Joe Reitz, Offensive Line
Once considered an invaluable backup swing tackle for the Colts, Joe Reitz is coming off a somewhat disappointing season in Indianapolis.
The 31 year old offensive lineman appeared in 13 games (6 starts), but appeared to be significantly hindered by a back injury among other physical ailments.
The 6-year veteran was among the offensive lineman the Colts plugged along their starting right side at times, but even with the veteran Reitz, the results were still inconsistent–if not ineffective.
It doesn’t mean that Reitz was the main problem for the Colts offensive line woes by any means, but he also didn’t appear to be a clear solution either.
Perhaps Reitz should play more at right guard instead of right tackle–the former which appears to be more of his natural position and a spot he’s clearly more comfortable in.
Nevertheless, cutting the veteran offensive lineman would save the Colts $2.4 million next season, and it certainly cannot be ruled out with a new general manager taking over and Reitz coming off a season hindered by injuries.