Jump to content



 
Photo

Drake Nevis


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
149 replies to this topic

#1 1959Colts

1959Colts
  • Member
  • 1186 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:39 PM

Colts sports writer George Bremer suggests that Drake Nevis could be the odd man out on the DL.

 

https://twitter.com/gmbremer

 

I hope they don't cut Nevis. He is one of our best pass rushers.



Game Rewind: Relive every NFL moment…subscribe to Game Rewind. Relive every NFL moment…subscribe to Game Rewind.

#2 atapcl

atapcl
  • Member
  • 1370 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:41 PM

Colts sports writer George Bremer suggests that Drake Nevis could be the odd man out on the DL.
 
https://twitter.com/gmbremer
 
I hope they don't cut Nevis. He is one of our best pass rushers.

That is funny. I cant remember where but it was reported that he was unblockable in camp.

#3 Smonroe

Smonroe
  • Member
  • 7566 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:43 PM

Colts sports writer George Bremer suggests that Drake Nevis could be the odd man out on the DL.

 

https://twitter.com/gmbremer

 

I hope they don't cut Nevis. He is one of our best pass rushers.

 

He's been great so far.  But how much has he played against first teams?  It seems to me like he's always in the second half.

 

I can't see how they let a young guy like that go.



#4 SupermanLuck12

SupermanLuck12
  • Member
  • 3408 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:44 PM

There's no way we cut this guy.
"In Grigson We Trust!"

#5 Jason_S

Jason_S

    ...to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee

  • Member
  • 6524 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:44 PM

I will be very disappointed if they cut Nevis.  Personally I think Ricardo Matthews, Lawrence Guy and Moala are more likely to be cut than Nevis.


"There's more than one way to skin a cat."  Why do we even need one way?  Who's out there skinning cats?  And why do we need more than one way to do it?  Isn't one enough?


#6 axillarymac05

axillarymac05
  • Member
  • 344 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:45 PM

He was one of the only d linemen I felt confident in other than Redding last year.

#7 Carlos Danger

Carlos Danger
  • Member
  • 1145 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:49 PM

I will be very disappointed if they cut Nevis.  Personally I think Ricardo Matthews, Lawrence Guy and Moala are more likely to be cut than Nevis.

my sentiments exactly... although Bremer is talking like we might only keep 6, which is highly unlikely, IMO.



#8 MTC

MTC

    Smells like a canal

  • Community Moderator
  • 7891 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:50 PM

I'd be disappointed if Nevis is cut over Moala/Hughes. That being said, I don't think we will.


As0FtW6.png

Formerly known as ManningToCollie.


#9 Smonroe

Smonroe
  • Member
  • 7566 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:52 PM

Redding, RJF, Guy, Nevis, Mathews, Hughes, Moala

 

AF & Chapman

 

That's 9, if they go to 8 it's up to Moala to get healthy enough to beat out Nevis in my opinion.



#10 NewEra

NewEra
  • Member
  • 4520 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:54 PM

He may not have the height, but he has been a beast every time he steps on the field.
Colts fan for 20+ years. Was Colts4Lyfe on forums years and 5 or so different sites ago. Been lurking around ever since. Decided to rejoin to bond with my fellow fans in our time of need. Really excited at what lies ahead!!

#11 NewEra

NewEra
  • Member
  • 4520 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:54 PM

Would rather cut guy or mathewa
Colts fan for 20+ years. Was Colts4Lyfe on forums years and 5 or so different sites ago. Been lurking around ever since. Decided to rejoin to bond with my fellow fans in our time of need. Really excited at what lies ahead!!

#12 Superman

Superman
  • Forum Moderator
  • 17882 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:57 PM

Colts sports writer George Bremer suggests that Drake Nevis could be the odd man out on the DL.

 

https://twitter.com/gmbremer

 

I hope they don't cut Nevis. He is one of our best pass rushers.

 

He only has us keeping six defensive linemen. I think we'll keep at least seven.


LET'S HUNT

#13 HtownColt

HtownColt
  • Member
  • 6990 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:08 PM

If I recall correctly Nevis was our best DL in run defense last year according to PFF

#14 rock8591

rock8591
  • Member
  • 525 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:13 PM

Lawrence Guy had 22 tackles the past 6 games (including last season and playoffs). He's also 6'4'' 318 lbs, only 23 years old.

 

IMO this should be our lineup:

 

DE: Redding, Guy

NT: Franklin, Chapman

DE: Francois, Nevis, Hughes

 

That's 7.

 

Moala will probably be #8, or on IR.

 

Most likely to be cut is Richardo Matthews and Martin Tevaseu. Both are 3rd stringers.



#15 Horse Shoe Heaven

Horse Shoe Heaven
  • Member
  • 1889 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:19 PM

Nevis would be traded before cut IMO, a team like Dallas would kill for him, I don't think he gets cut or traded!



#16 Smonroe

Smonroe
  • Member
  • 7566 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:22 PM

We're all (including me) assuming Hughes makes the team.  I'm not sure he's outplayed any of the guys that would be cut.  He's more valuable if he can play some NT too.

 

I think Tevaseu is the only one we can all agree is first man out.



#17 ColtJ82

ColtJ82
  • Member
  • 1311 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:27 PM

Nevis would be traded before cut IMO, a team like Dallas would kill for him, I don't think he gets cut or traded!

This......Nevis has trade value.



#18 BLOODontheTRACKS

BLOODontheTRACKS
  • Member
  • 9877 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:27 PM

Bremer is full of it

#19 PrincetonTiger

PrincetonTiger
  • Memb ns
  • 18292 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:38 PM

I don't think he will be released


Onward Princeton Forward Princeton

PrincetonTiger77

#20 Psyren

Psyren
  • Member
  • 112 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:40 PM

Nevis would be traded before cut IMO, a team like Dallas would kill for him, I don't think he gets cut or traded!


Absolutely.

Nevis most definitely has trade value.

#21 Jason_S

Jason_S

    ...to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee

  • Member
  • 6524 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 09:27 PM

We're all (including me) assuming Hughes makes the team.  I'm not sure he's outplayed any of the guys that would be cut.  He's more valuable if he can play some NT too.

 

I think Tevaseu is the only one we can all agree is first man out.

 

Yeah I just don't think they'd give up this quickly on a guy they spent a 4th and 5th round pick to get.


"There's more than one way to skin a cat."  Why do we even need one way?  Who's out there skinning cats?  And why do we need more than one way to do it?  Isn't one enough?


#22 chad72

chad72
  • Member
  • 9660 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 09:28 PM

Absolutely.

Nevis most definitely has trade value.

 

 

Good God, don't let the Bears or Cowboys get their hands on him, please!!!



#23 NewColtsFan

NewColtsFan
  • Member
  • 8769 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 09:30 PM

I'd be (A) surprised and (B) disappointed if Nevis is not on the final 53...

 

About 1 to 2 weeks ago, Pagano was quoted as saying Drake has a great motor that the team loves and that he's perfect for our inside pass rush whenever we go to a 4-man line.

 

I can't imagine we'd let go of someone like that.   I think he's roughly 25.   And yes,  he would not be let go, he'd definitely have trade value,  but not all that much.  (I'd guess a #5 for him)   So, he's much, much more valuable keeping him, than he is trading him.

 

I expect to see Drake Nevis on our final 53 man roster.



#24 ColtStrong

ColtStrong
  • Member
  • 1389 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:02 PM

no.jpg


colts_jersey_sig2.png
Bleeding Blue, since '72..........


#25 Jason_S

Jason_S

    ...to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee

  • Member
  • 6524 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:03 PM

I'd be (A) surprised and (B) disappointed if Nevis is not on the final 53...

 

About 1 to 2 weeks ago, Pagano was quoted as saying Drake has a great motor that the team loves and that he's perfect for our inside pass rush whenever we go to a 4-man line.

 

I can't imagine we'd let go of someone like that.   I think he's roughly 25.   And yes,  he would not be let go, he'd definitely have trade value,  but not all that much.  (I'd guess a #5 for him)   So, he's much, much more valuable keeping him, than he is trading him.

 

I expect to see Drake Nevis on our final 53 man roster.

 

 

Exactly, and they're going to be playing a lot of 4 man line, especially against pass happy teams.  Having defensive tackles to provide an interior pass rush is the one luxury that Freeny and Mathis never had and right now we actually have several of them with Redding and Nevis being the best, but Matthews and Guy have also shown the ability.  I haven't paid enough close attention to RJF but hopefully he can as well and the hope is that Hughes develops into that kind of player too.  Having guys like that are essentially the best hope we have to be able to beat the elite QB's like Brady, Manning etc.  The best QB's know how to avoid the outside rushers, but when the interior guys are pushing the pocket right into their face is when even the most elite QB's have trouble.


"There's more than one way to skin a cat."  Why do we even need one way?  Who's out there skinning cats?  And why do we need more than one way to do it?  Isn't one enough?


#26 dw49

dw49
  • Member
  • 4373 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:15 PM

Yeah I just don't think they'd give up this quickly on a guy they spent a 4th and 5th round pick to get.

 

 

Yeah I just don't think they'd give up this quickly on a guy they spent a 4th and 5th round pick to get.

 

 

I thought we just spent our 2014 4th round pick on Hughes. I double checked as I wanted to be sure that I was correct and what the site I looked at was the following.

 

We traded next years 4th for Cleveland's 6th pick in round 5. Must be Cleveland didn't like what was there in the 5th round as that seems like a cheap price for a pick so high in this year's 5th. Anyway... I believe that's all we gave up for Hughes. You might be looking at the whole 5th round and see that we traded our 5th round pick , but it had nothing to do with the Hughes selection. That was traded in 2012 to the 9er's. I think that was to move up a few spots for Hilton. 

 

So pretty sure just a 4th and not a 4th and a 5th.



#27 BPM_Colt

BPM_Colt
  • Member
  • 1109 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:20 PM

Hope he is not cut. Very good rotational guy for the DL



#28 Jason_S

Jason_S

    ...to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee

  • Member
  • 6524 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:20 PM

I thought we just spent our 2014 4th round pick on Hughes. I double checked as I wanted to be sure that I was correct and what the site I looked at was the following.

 

We traded next years 4th for Cleveland's 6th pick in round 5. Must be Cleveland didn't like what was there in the 5th round as that seems like a cheap price for a pick so high in this year's 5th. Anyway... I believe that's all we gave up for Hughes. You might be looking at the whole 5th round and see that we traded our 5th round pick , but it had nothing to do with the Hughes selection. That was traded in 2012 to the 9er's. I think that was to move up a few spots for Hilton. 

 

So pretty sure just a 4th and not a 4th and a 5th.

 

 

crap, you're right.  I was thinking we used the 4th to trade up in the 5th for him.  Forgot all about not having the 5th from the Hilton trade.  thanks for clarifying :)


"There's more than one way to skin a cat."  Why do we even need one way?  Who's out there skinning cats?  And why do we need more than one way to do it?  Isn't one enough?


#29 rock8591

rock8591
  • Member
  • 525 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:30 PM

Here's our possible 3rd down lineup vs. pass situations.

 

Francois

Nevis

Rayford

 

Angerer

Freeman

Walden

Mathis

 

in the front 7.



#30 dw49

dw49
  • Member
  • 4373 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:31 PM

crap, you're right.  I was thinking we used the 4th to trade up in the 5th for him.  Forgot all about not having the 5th from the Hilton trade.  thanks for clarifying :)

 

 

Yea.. no problem .

 

Really was a cheap deal for the Colts , if you figure the "traditional" round (32picks) for trading this year for next year. If the Colts draft 24th again in 2014 , that would just be 14 spots. But I guess that was the best offer Cleveland was getting , so probably what the pick was worth. Maybe I'm over estimating where the team giving the future pick would be expected to draft. 



#31 Dustin

Dustin

    prolly just arguing

  • Member
  • 14059 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:35 PM

Here's our possible 3rd down lineup vs. pass situations.

Francois
Nevis
Rayford

Angerer
Freeman
Walden
Mathis

in the front 7.


Rayford is a 34 OLB/ 43 DE. He's not 34 DE.

Plus, in obvious pass situations we go to a 4 man front. It would be:

Mathis, RJF, Nevis, Werner

Freeman, Angerer.

I am become Boomstick, Destroyer of Worlds.


#32 BigMcAfeeWithCheese

BigMcAfeeWithCheese
  • Member
  • 1267 posts

Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:45 PM

RERnH.gif

 

PLEASE NO! I think Nevis is a very reliable lineman who can get some good pressure on the QB. I love watching him.


:coltshelmet:  :coltslogo:  :coltshelmet:


#33 BlueShoe

BlueShoe

    Proud Colts Fan Since September 2, 1984!!

  • Member
  • 2498 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 03:17 AM

Colts sports writer George Bremer suggests that Drake Nevis could be the odd man out on the DL.

 

https://twitter.com/gmbremer

 

I hope they don't cut Nevis. He is one of our best pass rushers.

 

Maybe Bremer lives in Colorado or Washington St. That would make the most sense.

 

Nevis, would be the easy pick, if a person was too lazy to actually pay attention.


"It's never as bad as you think it is, and it's never as good as you think it is." - Chuck Pagano

#34 Sova!

Sova!
  • New Member
  • 92 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 05:49 AM

He's been our best DL this preseason thus far, there is no way he gets cut



#35 coltsfanatic24

coltsfanatic24
  • Member
  • 3135 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:25 AM

Nevis is our best interior pass rusher and he's good against the run no way he gets cut. Nevis does have the best trade value we could get at least a 4th for him from a team like the Cowboys but he's to valuable to the team. I do think will keep 3 NT's given the injury history of Franklin and Chapman, Hughes will make the team. It'll come down to Guy and Matthews but i imo Guy is the better player and pass rusher. This is how the lineup should be.

 

DE:Redding,Guy

NT:Franklin,Chapman,Hughes

DE:RJF,Nevis

 

Tevasue will be on the practice squad.



#36 IndyD4U

IndyD4U

    Nothing changes, if nothing changes

  • Member
  • 1569 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:36 AM

No way does Nevis NOT make this team. He's been praised by the coaching staff time and time again. And if you watch the tape, he's consistently disrupting the play.


"Once you learn how to quit, it becomes a habit"

_ Vince Lombardi


#37 jameszeigler834

jameszeigler834
  • Member
  • 1092 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 07:10 AM

Why do we have enough good depth to replace him.



#38 1959Colts

1959Colts
  • Member
  • 1186 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:15 AM

Maybe Bremer lives in Colorado or Washington St. That would make the most sense.

 

Nevis, would be the easy pick, if a person was too lazy to actually pay attention.

I have found George Bremer to be one of the most reliable sources of inside information, in and around Colts camp.

Here he is speculating about Nevis. I just hope he is wrong on this one.



#39 chad72

chad72
  • Member
  • 9660 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:33 AM

Pagano is used to having utility players on his D-line with the Ravens specifically for pass rush. Drake Nevis is at worst a 2nd string for this system of defense.

 

Plus, he has been playing the run well too. When we do get to the playoffs and play pass elite QBs like Peyton or Brady, we need that interior pass rush to make life uncomfortable in the pocket for those guys. Redding, Franklin and Francois, IMO do not push the pocket and disrupt their gaps like Nevis. They are stout at the point of attack to force the RB to go east-west and let the LBs finish the plays as they should but if a team decides to pass or go no huddle, we have few pocket pushers providing an interior pass rush. It would be a terrible mistake if we cut him.



#40 lollygagger8

lollygagger8
  • Member
  • 5003 posts

Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:35 AM

Nevis ain't going anywhere. The guy is a beast plain and simple. 








COLTS TICKETS!

Single Game Tickets Available!

BUY THEM TODAY!
Join the Stampede!

Recent Status Updates

  • Photo
      23 Nov
    BrentMc11

    Getting ready to head to Lucas Oil in about an hour. I am ready for some LIVE Colts football.

    Show comments (5)
View All Updates