Vick Ballard RB IND 15 hours ago

Coach Chuck Pagano indicated that Ballard (hamstring) is day-to-day, Kevin Bowen of Colts.com reports.

Vick Ballard RB IND 1 day ago

Ballard didn't play in Saturday's preseason game after he suffered a hamstring injury in Thursday's practice, the team's official web site reports.

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Vick Ballard RB IND 2 days ago

Ballard will not play in Saturday's preseason game, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Vick Ballard RB IND 3 months ago

Ballard (Achilles) was doing individual field work during this week's minicamp, but has not received medical clearance for full practice, the Indianapolis Star reports. Ballard says it's a realistic goal for him to be ready Aug. 1.

Ballard tore his Achilles last year during a late-July practice, forcing him out for a second consecutive season following tearing an ACL early in the 2013 season. He'll compete for a backup role if healthy in training camp.

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Ballard (Achilles) is not participating in this week's OTA practices, the Indianapolis Star reports.

Ballard tore his Achilles last year during a late-July practice, forcing him out for a second consecutive season following tearing an ACL early in the 2013 season. It's hard to predict how he'll fit into the Indianapolis offense until he returns to practice.

Vick Ballard RB IND 1 year ago

Ballard (Achilles) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Colts.com reports.

Ballard tore his Achilles during a late-July practice, forcing him out for a second consecutive season following last year's Week 2 ACL tear. With Ballard out of the fold, Trent Richardson and Ahmad Bradshaw will carry the bulk of the Colts' backfield duties.

Vick Ballard RB IND 1 year ago

The Indianapolis Star reports the Colts "aren't giving up" on Vick Ballard (Achilles', out for season), and that he'll get "another shot" in 2015.

We'll see. Ballard was already talent-deficient before injuries wiped out his 2013-14, and he'll be a 25-year-old former fifth-round pick come next July. Ballard has averaged 3.9 yards on 224 career carries. He has no Dynasty value.

Vick Ballard RB IND 1 year ago

The Indianapolis Star reports the Colts "aren't giving up" on Vick Ballard (Achilles', out for season), and that he'll get "another shot" in 2015.

We'll see. Ballard was already talent-deficient before injuries wiped out his 2013-14, and he'll be a 25-year-old former fifth-round pick come next July. Ballard has averaged 3.9 yards on 224 career carries. He's not a hold in Dynasty leagues.

Vick Ballard RB IND 1 year ago

An MRI confirmed Vick Ballard suffered a torn Achilles during Friday's practice.

He's done for the season. It's the second straight year-ending injury for Ballard after he missed all but one game of 2013 to ACL surgery. Ballard has one year remaining on his rookie deal and will attempt to return in 2015. The Colts haven't ruled out adding a veteran running back to replace Ballard on the active roster.

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ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Vick Ballard suffered a torn Achilles during Friday's training camp practice.