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Ballard: Andrew Luck is retired. 'We all need to accept that'
"Do I talk to Andrew? Yes I do. Haven’t talked to him here in a few weeks. I’m sure he’s been busy being a father."

Colts Moving Forward As Andrew Luck Will Remain Retired | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
The Colts have had contact with Andrew Luck, but they are moving forward with the assumption that their former franchise quarterback is retired. What did Chris Ballard have to say about that on Thursday?

Ballard: Colts weren't good enough to win without Luck. ‘That’s on me’
General manager Chris Ballard bears brunt of Colts failures

Colts' Ballard on Jacoby Brissett: 'The jury's still out'
Jacoby Brissett signed a two-year, $30 million deal with the Colts, a deal Ballard said was structured in a way to evaluate him as the starter.

Colts GM says 'jury is still out' on QB Jacoby Brissett
Colts GM Chris Ballard said "the jury is still out" on whether Jacoby Brissett is the team's answer at quarterback, but "right now, Jacoby is our starting quarterback."

Colts GM Chris Ballard says the ‘jury is still out’ on Jacoby Brissett | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The State of the Franchise invariably became the State of the Franchise’s Quarterback Situation. In an extensive autopsy on the Indianapolis Colts’ 7-9 season – it lasted more than an hour and included 74 questions, 21 about quarterbacks – general manager Chris Ball…

The decision that could define him: How Colts GM Chris Ballard will attack his quarterback dilemma – The Athletic
“You can’t force the evaluation of a quarterback, can’t do it," Ballard said, " ... that can set your organization back four, five years."

Reading between the lines of GM Chris Ballard’s thoughts on the Colts’ future – The Athletic
Here is our attempt to take a deeper dive into what Ballard said – as well as what he did not.

Colts GM Chris Ballard not eager to replace QB Jacoby Brissett
The more Colts GM Chris Ballard talked on Thursday, the more it became obvious: Replacing quarterback Jacoby Brissett is not an offseason priority.

Colts Notebook: Chris Ballard Press Conference 2019 Season Recap | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
On Thursday morning, Colts general manager Chris Ballard had a press conference recapping the 2019 season. What did Ballard have to say?

Here are the top takeaways from Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard's 2019 end-of-season press conference
Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard on Thursday held his 2019 season-ending press conference at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. What were the top takeaways from the session?

Colts: No timeline set for Anthony Castonzo to make retirement decision
Colts general manager Chris Ballard and the team's talented left tackle will be in touch over the next two or three weeks, but no deadline is set.

Chris Ballard has no regrets about how Colts handled Adam Vinatieri
Vinatieri missed 14 kicks this season while dealing with a knee injury, but the Colts' decision-makers don't regret the way they handled it.

Edgerrin James, Reggie Wayne among 15 Modern-era finalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two cornerstones for the Indianapolis Colts’ decade of offensive excellence are one step closer – one final step – to NFL immortality.