Colts stay on sideline during 1st day of draft

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson watches warm-ups before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Indianapolis. The Colts are projected to be about $31 million under the salary cap heading into this offseason, and Grigson is looking to plug more holes on his team. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts started Thursday without a first-round draft pick — and finished it without one, too.

General manager Ryan Grigson stayed out of the busy draft day trade market and opted to hold onto all five of his selections over the next two days.

Grigson sent Indy’s first-round pick to Cleveland in September to acquire running back Trent Richardson, the No. 3 overall pick in 2012.

Indy is expected to make its first draft pick Friday at No. 59, late in the second round. The Colts also have a third-round pick Friday at No. 90 overall. The Colts will make three picks Saturday — the final day of the draft.

The Colts are looking to fill voids at safety and center and could be looking for another receiver, too. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s