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About Taylor Maxston - RotoBaller

Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, I have been fortunate enough to have played, coached, and analyzed football while learning from some of the most influential people in my life along the way. Those experiences have inspired a passion for fantasy football that I hope to share with readers and other content creators!

Taylor Maxston - RotoBaller has written 633 articles so far, you can find them below.


Robert Turbin To Have "Important Place" in Colts Offense

According to the Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin will have an "important place" in the Colts offense for 2018. “I think [Turbin] brings an element of size and power and strength to the mix,” head coach Frank Reich said. Turbin appeared in only six games last season, eventually being placed on Injured... Read More

2 years ago

2018 Fantasy Football Rankings Analysis - Tight Ends (PPR)

The first wave of Rotoballer's official 2018 fantasy football rankings is live! Before I dive in, I would like to extend a huge thanks to Nick Mariano, Kyle Richardson, and Pierre Camus for all their hard work and dedication. Click here to check out the rankings and get a leg up on the rest of your... Read More

2 years ago

2018 Fantasy Football Rankings Analysis - Wide Receiver (PPR)

RotoBaller's fantasy football rankings for PPR leagues are updated and live! Click here to check out the rankings and get a leg up on the rest of your leaguemates with some early research. Being part of a league with a point per reception (or "PPR") scoring format changes how fantasy owners approach the wide receiver position.... Read More

2 years ago

Colts Owner: Andrew Luck Won't Have Limits in Training Camp

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay told the media on Tuesday that he believes quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) will have “no limitations” when training camp starts in roughly seven weeks. Luck was spotted throwing high school-sized footballs at the team's minicamp on Tuesday and looks to need to work his way up before doing more intensive... Read More

2 years ago

Andrew Luck Seen Throwing High School Footballs at Minicamp

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) has officially resumed throwing footballs as of Tuesday's minicamp session. Although media observers noted that Luck was throwing high school footballs and did not appear to be throwing particularly difficult or high-velocity passes, the wait is finally over to see the signal-caller getting into his throwing motion. It's a... Read More

2 years ago


2018 Fantasy Football Rankings Analysis: Running Backs (PPR)

RotoBaller's PPR rankings are updated and live! Click here to check out the rankings and get a leg up on the rest of your leaguemates with some early research. Point per reception (or "PPR") scoring formats can give added value to pass-catching running backs who might not see a fantasy roster spot in standard leagues. For... Read More

2 years ago

Nyheim Hines Running as Top Kick Returner at OTAs

Indianapolis Colts rookie running back Nyheim Hines has served as the team’s primary kick returner in organized team activities, per Kevin Hickey of Colts Wire. The Colts ranked 25th in the league with 590 yards of kick-return yardage in 2017, while ranking 18th in the league with 21.1 yards per kick return. With little competition... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Football Rankings Analysis: Quarterbacks (June 2018)

The first wave of Rotoballer's official 2018 fantasy football rankings is finally live! Before I dive in, we need to acknowledge the hard work of expert rankers Nick Mariano, Kyle Richardson, and Pierre Camus. Click here to check out the rankings and get a leg up on the rest of your leaguemates with some early... Read More

2 years ago

Deon Cain Impressing in Red-Zone Drills

Indianapolis Colts sixth-round wide receiver Deon Cain reportedly "keeps jumping out in red-zone drills," according to Zak Keefer of the Indy Star. Keefer wasn't the only Colts beat writer to praise Cain, but the rookie wideout will have to work past Chester Rogers and the newly acquired Ryan Grant to hope to get any starting... Read More

2 years ago

Colts Head Coach Says Andrew Luck is "Real Close" to Throwing

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich insists quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) is "real close" to throwing actual NFL footballs. Reich also added that Luck would be the one who determines what day that will be, but all signs point to the quarterback's 522-day absence from in-game action coming to an end. Fantasy owners shouldn't be too... Read More

2 years ago


Eric Ebron Believes He Can Be the Zach Ertz of New Colts Offense

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron expects to be the Zach Ertz of a reformed offense under newly hired Colts head coach and former Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich. "He's done great things with tight ends," Ebron said, "I think he's brought me in here to be that ... effective player for him." Reich... Read More

2 years ago

Jacoby Brissett Praises Changes in Play Calling for 2018

When Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett was asked on Wednesday about the differences between the old and new offensive systems, he identified the biggest change as the play calling. “It’s no knock on anybody," Brissett stated, "It’s just how you call [plays] and when you call them." While this shouldn't be taken as a slight against... Read More

2 years ago

Colts "Not Worried" About Andrew Luck Not Throwing

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich told the media on Wednesday that the team is "not worried at all" about how quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) has yet to resume throwing. Luck also explained how he is following a timeline that included when he would start throwing, but wouldn’t share it. If he can manage to... Read More

2 years ago

Valuing Mitch Trubisky in Dynasty Leagues

When it comes to success in the National Football League, there are a number of ways to put together a championship contending roster. Some emphasize a dominant defense that can suffocate any opposing offense, while others involve building a rock solid offensive line to control the tempo of the game. However, it might be more... Read More

2 years ago

Colts GM: Andrew Luck is the “Strongest I’ve Seen Him"

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard told a crowded room at a local fundraiser that quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) is the “strongest [he has] seen him, both mentally and physically.” While Ballard didn't hint at when Luck would return to throwing the football, it seems as if the recovery process is coming along nicely for... Read More

2 years ago


Cornerback Bashaud Breeland Visits with Colts

Free agent cornerback Bashaud Breeland (foot) visited with the Indianapolis Colts on Wednesday, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN. The former Washington Redskin agreed to a three-year, $24 million deal with the Carolina Panthers back in March, but did not end up signing due to a failed physical. With the issue supposedly healed, Breeland could... Read More

2 years ago

T.Y. Hilton "All In" on New Coaches and Staff

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is reportedly completely buying into the team's new body of coaches and staff heading into 2018, per Zak Keefer of the Indy Star. "He's giving us everything he's got, he's all in", Keefer tweeted he has heard. Hilton, who is looking to rebound from a mediocre season in which... Read More

2 years ago

Malik Hooker Dons Cleats, Runs on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Indianapolis Colts safety Malik Hooker (knee) released a video on his Twitter account of him working out in cleats, cutting and sprinting about six months after undergoing major knee surgery. There has been little news about Hooker since the Colts Week 7 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he suffered damage to his... Read More

2 years ago

Terrance West Visits With Colts

Free-agent running back Terrance West visited the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, per NFL Insider Ian Rapoport. The former Baltimore Raven played in only five games in 2017, mustering 161 total yards on 41 touches while dealing with a number of injuries. If signed, West would join a crowded and unproven Colts backfield that likely wouldn't... Read More

2 years ago

Nyheim Hines Shows Off Pass-Catching Skills in Rookie Minicamp

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich has been highly impressed with rookie running back Nyheim Hines' intelligence and pass-catching skills so far in minicamp, per Andrew Walker of Colts.com. Hines should see playing time as both a running back and slot receiver in order to best utilize his 4.38-second 40-yard dash speed. For fantasy purposes,... Read More

2 years ago


Colts Head Coach: "Everything Going to Plan" with Andrew Luck

While Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) still isn't throwing the football, head coach Frank Reich told the media on Saturday that "everything [is] going to plan, and he's doing exceptionally well," according to Zak Keefer of the Indy Star. As tedious as these Luck updates have become, the Colts organization has been doing just... Read More

2 years ago

Colts "Very Confident" Andrew Luck Will Be Ready By Camp

After speaking with team sources, NFL Network's Charley Casserly reported on Friday's edition of Rookie Camp Live that the Indianapolis Colts are "very confident" quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) will be ready for training camp in late July. The Colts have been helping Luck along extremely cautiously in order to have him ready to go for... Read More

2 years ago

Colts Sign Wide Receiver Kasen Williams

The Indianapolis Colts signed free-agent wide receiver Kasen Williams and waived wide receiver DeAndre Smelter on Friday. As an undrafted free agent out of Washington, Williams has played in 10 career games and has totaled 10 receptions for 92 yards and one carry for five yards in his time with the Cleveland Browns and Seattle... Read More

2 years ago

Ryan Grant and Chester Rogers Eyeing No. 2 Wide Receiver Duties

Indianapolis Colts wide receivers Ryan Grant and Chester Rodgers have had their fair share of hurdles in their NFL careers, but both appear ready to battle it out for the team's No. 2 wide receiver spot, according to Indy Star reporter Zak Keefer. Grant and Rogers will both have to prove that their injury histories... Read More

2 years ago

Colts Wide Receivers See Star Potential in New Offense

Amid hype surrounding a new fast-paced offense in Indianapolis, Colts wide receivers Ryan Grant and Chester Rodgers believe the sky is the limit on how productive they can be in the scheme. "I feel like we’re not handicapped in this offense, and I feel like it’s gonna bring the best out of all of us,"... Read More

2 years ago


Marlon Mack Believes He Can Be The Colts Lead Back

After a rookie season characterized by flashes of both brilliance and questionable play with seemingly no middle ground, second-year Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack believes he "can be that explosive guy" in the backfield for 2018. Unfortunately for fantasy owners who believed in that explosiveness, Mack finished his rookie season second in the league... Read More

2 years ago

Rookie IDPs in the Best Fantasy Situations

While it may seem complex, adding individual defensive players (IDPs) to your fantasy league can be a fun way to spice up the overall level of competition! While the core nucleus of our fantasy lineups will always be on the offensive side of the ball, a strong defensive crew can be a difference-maker on any... Read More

2 years ago

Colts GM Excited About New Offense

Though he sees plenty of talent already on the roster, Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard believes that the new offensive scheme incorporated by head coach Frank Reich will "lift players across the board." Reich is expected to implement more no-huddle components to the offense alongside concepts learned from his time in Philadelphia. With the... Read More

2 years ago

Marlon Mack Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard told the media on Tuesday that sophomore running back Marlon Mack (shoulder) played the entire 2017 season with a torn labrum and has since undergone offseason surgery to repair it. Mack's injury struggles were no secret during the year, but he still managed to produce 358 rushing yards, 225... Read More

2 years ago

Colts Have Turned Down Trade Offers for Andrew Luck

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard has reportedly received calls from multiple teams within the past six months asking about trading for quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder), but Ballard hasn't come close to considering a deal. When healthy, it is abundantly clear that Luck is a franchise quarterback and Ballard's denial of trade offers could signal... Read More

2 years ago


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