1. Gary Jennings
The Colts have too many quality WRs to give Gary Jennings a roster spot.
Based on name value alone, it goes without saying that the Colts don’t have an intimidating receiving corps. Speaking strictly in terms of talent, however, you’d be hard-pressed to rattle off a handful of teams that have a deeper collection of weapons.
As things stand, the likes of TY Hilton, Michael Pittman Jr., Zach Pascal and Parris Campbell will make up the starting four, with the likes of De’Michael Harris, who really showed promise in his limited opportunities last season, and Dezmon Patmon serving as the two primary reserves.
Beyond that, the Colts might feel compelled keep one or two more wideouts on the roster. If we had to guess, we’d say that both Ashton Dulin and JJ Nelson have the edge over Gary Jennings, who’s bounced around the league over the first two years of his career.
Jennings was signed to a reserve/futures contract just two days after Buffalo released him from its practice squad, so Indianapolis clearly sees something in him. However, it doesn’t bode well for the former fourth-round pick that he was on four different teams (Buffalo, Baltimore, Miami and Seattle) in a two-year span before he was scooped up by the Colts.
Taking all of that into account, Jennings would likely need a string of catastrophic injuries to have any chance of making the team heading into training camp. Assuming that doesn’t happen (cross your fingers), the West Virginia product seems destined to be cut this summer.