Indianapolis Colts: 7-Round 2020 mock draft after rough loss to Saints

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Though it’s hard to judge the Colts’ edge rushers right now with Kemoko Turay on IR after a promising start to the 2019 season, they clearly need more depth there. Veteran Justin Houston is good still but Jabaal Sheard has largely run his course while Ben Banogu was a question mark from Round 2 in the 2019 draft.

Bringing in a guy like Kenny Willekes would be a nice move for Indy. Willekes is not a fantastic athlete but he’s technically refined coming off the edge and might have the best motor of any player at the position in this class. The Michigan State product could be a tone-setter off the edge and a leader for the future up front alongside Kinlaw.

There’s no hyperbole in saying that the Colts have been one of the best offensive lines in the NFL over the past two seasons. And while their starters have been high quality, the depth behind those guys is not something you should feel confident in and something that the organization must address in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Calvin Throckmorton isn’t a fantastic athlete and needs to work on his footwork, pad-level and get-off at the snap. While that may be true, his physical play-style and demeanor fit the type of mentality that Indianapolis has worked to build in the trenches and the Oregon product could serve as quality depth either at tackle or even with a potential move inside.

In truth, I honestly considered double-dipping at wide receiver for the Colts before the fifth round. This team is severely in need of getting some depth beyond Hilton as has been evidenced by their passing game with the star wide receiver either out or playing at less than 100 percent. Regardless, they take Chase Claypool here to give them another big body.

The big concern with Claypool coming out of Notre Dame is his lack of speed and agility. However, he’s a monster with an enormous frame that can really offer a different skill-set than Hilton and Higgins and be a red zone monster for the Colts offense, be it Love or Brissett or someone else throwing to him.