Michael Pittman Jr.
WR - IND
Week 5 Outlook
Michael Pittman Jr. caught one of his five targets for 15 yards and added a two-point conversion catch in a 29-23 overtime loss to the Rams in Week 4.
Pittman was quiet in the loss, although his five targets tied for the team lead. Rookie quarterback Anthony Richardson spread the ball around in the contest and only wound up completing 11 passes, which capped all of the passing attack's upside. Pittman will be a WR2 in Week 5 in a plus matchup against the Titans.
Michael Pittman Jr. caught 9-of-11 targets for 77 yards and zero touchdowns in Colts’ 22-19 win over the Ravens.
Pittman was second to Josh Downs in targets, but was the team leader in receptions and receiving yards Sunday. Pittman did not miss a beat with the change in quarterback and continues to operate as the top pass catcher for the Colts. The 25-year-old receiver is a solid option for fantasy managers is a Week 4 matchup with the Rams.
In a game where the Colts galloped past the Texans 31-20, Michael Pittman Jr. was a consistent target, hauling in 8 of his 12 targets for a total of 56 yards.
While he didn't find the endzone, his steady performance contributed to the Colts' victory and added to his season stats, bringing him to 16 receptions for 153 yards and a touchdown on the season. Despite a fumble in the first quarter, Pittman Jr. showed resilience, making key plays throughout the game. His performance keeps him at a respectable WR12 ranking for the season, even though he's currently sitting at WR42 for the week. Looking ahead, Pittman Jr. will be facing a tough Baltimore Ravens defense in Week 3. He remains a solid flex option for fantasy purposes moving forward.
Michael Pittman Jr. caught eight passes for 97 yards and a score on 11 targets in the Colts 31-21 loss to the Jaguars in Week 1. After a disappointing 2022, it was a promising start to what Pittman surely hopes is a bounce-back campaign in 2023.
Pittman comfortably led the Colts in targets, receptions, and yards while catching Anthony Richardson's only passing touchdown of the game. He's the clear alpha of the offense and had looked that way all preseason, Sunday's performance just set it in stone.
Michael Pittman Jr tweaked his ankle during practice and had it taped up.
The report mentioned nothing about Pittman missing the rest of practice, so the taping was likely precautionary and he just suffered a minor stinger. However, it's worth monitoring if the ankle flares up again.