Margus Hunt gives Colts defensive line credibility
The Colts haven’t had a strong defense over the past few years, but that has changed this season. And the defensive line is a big part of that.
Margus Hunt has been the best player on the defensive line for the Colts this year. He has been able to put constant pressure on the quarterback all year. He has taken over stretches of games as well. And that has been a big reason the defense has played well.
Hunt has given the Colts a constant threat. He has blown up the line of scrimmage multiple times in critical situations. He has done a good job playing his hardest ever since the team acquired him in free agency. I think he was one of the most underrated pickups a few offseasons ago.
The defensive line has done a better job of being able to move the pocket around. Forcing quarterbacks to move around makes them more flustered and doesn’t allow them to throw accurate balls. While the Colts don’t have a ton of sacks, they have still improved in that regard.
Every team needs a catalyst like Hunt. Someone who will work hard every snap and will do the best that he can every time he puts the uniform on. He’s also a massive human being, so that makes him very hard to block.
Expect Hunt to have an impact on this weekend’s game as well. The Texans will have issues blocking him and keeping him away from the quarterback. He also should be able blow up running holes as well. Houston will have to have a good gameplan for him.