Updated CB depth chart after Colts sign T.J. Carrie – Colts Wire

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The Indianapolis Colts are expected to sign cornerback T.J. Carrie to the roster, pending a physical, and his arrival will likely be a nice addition of depth to the secondary.

Because he is so versatile in his skill set, working both in the slot and on the boundary, it isn’t clear how the Colts want to use him primarily. But given his size (6’0, 204) and arm length (31 7/8 inches), there’s a strong chance they start him out on the boundary.

Here’s an updated look at what the top-six spots on the cornerback depth chart look like after the signing of Carrie—once it’s made official:

CB Slot CB
Xavier Rhodes Kenny Moore Rock Ya-Sin
T.J. Carrie Marvell Tell Quincy Wilson

With Rhodes and Ya-Sin working on the boundary and Moore in the slot on nickel packages, Carrie likely slides into that CB4 role while also coming in on dime packages. He lined up all over the formation for the Browns in 2019, including the slot, the outside and even some in the box.

Tell is likely to work behind Moore as a backup slot cornerback, but he also has seen time on the outside. Wilson, despite being on the roster bubble as a trade candidate, likely comes in at CB6 behind everyone else.

The arrival of Carrie doesn’t negate the Colts from adding a cornerback in the draft. Though they likely aren’t going to take one at No. 34 or even No. 44, but other priorities such as offensive line, wide receiver and quarterback could take precedence.

Though the Colts could and likely will still add a cornerback in the draft, they might not do so until Day 3. That player will be competing for the final spot with Wilson and Tell, most likely.

The cornerback room looks much better than it did entering the offseason with Carrie holding a vital and versatile depth role in the secondary.

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