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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32 in 32: Indianapolis Colts

32 in 32 - The wait though the off-season of the National Football League can seem like ages to say the least. If the minicamps, OTAs and all other summer activities are not enough to whet your appetite, well, we know exactly how you feel. We can’t wait until August and we don’t think that you should have to either. We are going to be bringing you a preview of what to expect...
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Formations Fantasy Football Review: Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts made the playoffs last year with Andrew Luck at the helm. Things will probably not be any different this year. The Colts offense has weapons galore. If Trent Richardson can put it together, this could be a team that is playing in February. Which of these players will make an impact on […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: Indianapolis Colts appeared...
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2014 Fantasy Football: 3 Indianapolis Colts to Avoid

Yesterday, we looked at three Indianapolis Colts players you need to target in your fantasy drafts. Today, we look at the opposite end of the spectrum at three players you need to avoid in the draft.These three players have proven to be valuable to fantasy teams before, but do not let the past cloud your judgment for this fantasy season.Vick Ballard, Running BackPosition Rank: 76ADP...
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Trent Richardson to get first crack at starting job for Indianapolis, can he bounce back?

Its that time of year, training camps are on their way but aren’t quite open and in a slow news cycle for the NFL we’re subjected to glowing reports on just about every player in the league. Its best shape/best season of his life time right now, and Trent Richardson is among those catching the so-far-meaningless praise. A few of the highlights for T-Rich this offseason: He mentioned...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Ranked 21st in ESPN’s “Futures” Power Rankings

As you may have heard by now, the worldwide leader recently came out with its 2014 NFL Future Power Rankings, which is an annual ranking of how each NFL team ranks in it’s projection over the next three seasons. The methodology was simple: Have the panel of NFL experts (John Clayton, Mel Kiper, Louis Riddick and Mike Sando) rate the teams in five weighted categories and then use...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson heads into Indianapolis Colts training camp with the pressure to start

The Indianapolis Colts will head into the 2014 season with the hopes of having one of the premier offensive units in all of football. Andrew Luck will lead the group with a great cast of stars like Reggie Wayne, T.Y. Hilton, Dwayne Allen, and Coby Fleener, but who will be the man lining up behind him? The Colts will have a three way race for the starting running back spot when camp...
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The Indianapolis Colts won’t ‘wait for’ Trent Richardson to run

According to ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells, Indianapolis won’t “wait for” running back Trent Richardson “to get going” in training camp or the preseason. Essentially, if the 22-year-old Richardson doesn’t produce from the immediate outset, Chuck Pagano and Pep Hamilton will only hand the pigskin to Ahmad Bradshaw and Vick Ballard. Richardson, who is roughly six months...
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Colts will give Trent Richardson first shot at starting RB job

The Colts didn't fork over a first-round pick to the Cleveland Browns for Richardson to struggle and eventually lose his starting position to Donald Brown. Richardson obviously was behind the rest of his teammates after being acquired just days before the Colts' Week 3 game against San Francisco, but he didn't show much progress as the season went on. He actually regressed...
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13 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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Projected Offensive Starters for the Indianapolis Colts

#462045183 / gettyimages.comQuarterback and Running Back Its a no-brainer that Andrew Luck will get the starting job. He has improved in each of the first two seasons and is on a pace to set records this year. Matt Hasselbeck will be the second man.Theres a lot of speculation and rumors going around as to whom the starter for the Colts will be in the running back position but all...
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Indianapolis Colts: Three most intriguing positional battles

The Indianapolis Colts are going into training camp in order to cut down a 90-man roster to 53. There will be a variety of position battles going on throughout camp, but three will be the must watch particularly on offense. Running backs The running back position is one that could be up for grabs. Running backs Trent Richardson, Ahmad Bradshaw, and Vick Ballard are all in the running...
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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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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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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Defense of Trent Richardson

Trent Richardson has received a lot of scrutiny during this first three season in the NFL. His overall production has been bad at best. However, not all of the problem has been with Richardson. There are many outside forces that have caused Richardson to have a rough start to his NFL career. First and foremost, the coaching carousel Richardson has went through in his first three...
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26 days ago  |  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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Colts Rumors: Trent Richardson to be three-down RB?

According to Jim Trotter, Indianapolis Colts running back, Trent Richardson, has a chance to establish himself as the Colts three-down running back for the 2014-15 season. The 22-year-old Richardson saw his carries diminish significantly near the end of last season, as he struggled to find a groove.The 2-year-pro ran for 458 yards on 157 attempts for the Colts in 14 games last year...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts believe Trent Richardson can be a three-down back

The Indianapolis Colts made a big splash last year when they made an in-season trade to acquire Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns. The former Alabama running back was projected to be not just the team’s starting running back, but their most productive back out of their backfield. It didn’t happen that way last year […]
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Colts, Jaguars, Packers & Vikings

  Colts Jim Trotter of ESPN spoke with some coaches on the Colts’ staff last week who mentioned that they believe Trent Richardson can be a three-down running back for them this season. Richardson is reportedly relying more on his instincts this season rather than over-thinking things. Behind Richardson, the Colts have Ahmad Bradshaw and Vick Ballard who happen to be returning...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts See Trent Richardson As An Every Down RB

The Indianapolis Colts have no intentions of giving up on Trent Richardson.  In fact, the Colts are likely to increase his workload this coming season.’s Jim Trotter is reporting that the Colts believe Richardson can be an every down back.  Coaches also say Richardson is relying more on his instincts when running instead of thinking it thru. Has a chance to be a 3...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts See Trent Richardson as 3-Down RB

The Indianapolis Colts have no intentions of giving up on Trent Richardson.  In fact, the Colts are likely to increase his workload this coming season.’s Jim Trotter is reporting that the Colts believe Richardson can be an every down back.  Coaches also say Richardson is relying more on his instincts when running instead of thinking it thru. Has a chance to be a 3...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Clark to retire a Colt: ‘It’s just the right time’

Dallas Clark will officially retire from the NFL after 11 seasons on Wednesday when he will sign a contract with the Indianapolis Colts. “It’s an honor I can’t even explain,” said Clark.  “It’s amazing just the love and support I have for the Colts and fans, but to see it come back toward me (is humbling). “For the Irsay family and Colts family to do this is an honor...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck on Reggie Wayne: ‘He’s going to be back better than ever’

Indianapolis Colts wideout Reggie Wayne isn’t taking part in the team’s organized team activities as expected, but quarterback Andrew Luck is confident his go-to receiver will return to form. Wayne wants to prove doubters who question whether he can return to form at age 35 following ACL surgery wrong. “His attitude is awesome,” Luck said, via “He’s around...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

National Media Focusing on Wrong Colts Issues

National football websites and media outlets everywhere seem to be beating the same repetitive drum in regards to the Indianapolis Colts: Trent Richardson.Will Richardson live up to his early hype? Will he even make the Colts’ trade for him last year worth it?Richardson absolutely deserves pressure. He hasn’t lived up to being the No. 3 overall pick in 2012 or being exchanged...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Indianapolis Colts can’t run with Trent Richardson

Roughly five months removed from shoulder surgery, Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson has shed weight and again tips the scales at 225 pounds. The 22-year-old Richardson struggled mightily after relocating to Indianapolis last September and needs to finally earn his $2.25 million salary. Splitting time with Donald Brown, Richardson rushed 157 times for only 458 yards...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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