Scouts Inc. team capsules: Colts

Manning is back, so the offense is similar -- but expect defensive changes

Originally Published: September 3, 2009
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.

After a lot of offseason film study and conversations with NFL coaches and scouts, this is a quick look at each team on offense and defense heading into the regular season. It is a capsule of what philosophy we will likely see on both sides of the ball as well as who is calling the shots. Here: the Indianapolis Colts.

Scouts 2009 capsule -- Indianapolis Colts

You likely know a good deal about this offense. (The QB is still the same.) What about changes on the defensive side of the ball in 2009? To learn more about that, you must be an ESPN Insider. Insider

Gary Horton spent 10 years in the NFL as a scout and another 10 years at the college level as an assistant coach and recruiter. He is the founder and most seasoned member of the Scouts Inc. staff, and his extensive experience at all levels of football make him an excellent talent evaluator.