Marlon Mack, RB, Indianapolis Colts
Mack returned to action on Sunday against the New York Jets, and led the Colts with 12 carries for 89 yards and one catch for nine yards. Nyheim Hines finished with five touches, and Jordan Wilkins did not dent the stat sheet.
Mack was easy to point to as a breakout candidate heading into the season, but nagging hamstring injury derailed that over the first five weeks. A real role as a lead back will probably be held down by passing game limitations, where Hines has shined, and Wilkins should be shut out of the mix very often.
Mack is not much more than a flex play going forward, unless an injury (not his own) opens up more work. But with bye weeks ramping up in number of teams idle, and as a running back on a positive trend, Mack is worth a long look in most leagues.
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