RB Jordan Wilkins - Indianapolis Colts
|6-1, 201||Born: 7-18-1994||College: Mississippi||Drafted: Round 5, pick 169 (2018)|
2019 Week 2 vs TEN (5 / 82 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins rushed for more yards than Marlon Mack on one fourth of the carries. In fact Wilkins topped Mack's yardage total on a single run of 55 yards. Wilkins gained the edge off left tackle for a 15 yard gain showing nice burst. Wilkins got a number of nice blocks including a key block from Braden Smith to break WIlkins into the open field for a 55 yard run. Wilkins showed his speed and physicality on the play and seemed disappointed he didn't score after going out at the 4 yard line. It remains to be seen if this performance will earn Wilkins more carries but for now he is at the very least the clear back up to own if Mack gets injured.
2019 Week 13 vs TEN (11 / 47 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 9 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins handled the majority of the carries after Johnathan WIlliams' early struggles. Wilkins bounced a run to the outside for a 15 yard gain. Wilkins got a nice block from Pascal on the edge on the play. Wilkins dropped a check down from Brissett over the middle. Wilkins caught a pair of check downs from Brissett and totaled 9 yards. Wilkins picked up 11 yards on a toss play with Quenton Nelson pulling.
2019 Week 16 vs CAR (9 / 84 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins was the lone bright spot for the Colts offense. Wilkins made a nice cutback running inside for an 8 yard gain. Wilkins did most of his damage on one possession racking up 71 yards and a touchdown to seal the game for the Colts. Wilkins opened the drive with an impressive 13 yard run on the edge staying in bounds when defenders did not expect him to. Wilkins ran through an arm tackle and burst into the open field for a 38 yard gain. Wilkins builds momentum as he runs and is a load to bring down in the open field. A few plays later Wilkins scored a 1 yard touchdown off right tackle.
2018 Week 1 vs CIN (14 / 40 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 21 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins started the game at running back for the Colts. Wilkins followed nice blocked from Quenten Nelson and Jack Doyle through a big hole for 13 yards. Jordan Wilkins took an 8 yard catch down to the two yard line before being knocked out of bounds. Wilkins was stuffed the following play on an inside handoff.
2018 Week 2 vs WAS (10 / 61 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 3 / 0 rec)
Jordan WIlkins was in on the Colts' second offensive snap and took a carry 11 yards off right tackle. Wilkins burst for 18 yards as the Colts ran their four minute offense running behind Ryan Hewitt. Wilkins looks like the Colts best all around back but will be a part of a backfield committee barring an injury or change in coaching philosophy.
2018 Week 3 vs PHI (6 / 19 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 1 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins struggled to find room to run against the Eagles. Wilkins is clearly behind Nyheim Hines in passing situations but is the runner the Colts trust most between the tackles.
2018 Week 5 vs NE (6 / 39 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 9 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins did not see significant action until the 3rd quarter. Wilkins entered the game and exploited two big holes for gains of 5 and 16 yards. Wilkins was stripped by Devin McCourty as he was trying to fall forward for additional yardage. The fumble was recovered by the Patriots. Wilkins promptly reentered the game following the fumble and ran off tackle for a gain of 11.
2018 Week 10 vs JAX (1 / 53 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins only saw one carry but made the most of it. On a pitch play Wilkins followed a nice block from Jack Doyle on the edge and broke free along the sideline for a 53 yard run.
2018 Week 11 vs TEN (4 / 30 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Jordan Wilkins followed an outstanding block from Ryan Kelly who took out two defenders at the second level for an 18 yard touchdown on a pitch play.
2018 Week 12 vs MIA (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 32 / 0 rec)
Wilkins caught a check down from Luck and found a crease for a 17 yard catch and run. Wilkins caught another check down from Luck but fumbled as he was going to the ground resulting in a turnover. Wilkins did not see any touches following his fumble but could see a larger work load if Marlon Mack misses time.