Tag Archives: Chris Ballard

Five questions that must be answered by Colts GM Chris Ballard
December 17, 2019

With two games remaining, the 2019 season is over for the Indianapolis Colts, so we turn our attention to 2020. There are many questions to be answered following the Colts collapse after starting the season 5-2 despite the retirement of Andrew Luck.  As fun as it was to watch last year’s team rally from 1-5 to earn […]

With the playoffs a distant dream, Colts GM Chris Ballard needs to earn his money
December 9, 2019

Improving a roster mismanaged by his predecessor has been relatively easy work for Indianapolis Colts GM Chris Ballard.  Addition by subtraction makes heroes of a lot of managers – in sports and business. When Ballard took over from Ryan Grigson almost three years ago, there was a lot of productive subtracting to do. Now the work […]

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 […]