According to Stephen Holder of the Indy Star, Colts running back Vick Ballard tore his ACL in practice today.
Specifically, it's an ACL tear for Ballard. Freak practice injury. The guy must be devastated. Kerwynn Williams coming up from P squad
— Stephen Holder (@HolderStephen) September 13, 2013
Cols owner Jim Irsay reported that they’ve placed Ballard on injured reserve.
Breaking News: Vick Ballard placed on Injured Reserve
— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) September 13, 2013
This is a tough blow for the Colts. Ahmad Bradshaw cannot carry the load by himself because his feet will not hold up.