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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.


Expect a "Three-Week Timeline" for Andrew Luck's Return

Following Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck's (shoulder) first practice of the 2017 season, Indy Star reporter Stephen Holder took to Twitter to suggest that Luck shouldn't be expected back for three more weeks based on what he has seen and heard within the organization. He concluded his tweet by stating that he can't see Luck... Read More

2 years ago

Marlon Mack Gets in a Full Practice on Wednesday

After sitting out the team's Week 4 tilt with the Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts rookie running back Marlon Mack (shoulder) participated fully in the team's Wednesday practice. The Colts' offense can use all the help it can get, though Mack has struggled to be fantasy-relevant in the context of a Jacoby Brissett-led passing game that... Read More

2 years ago

Jack Doyle Limited on Wednesday

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (concussion) was limited in the team's practice on Wednesday, per Colts.com. Doyle looked like an enticing streaming option at the tight end position this week against the San Francisco 49ers, but it will take some time to see if he will clear the concussion protocol. Still, the 49er defense... Read More

2 years ago

Andrew Luck Says He'll Play This Year

After throwing to his teammates during practice on Wednesday, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) told reporters that a debut in 2017 is a matter of 'when' not 'if'. In tempering expectations about a quick return, he went on to say that he has"work to do to get to a level where [he] feel[s] comfortable... Read More

2 years ago

Andrew Luck Practices, Ruled Out for Week 5

Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) got in a limited practice session on Wednesday, though he has been ruled out for the team's Week 5 contest against the San Francisco 49ers. The odds were against Luck starting this week, meaning Jacoby Brissett will get the nod at quarterback in Week 5... Read More

2 years ago


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Thursday Night Matchups Analysis (Week 5)

So much for a thrilling Bears-Packers rivalry game... What I thought might be more than a blowout Thursday Night Football game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers ended up being a foregone conclusion by the end of the third quarter, with Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, and Davante Adams each having caught a touchdown... Read More

2 years ago

Andrew Luck to Practice This Week

After a long road of uncertainty in recovering from offseason surgery, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) will practice this week for the first time in the 2017 regular season. General manager Chris Ballard stated "we’ll slowly start working him back...we’ve got a plan in place to where we want him to start getting reps... Read More

2 years ago

Jack Doyle Enters Concussion Protocol

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano told reporters on Monday that tight end Jack Doyle (concussion) is in the NFL's concussion protocol after a hit he took on Sunday night, per Mike Chappell. This news comes as no surprise, as Doyle left the team's Week 4 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks and didn't return. Owners... Read More

2 years ago

Jack Doyle Leads Colts in Receptions, Suffers Concussion vs. Seahawks

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (concussion) occupied a large portion of the team’s receiving target share on Sunday night against the Seattle Seahawks, catching a team-high five passes for 27 yards. He also left in the third quarter of the contest with what is believed to be a concussion, though his injury will likely... Read More

2 years ago

Donte Moncrief Makes Insane Touchdown Grab, Otherwise Mediocre in Loss

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief caught the team’s lone touchdown reception on a jump ball in a 46-18 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, showing remarkable body control and aggressiveness that he had been missing for the first three weeks of the regular season. Otherwise, his overall stat-line of three receptions for 30 yards and... Read More

2 years ago


T.Y. Hilton Held to Three Catches Against Seattle

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton failed to follow up a lights-out Week 3 performance when the team faced the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, catching three passes for 30 yards in a 46-18 loss. Hilton and fellow wide receiver Donte Moncrief had identical stat lines, but Moncrief was the beneficiary of the team’s lone receiving... Read More

2 years ago

Frank Gore Generates 80 All-Purpose Yards in Loss

Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore carried the football 12 times for 46 yards and caught three passes for 34 yards in a 46-18 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. It’s safe to say that Gore will sit atop the running back pecking order so long as he is healthy, but the Colts... Read More

2 years ago

Jacoby Brissett Shows Poise in Loss to Seahawks

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett threw for 157 passing yards along with one touchdown, one interception, and a fumble in a 46-18 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. Despite having Seahawk defenders in his face on most drop-backs, he showed remarkable poise and helped keep the team within one score midway through the... Read More

2 years ago

Kamar Aiken a Full Participant on Thursday; Will Start Week 4

After putting in limited work in practice on Wednesday, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Kamar Aiken (concussion) participated fully in the team's Thursday practice and looks ready to go for Week 4 against the Seattle Seahawks. Aiken has been nipping at the heels of fellow wide receiver Donte Moncrief for the No. 2 wide receiver job... Read More

2 years ago

Marlon Mack, Chester Rogers Ruled Out for Week 4

Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (shoulder) and wide receiver Chester Rogers (hamstring) have both been ruled out for the team's Week 4 tilt with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, per Kevin Bowen of 1070TheFan. Rogers being inactive was all but inevitable with him having not practiced at all this week. Mack, on the other... Read More

2 years ago


Donte Moncrief Not Worthy of Start Against Seattle

Fantasy owners looking for a WR3 or flex play in Week 4 would do well to stay away from Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief, who has converted just five of his 15 targets through three weeks of regular season action. The big-bodied receiver has clearly struggled with drops in 2017 and is going into... Read More

2 years ago

Don't Look for a Rebound Performance for Jack Doyle in Week 4

After a supposed 'breakout' game in Week 2, Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle only snagged two passes for 16 yards in a 31-28 victory over the Cleveland Browns. With quarterback Jacoby Brissett showing a willingness to throw the football downfield, the ridiculous target share numbers that Doyle accrued over the first two weeks of... Read More

2 years ago

T.Y. Hilton "Wants the Pressure" of Playing Seattle, Should Get WR2 Production

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton promised that the team would not be 0-3 entering Week 4 and lived up to his promising by exposing the Cleveland Brown secondary for 153 receiving yards and a touchdown. Against the Seattle Seahawks, Hilton should be utilized all over the field while drawing matchups from the Seahawks' lanky... Read More

2 years ago

Expect Frank Gore, Colts RBs to Struggle Against Seattle

When the Indianapolis Colts head to Century Link field to take on the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Frank Gore and the rest of the running back crew will look to build on one of their better rushing performances from Week 3 against Cleveland. Unfortunately, they will be facing a stout defense headlined by Michael Bennett... Read More

2 years ago

Jacoby Brissett Faces Uphill Battle in Week 4

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett's exceptional performance against the Cleveland Browns in Week 3 caused him to finish as the QB5 and helped the team capture their first regular season victory. However, his next matchup on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks is that should prevent you from putting him in your fantasy lineup. The Colts... Read More

2 years ago


Marlon Mack Returns to Practice Thursday

Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (shoulder) returned to practice on Thursday sporting a red non-contact jersey, meaning he most likely put in a limited session. Mack has struggled so far this year with a limited workload, averaging 1.3 yards per carry three games into 2017. However, his return to practice should signal at least... Read More

2 years ago

Thursday Night Football Matchup Analysis (Week 4)

Talk about a surprise shootout in San Francisco! The Los Angeles Rams' Week 3 matchup against the 49ers last Thursday was an exciting rebound from a boring Texans-Bengals game, with quarterback Jared Goff leading the way to a thrilling 41-39 victory. Todd Gurley and Carlos Hyde each had 25-plus carries and two touchdowns in what... Read More

2 years ago

Chester Rogers Remains Sidelined, Kamar Aiken Limited on Wednesday

Indianapolis Colts' wide receivers Chester Rogers (hamstring) and Kamar Aiken (concussion) are both currently dealing with injuries that will impact their ability to start in Week 4 against the Seattle Seahawks. Rogers is not practicing at all with a nagging hamstring injury and Aiken got in limited work while dealing with a concussion on Wednesday.... Read More

2 years ago

Marlon Mack Misses Wednesday Practice

Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (shoulder) missed the team's Wednesday practice while continuing to nurse a shoulder injury he suffered in Week 2, per Colts.com. The signing of Matt Jones last week was thought to be a single game substitution, but now it's looking more like Mack could miss extended time with an injury... Read More

2 years ago

Jack Doyle Listed on Injury Report

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (foot) was a surprising addition to the team's Wednesday injury report with a foot injury, though he still managed to practice in a limited capacity. Doyle didn't show any signs of injury in his Week 3 tilt with Cleveland, so this may just be a precautionary measure. Still, he... Read More

2 years ago


Andrew Luck Will Not Practice This Week

According to George Bremer of CNHI Sports, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) will not be practicing this week despite comments on Tuesday that he could see the field. Head coach Chuck Pagano stated that "he is still a week away in his throwing progression." Luck is still clearly two or three weeks away from... Read More

2 years ago

Andrew Luck Ruled Out Against Seattle, Could Practice This Week

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano told reporters on Monday that quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) will sit out Week 4 when the team takes on the Seattle Seahawks, per George Bremer of CNHI Sports Indiana. Pagano also stated that there was a chance Luck could return to practice, though it would likely be in an... Read More

2 years ago

Ryan Kelly to Return to Practice on Wednesday

Indianapolis Colts center Ryan Kelly (foot) is slated to return to practice on Wednesday in a limited fashion, according to Zak Keefer of the Indy Star. This is a great sign for the present Colts offense and the return of Andrew Luck. Kelly was a centerpiece of the offensive line before he went down with... Read More

2 years ago

Jack Doyle Struggles in Week 3

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle showed a solid rapport with quarterback Jacoby Brissett in Week 2, but failed to do much of anything during Sunday's 31-28 win over the Cleveland Browns. He caught two passes for 16 yards on five targets that included a lost fumble. The two major factors that took Doyle out... Read More

2 years ago

Donte Moncrief Targeted Three Times in Win

In a 31-28 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief was targeted a total of three times that resulted in two receptions for 44 yards. Despite quarterback Jacoby Brissett getting more comfortable with the offense, Moncrief had an uneventful showing outside of one 34-yard catch in the second quarter.... Read More

2 years ago


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