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Colts News: Safety duo Khari Willis and Julian Blackmon primed for big season

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Colts think Khari Willis, Julian Blackmon might be special at safety
With back-to-back mid-round picks, the Colts might have set themselves up with a perfect complementary tandem at safety.

Rock Ya-Sin Will Have To Earn Playing Time In Colts Nickel Package | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s a far cry from Rock Ya-Sin’s rookie season, when he played the most snaps of any Colts defender.

Colts Love Safety Duo Julian Blackmon, Khari Willis | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s very likely the position group the Colts feel the best about, not only right now, but also moving forward.

What Is The Missing Ingredient In Ben Bangou's Development? | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s not a talent or character issue for Ben Banogu, says the decision maker of the Indianapolis Colts

When Chris Ballard tries to pinpoint the more than pedestrian start to Banogu’s NFL career, he goes to the third-year defensive end needing some confidence.

Roster Reset: Doyle has become veteran mainstay for hometown Colts | Sports |
Jack Doyle was acquired by one general manager and extended (twice) by another. He’s also played for two different head coaches and will play for his fourth offensive coordinator this

Roster Reset: Kelly's leadership stands out even among high-character Colts | Sports |
Ryan Kelly looks forward to summer barbecues, sipping a few beers and bonding with his Indianapolis Colts teammates.

What Colts Scouts Saw In First Round NFL Draft Pick Kwity Paye
Colts area scout Chad Henry, assistant director of college scouting Matt Terpening and general manager Chris Ballard discuss what they saw in defensive end Kwity Paye, the No. 21 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.


Colts roster thoughts, Pacers' mid-NBA purgatory, IU football prediction: Bob Kravitz's mailbag – The Athletic
Plus, how Butler basketball is shaping up, Mike Woodson's chances versus Purdue, Carson Wentz playing hero ball and more.

'That's what we do!' Julian Blackmon, Khari Willis are Colts' safeties of the future – The Athletic
DeForest Buckner, Darius Leonard and Kenny Moore get the headlines, but the young safety combo could become a major factor on defense.

'Raising the bar': Can Colts' defense make the jump to NFL's elite? – The Athletic
The unit is certainly already strong but still has strides to make to join the league's upper echelon in 2021.