News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman had a big tackling performance in the Week 17 regular-season finale against the Texans. Freeman made 10 stops in the game and seven of them were solo stops.
Analysis: Freeman finished the regular season with 145 tackles for the Colts, which constitutes a team high on the year. He also had two sacks and an interception returned for a touchdown. The second-year player should enter next season as a solid Fantasy option in all IDP formats.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman is active for the Week 17 regular-season finale against Houston Sunday. Freeman was considered probable entering Sunday due to a thumb injury. He was expected to play.
Analysis: Freeman has been a nice surprise for the Colts this season with a team-high 135 tackles entering Sunday's Week 17 game. He has also posted two sacks and an interception. Fantasy owners in IDP formats can use him in most leagues for the final game of the regular season.
News: Indianapolis linebacker Jerrell Freeman was listed as probable on the team's injury report for Week 17 against Houston as he continues to move past a thumb issue. Freeman practiced in full throughout the past week and is not expected to miss Sunday's game.
Analysis: Freeman has been a pleasant surprise for the Colts this season as he leads the team with 135 tackles during his first extended run in the NFL. He has also posted two sacks and an interception -- continue to consider him a strong option in all Fantasy IDP formats when active.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman turned in another productive performance in Week 16 against the Chiefs. Freeman finished with a team-high 10 tackles in the 20-13 win with eight of those being credited as solo stops. He now has 135 tackles on the year.
Analysis: Freeman continues to rack up the tackles for the Colts as he now collected at least 10 in six of his last eight contests. The rookie not only leads the team in tackles, but he also has two sacks, one forced fumble, and a pick-six back in Week 1. Fantasy owners should continue to roll with Freeman as a viable option in most IDP formats in Week 17.
News: As expected, Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman was ruled active for Week 16 against the Chiefs. Freeman was able to practice in full this week, despite being listed on the team's injury report with a thumb injury.
Analysis: Freeman has had a solid rookie campaign thus far with 125 tackles, two sacks and an interception. He also has a defensive touchdown and has become a reliable option in Fantasy. Fantasy owners should continue to roll with Freeman in all formats heading into Week 16.
News: After being limited in practice earlier in the week due to a thumb injury, Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman was a full participant for the second straight day Friday. He is being considered as probable for Week 16 against the Chiefs.
Analysis: Freeman has had a solid rookie campaign thus far with 125 tackles, two sacks and an interception. He also has a defensive touchdown and has become a reliable option in Fantasy. Plan on keeping Freeman active in the majority of IDP formats for Week 16.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman led the team in tackles yet again in Week 15 against the Texans. Freeman racked up 10 stops -- eight solo -- in a 19-17 win.
Analysis: Freeman is enjoying a very solid Fantasy season as a rookie, with 125 stops in 14 games. He has been as consistent as they come this season, and remains a strong Fantasy IDP option moving forward.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman recorded eight tackles to tie with two other players for the team lead in stops on Sunday of Week 14 against the Titans. Freeman helped beat Tennessee with three solo stops in the game.
Analysis: Freeman was already over 100 tackles on the season before the Week 14 game. He now has 115 for the Colts this year, which is his first playing in the NFL. Freeman has been a worthy Fantasy option in most IDP formats.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman had a quiet game Sunday at the Lions in Week 13. Freeman had just six tackles, including four solo, and a pass defensed.
Analysis: Freeman had 16 tackles in Week 12 against the Bills, so this was just a down game. Plan on starting him in Week 14 against the Titans as a quality linebacker in all IDP leagues.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman had 16 total tackles and a sack of Ryan Fitzpatrick in Week 12.
Analysis: Freeman continues to be a tackling machine and a key figure in the Indianapolis defense. Consider him at least a No. 2 option going forward.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman tallied a game-high 12 tackles, including five solo stops, during Indianapolis' 59-24 loss at New England in Week 11. With his fourth outing posting double-digits in tackles, Freeman moved into ninth place in the NFL with 85 total stops.
Analysis: Freeman was a standout at the beginning of the season when serving as a replacement for Pat Angerer, but endured a cold stretch and entered Sunday's game with just four tackles the previous two weeks. But he was able to bounce back and finished with his third-highest tackle total of the year. Fantasy owners should keep Freeman active in most formats as he attempts to regain his standing as a solid option.
News: For the second game in a row, Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman posted a subpar stat line Thursday against the Jaguars in Week 10. The rookie finished with just two tackles for the second straight week, in a 27-10 Colts victory.
Analysis: Freeman had 14 tackles in Week 8, but has just four since them. He is still on pace for well over 100 as a rookie, but that pace has slowed considerable. He is starting to lose Fantasy value, but should remain a viable Fantasy option in most IDP formats.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman was limited to just two tackles against the Dolphins in Week 9. Only one of his stops was a solo tackle, in a 23-20 win.
Analysis: Freeman has 14 tackles in his previous game, so this was something of a letdown. He is still on pace for a gigantic tackle total as a rookie, with 71 through the first half of the season. He has emerged as a high-end Fantasy IDP option, despite the poor showing.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman was active, as expected, for Week 9 against the Dolphins. He was listed as probable for the game with a foot injury, but was able to practice in full through the week.
Analysis: Freeman has recorded 34 tackles in his last three games combined and has 69 stops on the season for the Colts. He is well on his way to over 100 tackles and also has a sack and an interception return for a TD to his credit. Consider him a worthy Fantasy IDP option in all formats.
News: Indianapolis linebacker Jerrell Freeman (foot) is probable to play Week 9 on Sunday against the Dolphins. Freeman should be fine for the game as he was able to practice in full.
Analysis: Freeman has recorded 34 tackles in his last three games combined and has 69 stops on the season for the Colts. He is well on his way to over 100 tackles and also has a sack and an interception return for a TD to his credit. He can be active in all Fantasy IDP formats against the Dolphins Week 9.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman recorded his second double-digit tackle performance in the last three weeks in Week 8 against the Titans. Freeman registered a team-high 14 tackles (11 solo) in a 19-3 victory in overtime.
Analysis: Freeman has recorded 34 tackles in his last three games and is starting to hit his stride as of late after starting the season with 35 tackles through his first four games. He has three double-digit tackle performances this season and is considered as a solid IDP option in most formats heading into Week 9.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman had a monster tackling performance in the Week 8 win at Tennessee Sunday. Freeman led all tacklers in the game with 14 stops and 11 of those were of the solo variety.
Analysis: Freeman tied his biggest tackling game of the season Sunday and now has 69 tackles on the season for the Colts. Freeman also has a sack and interception for a touchdown to his credit this season. Freeman has been a solid Fantasy IDP option and should continue to be viewed as such heading into Week 9 against Miami.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman recorded six tackles in the Week 7 win over the Browns Sunday. Freeman had three solo tackles in the game.
Analysis: Freeman had 14 tackles last week in New York against the Jets and has two double-digit tackling games this season. In fact, his six tackles Week 7 was his lowest production of the year. Freeman should bounce back Week 8 at Tennessee and can be active in plenty of IDP formats.
News: Indianapolis linebacker Jerrell Freeman registered a team-high 14 tackles, including one for a loss, during the Colts' 35-8 loss to the Jets in Week 6. Freeman's total also represented a season high as he finished in double digits for the second time.
Analysis: Freeman has soared in his first NFL season and leads Indianapolis with a sterling 49 tackles through the first five games of the year. He will certainly create an issue for the Colts once Pat Angerer returns from injury but for now, Fantasy owners should enjoy his solid production.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman led the Colts with eight tackles in Sunday's 30-27 win over the Packers.
Analysis: Freeman, the first Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusader to play in the NFL, spent the last three seasons in the CFL. He has 35 tackles and one interception (returned for a TD) over four games this season. A rising defensive star for the Colts, Freeman can be started in deeper IDP leagues.
News: Indianapolis linebacker Jerrell Freeman posted a team-high nine tackles, including seven solo stops, during the Colts' 22-17 loss to Jacksonville in Week 3. Freeman has now piled up 22 tackles over his past two games while filling in for injured linebacker Pat Angerer.
Analysis: Freeman seems to have taken over seamlessly for Angerer as he's paced the team in tackles the past two weeks. The 26-year-old also has an interception and a sack to his credit as is worth scooping up as an injury replaced for Angerer in most Fantasy IDP formats.
News: Indianapolis linebacker Jerrell Freeman racked up 13 tackles and a sack during the Colts' 23-20 victory over Minnesota in Week 2. Freeman's tackle total easily represented a career high as he recorded one of the team's four sacks on Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder.
Analysis: Freeman, who drew the start again in place of Pat Angerer, followed up a strong debut when he returned an interception for a touchdown. The 26-year-old helped prevent big gains from Adrian Peterson (60 yards) and could be a decent Fantasy replacement while Angerer is injured.
News: Colts linebacker Jerrell Freeman opened the scoring Week 1 against the Bears when he returned a Jay Cutler interception 4 yards for a touchdown. It was the first score of his career. He finished the game with five solo tackles, including one tackle for loss.
Analysis: Freeman drew the start Week 1 in place of the injured Pat Angerer, who is expected to be sidelined for at least a few more weeks. That makes Freeman just a stopgap Fantasy linebacker until Angerer returns.
News: The Titans announced Wednesday they had waived five players, including defensive end Bryce Fisher. They picked up Fisher in a trade with Seattle last September, but he only played in nine games and had only nine tackles. They also waived linebacker Jerrell Freeman, receiver Jason Rivers, defensive tackle Eric Taylor and quarterback Paul Thompson.
Analysis: None of the players on this list are currently in a position to help you in Fantasy play. Leave them off rosters until further notice.