Burton caught three of four targets for 18 yards in Sunday's 28-24 loss to the Steelers. Burton was back in the No. 2 tight end role in Week 16, as he played 49 percent of the team's snaps on offense, second to position mate Jack Doyle (55 percent). Nevertheless, the 29-year-old is stuck in a cold spell with just five receptions for 37 yards over the last four contests. He'll look to get back on track in the Week 17 matchup against the Jaguars.
Burton caught one of two targets for eight yards in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Texans. Burton finished third among Colts' tight ends with just 19 snaps on offense (35 percent). The position group hasn't had much success lately, however, as Burton, Jack Doyle and Mo Alie-Cox have all finished with fewer than 50 receiving yards in four straight games.
Burton (knee) was a full participant during Thursday's practice. Burton was absent from Wednesday's session with the knee issue, but as evidenced by this news, he appears on track for Sunday's game against Houston. Although the veteran played 25 of 61 offensive snaps in last week's win over Las Vegas, it was a bit surprising to see Burton go without a target in the contest. Burton will continue to be a hit-or-miss option at tight end in fantasy in his No. 2 role behind Jack Doyle for Week 15.
Burton didn't practice Wednesday due to a knee injury. Though Burton played 25 of the Colts' 61 offensive snaps in this past Sunday's 44-27 win over the Raiders, he wasn't targeted in the contest. Following two straight fantasy duds, Burton -- who scored touchdowns in both Week 11 and Week 12 -- profiles as a hit-or-miss option this weekend against the Texans, if available.
Burton fielded 25 offensive snaps without receiving a target during Sunday's 44-27 win against Las Vegas. Burton's nine-game catch streak was snapped during Indianapolis' Week 14 win, and he's now been held without a touchdown in back-to-back contests after reaching the end zone Weeks 11 and 12. The Florida product remains dependent on the TD to deliver fantasy value, as he has just one outing of more than four receptions or 45 yards over his 10 appearances in 2020. During Week 15, he will face a Texans defense that is tied for 11th best in the NFL with five receiving TDs surrendered to opposing tight ends.
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