Category: ‘Running Backs’

One Week of Training Camp Down, Along with Two Players
August 1st, 2014 at 3:51 PM
The first week of the Colts' summer training camp is over, as well as the season for two starting players. Both running back Vick Ballard and offensive lineman Donald Thomas have received season-ending injuries, before the season has even begun. ***PHOTO1*** Ballard was the first of the two to be injured, having...

Trent Richardson Traded to Indianapolis Colts for First-Round Pick
September 18th, 2013 at 6:58 PM
The Indianapolis Colts acquired running back Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns in a trade for the Colts’ 2014 first-round draft pick, Wednesday, Sept. 18.   ***PHOTO1***   Richardson, 22, was the third overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft, two picks behind Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.   At, 5-foot, 9-inches, 225 pounds, Richardson started all...

BREAKING: Indianapolis Colts Trade for Running Back Trent Richardson
September 18th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
The Indianapolis Colts made a blockbuster trade Wednesday, Sept. 18, trading for Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson. In exchange, the Colts gave a 2014 first-round pick to the Browns. Stay tuned for further information in this story.

BREAKING: Vick Ballard Out for Season with Torn ACL
September 13th, 2013 at 12:43 PM
Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury suffered in practice Thursday, Sept. 12, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter and Mike Wells. Head coach Chuck Pagano said Ballard will be placed on injured reserve with a torn ACL, and...

Delone Carter Traded to Baltimore Ravens
August 21st, 2013 at 3:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Indianapolis Colts traded running back Delone Carter to the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, Aug. 21, according to the Indianapolis Star's Mike Chappell. Carter, 26, was the team's fourth-round selection in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Syracuse University, making three starts during his rookie season. In his Colts career, Carter rushed...

Ahmad Bradshaw Returning to the Scene of His Greatest Achievement
June 12th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
***VIDEO1***The last time Ahmad Bradshaw was in Lucas Oil Stadium, he was sitting on his back side in the end zone after scoring the game-winning touchdown for the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. Today, he returns to Indianapolis as the newest member of the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts signed...

Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis Colts Agree to Terms
June 11th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
After days of negotiations, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced on his Twitter account (@JimIrsay) that the team agreed to terms with running back Ahmad Bradshaw on Tuesday, June 11. Bradshaw, 27, is a former seventh-round draft pick in 2007 by the New York Giants out of Marshall University. According to...

Ahmad Bradshaw Would Make Sense for Indianapolis Colts
June 6th, 2013 at 12:25 PM
***PHOTO1***Former New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw is working out for the Indianapolis Colts today at the team's Indiana Farm Bureau practice center. Pro Football Talk's Evan Silva first reported the news today via Twitter. If Bradshaw is healthy (foot problems plagued him in New York) he would make an...

Williams, Cunningham Wrap up Colts’ Draft
April 27th, 2013 at 7:37 PM
The 2013 NFL Draft is complete and for the second-straight year, the Indianapolis Colts made the final selection. With that pick, the Colts made South Carolina tight end Justice Cunningham as the newest person to be called "Mr. Irrelevant" as the last player to be selected in a draft. Cunningham, 22, is...

Indianapolis Colts: Running Back Talent Could Be Attractive to Colts in Later Rounds
April 7th, 2013 at 2:14 PM
While the Indianapolis Colts have pressing needs along the offensive line and wide receiver, the NFL draft is always about finding value, particularly in the later rounds. With that in mind, Ryan Grigson could find some tremendous value at the running back position with the Colts middle and late round...

Vick Ballard Becoming Bruce Arians’ Bell-Cow Back
December 11th, 2012 at 9:01 AM
Bruce Arians is known for tutoring young quarterbacks. Peyton Manning, Tim Couch, Ben Roethlisberger and now Andrew Luck have all benefited from Arians' instruction. Arians has also developed another reputation over the years, one for having a running back who can move the chains in a game's waning moments, enabling...

Donald Brown Out; Vick Ballard to Make First Start Against New York Jets
October 10th, 2012 at 3:09 PM
Indianapolis Colts' running back Donald Brown enjoyed his best game of 2012 Sunday against the Green Bay Packers with 84 yards on 19 carries and a critical two point conversion following the go-ahead touchdown. Brown apparently injured one of his knees on that play, however, and has had surgery to...

Matchup of the Week: Donald Brown V. Jacksonville Jaguars Run Defense
September 21st, 2012 at 8:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** Donald Brown has heard his share of criticism during his time as a member of the Indianapolis Colts. A lot was expected when the Colts drafted him out of UConn in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft, and to this point, Brown hasn't put up the numbers one...

Mewelde Moore Hoping to Play Sunday at Pittsburgh
August 15th, 2012 at 1:40 PM
Mewelde Moore is anxious to return to Pittsburgh where he spent four seasons. His injured ribs, however, might keep him out of action. Regardless, he's providing great veteran leadership for the Indianapolis Colts. Check out my full interview with him at

Colts Sign Rookie Running Back Alexander, Linebacker Lutrus Moved to IR
August 14th, 2012 at 7:26 PM
Indianapolis Colts team owner Jim Irsay announced on his Twitter account (@JimIrsay) Tuesday, August 14 the signing of running back Alvester Alexander. To make room for Alexander on the 90-man roster, the team placed linebacker Scott Lutrus on injured reserve. Alexander, 21, went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft after forgoing his...

Vick Ballard Shines in His First NFL Game
August 13th, 2012 at 10:48 PM
When Vick Ballard entered the game for the first time Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts were backed up at their own two yard line. Admittedly he was a little nervous. Three carries later, he had established himself as an NFL running back. I interviewed Ballard after Sunday's game. See what Ballard...

Vick Ballard Trying to Break into Crowded Indianapolis Colts Backfield
August 3rd, 2012 at 1:52 PM
For Vick Ballard, the transition from Starkville, MS to Indianapolis has been a big change. My piece on profiles how the former Mississippi State star is finding life in the NFL and the big city.

Colts Sign Veteran Running Back Mewelde Moore, Release Quarterback David Legree
June 19th, 2012 at 3:48 PM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced the team signed free agent running back Mewelde Moore Tuesday. Moore, 29, is an eight-year NFL veteran who previously played four seasons each for the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers. In his career, he has accumulated 2,247 rushing yards on 494 carries and six touchdowns,...

Time for Andrew Luck to Hit the Books
June 15th, 2012 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO1***If Andrew Luck thought preparing for finals at Stanford was hard, he ain't seen nothing yet. With mandatory mini-camp in the rear view mirror, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback now has a little over a month to prepare for his toughest exam yet: NFL training camp and his first regular season...

Indianapolis Colts’ Ground Game Remains a Question Mark
May 7th, 2012 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Indianapolis Colts got what they hope is the continuation of Peyton Manning for the next decade in Andrew Luck. What's still a mystery, however, is where the threat from the running game will come from. The Colts have never been a power running team during their decade-long dominance of the...