Possible draft pick order scenarios for Colts entering finale

Just one game stands between the Indianapolis Colts (4-11-1) and the merciful end of the 2022 season, and all eyes are on where they will be sitting in the 2023 NFL draft order.

Entering the regular-season finale, a home game against the Houston Texans, there are only a few scenarios that would change the slot in which the Colts will be choosing from to begin their 2023 draft class at the end of April.

Currently holding the No. 5 overall pick, the Colts can get no worse than the No. 6 pick and can go no higher than the No. 3 pick.

Here are all of the draft order scenarios for the Colts entering the final week of the regular season:

No. 3 overall pick

Current Pick Holder

Seattle Seahawks via Denver Broncos (4-12)

Path to No. 3 Pick

Colts lose to Houston Texans
AND
Denver Broncos defeat Los Angeles Chargers
AND
Arizona Cardinals defeat San Francisco 49ers

No. 4 overall pick

Current Pick Holder

Arizona Cardinals (4-12)

Path to No. 4 Pick

Colts lose to Texans
AND
Cardinals defeat 49ers OR Broncos defeat Chargers

No. 5 overall pick

Current Pick Holder

Indianapolis Colts (4-11-1)

Path to No. 5 Pick:

Colts lose to Texans
AND
Cardinals lose to 49ers
AND
Broncos lose to Chargers

OR

Colts defeat Texans
AND
Los Angeles Rams (5-11) defeat Seattle Seahawks (8-8)

No. 6 overall pick

Current Pick Holder

Los Angeles Rams (5-11)

Path to No. 6 Pick

Colts defeat Texans
AND
Rams lose to Seahawks

Story originally appeared on Colts Wire