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Colts Trade to Snag Welsh

Colts Trade to Snag Welsh

The Colts added an early pick in the fifth round to their arsenal today through a deal with Philadelphia for next year's 4th-round pick. The Colts used the pick on Wisconsin DE Jonathan Welsh, obviously concerned that he wouldn't be available later in the round.

Shortly after Jonathan Welsh was selected by the Colts early in the fifth round, NFL.com's Gil Brandt commented that Welsh is a bit on the short side for a defensive end, but marveled over his great speed and pass rushing skills. And Brandt stated that this is a DE who has the ability to play well in open space, so the Colts could be looking at him as a LB prospect. At just 244 pounds, Welsh isn't...

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