AFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 7-10-0
1-4-1 4-12-1
3-2-1 3-13-1

2022 Receiving

Receiving Yards
Average Yards per Reception
Receiving Touchdowns
Longest Reception
Regular Season 25 312 12.5 3 36

Top Jelani Woods News

  • Colts' Jelani Woods: Rookie season fizzles out

    Woods had one reception for nine yards on four targets in Sunday's loss to Houston.

    After Woods started at tight end in Weeks 16 and 17 with Kylen Granson (ankle) out, Mo Alie-Cox got the nod in Week 18, but Woods still had more targets and ran more routes (23 to 17). The rookie showed promise with 25 receptions on 40 targets for 312 yards and three touchdowns on the season, and after posting eight receptions for 98 yards in Week 12, it looked like he might even take over the top spot at tight end. However, he had just 10 receptions for 135 yards over the final five games. His late-season disappearance was in part due to shaky quarterback play but also due to the Colts continuing to divide up targets between Woods, Alie-Cox and (when healthy) Granson. Woods showed enough of a spark that perhaps the team can make him more of a focus in 2023.

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  • Colts' Jelani Woods: Likely to serve as top TE again

    Woods is expected to draw a third consecutive start Sunday against the Texans with Kylen Granson (ankle) ruled out for the season finale.

    Woods technically started in Week 16 and Week 17 losses to the Chargers and Giants, respectively, but he narrowly outpaced fellow tight end Mo Alie-Cox in playing time. Woods logged snap shares of 64 and 61 percent in those two contests, while Alie-Cox registered 44 and 54 percent shares. However, Woods was the more productive receiver of the two; he recorded six catches for 62 yards on nine targets during that span, while Alie-Cox was targeted just three times.

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  • Colts' Jelani Woods: Just three receptions

    Woods had three receptions for 19 yards on four targets in Sunday's loss at the Giants.

    Mo Alie-Cox got the start at tight end, but Woods played more snaps (35-31) and went out on more routes (15-10). Woods has become the leading pass target among Colts tight ends with Kylen Granson (ankle) sidelined. However, Indy's anemic pass offense won't result in many targets even with a good matchup in the season finale against Houston.

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  • Colts' Jelani Woods: Shows big-play potential

    Woods recorded three receptions on five targets for 43 yards in Monday's 20-3 loss to the Chargers.

    Woods saw increased opportunity with Kylen Granson (ankle) sidelined. While the Colts' offense was stalled for much of the game, Woods delivered catches of 17 and 15 yards early in the first quarter to account for the majority of his production and some of the team's better plays. He's been buried on the depth chart for long stretches of his rookie season, though Woods has multiple receptions in three of his last four contests.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-7, 253 lbs
Birthplace: Ellenwood, GA
Age: 24
School: Virginia
Experience: 2