LaVon Brazill's most recent screw-up is Griff Whalen's gain

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Brazill and Whalen were to battle for one of the final roster positions. This was before the news broke of Brazill's one-year suspension.

LaVon Brazill should be done as a Colt.

Quite honestly, if he isn't removed from the roster before training camp, it reinforces the narrative that Ryan Grigson and Chuck Pagano aren't effective disciplinarians. Brazill was given several chances to get his head screwed on straight. He failed. Now, he's facing a year-long suspension nearly one year to the day that he got popped for marijuana use.

Dumb. Beyond dumb. Brazill is clearly a bust. Grigson needs to cut his loses and move on.

With Brazill out of the picture, it would seem as though Griff Whalen is in the driver's seat for the likely sixth and final wide receiver roster position. Obviously, injuries will play a part in how the overall 53-man roster will get constructed in September, but the Colts typically keep six WRs. Hakeem Nicks, Reggie Wayne, T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief, and Da'Rick Rogers have roster spots written in pen. The final one was between Whalen and Brazill. Now, it's Whalen against a bunch of no-names.

This competition is still a good thing because, perhaps, maybe someone like Eric Thomas or Ryan Lankford or Greg Moore can push for the final spot. While some of you readers are seemingly IN LOVE with Whalen, I'm not. He's OK. Nothing special. Nothing great. He's pretty much reached his ceiling.

I'm honestly more interested in seeing what some of these no-names can do, and if one or two of them outplay Whalen in preseason, they should get the final roster spot. If they don't, then having Whalen on the team certainly isn't a negative.

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