Veteran leadership needed at tight end for Colts


The Indianapolis Colts have one of the youngest cores at the tight end position in Colby Fleener and Dwayne Allen.

Both will be entering their third year in the NFL and when healthy pose a serious threat to opposing defenses because of their rare size and athletic ability.

Yet when Allen went down in week 1 last season, Fleener was the only productive player at the position. The concern is very little in adding true talent via free agency or that draft at the position, but the Colts do need to look into bringing in a proven veteran to help mentor the two young men.

If Allan can come back from his season ending knee injury and continue to make strides like he did his rookie year, and Fleener finally can harness the talent he has that made him a second round draft pick just two years ago then this team will have some serious weapons come next season.

That veteran leader might just be the right move to push them over the edge, but is their one obtainable in this years free agent market?

While Jimmy Graham is set to hit the market, every person in their right mind knows that the is more of a chance with me getting a date with a Playboy model than their is with him leaving New Orleans.

With that said, could the Colts look at someone else come free agency?

CLICK HERE to see our top 10 free agent tight end list.

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