Dontrelle Inman
Dontrelle Inman
30-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Inman began the 2017 season with the Chargers but ended it with the Bears after being traded midseason. The change of scenery led to increased production for the receiver, as Inman went from not having a clear role in Los Angeles to averaging a career-high 14.5 yards per catch with Chicago. This didn't come out of nowhere, however, as Inman was similarly efficient in 2016 with the Chargers when he caught 56 passes for 810 yards (14.0 YPC) and four scores. With known visits to both Dallas and Indianapolis this offseason, it's somewhat surprising the 29-year-old remains a free agent at press time, though there remains plenty of time for him to land another contract in advance of Week 1. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Colts in October of 2018.
Visiting Detroit
WRFree Agent
March 25, 2019
Inman will visit with the Lions on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Inman failed to latch on with a team last offseason but eventually made an impact after he signed with the Colts in mid-October. He caught 28 of 39 targets for 304 yards and three touchdowns in nine regular-season games, later adding eight catches for 108 yards and another score in two playoff appearances. The 30-year-old had an 800-yard season for the Chargers in 2016 and owns a career mark of 8.1 yards per target, but most teams seem to view him as a No. 4-quality receiver rather than a consistent contributor. He likely would land fourth on the depth chart in Detroit, where Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones (knee) and Danny Amendola project as the regular three-wide alignment.
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How do Dontrelle Inman's 2018 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his advanced stats 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. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
45.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.09
 
% Team Air Yards
8.3%
 
% Team Targets
6.2%
 
Avg Depth of Target
10.4 Yds
 
Catch Rate
71.8%
 
Drop Rate
5.1%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
2.0
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
2015
2014
Inman has had an increased role on offense each of his first three seasons with the Chargers, with the biggest leap coming last season, as he recorded a career-high 58 receptions for 810 yards and four touchdowns. However, 2017 will be Inman's biggest challenge yet, as the 28-year-old underwent core muscle surgery in the offseason. He'll face competition from rookie Mike Williams, who is expected to leapfrog Inman on the depth chart, thus leaving the veteran in the No. 5 spot. Williams is tending to a back injury, though, which could delay Inman's likely fall down the depth chart.
Pressed into action after injuries plagued the Chargers' wide receiving corps, Inman responded well, tallying 35 catches for 486 yards and three touchdowns. However, with starting wideouts Keenan Allen (spleen) and Stevie Johnson (groin) healthy and free-agent addition Travis Benjamin likely manning the slot, Inman's path to the field seems clogged. Much like his previous two seasons, Inman's playing time this season will likely depend on the health of the people above him on the depth chart.
Inman was pressed into service for the final two games of the 2014 season when Keenan Allen went down with a broken collarbone, and he responded with 12 receptions and 158 yards in those two games. With a crowded group of receivers ahead of him on the depth chart, it will be tough for him to get many looks this season unless a few guys get injured, but he proved that he can be productive when needed and actually showed tremendous hands and athleticism during his limited window of opportunity.
Inman will have a hard time making the final roster in San Diego.
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Finishes season strong
WRIndianapolis Colts
January 15, 2019
Inman recorded 304 yards and three touchdowns on 28 receptions in nine games during 2018.
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Slated to play Saturday
WRIndianapolis Colts
January 10, 2019
Inman (shoulder/finger) does not carry an injury designation for Saturday's divisional-round playoff game against the Chiefs.
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Limited at practice Wednesday
WRIndianapolis Colts
Shoulder
January 9, 2019
Inman (shoulder/finger) returned to practice Wednesday in a limited fashion, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.
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Sits out walkthrough Tuesday
WRIndianapolis Colts
Shoulder
January 8, 2019
Inman missed Tuesday's walkthrough due to shoulder and finger injuries.
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Catches TD in win
WRIndianapolis Colts
January 5, 2019
Inman caught all four targets for 53 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 21-7 playoff win over the Texans.
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