BEN IJALANA RUMORS & GOSSIP
Angry red lines course the flesh over and around Ben Ijalana’s oft-ravaged left knee. “Beauty marks,” he calls the scars that trace his professional football career: From hurt to hurt, disappointment to disappointment, from where he has been to where he plants and pushes on today.
What’s next is what everyone wonders.
“We’re eager to see that. I’m eager to see that...
Colts Authority Daily Links, 9/30/12
The Indianapolis Star's Phil Richards is at it again, diligently keeping us informed on the Colts during an otherwise uneventful bye week. Today, he talked to Ben Ijalana, who has undergone a slew of surgeries and is now faithfully plugging away behind the scenes, unwavering in his physical rehabilitation:
You can wonder if Ijalana’s...
After this, I'm done, I promise.
I've covered Ben Ijalana several times over the last few days, and after finding out he was cut, my fears of Ijalana's injury leading to a shortened NFL career were realized.
I thought that that would be the end of the Ijalana coverage, but some attitudes toward him have been bothering me over the last twenty-four hours, and I wanted...
The Indianapolis Colts have filled one open roster spot by signing free agent offensive tackle Ty Nsekhe.
The 6-foot-8, 325-pound lineman spent the last three seasons in the Arena Football League - one each with San Antonio, Philadelphia and Dallas.
He replaces Ben Ijalana, the Colts' second-round pick in 2011. Indy placed Ijalana on the waived-injured list Wednesday, the day...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012
And so, a promising young lineman's career is over before it even began: the Colts have cut second year player from Villanova Ben Ijalana.
Ijalana was the second round draft pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, someone who possibly would be a bookend with Anthony Castonzo for years. Unfortunately, Ijalana tore his ACL in his left knee during Week 4 of the 2011 season. After a year...
Hot News for OT Ben Ijalana
The Indianapolis Colts have lost offensive lineman Ben Ijalana and backup linebacker A.J. Edds with season-ending knee injuries.
Coach Chuck Pagano says both players have ''significant'' ACL injuries to their left knees and the team hopes to add two players to the roster soon.
Both were hurt on Sunday, during the team's first open practice at training camp....
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2012
After learning that A.J. Edds and Griff Whalen were sidelined with injuries yesterday, we get news that Ben Ijalana reaggravated his left knee on Sunday, the same knee in which a torn ACL caused him to miss most of the 2011 season. Ijalana, along with Edds (who may have torn his ACL) is awaiting an MRI to find out the seriousness of the injury.
For Ijalana, this is a big blow...
For as memorable and obvious an injury as was that to DT Eric Foster, it was an inconsequential-looking misstep by OT Ben Ijalana that resulted in his joining Foster on the IR. Early in the fourth quarter, with Ijalana in at left tackle for an injured Anthony Castonzo, Ijalana took a couple of steps back [...]
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RT Ben Ijalana left Monday's game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury, and his return is questionable Source: Scott Purks, CBSSports.com Attached Thumbnails