As we've beat into our own and others' skulls for the last eight months, the Colts were really bad in 2011. Pat Angerer wasn't.
Throughout the season, Angerer was a fan favorite on defense, due to his propensity to get to the ball carrier, his sweet name, and the Colts' lack of playmakers on defense. Angerer is a good, budding player, but he was frequently overrated by Colts' fans. While he's been overrated, it seems that his potential in the new 3-4 system is sometimes underrated.
So, in order to predict how Angerer may fit in this new system, let's take a look at how he performed in the last one, during his sophomore season in 2011.
During 2011, Pat Angerer became the full-time starter at MLB when Gary Brackett went down with an injury in Week One. Due to Angerer's play last year (and Brackett's massive contract), the Colts' new front office felt comfortable enough with Angerer to cut Brackett back in March. It's saf...