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  T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
 
 
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  T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at LAC at OAK
Week 2 at TEN vs. CHI
Week 3 vs. ATL at GB
Week 4 vs. OAK vs. JAC
Week 5 at KC at LAC
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. TEN
Week 7 vs. HOU vs. KC
Week 8 vs. DEN at IND
Week 9 at PIT vs. CLE
Week 10 vs. MIABYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. JAC at MIN
Week 12 at HOU at BUF
Week 13 vs. TEN vs. LAC
Week 14 at TB at HOU
Week 15 at NO at KC
Week 16 vs. CAR vs. DET
Week 17 at JAC vs. OAK
  T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Points 
Week 110.616.2
Week 214.311.1
Week 35.02.0
Week 411.513.9
Week 58.1
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Week 714.515.6
Week 83.417.2
Week 98.4
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Week 1127.522.6
Week 1212.517.0
Week 137.727.9
Week 1419.911.1
Week 158.54.4
Week 1613.85.7
Week 176.1
  T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Targets 
Week 1113
Week 2111
Week 3102
Week 462
Week 54
Week 67
Week 741
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Week 93
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Week 1195
Week 12100
Week 13131
Week 14127
Week 1586
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  T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Hilton had only 76 receptions, but those went for 1,270 yards and 6 touchdowns. QB Andrew Luck's retirement is going to limit his big plays and he will likely be only a WR3 in an offense unable to stretch the field.Lindsey concerns me with a new coaching staff, a new quarterback, and RB Royce Freeman behind him on the depth chart. He is a risky RB2 with both upside coming off a solid rookie season and uncertainty with Freeman likely to carve out a bigger role this year.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It went from Hilton as the only show in town, to what looks like a full house. He'll now compete with Devin Funchess, Parris Campbell, Eric Ebron, Jack Doyle, and Nyheim Hines for targets. Even bigger, he just lost his superstar quarterback, Andrew Luck. This is a significant downgrade to Hilton's projection, as we've seen him play with Jacoby Brissett before. He's nothing more than a WR3 in fantasy leagues.It's pretty rare to see a running back who finished top 12 his rookie season despite missing a game fall down draft boards the following year, especially when the team didn't add another running back. That's precisely the case with Lindsay, who will share some touches with Royce Freeman, but Lindsay has proven to be much more capable in the pass-game than Freeman, which gives him the nod as the starter. While there is some built-in risk, it's not enough to knock Lindsay out of solid RB2 territory
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
He was WR 25 in half-PPR in '17 with QB Brissett replacing an injured Luck for the season. I expect Brissett and Hilton to both be better versions of themselves this time around in a much better offensive environment than it was in '17 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Hilton can be great, but his best days have always been with Andrew Luck, who is now retired. That can't be good.Lindsay was fantastic as a rookie, but Royce Freeman deserves the ball more. He's a great RB2 or Flex, but I won't be forcing the issue.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Through his seven-year career, Hilton has finished inside the top 20 wideouts just 4 times and only once higher than #10. His upside is likely outside that top 10 being that he is 30 years old and sharing an offense with so many weapons. Add in a downgrade at QB and Hilton could end up as a WR3 by season's end.Royce Freeman is plenty talented behind Lindsay so it would be fair to worry about that, but try to remember just how great Lindsay was last season. If he is healthy, he will play, even in a new scheme. Whether that means being more involved in the passing game or not, you can rely on Lindsay to produce again if he is on the field.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Hilton's outlook changes drastically with the news that Andrew Luck is retiring from the NFL. We've seen what happens to Hilton without Luck and it isn't pretty - he finished with just 966 yards, his only year below 1,000. It's a better offensive system now so Hilton should likely retain WR3 production with Jacoby Brissett, but drop him down your draft board quickly.Lindsay, an undrafted rookie, had a shocking breakout for the Broncos last year, totaling 1,278 yards and 10 touchdowns. He sustained a wrist injury late last year, needed surgery, and spent much of the offseason rehabbing. Despite his production, the Broncos seem intent on allowing Royce Freeman to split carries with Lindsay, and their signing of Theo Riddick (even though he is now injured) shows that they really want to spread the ball around in the backfield. Don't in any way forget about Lindsay on draft day as an RB2. But don't draft him expecting last year's numbers.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Extremely small sample, but Lindsay lined up from the slot + out wide on 2-of-8 'Flacco' snaps - a glimpse of what we've heard on his usage out of camp all offseason. @NotJDaigle
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
TY Hilton went 76/120 receptions/targets with 1270/6 in 14 games last season. This season he'll be Juju lite version, 90 receptions, which he's done before in 2016, 1500 yards, reached 1448 in 2016, and a career high 8 TDs. Why? The Colts are bringing back their entire offensive line for a second year which never happens in today's NFL and Andrew Luck is fully healthy. He is going to have time to throw, and that time is going to lead too even more TY Hilton bombs. He averages 16 Y/R in his career.Lindsay had over 1000 rushing yards, over 200 receiving yards and over 10 TDs last season. Despite that performance, he is now being disrespected and is expected to split carries. I still like Lindsay and expect him to get the lion's share of the touches. Solid pick at ADP.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Booker saw 30% of the Broncos snaps last season. With that usage likely out of the window now, there's room for Lindsay to be very good even with the involvement of Royce Freeman. Things were looking up for Lindsay when his OC referred to him and Freeman as Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman, but now his ceiling is capped with the signing of the pass-catching specialist Theo Riddick.
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
As a result of a hamstring pull in week 4, Hilton missed week's 5-6, played on a limited snap count in week 7, then acted mostly as a decoy in week 8 before a week 9 bye. However, from week 10 on he posted a jaw dropping 917 receiving yards. If we take his average stat line from weeks 10-17, and extrapolate over a full season, it comes out to 100/1,834/4. Juju had the second most receiving yards over that stretch...with 163 less yards. Nick Sirianni and Frank Reich have done an amazing job with this offense, and the return of Doyle, plus the addition of Campbell should mean that no team can possibly double Hilton. He's going to have some mediocre weeks, but he's also going to win you a few on his own. I'm comfortable taking him at his current ADP.I have my concerns with Lindsay. I think he's a good RB, but the Broncos aren't going to very good this season, and Freeman isn't going anywhere. He was great last season, but he was only given over 15 carries in three games, and his TD rate is likely to regress from 9 on under 200 carries. He's also likely to see a few less carries, assuming Freeman can remain healthy this season. Lindsay can absolutely pay off his ADP, and I do like him in that late 4th/early 5th round range...but he's rarely still on the board at that point.