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
2018 Week 19 vs KC (9 / 46 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack was effective when given the ball but the Colts simply did not consistently sustain offense. As a result Mack saw a small workload. Mack also seemed to be bothered by some injury throughout the game and he asked to be subbed out a few times. Mack had a 14 yard carry negated by a holding penalty. Mack escaped to edge running behind Ryan Kelly for a 20 yard gain. Mack picked up 11 more yards the following play running up the middle.
2018 Week 18 vs HOU (24 / 148 / 1 rush, 3 / 2 / 6 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack was the Colts most productive and effective player offensively over the course of the game. Mack is proving he can handle a full workload and be highly effective. Mack looked fast, strong, and he did not shy away from contact running inside. Mack amassed 45 total yards and a touchdown on a single drive for the Colts. First Mack went untouched for 25 yards off left tackle thanks to an outstanding block from a pulling Joe Haeg. Mack effortlessly chewed up yardage in the open field. Mack then made an outsanding cut at the line of scrimmage to gain 9. Mack was brought down at the 2 yard line after a 6 yard gain on a check down from Luck and scored a 2 yard rushing touchdown on the ensuing play. Mack made two outstanding cuts at the second level to make two defenders miss and gain 29. Mack secured the victory for the Colts with strong running at the end of the game. Mack broke into the second level running behind Ryan Kelly for 15 yards. Mack then gained the edge running off right tackle and escaped down the sideline for 26 yards to seal the game for the Colts.
2018 Week 17 vs TEN (25 / 119 / 1 rush, 3 / 3 / -1 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack had a consistently strong performance against the Titans outside of a fumble. Mack ran through contact off left tackle for a 9 yard gain. Marlon Mack had a 9 yard touchdown negated by a holding penalty. A few plays later Mack was stripped at the line of scrimmage and the Titans recovered. Mack was not punished for the fumble and got the ball on the first play of the Colts next offensive series. Mack found a nice hole off left tackle and picked up 12. Mack almost broke free for a long touchdown but was brought down after a 21 yard gain. Following a turnover on downs Mack went untouched off right tackle for an 8 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 16 vs NYG (12 / 34 / 1 rush, 3 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack was minimally involved in the game plan despite finding rushing success early. Mack followed a nice block by Joe Haeg up the gut on his first carry for 11 yards. Mack caught a check down in the flat for 5 yards. Mack went untouched off left tackle for a 3 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 15 vs DAL (27 / 139 / 2 rush, 1 / 1 / 10 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack was the driving force of the Colts offense. Mack rarely went down on first contact and consistently found chunks of yardage between and outside the tackles. Mack slipped a tackle from an unblocked defender on the edge on his way to a 19 yard run. A few plays later Mack burst up the middle for a 1 yard touchdown run. Mack caught a check down from Luck for 10 yards. Mack followed Ryan Kelly who was pulling from his center position to the edge for a 12 yard gain on pitch play. Mack followed a pair of good blocks on the edge around the corner for 12 more yards running outside. Mack found gaping holes through the middle of the Cowboys defense on consecutive plays. The first was a physical 21 yard carry and the second was a 6 yard touchdown where Mack wasn't touched until he crossed the goal line. Mack was tracked down from behind in the backfield and was stripped giving the Cowboys the ball back but the game was already well in hand. Mack responded to the fumble with gains of 6 and 16 to secure the victory.
2018 Week 14 vs HOU (14 / 33 / 1 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack saw limited work with the Colts struggling to sustain offense early then moving the ball with passes deep downfield. Mack played well but found little room to run on his opportunities. Mack scored a 4 yard touchdown running off right guard. Mack is clearly the lead back and should continue to get the majority of the work in the backfield.
2018 Week 13 vs JAX (8 / 27 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 6 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack saw limited work in his return from a concussion. Mack found some success on his first half carries. Mack failed to convert a short yardage pitch play that may have contributed to his limited workload. Mack appeared hesitant to accelerate into contact to pick up the necessary yardage. Mack made his only catch underneath for 6 yards. Hines could take over as the lead back but I'd expect Mack to see more carries going forward.
2018 Week 12 vs MIA (15 / 85 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 11 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack played well throughout the game and seemed to be picking up steam when he left the game with a head injury and was placed in concussion protocol. Mack gained the edge off right tackle and escaped down the side line for 16 yards. Mack caught a check down in the flat and took it 7 yards. Mack gained the edge off left tackle and zig zagged his way through defenders for 11 yards. The following play Mack found a huge crease off right guard for a 25 yard gain up the middle. Mack was hit in the backfield and did not return to the game after being place in concussion protocol. Nyheim Hines took over the lead back role with Mack out.
2018 Week 11 vs TEN (16 / 61 / 1 rush, 2 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack was bottled up and struggled to find room to run for much of the game. The Titans' did an excellent job defending the edges where Mack creates the majority of his explosive plays. Mack followed a nice block by Quenton Nelson who sealed off Jurrell Casey for a 1 yard touchdown. Mack picked up 45 of his total 69 yards on a single touchdown drive. The drive began late in the 3rd quarter and helped the Colts eat up the clock. Mack became more effective as the game progressed and the Titans seemed worn out defensively. Expect Mack to see the majority of touches in the Colts' backfield going forward.
2018 Week 10 vs JAX (12 / 29 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 9 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack struggled to find room to run against the Jaguars. Mack also saw a limited number of touches because of the game script that unfolded. The Colts saw limited second half possessions and struggled to sustain offense. Mack got touches on consecutive plays inside the 10 yard line before Eric Ebron scored his two yard rushing touchdown. Marlon Mack followed nice blocks off of left tackle and converted a 2 point attempt nearly untouched.
2018 Week 8 vs OAK (25 / 132 / 2 rush, 4 / 2 / 17 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack handled the majority of reps at running back despite missing practice and being listed as questionable with an ankle injury. Mack saw more involvement as a receiver in this contest with mixed results. Mack was effective running between and outside the tackles keeping the offense on schedule and taking what the defense gave him. Mack took a check down from Luck for 10 yards on 3rd and 9. Mack dropped what would have been a 3 yard gain underneath. Mack ran off left tackle and got a nice block from Jack Doyle to get Mack into the open field untouched for a 49 yard run. Mack was barely caught from behind and pushed out of bounds. Mack found a nice hole and plunged into the end zone for a 4 yard touchdown. Following a turnover Mack received 3 consecutive carries inside the 10 yard line and scored a 1 yard touchdown on the third.
2018 Week 7 vs BUF (19 / 126 / 1 rush, 3 / 2 / 33 / 1 rec)
Marlon Mack was the work horse for the Colts offense. Mack shared work with Hines and Wilkins but its clear the Colts are high on Mack's talent. Mack is showing improvement from last season in his ability to run through contact between the tackles. Mack received touches on the Colts' first two offensive plays. Mack converted a 4th and 1 with a burst through the hole followed by a spin move for 10 yards. Mack kept his feet after being contacted at the line of scrimmage and picked up 9 yards. Mack caught a check down from Luck without a defender within 5 yards of him. Mack turned on the jets and went untouched down the sideline looking like a sprinter for a 29 yard touchdown. Mack rushed up the middle from the 1 yard line on a successful two point conversion. Mack gained the edge off right tackle and chewed up 23 yards on the edge before getting out of bounds. Mack received two carries inside the 10 yard line before TY Hilton's first touchdown. Mack ran through a huge hole off left tackle behind a pulling guard for 14 yards. Mack got another great block off left tackle and went untouched for a 20 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 6 vs NYJ (12 / 89 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack had a very strong game outside of one early mistake. Mack showed an ability to be patient and run through contact between the tackles. Mack consistently picked up chunks of yardage whenever he touched the ball. Mack's mistake came when he took his eyes off of a screen pass from Luck and knocked the ball into the air resulting in a pick six for the Jets on the Colts second offensive snap. Mack burst through a hole for 6 yards and was brought down at the half yard line. Mack was given a carry the following play and lost a yard. Mack ran through a slow developing hole off tackle for 14 yards showing patience and balance. Mack had a 5 yard reception negated by an illegal motion penalty. Mack slipped tackle up the middle and broke into the open field for a 25 yard gain. Mack found another hole and burst into the second level for 10 more yards.
2018 Week 2 vs WAS (10 / 34 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 2 / 0 rec)
Marlon Mack opened the game as the Colts' starting running back on made a catch on their first offensive play for 2 yards. Mack had a couple of nice runs and looked healthy in his return from injury. Mack is in a three way time split with Jordan Wilkins and Nyheim Hines until further notice.
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