Miami released Rogers on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
The Dolphins saw fit to release Rogers even though DeVante Parker (undisclosed) has been absent from practice due to a minor injury. The 26-year-old, who had 16 catches for 179 yards across 12 games with the Colts last season, will look for a depth opportunity with another team.
Rogers agreed to a one-year contract with the Dolphins on Sunday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Miami was in need of wideout depth after both Allen Hurns and Albert Wilson recently opted out of the 2020 season, so Rogers' addition should at least help address the absence of Wilson at slot receiver. Rogers, who can also contribute as a return man, spent the past four seasons with the Colts, suiting up in 53 career contests and logging 111 receptions for 1,221 yards and five touchdowns. Though Rogers' signing suggests he's healthy again after he fractured his knee in early December, he'll still likely have to beat out either or both of Jakeem Grant and Isaiah Ford to earn a regular spot in the Dolphins' three-receiver formations.
The Colts intend to place Rogers (knee) on injured reserve, spelling an end to his season, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.
Indianapolis may not announce a corresponding roster move for another day or two, but Rogers' impending shutdown implies the follow-up tests he underwent Monday revealed that he fractured his knee in the Week 13 loss to the Titans. Rogers only contributed 16 receptions for 179 yards and two touchdowns across 28 targets in 12 games this season, but his absence nonetheless hurts with the Colts already having lost several other pass-catching options to injury. Fortunately for Indianapolis, the potential returns of receivers T.Y. Hilton (calf) and Parris Campbell (hand) as soon as Week 14 could help soften the loss of Rogers.
Rogers is likely to be shut down for the season after initial tests revealed that he fractured his knee in Sunday's 31-17 loss to the Titans, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Per the report, the wideout will undergo further testing Monday as the Colts look to confirm the injury, but the early returns don't offer much hope that he'll be able to play again in 2019. With Rogers set to miss time, the Colts' already banged-up pass-catching corps is further taxed, though it's possible that T.Y. Hilton (calf) and Parris Campbell (hand) could return to action in Week 14 against the Buccaneers.
Rogers was forced out of Sunday's game against the Titans due to a knee injury, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.
With Rogers out of Sunday's game, Zach Pascal, Marcus Johnson and Ashton Dulin remain on hand to handle the team's Week 13 wide receiver duties.
Rogers caught his only target for 11 yards during Thursday's 20-17 loss to the Texans.
Rogers once again played a healthy role in Indianapolis' offense, logging 61 percent of snaps, but he hasn't been to translate that opportunity into notable fantasy production. The 25-year-old also wasn't able to make an impact in the punt return game during Thursday's loss, with no official punt returns.
Rogers had just one reception for 11 yards on two targets in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.
Rogers started at slot receiver but again played fewer snaps (31) on offense than Marcus Johnson (61). Rogers continues to be the starter in the slot and has had a steady role on the offense, but he hasn't seen a boost in production with multiple injuries to Indy wideouts.
Rogers had two receptions for 31 yards on four targets in Sunday's loss to Miami.
Rogers started again as the slot receiver but played fewer snaps (32) on offense than backup Marcus Johnson (55). Rogers continues to have a steady role in the offense but doesn't have much upside given Indy's limited passing attack. He did have a strong game on special teams, where he had three punt returns for an average of 12.7 yards.
Rogers had three receptions for 22 yards, including a four-yard touchdown, on five targets in Sunday's 26-24 loss at Kansas City.
Rogers got the start again as the slot receiver in three-receiver sets and got his usual playing time (46 of the offense's 70 snaps) but saw a few more targets with T.Y. Hilton sidelined with a calf injury.
Rogers will be one of the Colts' starting wide receivers in Sunday's game against the Steelers, Stephen Holder of The Athletic reports.
Rogers had already started three of the Colts' first seven games, but he'll probably benefit from a larger role than normal Sunday while helping to replace the injured T.Y. Hilton (calf). Holder notes that the Colts will likely rotate a number of players to fill Hilton's spot, so in addition to Rogers, Parris Campbell, Deon Cain and Ashton Dulin could all benefit from more snaps than usual.
Rogers had one reception for seven yards on two targets in Sunday's win over Denver.
Rogers started as the slot receiver as the Colts opened in a three-receiver set and played on 40 of the offense's 64 snaps. However, that didn't translate into a large workload on a day when the Colts completed just 15 passes. Rogers looks set to remain as the third receiver but could face increased competition from Parris Campbell with Campbell returning after missing three weeks with an abdominal injury.
Rogers caught both of his targets for 24 total yards during Sunday's 30-23 win over the Texans.
Jacoby Brissett put together a career day against Houston with highs in yards and touchdowns, but Rogers didn't really get into the action. The Grambling State product has seen the field for at least 40 offensive snaps in three consecutive games but has topped two targets just once in that span and twice during the entire season. Sunday brings a matchup against a Broncos team that, despite a 2-5 record, boasts the league's third-ranked pass defense.
Rogers did not have a reception and was targeted just once in Sunday's win at Kansas City.
Rogers didn't have a catch after three receptions and a touchdown the week before. Zach Pascal (42 snaps on ofense), Rogers (40) and Deon Cain (42) all had similar playing time, but the trio combined for just two catches amid a run-heavy game plan. None of the receivers other than Hilton look like viable options in most formats given how the Colts spread out the few non-Hilton receiver targets.
Rogers caught three of six targets for 48 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 31-24 loss to Oakland.
Rogers brought the Colts to within a score late in the fourth quarter, snagging a tumbling, four-yard touchdown near front pylon. Rogers was more active Sunday given the absence of T.Y. Hilton (quadriceps). His value heading into Week 5 against Kansas City likely depends on Hilton's status.
Rogers had three receptions on four targets for 24 yards in Sunday's win over Tennessee.
Rogers had the most targets among receivers other than T.Y. Hilton as the Colts seek a new No. 2 receiver after Devin Funchess' collarbone injury. Deon Cain was the starter and played the most snaps (32) of the non-Hilton receivers, but had just one target. Zach Pascal played 31 snaps, but didn't have a target. It could be that no receiver emerges as much of a No. 2 option with Funchess hurt as the Colts could just throw more to both tight ends. Still, Rogers has more of a role in the offense after Funchess' injury than expected as it looked like he may have fallen down the depth chart.
Rogers was not targeted in the passing game despite playing 35 snaps on offense in Sunday's loss to the Chargers. He did have one punt return for five yards.
Rogers entered the preseason listed as the No. 3 receiver, but he had a limited role Sunday. Zach Pascal got the start as the third receiver, but he played only 23 snaps. Rogers actually played the most snaps of all the receivers other than T.Y. Hilton and Devin Funchess, but Deon Cain (two receptions) and Paris Campbell (one reception) were larger factors in the offense. With Funchess out with a shoulder injury, the Colts receiver targets could be in flux. However, it doesn't look like Rogers will automatically step into a larger role.
Rogers is listed as the fifth or sixth wide receiver on Indianapolis' first depth chart of the season.
Rogers was seen as the No. 3 receiver all during training camp and the preseason, so this listing is a surprise. It may say more than the No. 3 to No. 6 role are in flux more than Rogers has lost the job. However, the No. 3 receiver may not have as much value with Jacoby Brissett at quarterback as the Colts could move to more two-TE sets. Still, Rogers carries more risk heading into Week 1 with this depth chart listing.
Rogers didn't log any targets while playing 11 snaps on offense in Thursday's preseason loss at Buffalo. He also played seven snaps on special teams and had one punt return for 14 yards.
Rogers has maintained his No. 3 WR role despite a strong camp from rookie Paris Campbell. Rogers may not keep the punt return role over Campbell during the regular season. He could also eventually lose the No. 3 WR role to Campbell as well. However, Campbell has missed a week of training camp with a hamstring injury and will need to get healthy to challenge for both jobs for the start of the season.
Rogers is listed as the No. 3 wide receiver on Indianapolis' first depth chart of the preseason, ESPN 1070 an Indianapolis reports.
Rookie Parris Campbell has been impressive in training camp, but Rogers is still the veteran to beat for the job. Campbell has also missed five days of practice with a hamstring injury, so this could also reflect who may realistically play in Thursday's first preseason game.
Rogers began training camp in Indy's starting offense next to T.Y. Hilton and Devin Funchess, ESPN 1070 am Indianapolis reports.
We wouldn't read too much into this, as he'll face serious competition for the third receiver role from youngsters Parris Campbell and Deon Cain, as well as Zach Pascal. Still, Rogers enters camp as a veteran who the younger players need to take the job from.
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