Two Stanford Cardinal were picked with the first two selections by the Indianapolis Colts. Quarterback Andrew Luck was taken with the first overall pick, and tight end Coby Fleener was taken in the second round with the 34th overall pick. Luck and Fleener are familiar with each other as they've been good in the passing game
The Colts didn't get a perfect grade, but they did alright, and much of that has to do with the selection of the two Cardinal players. Chris Burke of Sports Illustrated files this report card.
I would like to have seen an earlier WR pick, but getting the electric T.Y. Hilton (92) and a pair of tight ends (Coby Fleener at 34 and Dwayne Allen at 64) gives Andrew Luck some nice weapons — and provides the Colts a nice offensive base. Don’t sleep on RB Vick Ballard (170).
Luck and Fleener could be the first building blocks along with Hilton and Allen as part of the new Colts offense.
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