Swoope started the game along with Jack Doyle as the
Both Swoope and Jack Doyle are listed as starting tight ends for Sunday's game against Tennessee, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 in Indianapolis reports.
It looks like the Colts will use two-TE sets more frequently with Phillip Dorsett and Donte Moncrief out due to injury. Doyle should get the most targets, but Swoope may get enough playing time to be an option in deeper formats.
Swoope got the first extensive playing time of his career (41 snaps) after Dwayne Allen went down with an ankle injury. With Quan Bray (ankle) and Phillip Dorsett (hamstring) also hurt during the game, Swoope was pressed into a larger role. Swoope could find significant snaps as well this week if Allen remains out.
In the preseason it looked like Swoope could emerge as the No. 2 tight end, at least in the passing game, but Jack Doyle's strong play has Swoope mostly relegated to the bench.
Swoope will begin the season as the No. 3 tight end, but could overtake Jack Doyle at some point for the No. 2 role behind Dwayne Allen. A basketball recruit at Miami, Swoope hadn't played any football before signing with the Titans in 2014, so it's possible he could improve rapidly in his second season.
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