For as long as I can remember the Colts have never had a stellar defense nor have they been a team that opposing offenses feared. Yes quarterbacks have feared Freeney and Mathis at one time but I feel that time has passed even with Mathis still on the team. The Colts defense has been at the heart of every angry conversation about our home team. The biggest complaint is obviously stopping the run, which they haven’t done for a few years now.
The Colts defenses of the past have been patch-work at best with only a few standout players to really mention. So the organization it seems has taken a long hard, to long in my opinion, at the way the Colts defense has been put together and performed. They spent some money this offseason to bring in guys they feel can make an immediate impact and the draft is still to come. I wanted to take time to break down the three phases of the defense and really see if any of the moves made are going to help as much as we are all thinking they will. Continue reading State Of The Colts: Defensive Starters