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EP 140. Colts Draft Class Breakdown
The picks are in! Now it's time to break down the Colts' 2021 draft class. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins start the show with a few bits of news before diving into Indianapolis' evolving situation at left tackle (6:30) and analyzing each of the Colts' seven draft picks (28:12).
Bonus Content: Post-Draft Interviews
Hear from general manager Chris Ballard, head coach Frank Reich and all seven Colts draft picks in their post-draft interviews. We start with Kwity Paye (0:31), then hear Ballard's thoughts on the first rounder (6:42). Next is Dayo Odeyingbo (18:22), followed by Ballard's thoughts on the second round pick (26:56). Next is Day 3 picks Kylen Granson (36:44), Shawn Davis (43:02), Sam Ehlinger (45:28), Mike Strachan (50:01) and Will Fries (55:53). The show ends with Ballard and Reich's joint presser (57:19).
EP 139. Final Draft Preview
The NFL Draft is almost here! Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins start the show with news around the league. The trio then discusses takeaways from Chris Ballard's recent media session (12:11), dives into the latest draft rumors (31:45), analyzes who experts think the Colts will draft in a final mock draft roundup (44:26) and explores draft day "what ifs" (52:29). Plus, CBS4's Chris Widlic got the chance for a one-on-one interview with Ballard ahead of the draft (1:01:38).
Bonus Content: Chris Ballard Pre-Draft Media Session
Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard spoke with local media Friday to discuss the upcoming NFL Draft. Here is the full conversation.
EP 138. Draft Class Breakdown: Colts' Options at CB & TE
While offensive tackle and defensive end remain the Colts' biggest areas of need, Indianapolis could look to draft upgrades at cornerback and tight end as well. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show with news of the week before discussing potential draft trades (11:28), exploring the latest mock drafts (17:47) and breaking down this year's cornerback (31:44) and tight end (48:48) classes.
EP 137. Draft Class Breakdown: Colts' Options at Defensive End
Pass rush remains a need for the Colts. With just two weeks until the NFL Draft, Mike Chappell and Joe Hopkins dissect recent mock drafts to determine the best-case scenario for the Colts (17:50) and break down the draft's top defensive end prospects to find the best fits for Indianapolis (26:15).
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