Doyle played 37 of the Colts' 56 offensive snaps (66 percent) and hauled in one of four targets for a six-yard gain in the team's 38-20 loss to the Jaguars in Week 17.
After being rewarded with a three-year, $21.3 million contract extension in early December, Doyle didn't exactly reward the Colts for their investment. Over his three games after landing the extension, Doyle contributed just five receptions for 44 yards across 13 targets. The new deal and general manager Chris Ballard's recent acknowledgement that Eric Ebron (ankle) wouldn't be re-signed nonetheless clears the way for Doyle to enter 2020 as the clear top option on the depth chart at tight end. However, as his production down the stretch seemed to illustrate, Doyle may struggle to be a reliable week-to-week option in fantasy lineups with Jacoby Brissett as his quarterback rather than Andrew Luck.
Doyle caught two of four passes for 17 yards during Sunday's 38-6 win over the Panthers.
Doyle's 17 yards were a season low. The veteran tight end has had a ho-hum season, managing just four games with at least 30 receiving yards. The Colts' pass offense has been on the decline over the past month and a half, having been held under 200 yards in four of the last six games. The season ends next Sunday against Jacksonville's middle-of-the-pack pass defense, but the Colts and Doyle have done little to inspire confidence that they'll be able to do much to capitalize on the matchup.
Doyle caught two of five targets for 21 yards in Monday night's 34-7 loss to the Saints.
Doyle ranked third on the Colts in targets, but nobody on Indy's offense could produce much against a stingy Saints defense. The tight end has now caught just two passes in back-to-back games following his best outing of the season in Week 13.
Doyle caught two of six targets for 27 yards in Sunday's 38-35 loss to Tampa Bay.
Fresh off signing a three-year extension, Doyle delivered a dud against a Buccaneers defense that has been quite generous to tight ends this season. He has three touchdowns in his last five games, but he's only topped 50 yards twice this season, making him tough to trust against the Saints in Week 15.
Doyle signed a three-year contract extension with the Colts on Friday.
The team didn't officially announce the financial terms of Doyle's new deal, but Ian Rapoport of NFL Network relays that the tight end is due more than $21 million in new money, with undisclosed incentives potentially pushing the value of the contract up to $24 million. With Doyle locked up through the 2022 season, the Colts will most likely move on from fellow tight end Eric Ebron (ankle), who is set to become a free agent this spring. Doyle has bounced back from an injury-shortened 2018 campaign to play in all 12 of the Colts' games to date, recording 36 receptions for 377 yards and four touchdowns in those contests.
Doyle caught six of his 11 targets for 73 yards and a touchdown in the team's Week 13 loss to the Titans.
Doyle benefitted from the lack of receiving options in the Colts' passing attack, leading the team in targets. He didn't work down the field much -- he did score on a 21-yard touchdown pass deep down the left sideline on a misdirection pass -- but proved to be a reliable target for Jacoby Brissett throughout the contest. He'll have a positive matchup against the Buccaneers in Week 14, though it remains to be seen whether T.Y. Hilton (calf), Parris Campbell (hand) or Chester Rogers (knee) will be back to take away targets.
Doyle hauled in three of four targets for 28 yards in the Colts' 20-17 loss to the Texans on Thursday.
Doyle tied with multiple teammates for second in receptions on the night, although it led to his seventh sub-30-yard tally of the season. The veteran has no fewer than three grabs in eight of his last nine contests, but his upside is generally capped unless he finds the end zone, which he's done on three occasions overall this season. Doyle will look for better production against the Titans in a Week 13 divisional matchup a week from Sunday.
Doyle didn't have a reception or target in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.
Doyle was bothered by a shoulder issue during practice last week but still played on 42 of the offense's 66 snaps. He went out for a pass on 16 snaps, so his lack of receptions wasn't due to any health issues. He should be be back in the mix for receptions Thursday at Houston.
Doyle (shoulder) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Jaguars after practicing fully Friday.
With both T.Y. Hilton (calf) and Parris Campbell (hand) still out and Devin Funchess (collarbone) not ready to come off injured reserve, Doyle and fellow tight end Eric Ebron should log a solid share of snaps/targets in Week 11. In last week's loss to the Dolphins, Ebron hauled in five of his 12 targets for 56 yards, while Doyle caught three of his four targets for 44 yards and a score. This Sunday, the duo will be catching passes from Jacoby Brissett, who's back from a one-game absence caused by a knee issue.
Doyle (shoulder) was listed as a limited practice participant Thursday.
Doyle sat out Wednesday's practice, so his return to a limited session Thursday has him trending toward being available for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. We'll revisit the tight end's status Friday to see if he is listed as questionable for the contest or heads into the weekend minus an injury designation.
Doyle (shoulder) returned to practice Thursday, Kevin Bowen of 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis reports.
We'll circle back on Doyle's status later Thursday to see if he is listed as a limited or full participant, but his return to the field after sitting out Wednesday's session bodes well for the tight end's availability for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.
Doyle didn't practice Wednesday due to a shoulder injury.
Meanwhile, Mo Alie-Cox (hip) also missed the session, leaving Eric Ebron as the only fully healthy tight end on the Colts' 53-man roster. Doyle's status will be revisited again Thursday, by which time it should become more clear whether his absence Wednesday was maintenance-related or the result of an issue that could threaten his availability for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.
Doyle converted three of his four targets into receptions for 44 yards and a touchdown in the team's Week 10 loss to the Dolphins.
Doyle served as one of Brian Hoyer's primary dump-off options, catching all of his passes within close proximity to the line of scrimmage. However, he excelled after the catch to turn in long receptions of 23 and 20 yards. His most productive moment came early in the fourth quarter when he hauled in a one-yard touchdown to put the Colts ahead 12-10. While he won't be targeted deep down the field, Doyle has secured a role in the Colts' offense and now has at least four targets in each of his last four contests.
Doyle tallied three receptions on four targets for 22 yards and a touchdown in Week 9 against the Steelers.
Heading into Week 9, there was optimism that Doyle would see an increased role in the Colts' offense with T.Y. Hilton (calf) sidelined. However, that didn't come to fruition, as he received only four targets -- fewer than his marks in both Week 7 and 8. His performance was salvaged only by an 11-yard touchdown early in the second quarter, and he has now surpassed five targets in a game only once this season. Even in the absence of Hilton, that doesn't appear likely to change.
Doyle could see an enhanced role in the Colts' passing game Sunday against the Steelers with T.Y. Hilton (calf) ruled out for the contest and at risk of missing multiple weeks, Mike Wells of ESPN.com reports.
Doyle paced the Colts with 61 receiving yards in the Week 8 win over Denver, but his fantasy upside has generally been capped throughout the season while he's split work at tight end with Eric Ebron. There could be room for both tight ends to see the field more frequently together beginning in Week 9, as the athletic Ebron's ability to slot out wide could help the Colts compensate for a receiver room otherwise lacking in high-impact talent beyond Hilton. Along with the likes of Ebron and Doyle, Wells predicts that Zach Pascal will step in as the new WR1 sans Hilton, while the Marlon Mack-led running game may also take on more prominence.
Doyle caught four of five passes for 61 yards during Sunday's 15-13 win over Denver. He fumbled once, but it was recovered by the offense.
In what was a defensive slugfest, Doyle ended up being a difference maker, leading the Colts with 61 receiving yards, his highest total of the season. Doyle has been a solid underneath contributor for Indy with at least three catches in five consecutive games, but his 10.0 yards per catch and one touchdown on the season probably make him less valuable for fantasy purposes than he is for his team. Next up is a middle-of-the-road Steelers pass defense.
Doyle (groin) is active for Sunday's game against the Broncos.
Doyle was added to the injury report and took a questionable tag into the matchup with Denver after the groin issue limited his participation in Friday's practice. With the Colts giving him the green light to play two days later, Doyle should be in store for a relatively normal snap count. Through six games, Doyle has hauled in 17 of 25 targets for 149 yards and a touchdown.
Doyle is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Broncos after being limited by a groin injury at Friday's practice, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.
Doyle's late-week addition to the Colts' injury report suggests that his status will need to be monitored closely in advance of Sunday's 1:00 p.m. ET kickoff. If he's limited or out this weekend, Eric Ebron would be in line for added snaps/targets, with Mo Alie-Cox also in the team's tight end mix.
Doyle caught three of five targets for 21 yards in Sunday's win over the Texans.
The 29-year-old has at least three receptions in each of the last four games, but his production has been limited with only 7.7 yards per reception. Doyle is playing about 70 percent of offensive snaps this season to lead the team's tight ends, but Eric Ebron is posting slightly better production through six games.
Doyle caught all three of his targets for 19 total yards during Sunday's 19-13 win over the Chiefs.
The Colts' pass targets took a back seat to the running game Sunday as Indy sought to control the pace of play and keep the Chiefs' offense off the field. Doyle's numbers were minimally affected, which tells you a lot about how the season has gone for the seventh-year tight end. He has reached 25 yards receiving just once this season, but the path of least resistance in Week 7, Indianapolis' first game off the bye, may be through the air: The Texans feature a solid run defense but leaky pass defense.
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