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The season of Indianapolis Colts running back Vic Ballard is over after one game.
Ballard, a second-year player, tore his right ACL in practice on Thursday and will miss the rest of the season. The 23-year-old Ballard was second on the Colts depth chart at running back behind Ahman Bradshaw.
Kerwynn Williams has been promoted from the practice squad while Donald Brown figures to get a few carries as the backup to Bradshaw.
Ballard ran for 814 yards and two touchdowns in his rookie season in 2012.
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If you own Vick Ballard on your fantasy team, it looks like you can go ahead and release him today and pick up another back. @mchappell51: #colts HC Chuck Pagano: RB Vick Ballard had freak accident at practice. non-contact injury. put foot in ground and knee went out. ACL tear Ballard will likely land on […]
According to Stephen Holder of the Indy Star, Colts running back Vick Ballard tore his ACL in practice today.
Specifically, it's an ACL tear for Ballard. Freak practice injury. The guy must be devastated. Kerwynn Williams coming up from P squad
— Stephen Holder (@HolderStephen) September 13, 2013
Cols owner Jim Irsay reported that they’ve placed Ballard on injured reserve...
Colts starting running back Vick Ballard will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Coach Chuck Pagano said Friday that Ballard was hurt making a cut in practice Thursday.
Former New York Giants star Ahmad Bradshaw is expected to start Sunday against Miami. The Colts (1-0) also promoted rookie Kerwynn Williams, their seventh-round...
The Indianapolis Colts will be without second year RB Vick Ballard for the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury during practice. Ballard was a favorite of ours after his 814 yard rookie campaign. Ahmad Bradshaw is now the Colts #1 RB and Donald Brown will play the vulture role. If Bradshaw is healthy, he can really put up huge numbers with the pass attack...
The Colts running back by committee will no longer include Vick Ballard after the second-year back from Mississippi State tore his ACL at practice.
According to Mike Chappell of USA Today Sports, the injury was sustained in a “freak, non-contact” injury at practice.
“We feel awful for Vick,” Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said. “We’ll deal with it. No one handles adversity...
Vick Ballard was one of the more surprising rookie running backs last year rushing for 814 yards and helping Andrew Luck keep the Colts offense balanced enough to earn a playoff spot.
Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Friday that Ballard had a suffered an ACL tear at practice Thursday after he planted his foot on the ground and his knee simply gave out.
Ballard was the team's starting...
Indianapolis Colts starting RB, Vick Ballard, is going to miss the remainder of the 2013 season. Ballard tore his right ACL during practice on Thursday. A tough blow for Ballard who emerged last season to take the starting job over disappointments Donald Brown and Delone Carter failed to do much.
Ahmad Bradshaw will now start and should move up the rankings considerably. He was...
The Indianapolis Colts have officially been stung by he injury bug. According to Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano, running back Vick Ballard tore his ACL in practice Thursday while making a cut. If you are not too familiar with knee injuries, there is no such thing as a good one, but tearing the ACL is the worst.
It's a season ending injury (so yeah, Ballard is done for the year...
Colts running back Vick Ballard was limited in practice Thursday with a knee injury.Fantasy Spin:Ballard rushed 13 times for 63 yards in the opener while Ahmad Bradshaw had just seven carries for 26 yards. Colts OC Pep Hamilton said Thursday that the ideal situation would be a 50-50 split in carries between the two.
The Indianapolis Colts' backfield has received a hefty blow, as Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that running back Vick Ballard is out for the season after suffering a knee injury during Thursday's practice.Colts RB Vick Ballard is out for season after injuring knee during practice Thursday (@MikeWellsNFL contributed to report).— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 13...
Colts running back Vick Ballard will apparently miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury suffered in Thursday's practice.Fantasy Spin:Ballard rushed 13 times for 63 yards in the opener while Ahmad Bradshaw had just seven carries for 26 yards. The injury elevates Bradshaw to the No. 1 role with Donald Brown as his backup.
Just three days ago, we listed Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard as a player you should be looking to grab on the waiver wire this week in fantasy leagues. He had twice as many carries as Ahmad Bradshaw in Indy’s Week 1 win over the Oakland Raiders and looked like the better runner. Things […]
Andrew Luck will have one less offensive weapon this year. Colts running back Vick Ballard will need to have surgery to repair a torn ACL on his right knee. He will be out for the season due to this injury. Colts owner Jim Irsay informed the media that Ballard has been placed on injured reserve via Twitter.
Ballard got hurt in this past week’s practice drill on Thursday. It was...
The Ahmad Bradshaw era can now begin in Indy.
Adam Schefter is reporting that Colts running back Vick Ballard will be out for the remainder of the season after injuring his knee during practice.
Colts RB Vick Ballard is out for season after injuring knee during practice Thursday (@MikeWellsNFL contributed to report).
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 13, 2013
With Vick Ballard out for the season with a torn ACL, Colts owner Jim Irsay says general manager Ryan Grigson will attempt to trade for a running back.
We're all hurting for Vick BaL..Bradshaw,Brown and others must step up…Grig's gonna work hard to wheel n deal B4 trade deadline,let's roll
— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) September 13, 2013
Until the Colts get another...