Tag Archives: Chris Ballard

Philip Rivers to #Colts – one-year, $25M – how does it make sense?
March 17, 2020

I never climbed on board the Philip Rivers to Indianapolis train.  It just didn’t make sense given that way general manager Chris Ballard does business. Ballard is about developing and executing a plan that builds a championship level culture.  Nowhere on the list of Rivers’ accomplishments is the word “championship.”  He’s 38-years-old, and started all […]

Philip Rivers to the Colts a fun rumor – but a terrible fit in reality
February 27, 2020

“Indy would be perfect for Philip Rivers.”  “From Bolts to Colts!”  “Rivers flowing to Indianapolis.”  We’ve heard it all during the first few days of rumor mongering at the NFL Scouting Combine.  None of it makes any sense. The combination of media, agents, free time, and cocktails in Indianapolis causes the occasional odd rumor to gather […]

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 […]