15 takeaways from Chris Ballard’s year-end press conference

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Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard held his end-of-the-year press conference with the media on Thursday to recap the 2021 campaign and look forward to the offseason.

As expected, there were plenty of questions about the trajectory of the team and, specifically, with quarterback Carson Wentz.

We gave some takeaways from the year-end press conference of head coach Frank Reich. It isn’t yet clear if owner Jim Irsay will hold a press conference. He’s made some statements through both the media and the team since the season ended for Indy.

Let’s take a look at 15 takeaways from Ballard’s press conference to end the 2021 season:

No excuses for the loss to Jaguars

Ballard takes blame for the late-season collapse

Colts won't overreact

The Carson Wentz dilemma

'We embarrassed our city'

Evaluating his process of roster building

The passing game must be better

Looking at all QB options

'Just make they layups'

Harping on stability of the QB position

Waiting game with T.Y. Hilton and Jack Doyle

Positions of need

Rock Ya-Sin may need offseason procedure

No anticipating any significant coaching changes

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