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Indianapolis Colts 2021 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 2.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, we will update our Indianapolis Colts Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Indianapolis Colts from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

For a more inclusive lists of mock drafts for the Indianapolis Colts, check out our 2021 Indianapolis Colts Mock Draft Database.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Colts:

Rotoworld - Thor Nystrom (8/21)

26. Jamie Newman, QB, Georgia

Newman is a really intriguing talent, and arguably the current leader of the second tier of QB prospects behind the Lawrence-Fields-Lance trio. Newman is stoutly built and eats down the field, with PFF passing grades of 90+ on balls thrown 20+ yards downfield in all three directions. He's also athletic enough to do damage outside of the pocket, where he's a load to tackle.

PFF - Mike Renner (8/19)

25. Marvin Wilson, IDL, Florida State

The Colts used last year's first-rounder to acquire DeForest Buckner, but that won't fix their defensive interior completely overnight. Wilson can be a pocket-pusher from the nose tackle position and has earned an overall grade of 90.0 or higher in each of the past two seasons.

The Draft Network - Kyle Crabbs (8/19)

23. Shaun Wade, CB, Ohio State

The Colts probably regret missing out on Campbell a bit, as he seems to be their "type" at cornerback between adding Pierre Desir, Rock Ya-Sin and Xavier Rhodes over the past few offseasons. But with Desir off the roster and Rhodes looking like a shell of himself, more is needed at corner. Wade has outside potential and a proven track record inside in the slot -- but regardless he's physical and super athletic.

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Indianapolis Colts 53-Man Roster Projections

NFL franchises need to cut their current roster to 53 players by September 5th at 4:00 p.m. ET.

With NFL training camps opening up, we will track 53-man roster projections for the Indianapolis Colts from various local beat writers.

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2020 NFL Power Rankings: Indianapolis Colts

Throughout the 2020 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the Indianapolis Colts rank in terms of average, best and worst in our consensus Post-Draft NFL Power Rankings:

Below you will find a post-NFL Draft roundup for the Colts in our consensus 2020 NFL Power Rankings.

The Athletic -- Rank: 9

The Colts continue to be one of our darlings of the offseason after a free agency haul that netted Buckner and Philip Rivers. Similar to our thoughts about the Chiefs, we usually don't get too excited about running back draft picks, but Jonathan Taylor to Indianapolis in the second round makes so much sense and he should be an immediate asset.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 11

I didn't love their draft, but landing DeForest Buckner for their first-round pick will help the defense. They will win the AFC South.

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Indianapolis Colts: 2020 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Colts in 2020.

WeekDateOpponentTime (ET) / Tickets
Week 1Sun., Sept. 13at Jacksonville Jaguars1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 2Sun., Sept. 20vs. Minnesota Vikings1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 3Sun., Sept. 27vs. New York Jets4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 4Sun., Oct. 4at Chicago Bears1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 5Sun., Oct. 11at Cleveland Browns4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 6Sun., Oct. 18vs. Cincinnati Bengals1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 7BYE
Week 8Sun., Nov. 1at Detroit Lions1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 9Sun., Nov. 8vs. Baltimore Ravens1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 10Sun., Nov. 15at Tennessee Titans8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 11Sun., Nov. 22vs. Green Bay Packers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 12Sun., Nov. 29vs. Tennessee Titans1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 13Sun., Dec. 6at Houston Texans1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 14Sun., Dec. 13at Las Vegas Raiders4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 15Sun., Dec. 20vs. Houston TexansTBA / Tickets
Week 16Sun., Dec. 27at Pittsburgh Steelers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 17Sun., Jan. 3vs. Jacksonville Jaguars1:00 PM / Tickets

The Indianapolis Colts have the 16th-most difficult schedule based on the record of last year's opponents (2020 NFL strength of schedule).

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Indianapolis Colts - 2020 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2020 NFL Draft picks selected by the Indianapolis Colts.

234Michael PittmanWRUSC
241Jonathan TaylorRBWisconsin
385Julian BlackmonSUtah
4122Jacob EasonQBWashington
5149Danny PinterGBall State
6193Rob WindsorDTPenn State
6211Isaiah RodgersDBMassachusetts
6212Dezmon PatmonWRWashington State
6213Jordan GlasgowLBMichigan

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Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule (SOS)

Taking an average of the fantasy football points allowed in 2019 by every team's 2020 opponents, we have an idea of how easy or difficult the upcoming schedule is for each team's position groups for the 2020 season.

Below is where the Indianapolis Colts rank in 2020 Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule:

Pos.Avg. (Rank)Playoffs (Rank)Full SOS grids
QB15.8 (17)53.39 (8)2020 Fantasy Football QB Strength of Schedule
RB18.41 (2)55.94 (15)2020 Fantasy Football RB Strength of Schedule
WR20.35 (21)65.44 (17)2020 Fantasy Football WR Strength of Schedule
TE6.98 (15)24.85 (5)2020 Fantasy Football TE Strength of Schedule
Average = per game average allowed by 2020 opponents for Weeks 1 to 16.
Playoffs = sum of averages for opponents in Weeks 14 to 16.

MORE: Weekly breakdown of Indianapolis Colts Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

Indianapolis Colts Fantasy Football Projections

Not only do we have fantasy football projections by positions, we have team-by-team fantasy projections as well.

Here are our projections for the Indianapolis Colts running backs for the 2020 NFL season:

Jonathan Taylor207.3932.97.2615.4110.90.46150.7
While Marlon Mack may enter the season as the starter, the Colts will "ride the hot hand" and a shift to Taylor getting the larger share of the workload at some point in the season would be a realistic expectation. The most prolific collegiate running back ever over a three-year span, Taylor has shown the ability and durability to handle a workhorse role and possesses a rare combination of speed (sub-4.4) for his size (226 pounds).
Marlon Mack177787.75.318.554.40.34118.11
Posting his first-ever 1,000-yard rushing season on a career-high 247 carries, Mack also set a career low in receptions (14) and targets (17). Entering the final year of his rookie deal, Mack will cede more work to rookie Jonathan Taylor as the season progresses.
Nyheim Hines37.3139.91.1246328.91.1560.5
With Taylor and Mack dominating early-down work, Hines will still be a factor on third downs. Earlier this offseason, Frank Reich said that "it wouldn’t surprise me if there’s a game this season that Nyheim Hines has 10 catches."
Jordan Wilkins10.548.30.261.810.40.057.73
Roosevelt Nix1.

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Indianapolis Colts Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2020 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

T.Y. Hilton Average Draft Position

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Indianapolis Colts Stats

The franchise statistical leaders for the Indianapolis Colts are listed in the table below:

Statistical CategoryLeader
Passing YardagePeyton Manning - 54,828
Rushing YardageEdgerrin James - 9,226
Receiving YardageMarvin Harrison - 14,580
SacksRobert Mathis - 123
InterceptionsBobby Boyd - 57
Coaching WinsTony Dungy - 85

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