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NFL Draft 2011: The 10 Best First-Round Selections of the Indianapolis Colts

Posted By Alex Curtland On April 11, 2011 @ 9:49 am In Colts News | No Comments

Colts [1] president Bill Polian is considered one of the better drafting GM’s in the league.

Peyton Manning [2], Dwight Freeney, and Marvin Harrison (among others) are all players drafted by Polian who have gone on to have HOF careers.

Polian is also great at finding talent in the later rounds of the draft.

Jeff Saturday, Antoine Bethea, and Gray Brackett are examples of players who have all turned into starters for the Colts despite their late selection (all were 6th round or later picks).  

Looking at the history of the Colts’ draft’s, here are the ten best first round selections of Indy.   

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