The Indianapolis Colts drafted eight talented players and some of those players will bring competition to current starters in Indy.
The NFL Draft is always a special time for teams and young players whose dreams come true. While the draft weekend is filled with heartwarming moments, there’s also another side to the equation.
For every player selected, there’s a veteran that’s already with the team whose future is brought into question. Sometimes, they may immediately lose their spot to a rookie, and other times, veterans help develop their replacements before eventually handing over the spot.
The Indianapolis Colts selected eight players in the 2022 NFL Draft who will be hoping to find some playing time in their rookie year. Indy’s first pick, Alec Pierce, is probably the only selection guaranteed a lot of playing time.
The Colts’ wide receiver room was one of the weakest units on the team and that’s why Pierce is already a projected starter. However, his fellow draft classmates will have more resistance in their pursuit of cracking the starting lineup.
That doesn’t mean it’s impossible. While any rookie could emerge as a starter in camp, there are three that are primed to put pressure on the veteran starters in Indianapolis.
Here are 3 Indy players whose jobs could be in danger after the 2022 NFL Draft.