ANDERSON – You asked them and we answered them.
Here’s “Four-Down Friday” which is a weekly Twitter Q and A piece that will run every Friday.
This week’s installment of questions focuses on the surprises and disappointments of camp,
For me, the biggest surprise has been the presence of Art Jones up front. Sure, it’s difficult to consistently stand out in the trenches but Jones has blown up several running plays in 11-on-11 situations. In talking with linebackers D’Qwell Jackson and
The biggest disappointment has been in the secondary and not getting a chance to see the first unit healthy. There was some uncertainty coming into Training Camp at the backend of the Colts defense and we don’t really know if answers have been found back there. Until
Every time Nicks gets a chance to talk with the media he reminds those that getting on the same page as
When the Colts have come out in a 2-WR, 2-TE set, Hilton and
I expect this question to be a constant for the next couple of “Four-Down Friday’s”. With LaRon Landry still sidelined, we just don’t have a firm answer. You can’t completely judge who’s going to be next to Landry until we see some action from the incumbent starter next to potential candidates.
So far in camp, we’ve seen three safeties get extended run with the first unit.
An intriguing question for a unit that has seen quite a few changes from last season. As long as the secondary can stay healthy, I do see this defense improving in 2013.
The secondary is the key in my opinion. Yes, the rush defense has been the focal point all offseason long but that unit has some key additions to work with in 2014. When ESPN came out with their preseason power rankings they threw out the stat of Art Jones no longer being in Baltimore. With Jones on the field, the Ravens allowed just 3.4 yards per carry in 2013. With him off the field, the unit allowed 4.6 yards on the ground. Combine Jones with guys like D’Qwell Jackson and a starting