Hooker out, Autry in | Shark Bites | Draft Sharks

Colts S Malik Hooker is inactive for today’s game against the Chiefs. That leaves Indy without its deep cover man against a pass offense plenty capable of exploiting the deficiency. Potential replacement Mike Mitchell is also out. DT Denico Autry is active after entering the day questionable

Recent Shark Bites

The Colts expect to get FS Malik Hooker on the game field Saturday for the 1st time since he suffered an ACL tear last October. According to the team website, HC Frank Reich said Hooker had a "good solid week last week" in practice. A healthy Hooker is likely the FS starter. Clayton Geathers filled in against the Ravens on Monday. In the 1st preseason game -- with Geathers also out -- it was T.J. Moore. Matthias Farley has been manning the SS spot. Hooker, a 1st-round pick in 2017, nabbed 7 INTs in his final season at Ohio State and would help the defense's turnover potential.

Colts S Malik Hooker suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee in Sunday's loss to the Jaguars, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. That will end the 1st-round pick's rookie season. We'll see if it also threatens the start of his 2nd year. Hooker grabbed 3 INTs among his 5 games as a starter.

The Colts picked Ohio State S Malik Hooker in the 1st round of the NFL Draft. Hooker should claim a starting job right away, with Mike Adams having left for Carolina. We'd bet on him starting next to Clayton Geathers soon, with Geathers the much better IDP option.

Recent Featured Analysis

Read All Analysis
Draft Sharks Fantasy Football Podcast: NFC South Projections 6-19-19

The Buccaneers have a new coach. The Falcons have a new OC -- who's been there before. Panthers QB Cam Newton has a newly repaired shoulder. And we have a clear new version of the Saints. What's it all mean for your fantasy football drafts?

14 hours ago Read More
The Case for O.J. Howard as TE4

Talent and opportunity meet to make O.J. Howard a 2019 breakout candidate.

8:06am EDT 6/19/19 Read More
Fantasy Football Podcast: AFC West Projections 6-13-19

What will Antonio Brown mean for the Raiders? What do a new QB and new coaching staff mean for the Broncos? Which Charger is getting drafted way too early? And how much will Tyreek Hill even play in 2019? The answers could shape how you draft ...

1:06pm EDT 6/12/19 Read More
Is Carson Wentz Ready to Win You a Championship?

Carson Wentz just got his money from the Eagles. Now he looks poised to deliver you big value in fantasy football drafts.

10:06am EDT 6/11/19 Read More
Fantasy Football Podcast: NFC West Projections 6-7-19

Todd Gurley's holding us all hostage. Darrell Henderson's balloon is floating too high. And the Rams might not even be the division's most interesting team anymore. Let's dig into the NFC West ...

3:06pm EDT 6/7/19 Read More
Why Julio Jones is our top-ranked WR

Julio Jones sits atop our 2019 WR rankings. Here's why ...

10:06am EDT 6/5/19 Read More
Fantasy Football Podcast: NFC East Projections 5-30-19

The NFC East sports the likely top 2 picks in most fantasy football drafts this season, plus a couple of 1st-round QBs and the 2nd RB drafted in April. What should you expect from this loaded division?

10:05pm EDT 5/30/19 Read More

Turn your phone into a draft weapon with our FREE APP

Download on the App Store Download on Google Play