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We got Matt Ryan, so there is an argument that can be made that we don't pick his replacement until the 2023 draft. We also have his backup in Sam, so do we need another QB right now? OK gang, so here are my questions:

1) Do we draft an QB this year, and if so ...

2) Who?

3) Why him?

4) In what round?

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1. Yes, if Ballard and Reich love any of them and think he can be a long-term franchise QB

2. Malik Willis

3. Best NFL traits by any QB in the draft. Will need time to develop... and that's where getting Matt Ryan fits incredibly well with that timetable. You redshirt him year 1... you see how he developes in pre-season year 2 and decide from there if you give him the keys right away or let Ryan finish his contract with us as a starter. 

4. Have to have some luck and have to trade up in the 1st

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Willis has 'elite' skills you can't teach. He may develop into something special or he may turn out to be a Bust or something in-between???I wouldn't hesitate to draft him but unfortunately the colts don't have the resources to move up that far and it's not the kinda thing they do anyway.

I just hope the Steelers don't move up to get him.

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I dont expect for the Colts to take a QB early

 

Its been said that the best QB in this years draft would be 5th or 6th in last years draft

 

As everyone knows.......The top prospects are called a "blue chip" prospect

 

The "experts" are saying that there isnt a blue chip QB in this draft

 

IMHO, you dont give up the ship (multiple future 1sts) to move up in top 10 to something that is less than than the "blue chip" status

 

However.......  If Carson Strong is still there in round 3, I would be tempted to take a low risk swing, or Baily Zappe in round 4 or 5

 

Its believed that there will be at least 2-3 Blue Chip QBs NEXT year. IMHO.... THEN is the time to be aggressive

 

When we have a first, and probably 2 seconds to trade with

 

But..... who knows..... maybe CB is love with one of the prospects

 

I also think that a very high risk move at this point, giving up future high draft picks and if it fails.......could very well cost 

CB and FR, their jobs

 

I TRULY dont see them taking that long shot risk

 

Its sort of maybe, exactly like,..... taking your last paycheck at a job you got laid off in to the horse track and betting it ALL on the horse that pays long odds

 

You will PROBABLY come home with Zero money

 

Better to take a MUCH lower risk move with a mid round pick, and hope for the best

 

Then spend this year scouting, trying to determine what QB they are going for next year

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I haven't done much scouting but really like the potential upside of Willis but he's going very early and is way out of reach. But I did see some of Carson Strong and so far I like him. Tall & Big arm. If he's there when Colts pick in 2nd round it would be interesting to see what Ballard does?

 

The question is do you address immediate needs for WR, LT, or use the pick for a QB? .... I would think if there's a QB you like, like Strong, you pick him. The WR & LT positions are easier to fill than a Future Franchise QB. And picking one now doesn't mean you can't pick one next year too, which is supposed to be a better class but who really knows? You keep swinging until you hit!

 

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Take a flyer on EJ Perry of Brown on Day 3 tested as the most athletic QB in the draft, MVP of the Shrine game, very bright. Bring him in and let him and Sam and James Morgan battled it out for the 2 spots. Low risk high reward.

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