Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/26/12
Trade for Colts: Ah, so this was the big trade Jim Irsay was tweeting about. Davis was one of the potential candidates I mentioned when I wrote on the subject a few days ago, along with Denver’s Ryan Clady and Baltimore’s Cary Williams. The Colts are taking a big risk here. If Davis plays like he did last year, this is an obvious steal for them. Last season, he allowed just 36 completions on 66 attempts (54.5%) for 496 yards (7.5 YPA), 3 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions, while deflecting 6 passes and committing 4 penalties. Only 24 and owed just over a combined two million in the next 2 seasons, the Colts could be getting a legitimate #1 cornerback who is young and cheap. At a position of major need, that’s definitely worth a 2nd round pick (and a 6th round pick, but that pick is pretty irrelevant in this trade). Davis will likely be the #1 cornerback in Indianapolis, moving Jerraud Powers off of opponents’ #1 receivers and filling a gapping hole in the starting lineup. However, last...
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