12 notes from Chris Ballard’s preseason press conference

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Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard met with the media Wednesday for the first time since the roster was reduced to 53 players.

Though Ballard never divulges specific information—and this may have been the shortest presser of his tenure—but there were still some nuggets and notes to take from his 20-plus interview with the media.

Here are some of the quick notes from Ballard’s preseason press conference on Wednesday:

Trevor Denbow to IR

Shaq Leonard practicing

Non-commital on opening day

Optimistic about OL depth

Possibility of a Dennis Kelly return?

Never shutting the door on T.Y. Hilton

Sam Ehlinger played his way onto the roster

On losing Sterling Weatherford

Rodrigo Blankenship "is our guy"

Quenton Nelson's contract update

"No question" Ehlinger would have been claimed

Thoughts on the WR room

Story originally appeared on Colts Wire