Originally posted on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 11/1/11

Kyle Rodriguez continues his excellent post-mortem of past drafts by taking a hard look at 2001. For those of you in the know you'll recall in 2000 the Colts had arrived on the cover of ESPN magazine with the pronouncement of "the triplets."  The season ended with one of Vanderjagt's patented yanks and the utter realization that Jerome Pathon wasn't a viable threat opposite Marvin Harrison.

Enter Reggie Wayne:

Reggie Wayne has been one of the highest producers in the last decade, and was the most consistent producer at the #30 pick, the second being Joseph Addai. Not only has he been extremely productive in his career, but all of his production has come with the Colts (unlike a player like Edgerrin James). Yes, he has benefited from playing with Peyton Manning, but he fits into the Colts’ system perfectly, and has paid off tremendously.

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