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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.


The Eric Ebron Breakout Happens in Week 5

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron hauled in nine passes for 105 yards and two touchdowns in the team's 24-38 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday. It took quarterback Andrew Luck's two favorite targets in wide receiver T.Y. Hilton and tight end Jack Doyle being out of the lineup for it to happen,... Read More

1 year ago

Andrew Luck Puts in Strong Performance Against Patriots

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck completed 38 of his 59 passes for 365 passing yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions in a 24-38 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday. Any questions about Andrew Luck's arm strength should be all but dissipated by now, as he threw several bullets en route to throwing for... Read More

1 year ago

Eric Ebron Should Be Heavily Targeted in Week 5

The Indianapolis Colts will be without several key offensive playmakers when they take on the New England Patriots in Week 5. Assuming fellow tight end Jack Doyle sits this game out, Eric Ebron will once again dominate the snaps at tight end and should gain a significant boost to his targets with wide receiver T.Y.... Read More

1 year ago

Colts Receivers Could Be In Streaming Conversation for Week 5

The Indianapolis Colts will be without their No. 1 wideout, T.Y. Hilton, this Thursday when they take on the New England Patriots in Foxborough. Quarterback Andrew Luck will be forced to turn to the trio of Ryan Grant, Chester Rogers, and Zach Pascal in the Colts passing game. While tight end Eric Ebron and running... Read More

1 year ago

Andrew Luck Without Many Weapons Against Patriots

Due to injuries keeping some of the Indianapolis Colts' key offensive pieces out on Thursday night, quarterback Andrew Luck will have a steep hill to climb towards solid fantasy production. While Luck performed admirably in Week 4 with his favorite target T.Y. Hilton coming in and out of the game and has attempted at least... Read More

1 year ago


Thursday Night Football Matchups Analysis - Week 5

Finally, football fans got the Thursday night shootout they were looking for! The Los Angeles Rams and Minnesota Vikings put up over 1,000 yards in total offense during their Thursday Night Football game in Week 4. Fantasy owners who started most offensive pieces on either team were rewarded with a bevy of points to kick... Read More

1 year ago

Robert Turbin's Role Would Be "Very Limited" vs. New England

Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin will return from a four-game suspension in Week 5 when the team takes on the New England Patriots, but Mike Chappell of CBS Sports believes Turbin's role "will be very limited" if he does play. If Chappell is right and Turbin's role is relegated to "third-and-short" scenarios, his fantasy... Read More

1 year ago

Jack Doyle Remains Hobbled By Hip Injury

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (hip) was listed as a non-participant on the team's injury report on Monday. With the Colts playing on a short week, Doyle is all but certain to miss a third consecutive game as he recovers from his nagging hip issue. Eric Ebron will once again be peppered with targets with... Read More

1 year ago

Marlon Mack Limited on Monday

Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (hamstring) was listed as limited on the team's Monday injury report. Mack did not play in Week 4 after putting in a number of limited practice sessions leading up to the game. With a short week to get ready for the New England Patriots on Thursday Night Football and... Read More

1 year ago

Eric Ebron Catches Touchdown Pass in Week 4

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron caught five passes for 40 yards and a touchdown in a 34-37 loss to the Houston Texans in Week 4. Ebron was expected to step up with fellow tight end Jack Doyle sidelined and he definitely made an impact with a contested fourth quarter touchdown catch. That being said,... Read More

1 year ago


Zach Paskal Steps Up in Loss

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Zach Paskal caught six passes for 56 yards and a touchdown in a 34-37 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. Though he managed to haul in a touchdown catch, Paskal shouldn't be expected to be a regular contributor in fantasy lineups, as he posted only two receptions for 21... Read More

1 year ago

Ryan Grant Finishes With Mediocre Stat-line in Shootout

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Ryan Grant caught five passes for 64 yards in a 34-37 loss against the Houston Texans on Sunday. Grant was given opportunities with No. 1 wide receiver T.Y. Hilton suffering different injuries throughout the game, but failed to find the end zone and posted a mediocre stat-line despite Luck completing 40... Read More

1 year ago

Chester Rogers Hauls In Eight Passes in Week 4

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Chester Rogers caught eight passes for 85 yards in a 34-37 loss against the Houston Texans on Sunday. Rogers was thrust into No. 2 wide receiver duties as a result of an injury to T.Y. Hilton and shouldn't be expected to be as heavily involved in the offense in future games.... Read More

1 year ago

T.Y. Hilton Goes Over 100 Receiving Yards, Likely to Miss Week 5

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) caught four passes for 115 yards in a 34-37 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. While Hilton was able to succeed with limited work, the greater concern right now is a hamstring injury that he suffered in the third quarter. According to head coach Frank Reich, Hilton... Read More

1 year ago

Andrew Luck Posts Best Game of 2018 in Loss

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck completed 40 of his 62 pass attempts for 464 yards and four touchdowns in a 37-34 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. Fantasy owners who slotted Luck into their lineups were rewarded in spades, with the quarterback throwing for season bests in passing yards and touchdowns against a stingy... Read More

1 year ago


T.Y. Hilton Leaves Week 4 Game With Chest Injury

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (chest) left the team's Week 4 game against the Houston Texans with a chest injury. Hilton made a huge 40-yard catch before landing hard on the football he had in his grip, ultimately leading to the injury. His return is questionable.

1 year ago

Jack Doyle Ruled Out For Week 4

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (hip) has been ruled out for the team's Week 4 matchup with the Houston Texans. Doyle could be in line for an extended absence if his hip issue turns out to be serious, but fantasy owners should turn to teammate Eric Ebron for a spot start at the tight... Read More

1 year ago

Marlon Mack Questionable For Week 4

Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (hamstring) is questionable for the team's Week 4 contest with the Houston Texans. Mack has been able to fit in a number of limited practices this week and odds are in favor of him starting for his second game this season. Fantasy owners should expect a full-blown committee with... Read More

1 year ago

Marlon Mack Practicing on Thursday

Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (hamstring) practiced for a second consecutive day on Thursday. Mack appears to be well on track to play in his second game of the season on Sunday when the Colts take on the Houston Texans. Fantasy owners should put him in the conversation for a flex play, but the... Read More

1 year ago

Jack Doyle Sits Out Practice on Thursday

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (hip) was absent from the team's practice on Thursday. The nagging hip issue that Doyle suffered against the Washington Redskins in Week 2 appears to be more significant than initially thought, as it is looking more likely that the Colts No. 1 tight end will miss his second consecutive... Read More

1 year ago


Eric Ebron Back At Practice, Ready To Play Sunday

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron (shoulder, knee) returned to practice on Thursday and appears ready to go for Sunday's tilt with the Houston Texans. Ebron received 11 targets in Week 3 with presumed No. 1 tight end Jack Doyle sidelined, which appears likely to be the case once again. Fantasy owners can plug and... Read More

1 year ago

Eric Ebron Could Get A Second Chance To Break Out

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron failed to have a breakout performance in Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles while No. 1 tight end Jack Doyle was out, catching only five passes for 33 yards. That being said, Ebron played on 88-percent of snaps and saw 11 total targets in that game and could be... Read More

1 year ago

Fire Up T.Y. Hilton With Confidence in Week 4

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is well on his way to having a successful bounce-back year in fantasy football with double-digit targets in every game this season and an average of 10.5 yards per reception. More solid production is likely to come when the Colts take on the Houston Texans in Week 4, as... Read More

1 year ago

Andrew Luck Has Chance to Prosper Against Houston

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has been less than impressive over the last two weeks in fantasy football, throwing for under 180 yards in each contest and averaging a QB25 finish in fantasy rankings. Fortunately for fantasy owners, Luck has an opportunity to bounce back when he returns home to face a Houston Texans squad... Read More

1 year ago

Eric Ebron Misses Practice on Wednesday

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron (knee, shoulder) was absent from the team's practice on Wednesday. With the Colts top two tight ends dealing with injuries, fantasy owners are going to have to be extremely careful to monitor the availability of both players ahead of their Week 4 matchup against the Houston Texans. If Jack... Read More

1 year ago


Thursday Night Football Matchups Analysis - Week 4

The Baker Mayfield era has arrived in Cleveland. Filling in for the concussed Tyrod Taylor near the end of the second quarter in last week's Thursday Night Football game, Mayfield would go on to complete 17 of his 23 passes for 201 yards en route to the Cleveland Browns' first win in 635 days. Fantasy... Read More

1 year ago

Colts Release Christine Michael

Indianapolis Colts running back Christine Michael was released on Monday, according to Field Yates of ESPN. Despite showing well in the preseason, Michael was buried on the Colts running back depth chart behind sophomore Marlon Mack and rookie rushers Jordan Wilkins and Nyheim Hines. This news bodes well for Mack's fantasy owners, who are hoping... Read More

1 year ago

Eric Ebron Quiet Despite Breakout Opportunity

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron caught five passes for 33 yards in the team's 16-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Many fantasy analysts expected Ebron to have a breakout game with fellow tight end Jack Doyle sidelined by a hip issue, but he failed to convert his team-leading 11 targets (including three... Read More

1 year ago

Ryan Grant Scores Lone Colts Touchdown Against Eagles

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Ryan Grant caught three passes for 35 yards and a touchdown in a 16-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Grant's five-yard touchdown reception on a jump ball in the end zone was the lone one the Colts put on the board, with kicker Adam Vinatieri contributing nine points himself.... Read More

1 year ago

T.Y. Hilton Leads Team in Receptions in Loss

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton caught five passes for 50 yards in the team's 16-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Despite the tough Philadelphia secondary trying to smother him early, Hilton managed to reach the double-digit target mark for a third consecutive game. The ceiling of the Colts offense as a whole... Read More

1 year ago


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