Reunited and it feels good. Colts head coach Frank Reich and Carson Wentz have been reunited in Indianapolis for the 2021 season and beyond, with the Eagles shipping Wentz to Indy for a third round pick in 2021 and a conditional second round in 2022.
The Colts, obviously, are hopeful that the Reich-Wentz reunion – Reich was Wentz’s offensive coordinator in 2016 and 2017 – will help refuel Wentz’s career and give the Colts the true successor to Andrew Luck.
The Colts don’t have a ton of capital to work with the 2021 NFL Draft. With just two picks in the first two rounds and six overall picks, most of their big work will have to be done in the third draft. day, with four picks in the last four rounds.
Here’s a full look at the Colts in the 2021 NFL Draft, including their updated picklist as they come up.
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Colts’ 2021 Draft Pick: When Does Indianapolis Pick?
- Round 1, choice n ° 21
- Round 2, choice n ° 54
- Round 4, choice n ° 127
- Round 5, choice n ° 165
- Round 6, choice n ° 206
- Round 7, choice n ° 248
2021 Colts preliminary order
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NFL Colts Draft Needs
- Left tackle: Anthony Castonzo’s retirement leaves a gaping hole in the left tackle, and Carson Wentz probably isn’t thrilled about playing behind another porous offensive line. Wentz has had to deal with getting beaten his last two years at Philadelphia, so don’t be surprised to see the Colts in the mix for help from the offensive line.
- EDGE: DeForest Bruckner had a 10-sack season last year and the Colts finished the year with 2-1 / 2 sacks per game. These are not bad numbers. The Colts, however, are passportless Justin Houston, currently a free agent. Houston finished with eight sacks in 2020, the team’s second most.
- Wide receiver: TY Hilton has reconnected with the Colts for a one-year contract, returning to Indianapolis for, apparently, one last attempt. Michael Pittman Jr. had a strong rookie year in 2021, but only caught one touchdown. Carson Wentz is going to need some help getting a pretty lean WR body.
Indianapolis Colts Mock 2021 Draft
Here are the latest projections from the 2021 NFL Draft for the Colts, according to Vinnie Iyer’s mock seven-round draft:
|2||54||Hamsah Nasirildeen||S||Florida State|
|4||127||Tony Fields II||KG||West Virginia|