Deon Cain
Deon Cain
22-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Indianapolis Colts
Injury Knee - ACL
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Like the departed Donte Moncrief, who left Indianapolis in free agency this offseason, Cain stands tall at 6-foot-2 and ran the 40-yard dash in the low 4.4s. However, the sixth-round rookie isn't considered as complete of a receiver as Moncrief and even has a reputation of being nothing more than a straight-line speedster. With that said, Cain instantly popped up on the fantasy radar given the potential upside of an Andrew Luck-led offense. The rookie drew rave reviews early in training camp, but a torn ACL in the first week of the preseason brought an immediate end to his campaign. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $2.63 million contract with the Colts in May of 2018.
Ahead of schedule in rehab
WRIndianapolis Colts
Knee - ACL
October 17, 2018
Cain (knee) relayed Wednesday that he's "ahead of schedule" in his rehab from surgery to repair a torn ACL, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.
The rookie sixth-round pick suffered the season-ending injury during the exhibition slate, resulting in his placement on injured reserve in August. Though he won't get a chance to contribute for the Colts this season, the fact that he's progressing quicker than anticipated suggests that he might be ready to go for OTAs next spring. Even if that timeline proves too ambitious, the wideout should be running and cutting without limitations by the time training camp arrives.
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How do Deon Cain's measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 2"
202 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.43 sec
Shuttle Time
4.37 sec
Cone Drill
6.71 sec
Vertical Jump
33.5 in
Broad Jump
115 in
Bench Press
11 reps
Hand Length
8.75 in
Arm Length
33.00 in
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Heads to IR
WRIndianapolis Colts
August 12, 2018
The Colts placed Cain (knee) on injured reserve Sunday.
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Tears ACL, out for season
WRIndianapolis Colts
August 10, 2018
Cain suffered a torn ACL in Thursday's preseason game in Seattle and will miss the rest of the season, Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan Indianapolis reports.
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Exits with knee injury
WRIndianapolis Colts
August 9, 2018
Cain let Thursday's preseason game against Seattle with a knee injury and will not return, George Bremer of The Anderson Herald Bulletin reports.
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Making strong impression early in camp
WRIndianapolis Colts
July 29, 2018
Cain has made a strong impression in the first few days of training camp building on his strong spring minicamp, ESPN 1070 am Indianapolis reports. "(Cain) flashes. He's got a little knack, good against press coverage and then showing ability to make the play downfield like that. A good start for him," said head coach Frank Reich.
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Making strong impression in minicamp
WRIndianapolis Colts
June 15, 2018
Cain has drawn praise from the coaching staff during this week's minicamp and has put himself in the competition for playing time at wide receiver, the Indianapolis Star reports. "I've seen playmaking ability, I've seen really good body control," said head coach Frank Reich. "Good speed. Good route runner. With a lot of young guys, you just need to fight for the consistency to do it every play."
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