Tag Archives: Chris Ballard

Ballard stuck with Vinatieri – it hasn’t worked, but that doesn’t mean he was wrong
December 2, 2019

Colts general manager Chris Ballard had a choice earlier this season – replace the best kicker in NFL history with someone off the street, or hope that Adam Vinatieri’s struggles straightened themselves out. Whether Vinatieri’s suddenly erratic field goal tries were caused by a bad left knee, laces out or some other odd confluence of […]

Jags deal Ramsey to the Rams in a trade Colts GM Chris Ballard would never make
October 16, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars dealt problem cornerback Jalen Ramsey to the Rams for two 1st round picks and a 4th.  Jags are obviously angling for the future, while the Rams want to win right now. Ramsey is a shut down corner displeased with how he was treated by the Jaguars, and the Rams feel he can put […]

Here are 10 irrefutable truths about Andrew Luck’s ankle and the Indianapolis Colts
August 14, 2019

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck loves football, but he is not a fan of the fame that comes with it.  That much is clear. He’s never told us that, but it’s communicated in his weekly media availabilities as he effusively communicates very little.  Luck clearly believes that his health is a private matter, and he is not […]

Indianapolis Colts – Positional battles not as scarce as many believe
July 23, 2019

Colts GM Chris Ballard and coach Frank Reich are running the Colts as a meritocracy.  You excel, you earn. That’s the way the NFL works.  If Player B outplays Player A, Player B gets snaps and Player A sits. Ballard has shown a proclivity toward drafting very talented and driven players who push veterans, and […]