Indianapolis Colts news, rumors and injuries
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:53:25 -0700
Fantasy Tip: It's good news that Allen is back at practice for a walkthrough early during a short week, but he'll still be questionable for the Thursday night game against the Houston Texans, which makes him too risky for FantasyScore gamers.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:49:02 -0700
Indianapolis Colts DT Henry Anderson (foot), CB Jalil Brown (groin), CB Vontae Davis (foot), LB Jerrell Freeman (groin), DE Kendall Langford (back), RB Tyler Varga (concussion) and LB Bjoern Werner (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Oct. 5. CB Greg Toler (neck) practiced in full.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:21:30 -0700
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (shoulder) is "trending in the right direction" to return against the Houston Texans in Week 5 Thursday, Oct. 8, after taking part in the team's walkthrough practice Monday, Oct. 5. He handed the ball off and then threw some screen passes to running backs in the portion of practice open to the media. Head coach Chuck Pagano said Luck had "no setbacks." An MRI exam showed that Luck was dealing with a bruised shoulder despite a report that he had a shoulder separation.
Fantasy Tip: Luck has been a huge disappointment so far this year for his fantasy owners and at FantasyScore. Houston is a nice matchup for quarterbacks this year, but at a higher daily price, Luck still carries plenty of risk until he shows us he's fully healthy and able to make all the necessary throws.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:18:09 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Allen does not have much time to prepare for the game, so the team may decide to keep him out so he can have more time to recover from the injury. Coby Fleener likely will continue to see most of the work at tight end and could be a solid option.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:35:12 -0700
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:11:29 -0700
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (shoulder) is expected to play in the Week 5 game against the Houston Texans Thursday, Oct. 8. Luck has a slightly separated throwing shoulder but there is no structural damage in the shoulder, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Luck only has a few days to prepare for the game, so owners should monitor the situation to see if he suffers any setbacks. He will be a risky fantasy option because it is not known if the injury will affect his throwing. Owners can consider using Luck this week if he is active but could bench him if they have another solid option.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:06:39 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Luck missed the Week 4 game because of the injury and does not have much time to prepare for the Week 5 game against the Houston Texans since it will be played Thursday, Oct. 8. Luck is one of the better quarterbacks in fantasy when he is healthy, so he could be a starting option if he plays.
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Mon, 05 Oct 2015 07:04:39 -0700
Updating an earlier report, Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (shoulder) is expected by the team to be under center Thursday, Oct. 8, against the Houston Texans. His shoulder injury isn't viewed as a long-term injury.
Fantasy Tip: Luck carried an $8,300 (16.6% of cap) price tag in Week 4 on FantasyScore, so you'll have to check the practice reports before using him in the good matchup in Week 5.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 05:38:58 -0700
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (shoulder) has a short week to prepare for Week 5, but he's trending toward being ready Thursday, Oct. 8, against the Houston Texans. "He made progress all week," coach Chuck Pagano said. "He made progress. So we're going to continue. He's getting treatment right now. He'll work out tomorrow and we'll just take it day-by-day and see where he's at."
Fantasy Tip: Luck would be an upper echelon consideration on FantasyScore against the Texans if he's able to go. His Week 4 price tag was $8,300 (16.6% of cap), so watch his progress through the week before allotting that large of a sum.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 15:20:40 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Johnson ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) was just targeted twice. Four games into the season, it looks like Johnson made a big mistake coming to Indianapolis, or the Colts may have erred in signing him. Until the team figures out how best to use him, take him out of your lineup.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 15:06:14 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Hasselbeck ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) may go back to the sidelines next week, but he may have to go again since the Colts have a short week before facing the Houston Texans on Thursday, Oct. 8. Keep an eye on this.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:57:35 -0700
Indianapolis Colts K Adam Vinatieri kicked three field goals, broke Mike Vanderjagt's franchise scoring record and became the first player in league history to top 1,000 points with two different teams. The Colts beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 16-13 in overtime on Sunday, Oct. 4.
Fantasy Tip: Vinatieri shows no signs of slowing down and remains a strong option to pick up for most fantasy leagues.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:25:00 -0700
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