Scouts Inc.: Adios, Joseph Addai?

Endurance, injuries have forced the Colts' once-elite back into a platoon

Originally Published: May 27, 2009
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.
Joseph AddaiJeff Gross/Getty ImagesThe Colts aren't waiting to see if their former first-round pick will break out ... or break down.

At first glance, the Indianapolis Colts' first-round selection of UConn running back Donald Brown seems perplexing, as Joseph Addai seemed firmly ensconced as the starter. But a series of injuries led to a poor 2008 season, leaving the Colts looking for a challenger and partner to Addai in the backfield.