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VICK BALLARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bruce Arians cried after learning of Vick Ballard’s injury

News of Vick Ballard's season-ending injury apparently has reverberated far beyond Indianapolis. According to reporter Darren Urban, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians cried upon learning that Ballard suffered a torn left Achilles tendon during Friday's training camp practice. https://twitter.com/Cardschatter/status/493097455748018176 For those wondering about the connection, Arians...
Via Helmet2Helmet
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Options To Replace RB Vick Ballard

  Colts RB Vick Ballard unfortunately suffered a season-ending Achilles’ injury during Friday’s practice. Ballard was coming off of an ACL tear that forced him to miss nearly the entire 2014 season, so this is really terrible news for the young running back. Indianapolis will almost certainly enter the regular season with Trent Richardson and veteran Ahmad Bradshaw as their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts lose their running back for the year with Achilles tear

Today Vick Ballard was taken off the field on a cart, and tonight Ian Rapoport reports, that the Indianapolis Colts believe Ballard suffered a torn Achilles tendon in practice Friday. The running back will undergo tests to confirm the diagnosis. Ballard is almost certainly headed toward surgery and the season-ending injured reserve list. This is […] The post Colts lose their running...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts RB Vick Ballard suffers torn Achilles' tendon

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Colts RB Vick Ballard suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Friday’s practice. Mike Garafolo confirms the news and mentions that this is just an “initial diagnosis” with an MRI to come. He had to be carted off the field, so it appeared as though the injury was fairly serious. This will most likely end Ballard’s season and it wouldn’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vick Ballard carted off field at training camp

11 months ago Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard tore his ACL, forcing him to miss most of the season. Wednesday he was cleared for full participation in training camp, but the good news for the former starter has taken a turn for the worse. Ballard appeared to hurt his ankle during a drill this afternoon at Anderson University, and was carted off the field. Mike Chappell...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Notebook: Ballard, Nicks, & Whalen Working Through Different Challenges

Follow @MarcusDugan Ballard Feels Ready But Will Play It Safe Vick Ballard looked very good in his one game last season, with 63 yards on 13 carries (4.8 ypc), but just four days later, he found himself being helped off the practice field with a torn ACL. Eight and a half months later, Ballard is doing well, but he’s still limited to individual work in practice.  “I can’t...
Via The Colts Authority
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vick Ballard says he is 100 percent healthy and wants his starting spot back.

Vick Ballard tore his ACL last September and the Colts would soon trade for Trent Richardson to make up for the loss. Ballard stated that he is now 100 percent healthy from the injury, and looks to reclaim his starting role, even with a healthy Ahmad Bradshaw and Trent Richardson. He told ESPN.com ” I would have done the same thing if I was a GM. It’s a business and at the end...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Vick Ballard: Where he fits in

Let’s rewind to early in the 2013 season in which Vick Ballard missed most of the season with injury. The Colts were in dire straits to fill the void of a downhill running back who can pass protect when needed. The Colts knew that Donald Brown wasn’t the greatest pass protector and had been an underachiever in years past. Newly acquired Ahmad Bradshaw helped bolster the Colts...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Vick Ballard a key cog in next years run for Colts

In his rookie year, Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard ranked fifth in in the NFL among rookies in rushing yards with 814 yards. Despite only starting 12 games, Ballard went on to establish a hard nose running style the head coach Chuck Pagano likes. Ballard was named the starter going into the 2013 season, and had a solid performance in Week 1 against the  Oakland Raiders...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: the way too early off-season primer

Well, the Indianapolis Colts are officially out of the playoffs. Accept it, move on and look forward to next season. And it should be an excellent one. It’ll be nice to see this guy back in blue next season. (Photo credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Donald Thomas, Vick Ballard, Reggie Wayne and Dwayne Allen are all returning next season. Between them and the improved Griff Whalen...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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