Indianapolis Colts should consider these 5 Jonathan Taylor trades

Which trade is the best for both Jonathan Taylor and the Indianapolis Colts?
Indianapolis Colts, Jonathan Taylor
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Trade number 3 with the Los Angeles Rams

The Los Angeles Rams are always in the market for a juicy deal. This is a total Les Snead trade, too, meaning it's one of the higher-priced packages any team in this list would offer, and Snead doesn't care. He's notoriously given up draft picks in the past without remorse, simply because he loves to take those chances on winning right now.

Jonathan Taylor, Rams trade

The Rams have already had their fair share of tension between the organization and Cam Akers, which now becomes dissolved with this trade. Akers gets a fresh start with the Colts, and Indianapolis would definitely give him a shot to prove his worth. Coming out of Florida State as a second-round pick back in 2020, Akers is going into a contract year now and has plenty to show if he's going to get a second contract in 2024.

Meanwhile, the Colts would net a first and third rounder in next year's draft, plus a fourth-round pick in 2025. In addition to giving up Taylor, the Colts would also send a 2024 fifth rounder back to the Rams.

In Los Angeles, you would love to see a healthy Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp together for 2023. But, add in Taylor, and that takes some pressure off those guys. Now, the question becomes whether or not the Rams' defense can hold up their end of the bargain.