Alie-Cox had two receptions for 19 yards on two targets in Sunday's loss to Tennessee. Alie-Cox was out there for 38 of the offense's 74 snaps. He played the most snaps among the Indy tight ends, but he had fewer targets than Trey Burton (three receptions on six targets, including a touchdown). The Indy passing game utilizes all three tight ends, so Alie-Cox isn't going to get many receptions per week, and Burton has overtaken him as a red-zone target.
Alie-Cox had two receptions for 16 yards on two targets in Sunday's win over Green Bay. Alie-Cox played on 43 of the offense's 84 snaps. Meanwhile, Trey Burton played on 24 snaps and Jack Doyle played on 45 snaps. Alie-Cox went out on 17 routes, which led the tight ends. However, it's hard to depend on any of the trio's production with all three active in the passing game.
Alie-Cox (knee) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Packers. Though Alie-Cox didn't take part in Friday's practice, the fact that he's not even being listed as questionable for Sunday's game suggests his lack of activity to conclude the week was merely for maintenance purposes. Alie-Cox has seen an uptick in work over the past three weeks, playing between 42 and 66 percent of the Colts' offensive snaps in those contests while hauling in nine of 11 targets for 99 yards. He could see his playing time tail off Week 11, however, as the Colts may have another tight end in Jack Doyle available if he can clear the NFL's five-step concussion protocol before Sunday's 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff.
Alie-Cox (knee) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday. Alie-Cox has been playing through the knee injury for a few weeks now, so he's likely on track to play in Sunday's game against the Packers, barring a setback. If Jack Doyle (concussion) remains out, Alie-Cox should continue to split reps at tight end with Trey Burton.
Alie-Cox had three receptions for 19 yards on four targets in Thursday's win over Tennessee. Alie-Cox actually played more snaps on offense (46) than starter Trey Burton (37) and went on more routes (24 for Alie-Cox, 19 for Burton). However, neither tight end was a focus of the offense even with Jack Doyle out with a concussion.
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