Four Downs: Is Colts' Wayne a top-10 WR?
Admittedly, I didn't rank Wayne well back in August. The staff didn't rank him well either, with the ESPN Fantasy write-up noting more than just his age and lack of surrounding talent, but also his lack of explosion during the 2011 season and, at times, disinterest. He sure looks explosive and interested now. He's toying with defenders. It's a credit not only to Wayne, who turns 34 in a few weeks, but also anything-but-raw first-year passer Andrew Luck, that this odd couple is among the most productive quarterback-wide receiver duos in the game today. Wayne saw 20 targets Sunday, giving him 60 in four games, and he caught six passes on the game-winning drive alone. The Packers had no answers despite knowing full well what was coming.
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