Results matching “Chris Ballard”

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]

Report: Colts still expect Luck to emerge from PUP before Week One

A week into camp, the Colts still haven’t activated quarterback Andrew Luck from the physically unable to perform list. G.M. Chris Ballard said last week that it will happen before Week One; according to George Bremer of the Anderson (Ind.) Herald Bulletin, that assessment still stands. Even if Luck is ready for Week One, he’s [more]

Frank Gore: I thought I was the missing piece to help Colts over the top

Running back Frank Gore has steadily made his way up the league’s all-time rushing yards list over the last two years, but his time in Indianapolis hasn’t featured the same kind of team success. The Colts have gone 8-8 in each of Gore’s years with the club and he said Monday that wasn’t quite what [more]

Thursday morning one-liners

Bills assistant Juan Castillo got his start as an intern with the Super Bowl-era Bills. Dolphins coach Adam Gase is making some changes in his second training camp. The Patriots have to deal with the burden of high expectations this year. Jets DT Sheldon Richardson has something to prove this year — to someone. Former [more]

Malik Hooker to open Colts camp on PUP list

A day ago, Colts General Manager Chris Ballard said he expected rookie safety Malik Hooker to be ready for the start of training camp after offseason hernia surgery. Apparently, he’s not. The Colts just announced that the first-round pick would start camp on the physically unable to perform list, along with quarterback Andrew Luck and [more]

Clayton Geathers will be on PUP list to start regular season

The Colts won’t have safety Clayton Geathers in the lineup for the first six weeks of the regular season. General Manager Chris Ballard said Monday that Geathers will go on the physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp and will remain on that list when the team makes the cut to [more]

Andrew Luck to open Colts camp on PUP

The good news is Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is throwing footballs again. The bad news is he’s not ready to start training camp with the rest of his teammates. Via Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, Colts General Manager Chris Ballard said that Luck would open camp on the physically unable to perform list. Luck [more]

Friday morning one-liners

What’s the outlook for Bills RB LeSean McCoy for the 2017 season? Dolphins C Mike Pouncey will get his hip checked out before training camp. Musing about the chances of an undefeated season for the Patriots. Jets WR Quincy Enunwa is stepping into a bigger role. The Ravens donated $1.5 million to a local high [more]

PFT Preseason power rankings No. 26: Indianapolis Colts

The Colts could actually be pretty good. As long as Andrew Luck’s shoulder’s fine and they can keep him upright in the future. Of course, those are two pretty big questions, and neither of them are close to certainties at the moment. At last news, Luck still wasn’t throwing after having surgery on his very [more]

Friday morning one-liners

A look at the middle linebacker options for the Bills. Do the Dolphins have enough depth on their offensive and defensive lines? RB James White pops up at No. 13 on this list of the 20 most important Patriots. DT Steve McLendon remains with the Jets despite the departure of several other veterans this offseason. [more]

Colts may hit more in camp, despite being “scared to death” of injuries

After seeing his team miss too many tackles last season, Colts coach Chuck Pagano says he may work more on tackling in camp. Pagano said he’s still as concerned as ever about keeping players healthy for the regular season, but he also thinks there’s limited time to work on tackling, and training camp is the [more]

Chiefs hope to replace John Dorsey by the start of training camp

When the Chiefs hired coach Andy Reid and then hired G.M. John Dorsey, many assumed that Reid had the same setup he enjoyed in Philadelphia, where he ran the show. In Kansas City, that wasn’t — and isn’t — the case. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Reid and Dorsey separately reported directly [more]

Howard Mudd won’t say whether he told Irsay the offensive line is fixed

The headline from Colts owner Jim Irsay last week at a town-hall meeting for season-ticket holders emerged from his proclamation that he still expects the team to win plural Lombardi Trophies while Andrew Luck is the team’s quarterback. But something else he said raised even more eyebrows. “Let me say this: the offensive line is [more]