1. Tight End Mo Alie-Cox is trending towards an exit with Colts
At 30 years of age, Mo Alie-Cox is one of the oldest players on the roster and like McKenzie, has been nearly non-existent this season. The former VCU college basketball player has seen a lessened role with the youth movement happening in the tight end room and that could lead to Alie-Cox’s exit.
On the season, Mo’s stats are five receptions for 72 yards and one touchdown. We have seen Kylen Granson, Andrew Ogletree and even rookie Will Mallory get involved more than MAC this season. Granson leads all Colts tight ends with 17 receptions for 175 yards and one touchdown. Ogletree is next up with nine receptions for 147 yards and two touchdowns.
If injured second-year tight end Jelani Woods returns this season, we could even see MAC let go before the end of this season. Indy does have an out during the offseason where Alie-Cox could be cut with a dead cap of zero. With the young tight ends all on rookie contracts, and outplaying MAC, that seems like the most likely option. Having five capable tight ends is not customary for most teams with roster construction so MAC could be playing his final games for this franchise.