Nyheim Hines

RB, Indianapolis Colts

Height 5'9" Weight 196
DOB 1996-11-12 Age 25.8
College North Carolina State

2022 Fantasy Rankings

Overall # 131 · RB # 40 (Tier 5)
ADP (12-team PPR): 9.09, 107th

Position Rankings

Tier 5
38Darrell Henderson, LAR724.99.0913.6
39Alexander Mattison, MIN724.18.108.0
40Nyheim Hines, IND1425.89.096.8
Tier 6
41Kenny Gainwell, PHI723.311.127.7
42Kenneth Walker III, SEA1121.88.03
1 Fantasy Football Calculator (12-team PPR)
2 2021 season, PPR scoring

Fantasy News Last 90 Days

  • Colts Expect 60-Plus Catches For Nyheim Hines

    Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines has been hyped up all offseason as the Colts look to get him more involved in the passing attack in 2022. According to ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler, Indy expects at least 60 receptions from Hines. The 25-year-old has caught 63 passes in a season twice, including his rookie year in 2018. His total of 40 catches for 310 yards and one touchdown were all career-lows, but the addition of quarterback Matt Ryan should change that. Jonathan Taylor will remain the team's bell-cow back on early downs for good reason, but the Colts will use Hines plenty as a pass-catcher, making him an intriguing RB3/4 with upside in point-per-reception fantasy leagues. For what it's worth, head coach Frank Reich recommends picking up Hines in fantasy drafts.

    Aug 10 · Source via Colts Nyheim Hines
  • Colts Working To Get Nyheim Hines The Ball

    107.5 The Fan's Kevin Bowen said he expects the Indianapolis Colts to continue to find creative ways to get running back Nyheim Hines on the field more and to give him different touches. Indianapolis had a lot of success with both Hines and Jonathan Taylor on the field together in 2021, so that should expand this season. Taylor's presence as the lead dog in this backfield and one of the best RBs in football caps Hines' fantasy ceiling, but the Colts like how Hines complements Taylor, and new quarterback Matt Ryan could dump the ball off frequently to Hines. In his four seasons with the Colts, the 25-year-old has recorded 210 receptions for 1,537 yards and seven touchdowns through the air. Hines is absolutely worth a late-round flier in PPR formats.

    Jul 27 · Source via Colts Nyheim Hines
  • Nyheim Hines Looking Forward To The Season

    Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines has come to realize he won't receive more carries than Jonathan Taylor, assuming the latter is healthy. However, that doesn't mean Hines won't be involved in the offense this year, with head coach Frank Reich stating after OTAs that he'd like the 25-year-old to finish in the top three in receptions for the club. After years of dealing with mediocre quarterback production, the NC State alum is excited to play alongside Matt Ryan, a signal-caller who may have a lot left in the tank. While Hines likely won't be as much of an asset in all fantasy formats, he deserves serious consideration in PPR leagues this season, especially after compiling 210 catches for 1,537 yards and seven touchdowns on the receiving end during his career. Hines will also be a valuable insurance policy for anyone fortunate enough to get Taylor on their roster.

    Jul 17 · Source via Colts Nyheim Hines
  • Frank Reich Has High Hopes For Nyheim Hines

    Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich thinks it will be a great idea for fantasy managers to take running back Nyheim Hines this year. "If I was a fantasy owner, I'd consider drafting Nyheim (Hines)," Reich said. Ideally, fantasy managers would have both lead back Jonathan Taylor and Hines as an upside handcuff. The Colts plan to get more creative with how they use Hines in 2022, which could allow him to see more work out of the slot as a receiver. Those in PPR leagues particularly should have a keen eye on drafting the 25-year-old after he caught 40 of his 57 targets for 310 yards and one touchdown last year. Hines also contributed 56 carries for 276 yards and two touchdowns on the ground in 17 games. In 2020, Hines had a career-high 63 receptions for 482 yards and four TDs.

    May 25 · Source via Colts Nyheim Hines
  • Running Back Stats



    1SEAL 16-2811.23444.722.4179343.78086488.000
    2LARL 24-271.72536.84.43155.0002177.000
    3@TENL 16-2516.43455.719.7126254.171655410.800
    4@MIAW 27-172.12231.05.64263.0002252.501
    5@BALL 25-311.82638.27.454184.500100-00
    6HOUW 31-32.71122.912.564133.2502199.000
    7@SFW 30-181.71927.916.2118141.75031-2-2.000
    8TENL 31-344.42530.97.46122.00054225.500
    9NYJW 45-3018.82845.219.41267412.33164348.500
    10JACW 23-173.91828.19.462126.00042178.500
    11@BUFW 41-153.11319.15.944317.750000-00
    12TBL 31-384.42536.27.25133.00043268.701
    13@HOUW 31-07.11418.99.573248.000433210.700
    15NEW 27-177.31018.93.8200-02188.010
    16@ARIW 22-162.31826.15.843113.6701177.000
    17LVL 20-233.82136.210.36242.00044143.500
    18@JACL 11-262.9916.15.4300-032199.500

    Touchdown Distances
    Rushing: 9, 34
    Receiving: 8


    1@JACL 20-2723.33952.720.3157284.00188455.610
    2MINW 28-110.9912.31.4100-01144.000
    3NYJW 36-78.12033.320.0127213.000544010.000
    4@CHIW 19-114.72534.716.7129242.6703382.700
    5@CLEL 23-324.02137.512.57382.670422211.000
    6CINW 31-275.22133.39.5600-065275.400
    8@DETW 41-2119.71620.813.010581.600535418.020
    9BALL 10-244.82333.87.452189.000322010.000
    10@TENW 34-1726.03955.725.71812705.83165459.010
    11GBW 34-314.82833.311.910620.330433110.300
    12TENL 26-4513.54864.927.02010292.900108668.300
    13@HOUW 26-2010.72333.313.096101.67133227.300
    14@LVW 44-279.52236.118.0117588.29044174.300
    15HOUW 27-206.41629.614.885438.60032115.500
    16@PITL 24-288.92942.018.8138445.50055204.000
    17JACW 28-149.71217.913.492178.50076508.300
    WC@BUFL 24-278.83240.511.4967512.5003188.000

    Touchdown Distances
    Rushing: 12, 2, 5
    Receiving: 8, 22, 29, 13


    1@LACL 24-303.71727.012.784133.2504441.000
    2@TENW 19-171.91419.45.64294.5002155.000
    3ATLW 27-244.41825.48.56231.50043268.700
    4OAKL 24-317.53544.911.59362.00066396.500
    5@KCW 19-136.51721.08.672-1-0.500544611.500
    7HOUW 30-232.1911.83.93133.000211313.000
    8DENW 15-136.11828.110.974123.000333411.300
    9@PITL 24-263.32028.25.64177.000312121.000
    10MIAL 12-166.43042.914.3103144.67074307.500
    11JACW 33-1311.02435.310.373113.67143248.000
    12@HOUL 17-207.12232.817.9129515.67032105.000
    13TENL 17-3111.03143.18.364225.50122189.000
    14@TBL 35-384.53555.614.39410.25054246.001
    15@NOL 7-342.2916.17.142105.0002221.000
    16CARW 38-61.11117.23.12144.0001122.000
    17@JACL 20-387.13155.421.4127344.86053227.300

    Touchdown Distances
    Rushing: 7, 1
    Punt Return: 84, 71

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