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NFL Draft 2011: 6 Prospects the Colts Can Surround Peyton Manning With

Posted By Kyle Rodriguez On April 19, 2011 @ 2:50 am In Colts News | No Comments

Since drafting Peyton Manning [1] in the 1998 draft, the Indianapolis Colts [2] have continually tried to draft high quality offensive targets to surround him. From Edgerrin James in 1999, to Austin Collie and Donald Brown in 2009, the Colts have attempted to optimize Manning’s abilities with high quality teammates.

In the 2011 draft, there are once again players that could be valuable assets to Manning and the Colts’ potent offense. With six picks this year, one in each of the first six rounds, the Colts will have players that they can draft on offense to help the offense’s efficiency.

Of course, as a Colts fan, I hope the Colts work the defensive side of the ball as well, but let’s take a look at the best prospects in each round that the Colts could take offensively.

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