NFL Exec: Colts' Anthony Richardson Is "Future of the NFL"
The Indianapolis Colts knew they were taking a major risk when they selected Anthony Richardson as their starting quarterback.
The No. 4 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft was considered raw by many, but he has a lot of promise.
The Colts made the proper choice in deciding to give young guys actual repetitions, which is the best way to develop, even though they didn't have championship hopes.
A rookie head coach and a rookie quarterback will both experience setbacks as they grow. Indianapolis has made a strong first impression.
Colts under Anthony Richardson are 2-2 overall and 1-2 in his starts.
He missed the third week's game against the Baltimore Ravens after reporting a head injury to himself and receiving a concussion diagnosis.
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While Anthony Richardson's accuracy is only 56.9%, it is easy to see his potential.
He assisted the Colts in coming back from a 23-0 deficit against the Rams in the fourth and half, but they lost in overtime without the ball.
It has been a long since a quarterback of Anthony Richardson's athleticism was employed.
He has the speed of Lamar Jackson and Jalen Hurts, the power of Brett Favre, and the leadership of Tom Brady. He'll guide the Colts to a championship game.
Anthony Richardson is the NFL Combine's second quarterback to pass the athleticism test, and he has tremendous potential.
The Colts will have success on the football field if Shane Steichen can develop him the way he did with Justin Herbert and Jalen Hurts.