Colts 7-Round Mock Draft: A trade back gives Anthony Richardson two more weapons

The Colts' QB will be smiling after this one.

Adonai Mitchell, Ja'Tavion Sanders
Adonai Mitchell, Ja'Tavion Sanders / Ron Jenkins/GettyImages
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Ja'Tavion Sanders. . . Ja'Tavion Sanders. 2. TE. . 467. Ja'Tavion Sanders. player

With the second rounder obtained from Green Bay, the Colts do something fun here. They go back to the Longhorns and grab Mitchell's teammate and also the no. 2 tight end in his class, Ja'Tavion Sanders. The tight end position has been a revolving door over the years and Indianapolis still can't seem to find a legitimate starter who can be consistent as a weapon.

That changes with Sanders' arrival. This guy becomes the starter from Day 1. Sanders is 6-foot-4 with an athletic build and room to add more muscle. He's able to go up and get the ball, while also being able to gain yardage after the catch. Last season, Sanders caught 45 passes for 682 yards and two scores, averaging 15.2 yards per reception. He is a true threat in the passing game, but he's also a willing and capable run blocker. This pick is a home run, and the offense just got a whole lot better.

DeWayne Carter. DeWayne Carter. . DeWayne Carter. 3. 434. . . DL. player

In the third round, the Colts go after some depth on their defensive line. Duke's DeWayne Carter is the pick, and he comes in as a versatile player who could potentially line up on the interior or at the end spot. Standing 6-foot-2, 302 pounds, Carter packs a punch with his bull rush. He could use a bit of work in diagnosing run plays, but as an interior pass rusher, he's a fun player to watch.