2011 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft - Round 2 - The Indianapolis Colts Select...

For the fifty-third pick in the second-annual Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, Ddbumpus selected is for the Indianapolis Colts, who have the standard three picks available.  Here is the pick...

With the fifty-third pick in the 2011 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, the Indianapolis Colts select...

Titus Young, WR, Boise State

This may seem a curious pick for many users. Why do the Colts need another wide receiver? Don't they just take people off the streets and make them studs? Don't they have Reggie Wayne, Pierre Garcon, Austin Collie and Anthony Gonzalez?

Well, yes, they do. But as Bill Polian I made this pick for a few reasons. Originally I wanted to go defense with this pick, preferably a safety or cornerback, but Rahim Morris, Brandon Harris, and Aaron Williams were all drafted 10-15 picks prior, and saw nobody that i didn't think I could get in the third round.

Secondly, Reggie Wayne will be a free agent at the end of the 2011-12 season and will be 33 years young in the middle of the season. They are also not sold that Garcon, Collie, or Gonzalez to fill that role of a #1. What they get in Young is a receiver that is a Desean Jackson type player that will stretch the field (as evidenced by him averaging 17.1 yards per catch his senior year) and be able to improve the Colts atrocious kick return averages (the colts averaged 19.6 yards per return, which was 28th in the NFL).

Lastly, this gives Peyton Manning another weapon and a new dimension in the Colts passing game. With this deep threat, this will open up running lanes for whomever will be carrying the rock, and hopefully get some of those safeties to stay back worrying that Young will get behind them. Let's take a look at this: TO, OchoCinco, Caldwell and Simpson all average more yards per catch on average that ANY of the Colts wide receivers (Reggie Wayne, he of 33 years old need I remind you, let the team at 12.2 yards/catch.)

All in all, this is a win now, keep Peyton stocked and loaded for now and the future move that we all know Polian loves to make. While this may not be what the Colts need the most, I see this being the pick Polian makes, with Colt nation rolling their eyes in a collective manner.

Titus Young Highlights:

 

Draft Overview:

# Team Picked By Name/Positon of Pick
1 Carolina James Shively Nick Fairley / DT
2 Denver sexsalad Patrick Peterson / CB
3 Buffalo Elguapo09 Von Miller / OLB
4 Cincinnati Jason Garrison +2 A.J. Green / WR
5 Arizona Broski Da'Quan Bowers / DE
6 Cleveland Joe Goodberry Marcell Dareus / DL
7 San Francisco Heybrown Prince Amukamara / CB
8 Tennessee Oxalis Cam Newton / QB
9 Dallas Jim0ijk Robert Quinn / DE
10 Washington Pardon_My_French Blaine Gabbert / QB
11 Houston Joe27 Julio Jones / WR
12 Minnesota CarsonOrBust Tyron Smith / OL
13 Detroit The_Black_Stripes Cameron Jordan / DL
14 St. Louis Jaegner Aldon Smith / DE
15 Miami JaredM Mark Ingram / RB
16 Jacksonville Whodatchemsit JJ Watt / DE
17 New England (from Oakland / Seymour) UpStateMike Anthony Castonzo / OT
18 San Diego Quickslant Mike Pouncey / OG
19 New York Giants TheDealio Akeem Ayers / OLB
20 Tampa Bay Doc Scratch Ryan Kerrigan / DE
21 Kansas City Indesignkat Corey Liuget / DT
22 Indianapolis Ddbumpus Nate Solder / OT
23 Philadelphia Buckeyenut12 Gabe Carimi / OT
24 New Orleans FriarBob Cameron Heyward / DE
25 Seattle IgnatiusJReilly Jake Locker / QB
26 Baltimore FriarBob Adrian Clayborn / DE
27 Atlanta TruWhoDey Justin Houston / DE/OLB
28 New England UpStateMike Muhammad Wilkerson / DL
29 Chicago Bsmith4256 Derek Sherrod / OL
30 New York Jets Polo_614 Phil Taylor / DT
31 Pittsburgh Jason Garrison Jimmy Smith / CB
32 Green Bay Sean Weaver Stephen Paea / DL
33 New England (from Carolina / Armanti Edwards) UpStateMike Brooks Reed / OLB
34 Buffalo Elguapo09 Allen Bailey / DE
35 Cincinnati Jason Garrison +2 Christian Ponder / QB
36 Denver sexsalad Kyle Rudolph / TE
37 Cleveland Jason Garrison Torrey Smith / WR
38 Arizona Broski Rodney Hudson / OG
39 Tennessee Oxalis Marvin Austin / DT
40 Dallas Jim0ijk Danny Watkins / OG
41 Washington Pardon_My_French Jonathan Baldwin / WR
42 Houston Joe27 Rahim Moore / FS
43 Minnesota CarsonOrBust Ryan Mallet / QB
44 Detroit The_Black_Stripes Stefen Wiesnewski / C/G
45 San Francisco Heybrown Andy Dalton / QB
46 Denver (from Miami / Brandon Marshall) sexsalad Drake Nevis / DT
47 St. Louis Jaegner Leonard Hankerson / WR
48 Oakland NoodleXV Brandon Harris / CB
49 Jacksonville Whodatchemsit Aaron Williams / S
50 San Diego Quickslant Jabaal Sheard / DE
51 Tampa Bay Doc Scratch Martez Wilson / MLB
52 New York Giants TheDealio Mikel Leshoure / RB
53 Indianapolis Ddbumpus Titus Young / WR
54 Philadelphia Buckeyenut12
55 Kansas City Indesignkat
56 New Orleans FriarBob
57 Seattle IgnatiusJReilly
58 Baltimore Joe Goodberry
59 Atlanta TruWhoDey
60 New England UpStateMike
61 San Diego (from NYJets / Antonio Cromartie) Quickslant
62 Chicago Bsmith4256
63 Pittsburgh FriarBob
64 Green Bay Sean Weaver
65 Carolina James Shively
66 Cincinnati Jason Garrison +2
67 Denver sexsalad
68 Buffalo Elguapo09
69 Arizona Broski
70 Cleveland FriarBob
71 Dallas Jim0ijk
72 New Orleans (from Washington / Jammal Brown) FriarBob
73 Houston Joe27
74 New England (from Minnesota / Randy Moss) UpStateMike
75 Detroit The_Black_Stripes
76 San Francisco Heybrown
77 Tennessee Oxalis
78 St. Louis Jaegner
79 Miami JaredM
80 Jacksonville Whodatchemsit
81 Oakland NoodleXV
82 San Diego Quickslant
83 New York Giants TheDealio
84 Tampa Bay Doc Scratch
85 Philadelphia Buckeyenut12
86 Kansas City Indesignkat
87 Indianapolis Ddbumpus
88 New Orleans FriarBob
89 San Diego (from Seattle / Charlie Whitehurst) Quickslant
90 Baltimore Jason Garrison
91 Atlanta TruWhoDey
92 New England UpStateMike
93 Chicago Bsmith4256
94 New York Jets Polo_614
95 Pittsburgh Joe Goodberry
96 Green Bay Sean Weaver
97 Carolina (compensatory) James Shively
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