NFL Rumors: Indianapolis Colts Eyeing Former 1st Round Pick Wide Receiver

The Indianapolis Colts are considering adding a top-shelf athlete at wide receiver. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team worked out Breshad Perriman on Friday and is currently discussing a deal to add the former first-round pick.

Perriman entered the league as the Baltimore Ravens' 26th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft after a sensational performance at his pro day that included a 4.26 40-yard dash, a 36.5" vertical leap, and a 10'7" broad jump at 6'2" and 212 lbs.

Unfortunately, untimely injuries have kept Perriman from finding a consistent home in the NFL; he has appeared in regular season games for four different teams so far in his career and has never logged more than 12 starts in any one season. 

Still, Perriman presents tantalizing tools and a powerful frame that will continue to create opportunities for him. He has been valuable and explosive in spurts; consistency and availability are his issues. He is probably best remembered for his 56 catches for 922 yards over 31 games for the Tampa Buccaneers, which included a dramatic 58-yard touchdown in overtime against the Buffalo Bills in 2021. He can help a thin Colts wide receiver group with an occasional eye-popping play.

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