Ranking AFC South Units: Wide Receivers/Tight Ends

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3. Colts

This was a hard choice, because the other three teams are all pretty close. I put the Colts here at three because they lost a significant playmaker in Coby Fleener to free agency, one of Andrew Luck‘s favorite targets.

Sep 7, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Hurricanes wide receiver
Sep 7, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Hurricanes wide receiver /

They still have Dwayne Allen at tight end, but he has never lived up to his potential. The former 64th overall pick caught eight touchdowns in 2014, but only 29 passes overall. In four years he has 91 career catches–but I imagine he’ll have his best year this season.

At wide receiver T.Y. Hilton had a couple really good years before regressing last season. The diminutive receiver went down to 69 catches in 2015 after 82 the previous two seasons. But his burning speed was still apparent as he racked up 1,124 receiving yards.

After that they have a lot of potential on the outside with Donte Moncrief and Philip Dorsett. Their impacts last year were suppressed by the presence of Andre Johnson, former Texans great who just looked like he was done last season. But these guys both have speed and lots of it.

Dorsett ran the 40 in 4.25, but did not have the chance to put that deep speed on display without a quarterback capable of throwing the deep ball. With Luck back, he should be able to put his burning speed on display this season. Moncrief had a better year with 64 catches and six touchdowns, and he should be able to be even better this season.

Like the Titans, there is plenty of talent here. They just need to tap into it.