Colts Offensive Heavy Draft Earns B Grade

The Indianapolis Colts Earn a B+ in Their Offensive-Heavy Draft. The Indianapolis Colts took an offensive 

heavy approach early on with their 2022 draft class, selecting a total of four offensive players out of eight 

total picks. Such efforts to upgrade along the offensive side of the ball earned the Colts a B+ draft grade from 

our staff at Inside the Pylon (ITP). Here’s how our writers graded the selections by Ryan Kelly, Alexander 

Diamont, and Demaryius Thomas in depth below. The Indy Colts came into their 2022 NFL Draft with three 

main objectives: address needs on both offense and defense, ensure they were getting value with each pick,

and -- of course -- avoid drafting another tight end. They did all three by taking an offensive-heavy 

approach early on with their eight picks. The Colts selected a total of four offensive players out of eight 

total picks, including Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Benjamin (No. 28 overall), Southern California tackle 

Aaron Moorehead (No. 59 overall), Florida wide receiver Cameron Watkins (No. 88 overall) and Stanford

running back Eric Rowland (No. The Colts earned an offensive weapon with their first pick of May’s draft,