The Indianapolis Colt introduced again veteran extensive receiver T.Y. Hilton on a. one-year deal value as much as $10 million with incentives.
The Ghost is again in Indy.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Indianapolis Colts re-signed extensive receiver T.Y. Hilton to a one-year, $8 million deal value as much as $10 million with incentives. The 31-year-old Florida native has spent his total nine-year profession with the staff.
For the Colts, bringing Hilton again into the fold makes ample sense. Indianapolis has barely spent any of its appreciable cap area, and whereas the previous FIU star isn’t what he as soon as was, he stays one of many higher route-runners within the league who can produce at a WR2 degree.
Final yr, Hilton performed in 15 video games and caught 56 passes for 762 yards and 5 touchdowns. This was coming off a 2019 the place the veteran receiver was restricted to 10 video games, notching 45 receptions for 501 yards and one other 5 scores. Nonetheless, he’s largely been each very productive and sturdy, with 5 1,000-yard seasons and solely 10 video games missed over his professional profession.
For Indianapolis normal supervisor Chris Ballard, bringing Hilton again with out tying up cash in future years is a large plus. Moreover, Hilton may also help convey alongside second-year receiver Michael Pittman Jr., Indy’s second spherical choose in 2020. Pittman flashed legit potential as a rookie with 40 catches and 503 yards after starring at USC.
Now, with the four-time Professional Bowler in Hilton and the younger abilities of Pittman, beginning quarterback Carson Wentz has a pair of perimeter targets whereas having fun with a steady of operating backs in Nyheim Hynes, Jonathan Taylor and Marlon Mack.