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Wayne and Hilton had a solid season with the Colts, but Donnie Avery? Not so much. Avery had a pretty awful season and the fans know it. There is little chance that he will be brought back. The Colts are fourth in the league for dropped passes and Avery was a big part of that.
He ranked 79th of 82 wide receivers in drops per catchable balls. For example, look at the Ravens game. He dropped two out of four balls. Of course Hilton had his fair share of dropped passes—but he made big plays. Wayne also had his worst record for dropped passes in the last five years. As amazing as Wayne is, he’s getting up there.
I would say that a receiver is more important than a running back at this point due to the drop percentage. Ballard is young and shows talent. He has potential to be a great back in the league with a better O-line.
The Colts need a solid wide receiver.