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RB - IND
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ECR# 9# 46-
Best Rank# 3# 31-
Worst Rank# 17# 59-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total216.8130.2-
Avg Game14.58.1-
Avg Projection233.886.0-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA vs. SEA
Week 2 vs. LAR vs. LAR
Week 3 at TEN at TEN
Week 4 at MIA at MIA
Week 5 at BAL at BAL
Week 6 vs. HOU vs. HOU
Week 7 at SF at SF
Week 8 vs. TEN vs. TEN
Week 9 vs. NYJ vs. NYJ
Week 10 vs. JAC vs. JAC
Week 11 at BUF at BUF
Week 12 vs. TB vs. TB
Week 13 at HOU at HOU
Week 14BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 15 vs. NE vs. NE
Week 16 at ARI at ARI
Week 17 vs. LV vs. LV
Week 18 at JAC at JAC
Player Projections Comparison
 
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts276.062.4
Rush Yards1,286.0268.5
Rush TDs11.01.9
   
Receiving
   
Receptions42.349.8
Rec Yards323.1371.7
Rec TDs1.82.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points233.886.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
2020 Points 
Week 18.919.3
Week 217.00.4
Week 312.26.1
Week 47.93.2
Week 513.43.0
Week 611.52.7
Week 7
Week 83.118.2
Week 97.43.8
Week 103.723.5
Week 1111.45.3
Week 129.5
Week 1319.59.2
Week 1428.57.5
Week 1515.55.4
Week 1619.46.4
Week 1737.46.7
Week 18
Total216.8130.2
Average14.58.1
Player Targets Comparison
 
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
2020 Targets 
Week 168
Week 221
Week 315
Week 413
Week 534
Week 646
Week 7
Week 825
Week 923
Week 1026
Week 1144
Week 1210
Week 1333
Week 1424
Week 1553
Week 1614
Week 1727
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Nyheim Hines
RB - IND
Expert 
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
DEVELOPING STORY.....Carson Wentz injured his foot. He's going to see foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson which is never a good sign. he's opted to have surgery and will miss between 5-12 weeks. This is devastating for the Colts offense including Jonathan Taylor. Also note, the Colts have a history of downplaying/flat out lying about injuries/outlooks: Edgerrin James' knee, Andrew Luck's retirement, etc. I don't trust the Colts any farther than I can throw them regarding their honestly about their players' injuries/outlooks. If Wentz is forced to miss the high side of that range, you'd have to think Indy would call Chicago about Nick Foles who is languishing on their bench. He has a good relationship with Frank Reich from his time in Philly and knows the offense. The Colts are in win now mode. Their offense needs a veteran QB at the helm. Also just in all-pro Quenton Nelson has a bone issue in his foot, is having surgery, and is on a similar timeline. I bumped Taylor down the rankings. As more becomes available I will keep you updated! Stay tuned! Jonathan Taylor started out slow, but by the end of the year he was a run away freight train. Marlon Mack is back after signing a new deal and is healthy again. How will the Colts split up the carries? They invested a high pick in Taylor so he should get the bulk of them. The concerns with Taylor are: 1.) he was prone to fumbles in college and 2.) He's not the best at catching passes, which limits his upside in half and full point PPR formats. That said, this Colts team should be in a lot of shootouts in the AFC South. Taylor should get a bunch of TDs in 2021.. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Yes, Taylor finished the season on fire last year and was absolutely dominant down the stretch. However, we have to acknowledge the defenses that he was playing against during that time. As we project forward, it's important to keep in mind the offensive philosophy from this team and that they want to utilize multiple RBs in their rotation. With Marlon Mack back from injury, we should see him syphon some work away from JT and Hines is always going to have his role. Taylor is still worth drafting as a top-12 RB, but we should be tempering our expectations for him heading into 2021.While Nyheim Hines finished as the RB20 last season, anyone who rostered him in fantasy football knows that he was not exactly the most consistent option week in and week out. Jonathan Taylor should shoulder the majority of the workload for this offense, while Hines sprinkles in behind him and rotates with Marlon Mack. Frank Reich should still continue to utilize multiple RBs in this backfield, but Hines' workload most likely will not be enough to lead to anything more than low-end RB3 weekly production. My Very Early Projection: 49-222-1 rushing & 46-347-2 receiving.
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
Top analyst Shawn Siegele has Taylor as his 4th overall pick in drafts, certainly makes me think I should have him higher. 16 carries from inside the 5 as a rookie. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
This time last year, I was much higher on Taylor than the consensus. I like Taylor, but did everyone forget about what happened the first 10 weeks of the season? Taylor was the RB19 and David Montgomery was the RB20. Taylor finished the year as the RB6 while Montgomery was the RB4. Many will talk about Montgomery's schedule as the reason for his production, hence why he's ranked at RB20 in ECR right now, but are they ignoring Taylor's schedule? He played against the Texans TWICE, Packers, Raiders, Jaguars, and the Steelers (who were decimated by injuries in that game). That's a large reason for his jump in production. I still like Taylor, just not nearly as much as the consensus.He finished as the RB20 in half PPR formats last year. Crazy, right? While that's firm RB2 territory, he finished as an RB2 or better in just 43.8 percent of his games, tied with Chase Edmonds. He clearly has a role in this offense, though it's a bit reliant on gamescript, as Jonathan Taylor is the clear early-down back, while Hines is the preferred back in passing situations. If they give Taylor more work in the passing game this year, it's coming at the expense of Hines, and knowing Taylor's ADP, drafters expect that increase for Taylor. Even going back to 2019, Hines was an RB3 or better just 43.8 percent of the time, which is more in line for how you should feel about him in 2021. He's just an emergency flex option.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
When Marlon Mack went down with a season-ending injury in Week 1, everyone expected Taylor's breakout to come immediately. But it didn't. Instead, it was a frustratingly slow build, during which it felt like Taylor left rushing yards and fantasy points on the table every game. But if you held out long enough, you were rewarded with a dominant stretch, during which Taylor feasted on a six-game stretch of soft run defenses, enough to propel him to a finish as the RB6 on the season. With an upgrade in quarterback and running behind a strong offensive line once again, a healthy Taylor should amass fantasy points aplenty this year. 
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
Feeling better that Reich has called him the lead horse, but still concerned if he'll follow through after it took a Jordan Freakin' Wilkins injury for Taylor to truly break out. 
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
Jonathan Taylor enters 2021 as a volatile first-round fantasy selection. This isn't meant to be a cop out in terms of taking a stance on him. Instead, it's important to understand this about him when it comes to roster construction. Taylor could very well be the No. 1 pick in 2022 redraft leagues. He could also be a frustrating player to roster given the uncertainty Carson Wentz brings to this entire Indianapolis offense. Another factor working against Taylor is the presence of Nyheim Hines, who should be considered the favorite for passing game work out of the backfield (no matter how much Taylor is "working on his hands" this summer). Ultimately, Taylor was an elite prospect entering the league and he smashed down the stretch of his rookie season. He isn't a known commodity like Nick Chubb or Aaron Jones, and therefore picking him requires a certain amount of risk tolerance, but I'd be willing to bet on an ascending player who has an overall RB1 finish in his range of outcomes. 
Tim Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Taylor played so well down the stretch last season that many forget we looked like a bust for a big chunk of the season. With the rookie jitters shaken-off, the powerful Taylor looks like a lock to be a top-10 back in year 2. The two concerns, the downgrade at left tackle and the QB question. If Carson Wentz can return to his once dominant form, the sky is the limit for Taylor. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Taylor was sixth among fantasy running backs with 234.8 fantasy points, but he ended the season with 125.3 fantasy points in his final 5 games. I think he picks up where he left off in his second year and he is a more consistent elite RB1 running behind one of the best offensive lines in the NFL.