The Colts’ running backs were an interesting bunch on Draft Day, but the excitement for Jonathan Taylor was obvious. His Round 5 ADP made him the most popular pick of the bunch.
No one thought he would rise to a big role as soon as Week 1. And no one thought it would come the way that it did.
The Colts fear incumbent starter Marlon Mack suffered a torn Achilles, per NFL Network. That’s a season-ending, if not a career-altering, injury.
And it leaves Taylor as the Colts’ best running back, even if Nyheim Hines starred on Sunday with two touchdowns.
You already know Taylor as a bruising rusher with track speed and make-you-miss moves. But perhaps the best part is that Philip Rivers’ penchant for throwing to his running backs clearly appears to be in full effect. At