INDIANAPOLIS – Each week, readers of Colts.com can submit their questions to have a chance of them being answered in our Wednesday or Saturday mailbag.
With the abundance of questions in recent weeks, we will have two mailbags each week. This one comes via a weekend edition (here’s the Wednesday version from this week).
Adam A. (Stevens Point, WI)
Hey Kevin, looking at the OLB/CB depth worries me. Do you see the colts making another big signing/Trade that would bring in a potential starter or more depth?
Bowen: Big signings/trades usually don’t come this time of year. The major action in player acquisition is all but over for the NFL season. You might see an occasional move here or there, and certainly some moves will come at the end of the preseason, but likely nothing significant enough to bring in a starter. I actually think the Colts have their starters at outside linebacker in
Jabaal Sheardand John Simon. At corner, Vontae Davisis a definite starter. The Colts are expected to go with Rashaan Melvinor Quincy Wilsonat the other corner spot. It was a major personnel shift on defense in 2017. Obviously not all needs could be taken care of, but I think the Colts are okay at those positions in order to make the necessary defensive improvements in Year One of the retooling.
Ryan B. (Cheshire, UK)
Hi Kevin, hope your summer is going well! Reading this twice a week is getting me really pumped up for the new season. Can’t wait for Week 1!
Firstly, I’ve seen a few early mock drafts for next year, in which most are signalling for us to take a RB round 1. Admittedly, with Gore out of contract…
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