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You're the colts FO who do you go with?

You're the colts FO who do you go with?  

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  1. 1. With the 18th pick in the 2016 NFL draft the colts select.... (position)

    • EDGE
      21
    • OT
      4
    • OG/C
      9
    • CB
      1
    • OTHER
      4


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6 minutes ago, danlhart87 said:

Spence will be long gone imo

I thought we were just posting what position and who we wanted...

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Tough choice really......but I'd go with Ryan Kelly C from Alabama.....probable plug n play from day 1 and would massively stabilize the interior. 

 

I'm really warming up to him.

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BPA between Defense and OL.  

 

56 minutes ago, danlhart87 said:

Exactly that's why BPA is stupid 

 

Straight up BPA with no other considerations is stupid.  

 

However I would say you need to do BPA within your needs.  

 

I don't think there is a spot on defense where we couldn't quickly use a young talented guy.  So for me any spot on defense is a need.  DL is maybe the only spot on defense where we might not be able to start a guy like that pretty quickly.

 

OL its a similar thing.  We could draft an OT, put him at RT, leave Mewhort at LG and move Reitz in to RG and have him compete with Thornton.  We could draft a G and put him at RG or move Mewhort to RT and Reitz into guard.  We could draft a Center and we wouldn't have to move anyone.  Or we could draft a swingman and put him wherever he is the best fit on the line.

 

As long as we extend Fleener the only other offensive need then would be RB or backup QB.  I don't believe in drafting RB's in the first and no one drafts a backup QB in the first.

 

 

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If Smith is there, take him. If Smith is gone and Spence is there, take him. Other than that BPA (non WR). Id be ok with an O-lineman/D-Lineman.

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21 minutes ago, Defjamz26 said:

Other, D-Line/Andrew Billings.

 

If Floyd has put on the weight though, my answer will change to Edge.

 

What do you think of Josh Perry from Ohio State? He has the build, he is kind of a Jack of all trades but master of none type of player rated as a round 2 guy. He is 6'4", 253 lbs, and is all over the place and an unsung player on that Buckeye defense. He seems like a "football player" that will do lots more than just one thing.

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I said edge but honestly I say front 7. If smith is there I think we have to pull the trigger no matter who else is there. If he isn't there my next choice would be Billings I believe he is the best True NT available this year. I know DT is deep this year but with Billings we get a run stopper who can also apply pressure up the middle and who can in my opinion be really good in a 1 gap or a 2 gap scheme. Spence for me is too much of a risk with Gregory last year as well as Newsome recently. There are other pass rushers to be had in the second or third round depending if we go OL in the second.

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The only thing stupid about BPA is the lack of understanding some people have of what it means. 

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1 hour ago, OffensivelyPC said:

Laquon Treadwell, lol.

Are you sure lol I was thinking we probably should go QB. Lol

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43 minutes ago, Boiler_Colt said:

If Smith is there, take him. If Smith is gone and Spence is there, take him. Other than that BPA (non WR). Id be ok with an O-lineman/D-Lineman.

"Non WR." C'mon man.   LOLOL

 

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4 minutes ago, Jim H. said:

"Non WR." C'mon man.   LOLOL

 

I get what people are sayin tho we would be one player closer to a great D if not for that stupid pick last draft. 

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BPA in position of need.  Prefer Elliot or Kelly or any one of the top OL. Spence comes with too much baggage. If we take him I think we will probably regret it down the road.  Too many cases of players who can't break old bad  habits, no matter how many times they tell you they have changed.  Not worth the risk with our 1st. pick

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1 hour ago, chad72 said:

 

What do you think of Josh Perry from Ohio State? He has the build, he is kind of a Jack of all trades but master of none type of player rated as a round 2 guy. He is 6'4", 253 lbs, and is all over the place and an unsung player on that Buckeye defense. He seems like a "football player" that will do lots more than just one thing.

I actually did a short write up on him. He's very underrated, and I don't think there is much difference in terms of skill between him and Ragland. He's a plug and play starter IMO.

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I think ideally the first round is used on BPA among offensive linemen and defensive front 7 players. The second round pick would be BPA from whichever of those two groups you don't take in round 1.

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2 hours ago, danlhart87 said:

Exactly that's why BPA is stupid 

I don't have a problem going BPA in the first round.

 

That said I'd be thrilled if we took Spence.

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1 hour ago, Colts_Fan12 said:

I get what people are sayin tho we would be one player closer to a great D if not for that stupid pick last draft. 

 

If not for that "stupid pick last draft", what would our WR corp look like right now?

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As long as it's in the front 7 or Oline I'm good with it. 

 

Any of Jaylon Smith, Noah Spence, Jack Conklin, Taylor Decker, Cody Whitehair

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3 hours ago, Jason_S said:

 

If not for that "stupid pick last draft", what would our WR corp look like right now?

What's it look like right now you have no idea how Dorsette will play 

 

also our WR Corp would be fine with Moncrief and TY with other role players no worse then the Broncos and Seahawks who were fine without 3 great wideouts 

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13 hours ago, Colts_Fan12 said:

What's it look like right now you have no idea how Dorsette will play 

 

also our WR Corp would be fine with Moncrief and TY with other role players no worse then the Broncos and Seahawks who were fine without 3 great wideouts 

 

You have no idea how any of the defenders we could have drafted would have played with Indy either.

 

By the way, who's calling them "great wideouts"?  I agree we don't need a handful of great wideouts for the offense to be successful, but we do need effective wideouts.  It's not like we can just pickup any ol UDFA WR and expect the offense to flourish.

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20 hours ago, OffensivelyPC said:

Laquon Treadwell, lol.

If Treadwell fell to us I would have no problem taking him. The best receiver falling to 18 would make him a steal. IMO he'd add another dimension to our offense. 

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12 minutes ago, SP_21 said:

If Treadwell fell to us I would have no problem taking him. The best receiver falling to 18 would make him a steal. IMO he'd add another dimension to our offense. 

He would.  I don't doubt that.  I don't think he lasts that far anyway.  But could you imagine how these forums and the state of Indiana in general would react?  It would be something to behold, that's for sure.

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19 hours ago, Colts_Fan12 said:

I get what people are sayin tho we would be one player closer to a great D if not for that stupid pick last draft. 

That may be true but then we wouldn't have the WRs we have now. With the departure of Johnson that pick is not looking bad now. Hilton, Dorsett and Moncrief are all going to be around for a while.

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1 hour ago, Jason_S said:

 

You have no idea how any of the defenders we could have drafted would have played with Indy either.

 

By the way, who's calling them "great wideouts"?  I agree we don't need a handful of great wideouts for the offense to be successful, but we do need effective wideouts.  It's not like we can just pickup any ol UDFA WR and expect the offense to flourish.

I agree. We have tried that with little success.

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19 hours ago, Jason_S said:

The only thing stupid about BPA is the lack of understanding some people have of what it means. 

There have been some pretty successful GMs that have handled their drafts that way.

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Conklin 

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On 2/25/2016 at 1:10 PM, Colts_Fan12 said:

I get what people are sayin tho we would be one player closer to a great D if not for that stupid pick last draft. 

True but then we likely would need to pick up a receiver this year due to Andres sad performance, heres hoping dorsett stays healthy and plays 3rd string the whole year

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On February 25, 2016 at 10:48 AM, chad72 said:

 

What do you think of Josh Perry from Ohio State? He has the build, he is kind of a Jack of all trades but master of none type of player rated as a round 2 guy. He is 6'4", 253 lbs, and is all over the place and an unsung player on that Buckeye defense. He seems like a "football player" that will do lots more than just one thing.

I like Perry too I think he and Jenkins are great values in the 3rd. Either or both could be gone by our pick lets hope not 

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In the first If it breaks like I think I am taking Billings at 18. He's going to be a monster. He has elite power and speed. He can close on the QB and make tackles outside of his gap. He could be a special player and should be a significant upgrade over Parry. It would be nice to add two pieces to the DL that can create pressure in the passing game. I don't want to see Hank in a position he feels rushed back. I thinking counting on Art Jomes tio help is a mistake. 

 

It would love to sign a C & G in FA. Then the O would be good and we can focus on D in this draft. We could solidify the DL add an edge rusher, There are some good CB prospects. A couple of FS we could grab. We could inject the D with siome good young talent. We desperately need. 

 

 

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