of 40 or more yards. Therin lies what could be an issue for the Colts this week, as Jacoby Brissett has not been particularly adept at throwing deep this season while he may lack any viable deep threats if T.Y. Hilton is not back on the field. The Colts have the edge, but not as much as one might think against what has been an exploitable passing defense.
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24
Jack Doyle's percentile rank in each category, among TE with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2019 Week 13 vs TEN (11 / 6 / 73 / 1 rec)
Jack Doyle played well against the Titans apart from a drop. Doyle picked up 9 yards running a curl over the middle. Doyle made a 7 yard catch running the same route a few plays later. Doyle released downfield after pretending to run a crossing route and came wide open for a 21 yard touchdown. The play design was excellent and it worked perfectly. Doyle made a nice contested catch for 12 yards on 3rd and 10 running an out route. Doyle dropped a potential 6 yard catch underneath. Doyle showed off nice hands snagging a 17 yard gain on a corner route.
2019 Week 12 vs HOU (4 / 3 / 28 / 0 rec)
Jack Doyle saw all of his targets underneath and wasn't very involved in the Colts offense as a pass catcher but he did make some nice blocks in the run game. Doyle picked up 9 yards running a curl over the middle. Doyle picked up 12 yards on a catch in the flat. Doyle made a 7 yard catch running a curl over the middle to convert 3rd and short.
2019 Week 10 vs MIA (4 / 3 / 44 / 1 rec)
Jack Doyle made two big plays early in the game and did not see many subsequent targets. Doyle outflanked his defender running a corner route and picked up 23 yards down the side line. Doyle crossed the formation off of play action and caught a pass in the flat for a 20 yard catch and run. Doyle came wide open in the flat for a 1 yard touchdown.
2019 Week 9 vs PIT (4 / 3 / 22 / 1 rec)
Jack Doyle caught two passes from Hoyer when he first entered the game but did not see targets later in the game. Doyle gave Devin Bush a nice double move over the middle to score an 11 yard touchdown on his first reception. Doyle made a 6 yard catch running a curl over the middle.
2019 Week 8 vs DEN (5 / 4 / 61 / 0 rec)
Jack Doyle made some plays against the Broncos and was the Colts most effective offensive player. Doyle ran a quick out route from the slot and converted a 3rd and 4 with a 9 yard gain. Doyle came wide open downfield on what appeared to be a busted coverage and made a catch for 19 yards. Doyle fumbled along the sideline as he was brought down but the ball went out of bounds. Doyle came uncovered in the flat off of play action and picked up 16 yards down the sideline. Doyle beat single coverage running a corner route and made a 17 yard catch along the sideline.
2019 Week 5 vs KC (3 / 3 / 19 / 0 rec)
Jack Doyle saw all of his targets underneath except for a catch that was negated by penalty. caught a dump off from Brissett in the flat and picked up 9 yards. Doyle made another underneath catch for 5 yards. Doyle worked to get open as Brissett extended the play and made a 5 yard catch on 3rd and 4. Doyle had a 12 yard reception negated by an offensive pass interference penalty.
2019 Week 4 vs OAK (8 / 4 / 22 / 1 rec)
Jack Doyle saw all of his targets underneath. Doyle crossed the formation off of play action and caught an easy 5 yard touchdown. Doyle made a 5 yard catch running a curl on 3rd and 3. Doyle absorbed an illegal hit from Vontaze Burfict on the play and Burfict was ejected from the game. Doyle picked up 8 yards on a dump off from Brissett. Doyle had a 7 yard reception negated by a holding penalty. Doyle saw a high number of targets but all of them were in the short to intermediate range. Doyle was targeted in the end zone late in the 4th quarter but the pass was broken up.
2019 Week 3 vs ATL (4 / 4 / 46 / 0 rec)
Jack Doyle saw a lot of involvement in the passing game off of play action. Doyle made a 10 yard catch running a curl route over the middle. Doyle made an underneath catch and got upfield for a 14 yard gain. Doyle picked up 11 more yards on another underneath catch again finding room to run after the catch. Doyle made a catch in the flat off of play action and took it for an 11 yard gain to seal the victory for the Colts.
2019 Week 2 vs TEN (3 / 2 / 21 / 0 rec)
Jack Doyle saw more involvement than against the Chargers but still did not see the volume of targets needed to make him fantasy relevant. Doyle made an 8 yard catch on the Colts' first offensive play of the game off of play action. Doyle made a catch in the flat and got up the sideline for a 13 yard gain.
2019 Week 1 vs LAC (2 / 1 / 20 / 0 rec)
Jack Doyle picked up 20 yards coming free running a shallow crossing route.
Latest NewsColts | Jack Doyle crashes back to Earth (Sun Dec 8, 08:33 PM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Jack Doyle ended up with just two catches for 27 yards on six targets in Week 14 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. link to story Colts | Jack Doyle signs extension (Fri Dec 6, 08:43 PM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Jack Doyle signed a three-year contract extension with the Colts Friday, Dec. 6, worth as much as $24 million, according to a source. link to story Colts | Jack Doyle steps up game in Week 13 (Sun Dec 1, 09:41 PM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Jack Doyle posted six grabs for 73 yards and a touchdown on 11 targets in Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans. link to story
Indianapolis Colts Team LinksDepth Chart Season Stats Targets Red Zone Game Logs
Footballguys ArticlesRoundtable Week 1
FBG Staff - September 4
The Impact of Andrew Luck's Retirement
Jason Wood - August 25
Tight End By Committee
Jeff Pasquino - August 10
Monday Injury Rounds: Tight End Update
Jene Bramel - June 3
Cracking FanDuel: Week 14
Devin Knotts - December 7
TipAndPick's: Tips and Picks, DK Edition
John Lee - December 7
DraftKings GPP Domination: Week 14
Phil Alexander - December 6
#Trendspotting: Week 14
Ryan Hester - December 5
DFS Roundtable: Week 14 Vegas Totals
Chad Parsons - December 5
Exposed (WR/TE Matchups): Week 14
Sean Settle - December 5
Articles from around the webDynasty Rookie Mock Draft: Version 2.0
Bill Anderson - May 4
Fantasy football mock drafts: Strategies from a 12-team PPR draft
Daniel Kelley - May 21
Fantasy Football: Writing Narratives for David Njoku in 2019
Jeff Greenwood - May 26
Players Who Are Better/Worse in Best-Ball Leagues
Mike Tagliere - May 29
Which Studs From 2018 Will Be Duds in 2019?
Mike Tagliere - June 11
Drew Sample: Misconstrued & Unappreciated
Jon Diment - June 14
14 boring-but-worth-it fantasy draft picks for the 2019 season
Daniel Kelley - June 17
Fantasy Football Preseason Preview: Receivers
David Dorey - June 21
Austin Hooper: Not an Exciting Tight End, But His Value Can Be
Jennifer Eakins - June 25
Expected fantasy points: The most and least efficient fantasy tight ends
Scott Barrett - June 26
|14||@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|15||@ New Orleans Saints|
|16||vs Carolina Panthers|
|17||@ Jacksonville Jaguars|