Found January 11, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Ryan Grigson, the Colts young new GM, will bring a new look to the franchise that had been run by one or more Polians since 1998. A former NFL player – an offensive lineman yet – you’d think that would Grigson bring more of an in-the-trenches mentality to the job than the previous regime. But that might not be the case. There’s not much to evaluate Grigson’s NFL ability so far other than to look at the Eagles’ recent drafts. First as a regional scout then director of college scouting and finally director of pro personnel, Grigson was a big player in the team’s recent drafts. He did not have final say, but you can bet he was on board with pretty well every pick they made. In his tenure, the Eagles had some impressive picks and some bad ones as well. They tended to well with position players (like Brent Celek, LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin and DeSean Jackson), while having a tough time finding linemen (like Brandon Graham, Daniel Te’o-Nesheim, Ricky Sapp, Fenuki Tupou, Trevor Laws and Brian Smith). That does not bode well for a Colts team with desperate needs on both lines. It has also been postulated [...]
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