Nyheim Hines

Nyheim Hines


Chance of Injury in 2021: question mark 47%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 3.7%
Projected Games missed for 2021: question mark 1.4
Durability: question mark 5

Medium Risk


Nyheim Hines Player Overview

What You Need to Know:

  • Hines ranked 3rd among RBs in targets (77), catches (64), receiving yards (482) and receiving TDs (4) last year.
  • He added an 89-380-3 rushing line to finish 18th among RBs in PPR points and 26th in non-PPR.
  • Hines scored as a top-24 PPR RB in 8 weeks -- 18th most. He didn’t bring much of a ceiling, though, with just 3 games of 17.5+ PPR points. That ranked 23rd at the position.
  • His 4.3 yards per carry and 6.3 yards per target were both career bests. He ranked 43rd among 75 qualifiers in yards per carry and 10th out of 41 in yards per target.
  • Pro Football Focus graded Hines 1st in receiving among those 41 qualifiers. He finished 48th out of 75 qualifiers in rushing grade.
  • Hines averaged 5 targets per game on a 14.1% share over his first 11 games. That dropped to 4 targets and a 12.1% share over the final 6 (including playoffs) as Jonathan Taylor took on a bigger role.
  • Hines’ PPR scoring average over those last 6 games would have ranked 36th among RBs for the season.
  • Taylor returns for his 2nd season in 2021, and the Colts are also expected to get Marlon Mack back after he suffered a torn Achilles in last year’s opener.
  • Indianapolis lost OC Nick Sirianni and replaced him with former QBs coach Marcus Brady. With HC Frank Reich back, the offense should be similar to last year.
  • The QB change from P…

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Nyheim Hines Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Nov 18, 2017 Non-NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Hines sustained a concussion against Wake Forest but was cleared to play the next weekend.
Oct 28, 2017 Non-NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Hines injured his right ankle in the 1st quarter against Notre Dame. He was able to play the following weekend.
Sep 10, 2016 Non-NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Hines missed 2 games in 2016 with an ankle injury.