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Below you will find our 2023 fantasy football projections for the Indianapolis Colts.
Anthony Richardson: Indianapolis was arguably the most ideal landing spot for Richardson. After all, new coach Shane Steichen tailored Philadelphia's offense to best suit the skill set of Jalen Hurts. Ups and downs should be expected for Richardson, but his elite athletic profile gives him enormous rushing upside from the start. Given his built-in familiarity with the offense, however, it's possible that Gardner Minshew starts Week 1 before Richardson is eased in, but that has yet to be (officially) determined.
Jonathan Taylor: An ankle injury and the team's offensive struggles limited Taylor last season, but he was fantasy football's overall RB1 in 2021. If there's a concern, it's the potential for Anthony Richardson to steal carries from Taylor, who may also see fewer checkdowns if Richardson tucks it and runs when plays break down.
|Michael Pittman Jr.||69.8||879.6||4.7||4.4||37.4||0.18||155.88|
Michael Pittman Jr.: Pittman set a career high in receptions (99) while averaging a career low in Y/R (9.3) in 2022. While he should lead the receiving corps across the board, fantasy managers should expect some week-to-week inconsistency from Pittman as his rookie quarterback adjusts to the NFL.
Alec Pierce: As noted with Pittman, the offense will likely go through some growing pains and week-to-week inconsistency is reasonable to expect from Indy's pass catchers. That said, the former second-round pick has potential to build upon last year's solid rookie numbers (41/593/2, 14.5 Y/R). The strengths of Pierce and Anthony Richardson match well in the vertical passing game, making the duo an intriguing stack in best ball formats.
Jelani Woods: Woods is an outstanding athlete (4.61 40-yard dash) for someone his size (6-7, 259) and he heads into his second season with some sleeper appeal. Shane Steichen is less likely to spread tight end snaps around the way that Frank Reich has in the past, and Woods could be the biggest benefactor. As the IndyStar notes, "Woods is the only Indianapolis tight end who's shown he has the athleticism to stretch the field the way [Dallas] Goedert can."
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