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Jonathan Taylor not on injury report for Week 7 vs. Titans

We break down the news that Jonathan Taylor has an ankle injury. What it means for Week 7 and beyond.

Jonathan Taylor #28 of the Indianapolis Colts runs with the ball against Carlos Dunlap #8 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 25, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images

Friday PM update: Taylor has been removed from the injury report and should be a full-go in Week 7.

Friday update: Frank Reich is optimistic that Jonathan Taylor will play this week, per Lara Overton.

Thursday update: Taylor was once again practicing on Thursday, per Zak Keefer. Taylor also sounds more optimistic that he’ll return this week.

Wednesday PM update: Taylor was officially limited in practice on Wednesday, per the team’s official injury report.

The Indianapolis Colts turned their offense around last week against the Jaguars as they upped the pace and had Matt Ryan get the ball out quickly, turning the passing game into an extension of the running game. They’ve been without Jonathan Taylor and Nyheim Hines the last two weeks, but both look very close to returning.

Taylor has had trouble getting going this season, which coincides with the whole Colts offense having trouble. Maybe their strong Week 6 can keep going this week against the Titans with Taylor hopefully back. We know how good he is.

Fantasy football implications for Week 7

Taylor is always a must start, even after some lackluster fantasy finishes. as long as he’s starting, you’re starting him in fantasy. If he were to miss again, we’d likely see Hines, who looks like he is out of concussion protocol now. But, Deon Jackson played well enough to probably get some work alongside Hines.