NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Colts RB Vick Ballard suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Friday’s practice. Mike Garafolo confirms the news and mentions that this is just an “initial diagnosis” with an MRI to come. He had to be carted off the field, so it appeared as though the..." July 26
RB Vick Ballard (ACL) said he's been cleared and expects to be on the field for the first day of camp.
Naptown's Finest "The recent news of Vick Ballard’s season ending knee injury puts a lot of pressure on a running game that doesn’t have too many healthy game breakers available right now. Ahmad Bradshaw is still not quite at 100 percent with his foot Donald Brown has not shown the ability to be a work horse back..." September 14
CBSSports.com "Vick Ballard was one of the more surprising rookie running backs last year rushing for 814 yards and helping Andrew Luck keep the Colts offense balanced enough to earn a playoff spot. Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Friday that Ballard had a suffered an ACL tear at practice Thursday after he..." September 13
Pep Hamilton says Ahmad Bradshaw's role will continue to expand over course of the season. Ideal carries be he and Ballard? 50/50 acc to Pep
Hamilton says #Colts RB pecking order workload "yet to be determined." Sorry fantasy owners. No scoops. Have to speculate about Sunday.
ESPN.com "The first step has technically started -- running back Ahmad Bradshaw being put on the active roster. The next step -- having Bradshaw and Vick Ballard share reps in the backfield -- is likely still days away. But the vision is there. Two running backs with contrasting styles complimenting..." August 13