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Colts' Julian Blackmon: Gets double-digit tackles again
Blackmon recorded 12 tackles (six solo) in Sunday's 22-19 overtime win at the Ravens.
Blackmon was second on his squad in tackles in Week 3, and he looks primed for a career year as a starting safety, provided he can stay healthy. That said, Indianapolis will probably see significantly fewer looks against the run when they host the Rams in Week 4.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Racks up 10 tackles Week 2
Blackmon logged 10 tackles (seven solo) against the Texans in Sunday's Week 2 victory.
Blackmon ranked second on Indianapolis in stops behind Zaire Franklin, who tallied 13. Blackmon has played on every defensive snap for the Colts through two weeks and has totaled 15 tackles. He set a career high with 50 stops over 14 contests last season.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Five tackles in season opener
Blackmon started at strong safety and had five tackles in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.
Blackmon had an off day in coverage by allowing three receptions on four targets for 42 yards, according to Pro Football Focus. However, he enters the regular season healthy after missing time in training camp to a hamstring injury. Blackmon played all 70 snaps on defense. A return to full strength is a good sign since he's struggled to stay on the field. The 2020 third-rounder was limited to six games in 2021 due to an Achilles injury, and last season he missed three games and parts of another due to an ankle injury.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Getting back on the field
Blackmon (hamstring) will practice Tuesday, Nate Atkins of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Blackmon has yet to practice with his team, as he's been sidelined by the injury since camp opened. He'll now have just under four weeks to get ready for the team's season opener against the Jaguars.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: May return soon
Blackmon (hamstring) will return "hopefully sooner than later," according to head coach Shane Steichen, Nate Atkins of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Blackmon has yet to participate in training camp due to the injury, but it appears his absences could be coming to an end soon. Steichen mentioned last Thursday that the Utah product was progressing well in his recovery, but he's apparently still not quite 100 percent.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Continuing to recover
Blackmon continues to make progress in his recovery from a hamstring injury, JJ Stankevitz of the Colts' official site reports.
Blackmon remains sidelined, but he's progressing well and doing a good job with his rehab, according to head coach Shane Steichen. The 24-year-old has been out of action since training camp started, but with Week 1 still over a month away, the Colts' projected starter at free safety still has several weeks to make a full recovery.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: No timetable for return
Blackmon (hamstring) didn't practice Wednesday and remains without a return timetable, JJ Stankevitz of the Colts' official site reports.
Blackmon didn't join his teammates on the field for the first day of training camp. The starting safety has plenty of time to heal up before the Colts kick off the regular season Sept. 10 against the Jaguars. The team's preseason opener is Aug. 12 in Buffalo.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Starts at free safety
Blackmon started at free safety and had one total tackle in Sunday's win at Las Vegas.
Blackmon has taken back the starting role but split playing time with Rodney Thomas. Blackmon played on 45 of the defense's 70 snaps while Thomas played on 25 snaps. Blackmon missed Week 4 and Week 5 with an ankle injury and initially eased back into action in a smaller role off the bench.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Comes off bench
Blackmon had three total tackles in Sunday's loss at Tennessee. He came off the bench and played on 21 of the defense's 59 snaps.
Blackmon missed two games with an ankle injury, then was active in Week 6 and didn't play. It's not clear if he's not back to full speed or if Rodney Thomas has supplanted him as the starting free safety.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Unclear role against Tennessee
Blackmon is active for Sunday's game against Tennessee, but it is not clear if he will play, James Boyd of The Athletic reports.
Blackmon was active in last week's win over Jacksonville but did not play as he was on the sidelines only in case of an emergency. He had missed two games with an ankle injury, and it's not clear that he's back to full strength. Rodney Thomas has taken over the starting free safety job with Blackmon hurt.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Active, but doesn't play
Blackmon was active in Sunday's win over Jacksonville but did not play as he was on the sidelines only in case of an emergency, James Boyd of The Athletic reports.
Head coach Frank Reich said he wasn't ready to play but at the same time had him active. It would appear that Blackmon will be ready to return next week against Tennessee, but it may be best to see him in action again before using him for fantasy purposes. Rodney Thomas got the start with Blackmon held out.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Will be available Sunday
Blackmon is active for Sunday's matchup against the Jaguars.
Blackmon will return to action in Week 6 after missing back-to-back games due to an ankle injury. The third-year pro is expected to reprise his role as the Colts' starting free safety.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Questionable for Sunday
Blackmon (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's matchup against Jacksonville.
Blackmon has missed back-to-back games due to an ankle sprain, but he returned to practice ahead of Week 6, logging two limited sessions and one full participation (Thursday). If he remains out for a third straight game, expect Rodney Thomas to continue serving as the Colts' starting free safety.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Julian Blackmon: Upgrades to full participant
Blackmon (ankle) practiced in full Thursday.
Blackmon missed the team's last two contests due to an ankle sprain, but his ability to log a full practice Thursday suggests he's ready to return for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. With the 24-year-old more than likely to reclaim his starting spot this weekend, Rodney Thomas is slated to revert back to a depth role for the Colts' secondary.... See More ... See Less
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