Agent Drew Rosenhaus said Ajayi (knee) had a good visit with the Colts and remains in contact with the Eagles, Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Rosenhaus also commented on Ajayi's rehab from a torn ACL, acknowledging it could be a close call to be ready for Week 1, at which point the running back will be 11 months removed from his injury. Based on the current state of depth charts around the league, Philadelphia arguably offers Ajayi the most obvious path to regular snaps and continued fantasy relevance. The Eagles haven't signed any running backs this offseason, leaving them with Corey Clement (knee), Wendell Smallwood and Josh Adams atop the depth chart. Meanwhile, the Colts already have a solid starter in Marlon Mack, with Nyheim Hines on hand for passing downs.
Ajayi (knee) has a visit scheduled with the Colts next week, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
After joining the Eagles at the 2017 trade deadline, Ajayi cranked out 5.3 yards per carry, hauled in 16 of his 22 targets, and scored two touchdowns over the next 10 games (including playoffs) while helping his team to a Super Bowl victory against the Patriots. He entered last season as Philadelphia's starting running back, but his production waned as he dealt with injuries, the most serious being a season-ending ACL tear suffered Week 5. Any team that inquires about the running back will subject him to a physical to determine where he stands in his recovery. If it happens to be the Colts, Ajayi merely would be a depth option with Marlon Mack locked into the lead role and Nyheim Hines entrenched as the top pass catcher out of the backfield.
Ajayi, who tore his ACL on Oct. 7, is slated to become a free agent in March, Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
The report notes that prior to suffering his knee injury, it seemed unlikely that Ajayi would re-sign with the Eagles, given the projected cost of making that happen. Now that the running back is bouncing back from a major injury, however, Domowitch suggests that "it's not out of the question that (Ajayi) ends up signing an affordable one-year deal with the Eagles." Meanwhile, fellow ball carriers Wendell Smallwood (knee), Corey Clement and Josh Adams are all under contract with Philadelphia in 2019.
Ajayi is slated to undergo surgery on his torn ACL this Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Ajayi emerged from Sunday's loss to the Vikings with no apparent injury, but further evaluation uncovered the season-ender, which he suffered during pass protection. Although the Eagles believe that he only suffered damage to his ACL, the upcoming procedure will confirm once and for all. On a positive note, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Ajayi injured his left knee instead his chronically-bothersome right knee, which bodes better for his prospects as a free agent in March. With Ajayi out for the season, Wendell Smallwood is the healthiest member of the Eagles backfield, which hasn't utilized Darren Sproles the past four games due to a hamstring injury and Corey Clement the last two as a result of a quadriceps injury.
Ajayi (knee) has been placed on IR.
Per Adam Schefter of ESPN, Ajayi suffered a torn ACL in Week 5. His placement on IR opens up added opportunities for Corey Clement and Wendell Smallwood and could lead to the team adding more depth at running back.
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