Before everyone yells at me about how we just drafted a LT last year let me explain.
I will make two quick assumptions - I believe Manning will come back next year and be healthy and I think we will win two games which will lead to Miami ending up having the number 1 pick.
With Manning coming back, the front office (Polians or whoever) will want to max protect Manning so he doesn't go down with another injury. It makes more sense to me to go with someone proven (Manning) over someone who everyone THINKS will be good (Luck, Landry Jones, etc.)
Matt Kalil is a stud and as close to a can't miss prospect as you can get. If we draft him at #2 then our line would be:
LT - Matt Kalil
LG - 3rd Round Pick
C - Saturday (Resign him to a 1 year deal)
RG - Ben Iljalana
RT - Anthony Castonzo
The great thing about moving Castonzo to the RT spot is that he would not only be solid there (many analyst thought it was his best spot) and it would give us depth for the LT spot if Kalil had an injury.
After the jump, is a look at how the roster could possibly look.
Colt Free Agents
Reggie Wayne (Gone - Not preferred, but I think he will ask for too much money for an aging WR)
Free Agents to Sign
Matt Flynn - QB for Green Bay. If Manning is healthy, then it makes sense to sign someone who has the potential to develop into a starting quarterback in case Manning gets hurt again or even for the potential future.
Robert Meachem - WR for New Orleans. I think Meachem could be an incredible WR for our team and is very similar to Reggie in size, route running, and speed; plus he's younger.
Tracy Porter - CB for New Orleans. I know there are potentially better CB's that will be available, but I think it is realistic that we could get Porter and that he would be a major upgrade for our CB's to team with Powers.
So, here is how our lineup could look:
QB - Manning, Flynn, and Painter
RB - Addai, Carter, Brown, and Evans
WR - Garcon, Meachem, Collie, White, and 5th Round pick
OT - Shown above
TE - Clark, Eldridge, 7th Round pick, and J. Snow
DL - Freeney, Mathis, 2nd Round pick DT, Nevis, Moala, A. Johnson, J. Hughes (who knows a new coach could help), and Anderson
LB - Angerer, Brackett, Conner, Moten, Sims, Wheeler
CB - Powers, Porter, Thomas, Rucker, and 6th Round pick
S - Bethea, Bullitt, Lefeged, and 4th Round pick