4 easy roster cuts the Indianapolis Colts will make

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2. James Washington, WR

I would assume most Colts fans would like to see the starting wide receivers look like this: Michael Pittman Jr. and Alec Pierce on the outside with rookie third-round pick Josh Downs in the slot. If not Downs in the slot, then veteran Isaiah McKenzie.

Regardless, those four should be locks on this roster, as should 2021 seventh-round pick Mike Strachan. That gives the Colts five wide receivers, which could round out their room. However, they could choose to keep six wide receivers and then it would be up to guys like Breshad Perriman, Juwann Winfree and James Washington.

If it were up to me, I would go with Perriman as the sixth receiver. Although he's viewed mostly as a bust, Perriman has still provided value to teams over the years as a depth type of player.

Washington, however, has bounced around quite a bit from team to team and practice squad to practice squad since being a second-round pick back in 2018. His career has taken a turn, and in a hurry. At this point, he's not consistent enough to have earned a spot on this final roster.