Josh Downs Fantasy Stats

#1 WR  |  Indianapolis Colts
Healthy

Height / Weight 5'9"  /  171 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age) Aug 12, 2001 (22)
Experience 2 seasons
Drafted 2023  /  Rd. 3  /  Pk. 79   (IND)
College North Carolina

Season Stats

RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
SEASON TEAM GP REC TGTS YDS TD LONG YDS/TGT YDS/REC ATT YDS AVG TD LOST FPTS/G FPTS
2023IND1768987712597.911.3000009.2157.1
Career 17 68 98 771 2 59 7.9 11.3 0 0 0 0 0 9.2 157.1

Game Log

RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
WK DATE TEAM OPP REC TGTS YDS TD LONG YDS/TGT YDS/REC ATT YDS AVG TD LOST FPTS
1Sep 10, 2023INDJAX37300224.310.0000006.0
2Sep 17, 2023INDHOU45370127.49.2000007.7
3Sep 24, 2023INDBAL812570124.87.10000013.7
4Oct 1, 2023INDLAR233403011.317.0000005.4
5Oct 8, 2023INDTEN669703816.216.20000015.7
6Oct 15, 2023INDJAX5821192.64.20000013.1
7Oct 22, 2023INDCLE5612515920.825.00000023.5
8Oct 29, 2023INDNO79720178.010.30000014.2
9Nov 5, 2023INDCAR111001010.010.0000002.0
10Nov 12, 2023INDNE234002813.320.0000006.0
12Nov 26, 2023INDTB513430133.38.6000009.3
13Dec 3, 2023INDTEN3514092.84.7000004.4
14Dec 10, 2023INDCIN333201210.710.7000006.2
15Dec 16, 2023INDPIT3319086.36.3000004.9
16Dec 24, 2023INDATL69390144.36.5000009.9
17Dec 31, 2023INDLV225305026.526.5000007.3
18Jan 6, 2024INDHOU334802816.016.0000007.8

Colts Depth Chart

QB

Anthony Richardson

Joe Flacco

Sam Ehlinger

RB

Jonathan Taylor

Trey Sermon

Evan Hull

LWR

Michael Pittman Jr.

Ashton Dulin

RWR

Adonai Mitchell

Alec Pierce

SWR

Josh Downs

Anthony Gould

TE

Jelani Woods

Kylen Granson

Mo Alie-Cox

LT

Bernhard Raimann

Matt Goncalves

LG

Quenton Nelson

Josh Sills

C

Ryan Kelly

Wesley French

RG

Will Fries

Tanor Bortolini

RT

Braden Smith

Blake Freeland

FS

Nick Cross

Rodney Thomas II

LDE

Laiatu Latu

Kwity Paye

Tyquan Lewis

LDT

Grover Stewart

Raekwon Davis

Taven Bryan

RDT

DeForest Buckner

Adetomiwa Adebawore

Jonah Laulu

RDE

Samson Ebukam

Dayo Odeyingbo

LOLB

E.J. Speed

Ronnie Harrison Jr.

Jaylon Carlies

MLB

Zaire Franklin

Grant Stuard

ROLB

Segun Olubi

Jaylon Carlies

LCB

JuJu Brents

Jaylin Simpson

SS

Julian Blackmon

Trevor Denbow

RCB

Dallis Flowers

Jaylon Jones

NB

Kenny Moore II

Micah Abraham

Josh Downs News

Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs Leads Way For Indy In Season Finale Loss

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught all three of his targets for 48 yards in the team's 23-19 loss to the Houston Texans. Downs led all Colts pass-catchers in yards and caught the team's longest pass-attempt when he reeled in a 28-yard catch. Downs finishes his rookie campaign with 771 yards on 68 catches and two touchdowns. With their Week 18 loss, the Colts are now eliminated from playoff contention.
Jan 7   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs Hard To Trust In Week 18

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught both of his targets for 53 yards in the team's Week 17 win against the Las Vegas Raiders. He now gets ready for a season finale against the Houston Texans on Saturday night, a team that's allowed the 11th most fantasy points to the position over their last four matchups. Downs hasn't been an incredibly consistent option as of late, as last week marked his first game with over 50 total yards since Week 8. Houston has done a good job of defending the slot, allowing the 10th least fantasy points to slot receivers, where Downs plays over 75% of his snaps. With all that in mind, the former Tar Heel makes for a boom-or-bust WR4 option in Week 18 with his big play ability.
Jan 6   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs Posts 53 Yards In Week 17

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught both of his targets for 53 yards in the team's 23-20 win against the Las Vegas Raiders. The rookie caught a 50-yard deep shot on the team's third play from scrimmage and was then only targeted one more time for a three-yard catch. This also marks the first time Downs has cleared 50 total yards since the team's Week 8 win against the New Orleans Saints. The former Tar Heel has proved to be a viable deep-threat option for quarterback Gardner Minshew but has struggled with consistent fantasy success. He'll look to build on this performance in Week 18 when the Colts face off against the Houston Texans, and fantasy managers can look Downs' way for a boom-or-bust WR3/Flex option.
Jan 1   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs A Risky Play In Week 17

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught six of his nine targets for 39 yards in the team's Week 16 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. The rookie led all Colts pass-catchers in targets as No.1 receiver Michael Pittman Jr. (concussion) missed the game due to injury. With Pittman cleared to return in the team's Week 17 matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders, Downs' loss in volume may limit him from a strong fantasy outing. The Raiders have been a tough matchup for opposing fantasy receivers, allowing the 11th least points to the position. Their secondary sits right outside the top ten, allowing the 11th least passing yards per game on the season. Fantasy managers may want to look another way for a WR3/Flex option this week, as Downs doesn't come into this one with an incredibly safe floor or high ceiling.
Dec 30   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs Under 40 Yards Again In Week 16 Loss

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs led the team in targets in wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr's (concussion) absence in the team's 29-10 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Downs reeled in six of his nine targets for 39 yards on the day. While he did have a sizable target share, this now marks the fourth game in a row where the rookie has been held to under 40 yards. If Pittman misses their Week 17 matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders, Downs can be in consideration for a WR3/Flex option with the uptick in volume.
Dec 25   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs A Risky Play In Week 16

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs is coming off a Week 15 win where he caught all three of his targets for just 19 yards through the air. Downs has served as a helpful target for quarterback Gardner Minshew, but his recent form from a fantasy perspective doesn't instill much confidence in fantasy managers for his Week 16 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed the fourth-least fantasy points to opposing receivers, and the sixth-least fantasy points to opposing slot receivers, where the rookie plays the majority of his snaps. Given his recent form, and a tough matchup, fantasy managers should likely keep the former Tar Heel on the bench this week as a WR4/5 option.
Dec 22   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs Quiet In Week 15 Win

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught all three of his targets for 19 yards in the team's 30-13 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Downs did not see much of an additional uptick in volume despite wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. (concussion) leaving the game in the first half and not returning. Downs has struggled in his last few matchups from a fantasy perspective, and fantasy managers may want to keep him on the bench in the team's Week 16 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.
Dec 17   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs A Risky Play In Week 15

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught all three of his targets for 32 yards in the team's Week 14 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Despite being a great addition to Indy's passing offense, Downs has struggled from a fantasy perspective the last few weeks as he hasn't eclipsed 70 yards since Week 8. He now gears up to face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 15, a team allowing the 15th least fantasy points to the position this season. While Downs' speed and big play ability provide him with a high-ceiling every week, there hasn't been a safe enough floor as of late to trust him for the fantasy playoffs. Fantasy managers can look to start him as a boom-or-bust WR4/5 option this week.
Dec 15   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs Catches Three Passes In Week 14 Loss

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught all three of his targets for 32 yards in the team's 34-14 loss against the Cincinnati Bengals. This now makes the fourth game in a row where Downs has failed to eclipse over 45 yards. The rookie has provided some decent spark for Indy's passing offense, but the most recent stretch of underwhelming performances might have fantasy managers going in another direction for flex options moving forward. Downs can make for a decent flex option in some deeper leagues in his Week 15 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but managers in smaller formats may want to bench the former Tar Heel until he's gotten back to form.
Dec 11   
Josh Downs  • WR  •  Colts

Josh Downs A Sleeper Option In Week 14

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs has gone a little bit cold during his impressive first season. In the team's Week 13 win, he reeled in three of his five targets for just 14 total yards. He does find himself with an opportunity to get back on track in Week 14 when the Colts square off against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals have allowed the sixth-most passing yards in the league this season, and Downs has routinely been the second option in terms of targets for Indy behind wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. Fantasy managers can look to start Downs as a WR3/4 option as the former Tar Heel looks to get back on track.
Dec 9   
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