INDIANAPOLIS – You asked them and we answered them.
Here’s “Four-Down Friday” which is a weekly Twitter Q & A piece that will run every Friday.
This week’s installment of questions focuses on the Colts offensive skill positions and the depth on the defensive front.
@KBowenColts how many receivers do you think the active roster will carry?— Dylan Green (@Dylan2daGreen) July 2, 2014
Most teams around the NFL carry five or six receivers on the 53-man roster. Those final few spots at receiver will have to play a major role on special teams.
The obvious spots at receiver go to
When tight ends coach Alfredo Roberts was posed this question a few weeks back, his eyes lit up. “It makes us a better football team. Getting (Allen) back is like getting a brand new player,” Roberts said.
A return of Allen allows the Colts to do a variety of things from a formation standpoint and be unpredictable. Allen can line up in the backfield, be an in-line blocker and still impact the offense as a blocker and/or a receiver. Throw in
Take a look at the last two years and the Colts starting running back to begin the regular season was not the team’s leading rusher at the end of the year. If healthy (something impossible to predict, especially at the running back position), I would expect
Of course, there will be times during the year, and more than likely each week, that
Over the course of a 16-game schedule, the Colts are inevitably going to have to rely on at least a handful of bodies up front. That’s why the loss of
Let’s say your starters in the base defense across the three-man front are