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Colts draft Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State

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He has a lot of similarities to Percy Harvin.  Luck is going to eat well next season

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7 minutes ago, threeflight said:

Going into the second round I said the Colts should take WR, DL, CB.

 

Boom!  3 for 3.

 

Good job Ballard.

Haha I take it you learned your lesson from last as well?

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Could be a Tyreek Hill for us of course not counting the litigation to come

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Darius Butler was PRAYING for this pick, and with his experience I would defer to him.  

 

That speed, in the slot, could be a nightmare for opposing defenses.

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2 minutes ago, AZColt11 said:

Darius Butler was PRAYING for this pick, and with his experience I would defer to him.  

 

That speed, in the slot, could be a nightmare for opposing defenses.

Source?

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5 minutes ago, CamMo said:

 

 

the Colts Twitter is on point.

Get Lucky at the Parris Hilton?

 

Ahhhhhhhh…….I know.  Too much.

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The KC game taught us 2 things.  We needed talent on D and another explosive reciever who could separate and take the double teams off Hilton.

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1 minute ago, csmopar said:

Source?

Check his Twitter.  We've been talking.

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Didnt i tell you Ballard likes Ohio St players. Ohio State for the Colts is like Rutgers is for New England.

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9 minutes ago, Clem-Dog said:

He has a lot of similarities to Percy Harvin.  Luck is going to eat well next season

 

In his presser, Ballard talked about finding players and creating roles... in every round.

 

Belichick will never be referenced in Indy, of course, but, in a lot of ways, that's what he's going for, I think.

 

 

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11 minutes ago, ColtsLegacy said:

Way too many people like this pick. We're screwed.

 

Another Roy Hall? :)

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If we could get Butler as well then the WR room becomes a big strength of the team

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Just now, krunk said:

Didnt i tell you Ballard likes Ohio St players. Ohio State for the Colts is like Rutgers is for New England.

 

Man, I thought of you the moment I heard Paris Campbell's name. Good call!!!

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Just now, Lucky Colts Fan said:

 

That's hot.

 

I’m not sure how many will get it, but I appreciate you haha 

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He can do punt and kick return too i believe. He will probably squeeze Chester Rogers out of here at some point.

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1 minute ago, krunk said:

He can do punt and kick return too i believe. He will probably squeeze Chester Rogers out of here at some point.

I will be shocked if it's not early. IMO Campbell is close to ready to go in the slot and gadget plays role. He might need some work for outside reps, but oh well... Rogers didn't get many outside receiver reps anyways. 

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3 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

If everyone on offense is healthy we are going to be so explosive.

Im imagining this thing if we get something out of Cain this year. I think Cain is going to be a baller too. Probably will take till late in the year.

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Just now, crazycolt1 said:

Inman more than likely wont be resigned.

 

Inman will be more willing to re-sign now for market value, let me put it that way. :) 

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3 minutes ago, stitches said:

I will be shocked if it's not early. IMO Campbell is close to ready to go in the slot and gadget plays role. He might need some work for outside reps, but oh well... Rogers didn't get many outside receiver reps anyways. 

We needed a Tyreek Hill/Percy Harvin type guy.

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1 minute ago, chad72 said:

 

Inman will be more willing to re-sign now for market value, let me put it that way. :) 

Pretty crowded WR core now.

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I watched a lot of Terry McLaurin/OSU games to try and see what I thought the Colts saw in him...and every game I came away super impressed with Parris Campbell. He does really well in crossing routes and Reich/Nick seem to love running those. And of course Reich loves trying those screens so that should also be fun to see.

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I think with our up tempo, quick release offense, he will be absolutely lethal. Just get the ball out to him quickly and move the chains. 

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2 minutes ago, Colt Overseas said:

I think with our up tempo, quick release offense, he will be absolutely lethal. Just get the ball out to him quickly and move the chains. 

Between him, Hines, and Hilton Andrew Luck’s life is getting a lot easier.  

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29 minutes ago, BProland85 said:

FInally a pick I love! Could take over for Hilton as our long term explosive WR :)

Hilton is a great route runner, I think cambell is more of a screen and drag specialist.... at least as of now

 

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He got some dawg in him. I’m so excited for this season. Nyheim and Parris are going to give teams FITS.

 

not even taking into consideration Doyle, Ebron, the potential of Funchess, and a healthy TY. 

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When Andrew gets Parris the ball in space it's over for the defense.

 

People may think we now have two deep threats, but that's not correct. 

 

We have three.

Deon ran in the low 4.4 and at Clemson he showed that he can also beat DBs deep.

 

Good luck covering all our weapons.

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Just now, James said:

When Andrew gets Parris the ball in space it's over for the defense.

 

People may think we have two deep threats, but that's not correct. We have three. 

Deon ran in the low 4.4 and at Clemson he showed that he can also beat DBs deep.

 

Good luck covering all our weapons.

Health is key. 

 

 

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves.  Gotta see him translate that to the NFL yet

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Not surprising, but also great locker room guy!  Great pick! 

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8 minutes ago, krunk said:

Im imagining this thing if we get something out of Cain this year. I think Cain is going to be a baller too. Probably will take till late in the year.

 

Yeah, that was my first thought.  They still wanna see what happens with Cain.  Ballard recently said he still believes Cain can be a #2.

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I thought it was really unique. Thats why i stayed so heavy on Pariss. You dont see too many 4.31 slot guys with the size of a #1 receiver. And i loved the fact that he used to be a running back. Goes really well with those slants and quick hitters we run. A lot of the plays i saw them running at OSU were similar to stuff we do in this O under Reich and he was explosive. Im sure it was easy for Reich and Ballard to see the fit.

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3 minutes ago, James said:

When Andrew gets Parris the ball in space it's over for the defense.

 

People may think we now have two deep threats, but that's not correct.

 

We have three. 

Deon ran in the low 4.4 and at Clemson he showed that he can also beat DBs deep.

 

Good luck covering all our weapons.

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1 minute ago, #12. said:

 

In his presser, Ballard was talking about finding players and creating roles... in every round.

 

Belichick will never be referenced in Indy, of course, but, in a lot of ways, that's what he's going for, I think.

 

 

Ballard has created a great culture by targeting system players that fit his needs.  Regardless of the naysayers he picks based off his board, which is based off thousands of hours of actual research.  In that respect maybe he does emulate BB.

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3 minutes ago, James said:

When Andrew gets Parris the ball in space it's over for the defense.

 

People may think we now have two deep threats, but that's not correct.

 

We have three. 

Deon ran in the low 4.4 and at Clemson he showed that he can also beat DBs deep.

 

Good luck covering all our weapons.

Funchess is a deep threat due to his size. Especially over the middle and deep out/deep comeback.

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