The Colts have downgraded RBs Jonathan Taylor (ankle) and Nyheim Hines (concussion) to out for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. That leaves Deon Jackson as the anticipated starter. He obviously lands in a good situation for touch upside. Jacksonville does rank 9th in Football Outsiders' run-defense DVOA and 7th in overall defensive DVOA, though. So it's not a terrific matchup. Consider Jackson to be a fantasy option if you're in need rather than a player to specifically target.
Colts RB Jonathan Taylor will practice on Wednesday, HC Shane Steichen said. Steichen didn't ruled out Taylor playing against the Titans this weekend, according to ESPN's Stephen Holder, adding that the decision will come down to how ready Taylor looks in practice. We'll keep you updated on Taylor's status throughout the week.
The Colts are expected to open the 21-day practice window for RB Jonathan Taylor (ankle) this coming week, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It's the first step to Taylor getting back on the field after he opened the season on the PUP list. Rapoport doesn't say, though, whether Taylor will actually practice with the team this week. Or whether he'll play in a game for the Colts. Taylor is still looking for a new contract, per Rapoport, and there have been no recent trade talks surrounding the star back. Stay tuned.
Colts RB Jonathan Taylor recently posted this workout video to Instagram. “He looks great," Colts RB coach DeAndre Smith said. "And I can’t wait to actually physically get a chance to work with him, see him move around, see that speed and feel that speed." Taylor is eligible to come off IR on Monday, and his surgically repaired ankle is no longer an issue by all accounts. Now we'll see whether Taylor and the Colts can come to an agreement on his contact, or if Taylor goes back on the trade block.
Colts RB Jonathan Taylor (ankle) is "planning to be ready to play as early as Week 5," ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. That's when Taylor is first eligible to come off the PUP list. Taylor is "going to pass his physical and could pass it today," Schefter adds. We'll see whether Taylor is still on Indianapolis' roster come Week 5. The passed physical could make it more likely he's traded, although it sounds like the Colts have been asking for too much in return.
Discussing the decision to put RB Jonathan Taylor on the PUP list, Colts GM Chris Ballard said that Taylor is still "complaining of pain in the ankle." Taylor underwent surgery way back in January. It's impossible to know whether that ankle is actually still giving him trouble, or if it's just being used as an excuse to keep him off the field amid the contract squabble. Regardless, we know that Taylor will miss at least the first four games of the 2023 campaign. We're guessing that the ankle issue will be behind him by Week 5.
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