New Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson has already impressed with bold moves to remake the Colts roster in the draft and through free agency. Those moves were mostly based on talent evaluation, which fit closely with Grigson's background as a scout. Still some questioned his youth and whether that would effect his ability to wheel and deal with other GMs more seasoned than he.
Sunday's deal with the Miami Dolphins to acquire cornerback Vontae Davis should put those fears to rest. In Davis, Grigson was able to address the position of greatest need within the Colts roster and he was able to do so without giving up too much.
Davis is a former first round draft choice of the Dolphins who has started since day one. He's recorded nine career interceptions with Miami, including four last season. He's also played in a 3-4 scheme his entire career, so his learning curve with the Colts should be minimal.
Davis' presence dramatically upgrades a cornerbac...