The Indianapolis Colts have several areas of need that they are still likely to address this offseason, including (but not limited to) pass rush, offensive line, cornerback, and inside linebacker. Another position that they might consider addressing, however, is the wide receiver position.
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said this morning while meeting with members of the media that there is a bit of concern about the wide receiver depth and that "we'll add some depth there," according to the Indianapolis Star's Stephen Holder.
The top three at the position appear set, as T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief, and Phillip Dorsett make up a promising trio of young and talented wideouts. Hilton has emerged as one of the better receivers in the NFL, posting three straight 1,000-yard receiving seasons and two straight Pro Bowl seasons. Moncrief showed significant improvement in 2015 and through two seasons in the NFL has caught 96 passes for 1,177 yards and nine touchdowns, showing a ton of potential (he's just 22 years old). Dorsett was drafted by the Colts in the first round of the draft last year and, while he didn't do much in his rookie season, he has plenty of physical talent and potential that makes him a player to watch.
That trio could be a very solid wide receiver group for the foreseeable future for the Colts and Andrew Luck, but it is important to have depth too. The only two receivers on the roster currently for the Colts behind the trio already mentioned are Quan Bray and Joshua Stangby. Bray could very well make the roster in 2016, but it would likely be primarily as a return specialist and not so much for his receiving ability. The Colts let Griff Whalen go and he recently signed with the Miami Dolphins, leaving them looking for other depth options. It makes perfect sense for the Colts to add some bodies at the wide receiver position, though it's unlikely to be a big-name addition. Instead, the team will likely sign a player or two and perhaps draft a receiver with a mid-round pick, bringing in more bodies to compete. The good news for the team is that they won't need to look to add starter-level talent at this position, however, since the top three already take care of that. Instead, the Colts will simply need to fill out the rest of the depth chart with capable backup options.