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Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines signs 3-year, $18.6M extension

Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines (21) catches a pass during the day's Colts camp practice at Grand Park in Westfield on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021.

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Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines (21) catches a pass during the day’s Colts camp practice at Grand Park in Westfield on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. Colts Camp

The Indianapolis Colts and running back Nyheim Hines agreed to a three-year, $18.6 million extension Friday, the player’s agent told ESPN.

The extension keeps the 2018 fourth-round pick from North Carolina State in Indianapolis through the 2024 season.

Hines, 24, and the Colts open the season Sunday against the visiting Seattle Seahawks.

Hines rushed for 380 yards and three touchdowns and caught a team-high 63 passes for 482 yards and four scores in 16 games last season.

He has rushed for 893 yards and seven touchdowns and added 170 receptions for 1,227 yards and six TDs while playing in all 48 regular season games (eight starts). Hines has also averaged 14.9 yards on 39 career punt returns with two touchdowns.

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–Field Level Media