Found May 06, 2013 on Everything Colts:
The Indianapolis Colts drafted Bjoern Werner in the first round of the draft, but Erik Walden will probably get the nod over him at the start of the season.The Indianapolis Colts have been busy this offseason, especially on defense. One move they did was getting Erik Walden for 4 years (16 million). They invested quite a bit into him. Then a month later, the Colts decided to draft Bjoern Werner, a 4-3 defensive end with good versatility and good all around ability. Some believe that Werner will start over Walden, but Walden will be the guy starting Week 1.Let's start with the facts. Erik Walden has played in a 3-4 for several years now, and was a starter for the Packers for a few years. The guy has played in the system, whereas Werner has not, and must learn how to play in it. As we saw from Dwight Freeney, last year it's not the easiest switch. Werner is an athletic guy and I don't think he'll have any major problems moving to a stand up rusher, but you can't be...
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