Originally written April 18, 2013 on Everything Colts:
The Indianapolis Colts had one of their best draft classes ever, and it was the main reason why they made it to the playoffs. With the draft a week away, it's time to review last year's class.Let's start with Andrew Luck, the engine of the team. What can one say about Andrew Luck? He came in with high hopes and expectations, and he easily surpassed them. The majority of people were expecting a 5 to 7 win season, with a 8 or 9 win season being called "optimistic" and double digits crazy. They got to 11 wins and played in the playoffs. Without Luck, they would not have been able to do that. Although there were several rookie mistakes, he played extremely well in the clutch, made great throws and read extremely well despite his little experience. He was already a vet! He had some help from guys like Reggie Wayne and a few others, but the offensive line was horrendous, and he still put up great numbers. Imagine what the guy could do if he had a decent O-line. This ...
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