Colts 2021 Draft: 10 Takeaways, From The D-Line Competition To Sam Ehlinger's Fit
The Colts wrapped up the 2021 NFL Draft with seven selections: DE Kwity Paye, DE Dayo Odeyingbo, TE Kylen Granson, S Shawn Davis, QB Sam Ehlinger, WR Mike Strachan and OG Will Fries. Here are 10 big takeaways from a big weekend in Indianapolis.
Colts Add To Quarterback Depth With Texas Dual-Threat Standout Sam Ehlinger
After adding a new starting quarterback this offseason in Pro Bowler Carson Wentz, the Indianapolis Colts continued to pad their depth at the position Saturday by selecting Texas product Sam Ehlinger in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. What does Ehlinger bring to the table?
Top Takeaways: Jim Irsay On 2021 NFL Draft Haul, Left Tackle Position, Carson Wentz
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay on Saturday spoke with local media members towards the tail end of the 2021 NFL Draft. What were Irsay's thoughts on the Colts' draft haul, particularly with the first two picks being edge rushers, the team's future at left tackle, his excitement for quarterback Carson Wentz and more?
Colts Draft 2021: Best Available Day 3 Options
The Colts used their first two picks in the 2021 NFL Draft on defensive lineman, selecting Michigan's Kwity Paye and Vanderbilt's Dayo Odeyingbo in the first and second round, respectively. Which top players will still be available for the Colts four selections on the final day of the draft?
Colts Draft 2021: Why Dayo Odeyingbo, And Not A Tackle, Was Chris Ballard's Choice In Second Round
The Colts doubled down on investing in their defensive line on Friday night, using the 54th overall pick on Vanderbilt's Dayo Odeyingbo. But why was he the pick and not an offensive tackle? General manager Chris Ballard explained the team's thinking after Day 2 of the draft ended.
Dayo Odeyingbo To Bring Versatility, Tenacity To Colts' Defensive Line
The Indianapolis Colts went defensive line for a second straight pick to open up the 2021 NFL Draft on Friday, as they selected Vanderbilt's Dayo Odeyingbo with their second-round (54th-overall) selection. What does Odeyingbo bring to the table?
Kwity Paye: 'I Was Blessed To Be Picked By The Colts'
The undisputed feel-good story of the 2021 NFL Draft, Kwity Paye is now the newest member of the Indianapolis Colts, who selected the Michigan defensive end with their first-round (21st-overall) pick on Thursday night. What all does Paye bring to the table for the Indy defense?
Chris Ballard: 2021 Draft Offensive Line Depth 'As Good As I've Seen In A While'
The retirement of starting left tackle Anthony Castonzo created a notable immediate need for the Indianapolis Colts heading into the offseason. Accordingly, general manager Chris Ballard said today he hopes to take advantage of a talented, deep pool of offensive linemen in next week's 2021 NFL Draft.
Takeaways From Jim Irsay On Colts Official Podcast: Chris Ballard's Draft Success, A 'Springboard' Season And Kicking The Stigma
Colts Owner and CEO Jim Irsay joined Jeffrey Gorman on the Colts Official Podcast this week for an insightful 40-minute chat. Here are some of the top takeaways from the episode, which you can listen listen to on the Colts app, Colts.com or wherever you get your podcasts.
Colts 2021 NFL Draft Position Preview: Quarterbacks
The Colts have six picks in the 2021 NFL Draft, beginning with the 21st overall selection. With the NFL Draft just over two weeks away, we begin our positional preview series with a spot the Colts addressed in a big way last month: Quarterback.
Chris Ballard On Addressing The Quarterback Position, Quenton Nelson Possibility At Left Tackle, Free Agency
Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard on Friday joined 1075 The Fan's "The Dan Dakich Show," where he discussed the team's approach at the quarterback position, recent rumors about Andrew Luck, whether Quenton Nelson is an option at left tackle, pending free agents this offseason and much more.
Top Takeaways: Jim Irsay On 2020 Season, Colts' Future At Quarterback
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay today spoke to reporters via video conference. What did he have to say about the 2020 season, which ended in an 11-5 record and a playoff appearance? What about the future at the quarterback position for the Colts, and more?
Catch The Entire Second Season Of 'With The Next Pick' Saturday On CBS4
With the Indianapolis Colts about to embark on training camp, get a refresher on the team's action in the 2020 NFL Draft, as CBS4/WTTV is airing the second season of Colts Productions' "With The Next Pick" Saturday at 7 p.m. ET.
Through The Scout's Eye: Jacob Eason
Chris McGaha, an area scout for the Indianapolis Colts who focuses on the West Coast, as well as Matt Terpening, the Colts' assistant director of college scouting, and general manager Chris Ballard discuss what they saw in quarterback Jacob Eason, the Colts' fourth-round (122nd-overall) pick in this year's NFL Draft.
Through The Scout's Eye: Julian Blackmon
Chris McGaha, an area scout for the Indianapolis Colts who focuses on the West Coast, as well as Matt Terpening, the Colts' assistant director of college scouting, discuss what they saw in safety Julian Blackmon, the Colts' third-round (85th-overall) pick in this year's NFL Draft.
Through The Scout's Eye: Michael Pittman Jr.
Chris McGaha, an area scout for the Indianapolis Colts who focuses on the West Coast, as well as Matt Terpening, the Colts' assistant director of college scouting, and general manager Chris Ballard discuss what they saw in wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr., the Colts' second-round (34th-overall) pick in this year's NFL Draft.
Nick Sirianni 1-on-1: On Philip Rivers, Draft Picks, Mack-Taylor Combo
Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni recently sat down for a Colts.com 1-on-1 interview. What are his thoughts on new quarterback Philip Rivers, what he took away from the 2020 NFL Draft and the Marlon Mack-Jonathan Taylor combination at running back?
Matt Eberflus 1-on-1: On DeForest Buckner, Xavier Rhodes, Draft Class Evaluations
Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus recently sat down for a Colts.com 1-on-1 interview. What are his thoughts on all the newest additions to the Indy defense in 2020, including DeForest Buckner, Xavier Rhodes and all four defensive picks from the 2020 NFL Draft?
NFL.com Wonders: Is It Time To Jump On The Colts' Bandwagon?
After finishing 7-9 in 2019 and losing several close games, the Indianapolis Colts made some significant upgrades this offseason to get them back on track, and for those reasons, NFL.com's Adam Schein thinks people ought to be hopping on the Colts' bandwagon in 2020.
Jonathan Taylor To 'Take The League By Storm' In 2020?
Indianapolis Colts rookie running back Jonathan Taylor has been ranked No. 1 among rookie running backs in the best situations, according to Pro Football Focus, as well as one of seven NFL rookies who Bleacher Report believes can "take the league by storm" in 2020.
Getting On The Radar
When the COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of college pro days across the country, Isaiah Rodgers had to get creative. And after running a blazing 4.28-second 40-yard dash in his "virtual pro day" video sent across the league, Rodgers saw his stock rise considerably, all the way to becoming a sixth-round selection by the Indianapolis Colts.
Colts Sign Three 2020 Draft Picks: Jonathan Taylor, Jacob Eason And Jordan Glasgow
The Indianapolis Colts today announced they have signed three of their picks from the 2020 NFL Draft class: running back Jonathan Taylor (second round), quarterback Jacob Eason (fourth round) and linebacker Jordan Glasgow (sixth round).