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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.


Game Script Results in Disappointing Game for Andrew Luck

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck completed 16 of his 27 pass attempts for 192 yards while adding 20 yards on the ground on six rushes in a 23-0 win over the Dallas Cowboys. As easily Luck's lowest yardage total in the last nine weeks, the Colts absolutely stymied Dallas's offense and ultimately kept on feeding... Read More

10 months ago

Value of Colts Defense is a Toss Up for Week 15

The Indianapolis Colts defense failed to force a single turnover in a victory over the Houston Texans, but Week 14 was the only game where they have not managed to force at least one. The real wildcard when it comes to deciding whether or not to start the Colts defense is how well the Dallas... Read More

10 months ago

Despite Injuries, T.Y. Hilton Should Produce Against Cowboys

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton has been dinged up recently, dealing with a number of small injuries. However, the shift wide receiver has continued to produce in fantasy football with at least seven receptions in his last four games. In Week 15, he will have to contend with a Dallas Cowboys defense that is... Read More

10 months ago

Slot Eric Ebron in as a TE1 in Week 15

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron has been a star of the team's passing attack in an offense sans Jack Doyle and will look to finish the season strong against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 15. Dallas has been a fantasy point factory for tight ends, with the position accounting for nearly 27 percent of... Read More

10 months ago

Andrew Luck Draws Tough Matchup Against Dallas

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck rebounded from a horrible Week 13 game by putting up 399 passing yards and two touchdowns against the Houston Texans. The ineptitude with the Colts ground game has proven to be extremely beneficial for fantasy owners, as Luck has had to throw the football an average of 43 times over... Read More

10 months ago


Thursday Night Football Matchups Analysis - Week 15

Those fantasy owners who started Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry, despite the tough matchup on paper, were heavily rewarded last Thursday. After failing to eclipse 60 yards on the ground in a game this season, he exploded to the tune of 238 rushing yards and four touchdowns against the Jacksonville Jaguars with an effort... Read More

10 months ago

Eric Ebron Makes 12th Touchdown Catch in Week 14

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron caught four of his eight targets for 65 yards and a touchdown in a 24-21 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. Ebron has clearly thrived after a change of scenery, with his 12th touchdown reception setting the Colts single-season record for most touchdowns by a tight end (a... Read More

10 months ago

Zach Pascal Makes an Impact Against the Texans

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Zach Pascal hauled in five of his six targets for 68 yards and a touchdown against the Houston Texans in Week 14. On quarterback Andrew Luck's bounce back day, Pascal put up his highest receiving yard total on the 2018 season to help the Colts pull out a win. Pascal is... Read More

10 months ago

T.Y. Hilton Makes Texans Defense Look Silly in Week 14

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton caught nine of his 12 targets for 199 receiving yards in a 24-21 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. Despite dealing with foot and shoulder injuries throughout the contest, 105 of his 199 receiving yards came in the second half and elevated the surging Colts offense with a... Read More

10 months ago

Andrew Luck Dazzles in Win Over Houston

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck completed 27 of his 41 passes for 399 passing yards, two touchdowns, and an interception in a 24-21 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. He also added six rush attempts for 16 yards on the ground. After failing to find the end zone a week ago, Luck made his... Read More

10 months ago


Colts Defense is a Tough Sell in Week 14

The Indianapolis Colts defense was successful in holding the Cody Kessler-led Jacksonville Jaguars offense to only 211 total yards while racking up three sacks and a takeaway. Unfortunately, they can't expect to get a break like that in Week 14 when the prolific trio of Deshaun Watson, Lamar Miller, and DeAndre Hopkins sits on the... Read More

10 months ago

Fire Up Eric Ebron Against Houston

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron received a ridiculous 30.8 percent of the team's targets in a Week 13 loss to Jacksonville and is likely to continue to capitalize on No. 1 tight end Jack Doyle's absence against the Houston Texans. He already managed to put up five receptions for 50 yards and a touchdown... Read More

10 months ago

T.Y. Hilton Can Exploit Vulnerable Texans Secondary in Week 14

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (shoulder) hasn't been practicing for a Week 14 tilt with the Houston Texans, but fantasy owners should without a doubt fire him up if he manages to play. Aside from the fact that he is getting 25.8 percent of the team's targets over their past four games and had... Read More

10 months ago

Andrew Luck Ready to Rebound Against Houston

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck ended his streak of consecutive three-touchdown games in horrific fashion last week when the team played the Jacksonville Jaguars, with the Stanford product failing to throw a touchdown pass for the first time since Week 16 of the 2014 season. While the Houston Texans haven't allowed more than two touchdown... Read More

10 months ago

Thursday Night Football Matchups Analysis - Week 14

In what might be one of the greatest upsets of the regular season, the Dallas Cowboys found a way to take down a red-hot New Orleans Saints squad last Thursday in a 13-10 win. Drew Brees and Alvin Kamara didn't do much to impress while Ezekiel Elliott passed 100 all-purpose yards for the eighth time... Read More

11 months ago


Colts Defense Manages to Keep Jaguars in Check

The Indianapolis Colts defense held the Jacksonville Jaguars to six points in a loss on Sunday, with three sacks, two forced fumbles, and seven tackles for loss. Those who streamed the Colts defense should be extremely thankful for defensive tackle Denico Autry, who was responsible for all three sacks, both forced fumbles, and three tackles... Read More

11 months ago

T.Y. Hilton Puts Up Solid Numbers Against Jacksonville

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton caught eight of his 13 targets for 77 yards in a 0-6 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Finishing second only to tight end Eric Ebron in targets and receiving yards, Hilton managed to put up a solid stat line considering his rough matchup with Jaguars star defensive... Read More

11 months ago

Eric Ebron Featured Heavily in Week 13

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron caught 10 of his 16 targets for 81 receiving yards in a 0-6 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. He also had one carry for negative nine yards and a lost fumble. In his first game as the Colts No. 1 option at tight end, Ebron was a... Read More

11 months ago

Andrew Luck Comes Back Down to Earth in Loss

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck completed 33 of his 52 passes for 248 yards and an interception in a 0-6 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. The end of Luck's streak of eight consecutive games with at least three touchdown passes was the least of fantasy owners worries, as his heavy pass volume failed... Read More

11 months ago

Thursday Night Football Matchups Analysis - Week 13

The Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, and New Orleans Saints came out with victories during the Thanksgiving Thursday football games and were rewarded with delicious turkey legs in the post-game show! Although Thanksgiving has passed, many fantasy owners are still hungry as the league playoffs approach. Week 13 kicks off with a New Orleans Saints team... Read More

11 months ago


Eric Ebron Rebounds From Dud Game With Two Scores

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron hauled in five of his seven targets for 45 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-24 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. After catching zero passes the previous week, Ebron rebounded in a big way by leading the Colts tight end group in targets and catching two of... Read More

11 months ago

Jack Doyle Saves Fantasy Day With a Touchdown

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle caught all four of his targets for 16 yards and a touchdown in a 27-24 win over the Miami Dolphins. Quarterback Andrew Luck completed passes to nine different players during the contest, with Doyle being the lucky beneficiary of a red zone target on the one-yard line. Tight ends... Read More

11 months ago

T.Y. Hilton Posts Back-To-Back 100-Yard Receiving Games

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton caught seven of his 10 targets for 125 yards in a 27-24 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. After posting only a single 100-receiving yard game through the first 10 weeks of the regular season, Hilton now has two in back to back performances. The Colts offensive game... Read More

11 months ago

Andrew Luck Continues to Produce Against Miami

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck completed 30 of his 37 passes for 343 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions in a 27-24 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Luck now finds himself as the third player in NFL history to throw for at least three touchdowns in eight consecutive games. Despite throwing two interceptions... Read More

11 months ago

Colts Defense on the Rise After Week 11 Victory

The Indianapolis Colts defense might have been a huge disappointment after failing to force a single turnover back in Week 10, but they quickly bounced back with a five sack, two takeaway effort against the Tennessee Titans. The return of Ryan Tannehill to the Miami Dolphins offense for this week isn't too much of a... Read More

11 months ago


Eric Ebron is a Boom or Bust Option in Week 12

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron may be heading into a game against a Miami Dolphins defense that is giving up a touchdown to the tight end position on every 12.4 targets, but the return of No. 1 tight end Jack Doyle has put a damper on what was an incredible fantasy season for the... Read More

11 months ago

Jack Doyle Could Have a Great Game Against Dolphins

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle is far removed from his 2017 season in which he exemplified the high reception floor option at the position. That being said, his 5.8 targets per game and seven total catches over the last two weeks are making him look remarkably close. The Miami Dolphins are allowing a touchdown... Read More

11 months ago

Increasing Volume Makes T.Y. Hilton a Solid Play in Week 12

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton posted his first WR-1 finish on the season against the Tennessee Titans last week, accumulating 155 receiving yards on nine receptions for two touchdowns. While it could be considered an anomaly in what has been an overall underwhelming season for Hilton, his target share has gone from 24.1 percent... Read More

11 months ago

Andrew Luck's Elite Production Should Continue Against Miami

There are only so many times one can write about how Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is lighting the fantasy world on fire with three touchdowns in each of his last seven games. As the Colts offense continues to roll, the Miami Dolphins are unlikely to be able to do much to stand in their... Read More

11 months ago

Thanksgiving Thursday Matchups Analysis - Week 12 Starts/Sits

Happy Thanksgiving to all! It was Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks' dominant ground game that carried the day on Thursday Night Football in Week 11. In a rematch of the 2014 NFC Championship, the Seahawks managed to pull out the 27-24 victory in a thriller over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Fantasy... Read More

11 months ago


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