Colts Make Official Preseason Decision On Jonathan Taylor
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The Colts aren't taking a single risk.
Head coach Frank Reich has informed Media Star that Jonathan Taylor will not play in the preseason.
Indianapolis has already played the first preseason game of the year on Saturday afternoon,
Falling for the Bills on a game-winning field goal in a thrilling 27-24 game. Taylor was not active.
"Frank Reich said he plans not to play Jonathan Taylor in any preseason games this year.
There will be no starts next week due to joint practice with the Lions," said Nate Atkins.
No Taylor in the preseason and possibly less in the regular season.
Reich has also indicated that the Colts plan to use Taylor less in 2022 than in 2021.
With Matt Ryan now in the mix, the Colts offense could be more balanced and attack in the passing game.
"The goal is not to lead the league in a hurry," Reich said via ESPN.com.
"The goal is not to make [Taylor] the MVP of the league. The goal is to win the championship.
He knows, and we all know him. That's what we're all about."
"You don't see teams that have this ground-and-pound run game win championships," he said.
"You just don't. I'm sure it's happened to one or two teams, but our best formula is to be balanced.
I'm not saying he won't lead the league, because you never know how things are going to turn out.
But I almost don't want him. ,
It looks like we'll see Taylor take the field for the first time when the Colts begin the 2022 season on September 11 versus the Jaguars.