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Saints Cut RB Vick Ballard, DE Phillip Hunt & FB Toben Opurum

The New Orleans Saints announced Monday that they’ve released RB Vick Ballard, DE Phillip Hunt and FB Toben Opurum. Ballard, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Colts back in 2012. Indianapolis wound up cutting him loose a few weeks into the 2015 season and he unfortunately never caught on with another team. The Saints elected to sign him to a future/reserve contract back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick Ballard feels like a forgotten man for Colts

By Rachel Wold Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard has been limited to one game over the past two seasons due to an Achilles tear and an ACL injury. This comes after a promising 2012 rookie season where he totaled 966 yards and three touchdowns. Making some major moves at running back over the past two years, the Colts traded for Trent Richardson before releasing him after...
Via Sportsnaut
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Please Stop Talking about Vick Ballard

I like Vick Ballard. He seems like a nice guy, a player who will commit to the franchise, work hard and contribute to the community. Those kind of guys are valuable. But we have to stop talking about him. It’s nothing against Ballard, but there is absolutely zero reason why he should even be considered as the Colts address the running back position this offseason. For some reason...
Via The Colts Authority
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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...
Via cover32 - Colts
July 25, 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...
Via cover32 - Colts
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...
Via cover32 - Colts
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...
Via cover32 - Colts
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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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