Defenses won't fare well against that group, but their fellow tight ends will sure get to enjoy the open space the receivers will create for them, per indystar.com.
"I think just having the threat of those guys outside, meaning the wide receivers, is going to open things up for the tight ends a ton," Colts tight end
Allen caught 29 passes for 395 passes and eight touchdowns in 13 games last season.
"I play this game because I want to be the best, not because I want to be the highest paid or anything like that," Allen said. "With the contract looming, it is what is. Me thinking about a contract isn't going to help me play any better on the field. Me focusing on having my body in the best shape possible to go out and help the team will."
Allen dealt with a high ankle sprain during the 2014 season, but he said he's healthy heading into the 2015 season.
"I felt 70 percent for the better part of ," Allen said. "Having an offseason to really train like the offseason I had my rookie year or the offseason I had going into the second year, before I was injured, was my main focus. I'm glad I was able to get away and get that taken care of."
Fleener caught three of six targets for 49 yards, including a 32-yard gain down the seam to set up Indy's first touchdown. Allen secured all four of his targets for 30 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown in traffic.
They'll visit the Patriots in next Sunday's AFC Championship Game.
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