Results matching “Chris Ballard”

Andrew Luck won’t practice this week due to shoulder soreness

Quarterback Andrew Luck has practiced with the Colts the last two weeks, but he won’t be on the practice field this week. General Manager Chris Ballard made that announcement during a media session on Wednesday afternoon. Ballard said that the reason why Luck is going to sit out this week is because he’s been experiencing [more]

Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck to practice this week

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard said Monday night that quarterback Andrew Luck will return to practice this week. “We’ll slowly start working him back into practice this week,’’ Ballard said on the team’s radio show, via Mike Chappell of CBS 4. “We’ll see how much he gets. “But we’ve got a plan in place [more]

Sunday Night wrap-up: Seahawks defense bails them out again

The Seahawks were able to even their record thanks to their defense, as they’ve done so often in the past. But if they don’t get some help soon from the other side, it’s hard to know how long they’ll be able to keep it up. The Seahawks pulled away for a 46-18 win over the [more]

Agent calls rumors that Andrew Luck wants out of Indy “simply false”

I’ve recently been trying to figure out the craziness in Indianapolis involving the status of quarterback Andrew Luck. Along the way, I’ve developed four different theories for the lingering absence of Luck from practices and games, along with the apparent absence of a plan to replace him while he heals from January surgery. They are: [more]

Colts’ depth chart lists changes in the offensive line

The Colts’ regular season depth chart differed from the preseason depth chart in the offensive line with two big changes. Indianapolis lists Jeremy Vujnovich as the starter at left guard and Denzelle Good as the starter at right tackle. Vujnovich started the first preseason game at left guard before starting the next two preseason games [more]

Colts G.M. makes it official: Andrew Luck won’t play this week

It seemed apparent, considering he hasn’t practiced with his teammates since shoulder surgery. But Colts General Manager Chris Ballard made it official this morning — quarterback Andrew Luck won’t play this week against the Rams. “He’s a competitor,” Ballard said, via Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star. “You’ve been around Andrew… Mentally, he’s in the [more]

Colts continue to churn roster with five claims

The Colts were busy on the waiver wire, in addition to picking up running back Matt Jones. The Colts also claimed a pair of defensive backs, a guard and a wide receiver, per the league’s transcation wire. They added former Seahawks cornerback Pierre Desir and former Patriots corner Kenny Moore, along with former Washington wideout [more]

Colts G.M.: Andrew Luck won’t stay on PUP list

Andrew Luck‘s not ready to play yet. But the Colts aren’t going to park him for the next six weeks, either. Via Mike Chappell of WTTV, Colts General Manager Chris Ballard said they weren’t going to leave Luck on the physically unable to perform list beyond Saturday’s deadline, meaning he’ll be eligible to play to [more]

Roger Goodell continues to beat the drum for shortening preseason

Like a politician giving the same speech at different rallies, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell keeps going from town to town stumping for a shorter preseason. This time it was at a Colts luncheon hosted by owner Jim Irsay, where Goodell spoke alongside Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy, Colts General Manager Chris Ballard, coach Chuck [more]

Vontae Davis to miss multiple weeks with groin injury

The Colts haven’t said whether quarterback Andrew Luck will play in the first week of the regular season, but we know that they won’t have cornerback Vontae Davis. Coach Chuck Pagano announced on Tuesday, via Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, that Davis is expected to miss multiple weeks with a groin injury. Davis was [more]

Colts keep churning the roster, sign Daryl Richardson

Maybe the Colts figure if they keep making daily transactions, people will stop asking them when quarterback Andrew Luck‘s coming back. Today’s entry into the busy journal of General Manager Chris Ballard is the acquisition of running back Daryl Richardson. They put running back George Winn on injured reserve to create the roster spot. Richardson [more]

Chuck Pagano: Still no timeline for Andrew Luck

The latest news about Colts quarterback Andrew Luck‘s absence from the field after having right shoulder surgery is a lot like the news that we’ve been hearing since the surgery. While General Manager Chris Ballard said recently that Luck’s strength levels are up from last year, there’s still no sign that his return is imminent. [more]

Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck’s strength levels above last year

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck still hasn’t practiced with the team in training camp and no one around the team has moved to shut down thoughts that he might miss time in the regular season, but General Manager Chris Ballard did share some positive information about Luck’s condition on Sunday. Ballard appeared on the television broadcast [more]

Report: Bengals turned down second-rounder for AJ McCarron

All offseason, the Bengals denied they were shopping backup quarterback AJ McCarron. But somebody reportedly made an offer that would have been tough to pass on. According to Albert Breer of, the Bengals were offered a second-round pick for the former fifth-rounder, but turned it down. The preference was apparently to hang onto him [more]

Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck’s Week One status to be determined

The Colts said this week that there is still no timetable for when quarterback Andrew Luck is going to be able to return to the field after having right shoulder surgery this offseason and speculation about whether he’ll be ready for the start of the regular season grows the longer he’s out of action. General [more]