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Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians mentioned that RB Vick Ballard will in fact handle the majority of the team’s carries against the Houston Texans this weekend.
“As long as he can stay in there he’ll stay in there and when he needs to tap out, Mewelde will go in,” Arians said, via the Indianapolis Star.
The Colts were forced to sign two free agent running backs (Mewelde Moore and Deji Karim) this week after they lost Delone Carter and Donald Brown to injuries.
Despite the fact that Ballard will get every opportunity to put up a lot of yards, the Texans are one of the worst matchup’s in terms of run defense. This game will almost certainly come down to Andrew Luck‘s ability to attack Houston’s shaky secondary and try to offset the interior pass rush provided by Antonio Smith and J.J. Watt.
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Interim Indianapolis Colts head coach Bruce Arians can relate to his friend Chuck Pagano.
Five years ago, it was Arians who received some bad news from his doctor. He had prostate cancer. He successfully battled it of course, but it really hit home when he received the news from Pagano during the team's bye week.
"He had missed Thursday in the office, so I said, '...
The Indianapolis Colts have placed running back Donald Brown
on season-ending injured reserve due to an ankle injury, and the team re-signed
running back Mewelde Moore, reports Phil Richards of the Indianapolis Star.
The club signed running backs Deji Karim and Mewelde Moore
and placed running back Donald Brown and fullback Robert Hughes on injured
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. Stands for Colts-Big Test on some digests. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Indianapolis is 9-4 and is on the verge of making the playoffs.
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DVOA: -20.1% (28th)
Weighted DVOA: -19.0% (26th)
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