What Are the Indianapolis Colts' Needs in the 2013 NFL Draft?

Aaron Nagler@Aaron_NaglerNFL National Lead WriterJanuary 14, 2013

After an emotional and inspiring 2012, the sky is the limit for the Indianapolis Colts in 2013. 

Obviously, bouncing back from having the first overall pick after the 2011 season to making the playoffs in 2012 is a huge accomplishment for general manager Ryan Grigson, and it was much more than "just draft Andrew Luck first overall." Grigson oversaw a complete overhaul of the defense from the 4-3 style played prior to his arrival to the 3-4 style that it employed this year with, if we're honest, one or two holdover players who didn't exactly fit. 

The key now will be to build on the progress made in 2012, and Grigson will undoubtedly look to the draft to do most of the heavy lifting in that regard. Yes, the Colts have a boatload of cap space, but the draft is where you want to build your roster. 

Matt Miller and I rounded up a bunch of football fans, gave them hats and B/R swag, then headed over to Highland Park here in New York City and tried to figure out where the Colts have the most pressing needs heading into the 2013 NFL draft. 

Let us know in the comments below whether you agree or disagree with our assessments, and what other needs we might have missed. 


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