Indianapolis Colts 2018 NFL Draft

Indianapolis Colts 2018 NFL Draft

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Indianapolis Colts 2018 mock drafts, last year draft recap, Indianapolis Colts draft needs, 2018 draft trades.

GM: Chris Ballard

Head Coach: Chuck Pagano

Offensive Coordinator: Rob Chudzinski

Defensive Coordinator: Ted Monachino

Offensive Scheme: Attacking / Play Action

Defensive Scheme: 3-4

2018 NFL Mock Drafts

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Draft Geek 2018 Mock Draft

 

Indianapolis Colts Previous Draft

1/15 Malik Hooker S OHIO STATE
2/46 Quincy Wilson CB FLORIDA
3/80 Tarell Basham DE OHIO
4/137 Zach Banner OT USC
4/143 Marlon Mack RB SOUTH FLORIDA
4/144 Grover Stewart DT ALBANY ST (GA)
5/158 Nate Hairston CB TEMPLE
5/161 Anthony Walker Jr. ILB NORTHWESTERN

Post Draft Thoughts:

“The Colts hit the reboot button on their GM situation and haven’t looked back since.  They were wise in free agency to add in players that can hold down the fort as new talent arrives. Part of protecting Luck is simply creating a more balanced team; one with an offense that can run the ball and a defense that can maintain leads so they can get into their 4 minute offense. Hooker is the centerfielder that they need to help stop big plays against them, and Wilson is a physical corner that can boost their secondary. Basham is a relentless pass rusher that can sit behind talented mentors. Steward shined in his all-star game and was a sleeper pick for many draft experts.”

2018 NFL Draft

This season probably should have an asterisk next to it for the Colts as they have a new GM that has had to rebuild a roster that was devastated by incompetence, and then never were able to get their all world quarterback on the field. The season might end up being a bit of a blessing in disguise, as it might be the total reboot that they need to make some much needed changes that are difficult for middle of the road teams to make.

TY Hilton was correct, although a little tackless with his criticism of the offensive line. They might have some young, improving pieces, but they are very poor as a unit.  With a star at QB and WR, the Colts need to make the offensive line the focus of the offseason.

The defense for Indianapolis is a work in progress with a lot of cast off veterans acting as placeholders for draft picks of the new GM. There is a particular need at linebacker and cornerback.

Indianapolis Colts 2018 NFL Draft Needs

OT, OG, OLB, ILB, CB

 

2018 NFL Draft Trades for the Indianapolis Colts

Round 1
Houston to Cleveland
Kansas City to Buffalo

Round 2
Houston to Cleveland
Los Angeles Rams to Buffalo
New Orleans to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Cleveland
San Francisco to New England
Seattle to New York Jets

Round 3
Buffalo to Carolina
Chicago to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Buffalo
Seattle to Houston

Round 4
Arizona to Chicago
Carolina to Cleveland
Minnesota to Philadelphia to Miami
Minnesota to Philadelphia
Philadelphia to Miami
Pittsburgh to San Francisco
San Francisco to Denver

Round 5
Atlanta to Denver
Dallas to New York Jets
Houston to Seattle
Kansas City to Cleveland
Miami to New Orleans
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to San Francisco
Oakland to Seattle
San Francisco to Pittsburgh
Seattle to Philadelphia

Round 6
Buffalo to Los Angeles Rams
Detroit to Los Angeles Rams
Pittsburgh to Cleveland to Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Pittsburgh to Cleveland
Cleveland to Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Seattle to Oakland

Round 7
Kansas City to San Francisco
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Buffalo to Carolina
Minnesota to Seattle
New England to Cincinnati
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to Seattle
Philadelphia to Seattle
Seattle to New York Jets
Seattle to New England
Tampa Bay to Miami

Conditional / Yet to be Have Details Released
Arizona to Kansas City
Arizona to New Orleans
Baltimore to Arizona
Baltimore to Los Angeles Rams
Buffalo to Green Bay
Cincinnati to Jacksonville
Jacksonville to Miami
New England to Philadelphia
New York Giants to Pittsburgh


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