Surgery ends season for Indy running backINDIANAPOLIS - Ahmad Bradshaw’s season is over and his brief stop in Indy might be, too.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said Tuesday that the running back will miss the rest of the season after opting for surgery on his injured neck.
The former Giants star was injured two weeks ago during a game at San Francisco and had been debating whether to undergo surgery or see if he could recover with rest. Bradshaw has already been placed on the injured reserve list.
Irsay confirmed the news while speaking to reporters at the NFL owners meeting in Washington. The decision came sooner than some expected.
Losing Bradshaw is yet another blow to a Colts offense that had already lost three starters with season-ending injuries - tight end Dwayne Allen (hip), running back Vick Ballard (knee) and left guard Donald Thomas (quad).
Indianapolis (4-1) signed Bradshaw to a one-year contract in June, four months after he was released by the Giants in a salary-cap move and while he was still recovering from offseason foot surgery. AP