Gore is a veteran defying the laws of age in the NFL. He is coming off another 1,000-yard campaign with the 49ers. The free agent to be would be a huge help to the Colts run game and would provide some much-needes pressure relief for Luck.
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All Maclin does in put up numbers. He was Philly’s most consistent receiver this past year, even playing with the likes of Mark Sanchez. Maclin playing alongside TY Hilton with Luck throwing him the ball could be a lethal weapon for the Colts.
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This WR out of Louisville is an absolute stud. In only six games he totaled 43 receptions for 855 yards and 5 touchdowns. The Colts would likely need to use their first-round pick on Parker, but it could very well be worth the pick.
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Matthews is coming off an injury-plagued year in San Diego, but he can absolutely ball. Matthews averages almost 4.5 yards a carry for his career and would be a huge upgrade over what the Chargers have now. Matthews and Bradshaw (if re-signed) could be a two-headed monster in the backfield for the Colts.
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Cobb will come with a hefty price tag but provides a No. 1 WR to pair with Hilton. Cobb, 24, has gotten better every year in the NFL. This season, he caught 91 passes for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns. This is the type of production the Colts needs from someone other than Hilton.
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If the Colts want to build their running game through the draft, Johnson may be their man. This RB out of Miami is an absolute beast. The Colts may be able to snatch him in the second round. Last season Duke ran for 1,652 yards with 10 touchdowns. He also is no slouch at catching passes; last year he snagged 38 for 421 yards and 3 TDs.
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Spiller is another interesting candidate for the Colts. Although he is injury prone, when he is out there he does produce. For his career he is averaging 5.0 yards a carry. If Colts do go the Spiller route, they may want to pair him with another RB because of those injury issues.
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Crabtree’s career never fully took off like many expected. Some of that is due to the QBs he has played with. His hands are phenomenal though, and he could be a real threat playing with Luck. Crabtree could be the sleeper free agent that gets the Colts over the hump and into the Super Bowl.
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The 6-foot-3, 212-pound WR out of ASU is the red-zone threat the Colts are looking for. This season Strong had 82 receptions for 1,165 yards and 10 touchdowns. He is that big physical receiver the Colts are missing in their offense. He is projected to be a second-round pick.