Biggest free-agency mistakes Colts made and how to fix them in the NFL Draft

How can the Colts rectify some mistakes in just a few days?
Indianapolis Colts, Jelani Woods
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This offseason, the Indianapolis Colts have not made very many mistakes. They've done well by keeping a good amount of their own key players.

But, there are some spots on the roster they either failed to address, or all-out ignored, in free agency.

How does Indy address those issues in the 2024 NFL Draft which they failed to address during free agency? Let's dive in a bit.

Indianapolis now needs to address tight end

For a little while now, the tight end position has been one of mediocrity for the Colts. They have not had a legitimate factor in the passing game for years. We thought it could end up being Jelani Woods, the 2022 third-round pick. But, an injury kept him out all of 2023 and at the moment, we're not sure what to expect out of him in Year 3.

The Colts could have gone hard after guys like either Dalton Schultz or Mike Gesicki, if they really wanted to, but chose to stand pat at the position.

Beyond Brock Bowers, this tight end class isn't too special. But, there's one guy who could make a difference, and that's Texas' Ja'Tavion Sanders. The only question is, would it be too high to take him at pick 46? Would he be gone by pick 82? The answer lies somewhere in the middle, more than likely.

But, if the Colts were able to move back in the second round a bit, and secure Sanders, he could be their immediate starter and provide Anthony Richardson with a legitimate weapon at the tight end position.