Colts sign UDFA WR Jerome Lane out of Akron

At 6'2, the receiver brings a height component that Indianapolis hasn't had a lot of since drafting Andrew Luck.

| 4 weeks ago
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Colts sign UDFA WR Jerome Lane out of Akron


  • The Indianapolis Colts signed UDFA WR Jerome Lane out of Akron.
  • Lane stands at 6-foot-2. The Colts have drafted four WRs in the Andrew Luck era, but only one was over 6 feet tall (Donte Moncrief, 6-2).
  • Lane also adds more of a deep receiving threat, he had more deep receptions in 2016 (9) than Moncrief had the past two years combined (7).
  • Half of Lane’s touchdowns have come from inside the red zone (3).
  • Lane averaged 2.47 yards per route run last season, better than each of the Colts receivers 6-2 or taller in Luck’s career.

Donte Moncrief

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