Colts Notebook: D-line Becoming a Strength – McAfee’s Missed Opportunity

Follow @MarcusDugan Quick Notes Jack Mewhort, Ahmad Bradshaw, and yes, T.Y. Hilton were back in practice yesterday, which is a welcome sight. Meanwhile, C Khaled Holmes, OT Xavier Nixon, G Ulrick John, ILB Josh McNary, ILB Jerrell Freeman, ILB Shawn Loiseau, S Delano Howell, S David Sims, DT Montoi Hughes, and WR Reggie Wayne all sat out practice, according to Colts.com’s Kevin...
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Players We Watched: RB Dan Herron

Editor’s Note: ‘Players We Watched’ is Colts Authority’s annual film review of specific players’ performances during the preseason. The series is predicated on the idea that the importance of preseason lies in the play of individuals rather than the team as a whole. Roster battles and crucial practice squad spots are often decided by preseason showings, and we take it upon...
Via The Colts Authority
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ahmad Bradshaw expects to play in the preseason

Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw expects to play this preseason. Ahmad Bradshaw expects to play in one of next two preseason games, but doesn't feel he HAS to play before regular season. #ColtsCamp — George Bremer (@gmbremer) August 11, 2014 It would almost be miracle if Bradshaw is able to stay healthy this season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Cardinals, Colts, Packers, & Saints

  Browns HC Mike Pettine mentioned that recently claimed OL Michael Bowie is expected to be out for year with shoulder, but no final decision has been at this point in time. (Nate Ulrich) Cardinals Former first-round pick G Jonathan Cooper was seen sporting a walking boot and is expected to be out for a few days with a toe injury. (Mike Jurecki) Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw mentioned...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Running Back Handcuffs

AFC NORTH Starter Backup Ray Rice Bernard Pierce Gio Bernard Jeremy Hill Ben Tate Terrance West Le’Veon Bell LaGarrette Blount     AFC SOUTH Arian Foster Andre Brown Trent Richardson Ahmad Bradshaw Toby Gerhart Jordan Todman Bishop Sankey Shonn Greene     AFC EAST C.J. Spiller Brown/Jackson Lamar Miller Knowshon Moreno Stevan Ridley James White […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jon Baldwin, Tyler Wilson, 49ers, Colts, Jets, & Packers

  NFL Former first-round pick WR Jon Baldwin cleared waivers Thursday. Former fourth-round pick QB Tyler Wilson also cleared waivers Thursday. 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore will not play in Thursday’s preseason opener as he continues to rehab his knee. (Matt Maiocco) Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw, WR Reggie Wayne, S LaRon Landry and CB Vontae Davis will not play in Thursday’s...
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Fantasy, Roster and Real Football Implications from Vick Ballard’s Injury

In the mad rush between the Annual release and my trip to Indianapolis for training camp this week, I’ve yet to lay out all of the implications from Vick Ballard’s season-ending Achilles tear. On one hand, Ballard is not an especially talented back, and losing him is not as big of a blow as losing a starter. On the other hand, with the iffy depth at running back and the Colts’...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts add depth at running back

The Indianapolis Colts might have had the day off from practice, but the front office made some moves.Ryan Grigson did not make a blockbuster trade when Vick Ballard was lost for the season (torn Achelles).Unlike last year when he made the move for Trent Richardson, instead he opted to add depth behind Richardson. Today the Colts added Phillip Tanner, formerly with the Dallas Cowboys...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Week One of Colts Camp: Test the Monster

Colts Training CampAnderson, Indiana They’re back at it. Or, at least…they were. The Indianapolis Colts got their first break since starting training camp at Anderson University last week. They resume practice on Wednesday. And so far, we’ve learned a few things. The monster is assembled. General Manager Ryan Grigson spent the offseason adding pieces. Now, it’s time to make...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Early impressions from training camp

The Indianapolis Colts have begun training camp with players reporting on July 23rd and the first practice beginning the following day. While there isn’t much to be excited about after the first day of practice, there is reason for optimism after what has been shown the first day. {Indianapolis Colts: Three most intriguing position battles} Good impressions: Reggie Wayne is back...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Injury Update: Reggie Wayne, Vick Ballard, Ahmad Bradshaw

The Indianapolis Colts offense was ravaged by injuries at the skill positions last season. As the team prepares to enter the 2014 season, players like Reggie Wayne, Vick Ballard and Ahmad Bradshaw are finally healthy.Wayne tore his ACL in week 7 of the 2014 season. When he hits the field for the Colts' first practice, it'll be his first time on the field since the injury...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Positional Preview: Running Backs

 As training camp approaches, Andrew Aziz breaks down each position group, outlining the players, the battles and gives each group a grade. The running back spot has many quality players all vying for the top spot, but who is the best man for the job and are there any unknown players that can make their way onto the roster? Current Depth Chart:Starter – Trent RichardsonBackup...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts picture goes viral, warning NFL defenses

It is no secret that the Indianapolis Colts could posess the leagues most lethal offense in 2014. Andrew Luck has shown in two years in the league why he was taken first overall in the 2012 draft. Now he enters his third season in the NFL with the most weapons he has ever had. The offesne is loaded with players that could have major seasons. The backfield will be a three headed monster...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Battle at Running Back

 The Indianapolis Colts have 3 quality running backs on the roster, and the fight for the starting job is up for grabs. What do you do when you have 3 running backs, with at least one year of starting experience, on the same roster? You try and utilize all the talents. The Colts currently have 3 talented running backs in Trent Richardson, Vick Ballard and Ahmad Bradshaw.Trent...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN analyst thinks Bradshaw may take over starting spot

When the Indianapolis Colts enter training camp next month they will have a three way battle for the starting running back position between Trent Richardson, Vick Ballard, and Ahmad Bradshaw. All three are coming off some sort of injury, and Bradshaw and Ballard both coming off a season ending injury last season. Richardson had shoulder surgery during the offseason, and was limited...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Terry Bradshaw: If you like losing Super Bowls, Peyton Manning is your guy

Hall of Fame QB Terry Bradshaw has always been known to express his opinion on anything. Bradshaw has a one man show event called the “America’s Favorite Dumb Blonde”. So while he was entertaining his audience, Bradshaw brought up Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning and took a jab at him. Well you really can’t blame Bradshaw for saying that because it’s true. These types...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts 2014 Projected 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart

#491415717 / gettyimages.com The Indianapolis Colts are on a mission this year to show the world that they belong in the group with Denver and New England as top dogs in the AFC. Last year was a season with many injuries but all those starters will be back such as Reggie Wayne and Donald Thomas. Andrew Luck will also have a new contract on his mind as Colin Kaepernick just signed...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Ahmad Bradshaw cleared to practice

Indianapolis Colts veteran running back Ahmad Bradshaw was cleared to participate in OTAs last Friday, and no one was more excited about the news than himself. After having season ending neck surgery last year, Bradshaw has a lot of catching up to do. “(The rehab’s) still going good.  I got the chance to get out here Monday, and it’s been feeling great,” said Bradshaw, who...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Three way race for RB will not start until training camp

Eight more weeks until the Colts report to training camp. and eight more weeks until the race for the starting running back spot will actually begin. The potential of a three headed monster in the backfield is plausible, but all three players are coming off injuries and surgeries right now. Vick Ballard is still rehabbing a torn ACL, Trent Richardson is working his way back from...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' Ahmad Bradshaw still not 100% due to neck injury

Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been a household name amongst NFL fans for nearly a decade now.  The former New York Giants standout Bradshaw has been cutting up the football field since 2007, yet last year he was virtually non-existent.  Bradshaw injured his neck in a September 22nd battle with the San Francisco 49ers, on the first play from scrimmage. In October...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' Ahmad Bradshaw working to overcome neck injury

The last time we saw Ahmad Bradshaw in a Colts uniform, he was tearing through the San Francisco 49ers' defense on his way to a 95-yard day, averaging a robust 5 yards per carry in the process. Then, just like that, after three games, his season was over. A neck injury was the culprit, with a delicate surgery to follow. This week, as the Colts began offseason workouts, Bradshaw...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts re-sign RB Ahmad Bradshaw to one-year deal

Per a report from PFT, Bradshaw will re-sign with the Colts. Colts general manager Ryan Grigson continues to spend and spend. After locking up corner Vontae Davis to a 4-year, $39 million deal - with an astounding $20 million in guaranteed dough - Grigson then inked running back Ahmad Bradshaw to a more modest one-year deal, per a report from PFT. Bradshaw played in only three...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

FREE AGENCY: Here are the hits, misses and latest rumors about the Indianapolis Colts after day one of free agency

Day one of free agency is nearly in the books; here’s your afternoon update on the Indianapolis Colts. Hits The Colts have signed defensive end Arthur Jones, and corner Vontae Davis, and Ahmad Bradshaw Misses -Roger Saffold is headed to Oakland, and the Colts let Antoine Bethea sign with the 49ers Rumors - According to Mike Wells of ESPN, the Colts are in serious talks with a...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts re-sign Ahmad Bradshaw to one-year deal

The Indianapolis Colts had major problems at the running back position last season. Between poor play and injury issues, they had to use four different starting running backs, and they have taken measure to ensure that they don’t have the same problems this year. Ahmad Bradshaw has been re-signed to a one-year contract by the Colts, and could very well carve out a role with the...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts re-sign running back Ahmad Bradshaw

Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed running back Ahmad Bradshaw to a one-year contract. Bradshaw, 27, will be the back-up to Trent Richardson. Ironically it was Bradshaw’s injury that led to the Colts trading for Richardson early last season. Vick Ballard will also see time at running back for the Colts. Colts re-sign RB...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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