Day 6 Combine Takeaways: Defensive Backs Conclude 2015 Combine

Intro: The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine wraps up on Monday with the defensive backs performing at Lucas Oil Stadium.





INDIANAPOLIS – After a week in Indianapolis, NFL headquarters will pack up shop and hit the town later today.

The defensive backs are the final position group to compete in on-the-field drills and will start those on Monday morning.

The Jets hold the No. 6 overall pick in this year's draft and could be an option for Marcus Mariota. If those two match up, the Colts would see Mariota next year in a matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium. As far as the draft is concerned, Mariota is sort of the X-factor in this year's class. He's been rumored as high as No. 1 or 2 but if he gets past the Jets at No. 6, he could slide.

The lack of top-end talent at the safety position is evident outside of Collins, who many think will go in the top half of the first round. The safety position is definitely one of need for the Colts this offseason but they might have to be patient before finding one in the draft.

One thing I was surprised to learn at the Combine was just how impressed NFL people are with (on-the-field, football IQ) Jameis Winston. That's quite the stance for McShay to take on Winston (Andrew Luck being No. 1). Peter King from Sports Illustrated said in talking to NFL people that about 80 percent of those thought Tampa Bay would take Winston No. 1 overall. That means the Colts will see Winston and the Buccaneers at Lucas Oil Stadium next season for a regular season matchup.

Williams is the one consistent name at the top of mock drafts, outside of the quarterback position. While the Colts obviously won't have a chance to select the USC product they could very well see him in the AFC South. With Tennessee (No. 2 overall) and Jacksonville (No. 3 overall) needing help in the front seven, there's a decent chance the Colts face Williams for years to come in the division.

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