Originally written on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 11/11/14
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Today the Colts aggressively moved to patch up their cornerback issues by acquiring troubled Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davie for their second round pick along with a conditional pick in 2013. The team had long struggled to find a quality corner to start opposite Jerraud Powers. Davis has shown flashes of Pro Bowl ability but stymied many observers by showing up to camp out-of-shape, publicly tussling with new coach Joe Philbin and refusing to consistenly work hard. The Colts clearly acquired the 24 year old based on his youth, potential and cap-friendly rookie contract. But did they get the best end of the deal? Davis is viewed as an exceptionally talented cover corner, the kind of guy you can ask to cover the best receivers in the league. In a division suddenly stocked with receivers it can't be overstated how important this will become over the next few years. Walter Football's scouting report notes that Davis shows the same kind of skills as Quentin Jammer but possesses more sp...
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