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NFL Mock Draft 2015: Post-Free Agency Mock Draft has Colts Addressing the Safety Position

Mocking the Draft's Dan Kadar put out his post-free agency mock draft, and he has the Colts taking Alabama safety Landon Collins in the first round.

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The first wave of free agency is over, and the Colts certainly addressed a number of needs.  They added a running back, a wide receiver, an offensive lineman, a pass rusher, a defensive lineman, and re-signed a safety.  So they did improve and they did focus on a number of their needs, but they still have some remaining.

The most glaring need left is the hole at the safety position.  They brought back Mike Adams to play at one of the spots, but what about the other spot?  That still needs to be addressed, and in his most recent post-free agency mock draft, Mocking the Draft's Dan Kadar had the Colts addressing that hole in the first round of the draft by taking the best safety available in Alabama's Landon Collins:

29. Indianapolis Colts: Landon Collins, S, Alabama

The Colts have been busy in free agency, but there is still a dearth of talent at safety. If Collins happens to slip to No. 29, Indianapolis should pounce. He can play up in the box against the run and is good enough in coverage.

Without any doubt, this would be a great pick for the Colts.  There really wouldn't be any hesitation in running the draft card up to turn in, as Collins is exactly the player the Colts need in the first round.  There are many doubts about whether he will be available at pick number 29 and even Kadar, who has it happening, concedes that it would take Collins falling, but if it really does transpire in the draft, it's an easy pick for the Colts and one they would need to make.

Collins racked up 103 tackles (4.5 for loss), seven passes defensed, and three interceptions for the Crimson Tide in 2014, being a unanimous All-American while establishing himself as the clear-cut top safety option in an otherwise average class at the position.  With the Colts' big need at safety, it should be a no-brainer pick for the Colts if Collins falls to them - but it's uncertain whether that will actually happen.