Colts To Interview Chiefs Director Of Football Operations Chris Ballard

Intro: Over the next week, the Colts are scheduled to interview six candidates for their general manager opening. Meet candidate Chris Ballard from the Kansas City Chiefs.

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INDIANAPOLIS – The names are known as to whom the Colts will be interviewing for their open general manager position.

The Colts will interview six people for their general manager position.

In alphabetical order, the Colts are scheduled to interview Chris Ballard (Chiefs), Scott Fitterer (Seahawks), Trent Kirchner (Seahawks), George Paton (Vikings), Jimmy Raye III (Colts) and Eliot Wolf (Packers) over the next week.

Over the next few days, Colts.com will take a closer look at the candidates.

Meet Chris Ballard, Kansas City Chiefs Director of Football Operations

After a 2-14 season in 2012, the Chiefs have been one of the NFL's more consistent teams since Ballard arrived in Kansas City.

Ballard came to KC in 2013, following 12 seasons with the Bears. During the Bears' run to the 2006 Super Bowl (against the Colts), Ballard was an area scout.

Since Ballard joined the Chiefs, Kansas City has had four straight seasons of at least nine wins. The Chiefs went 12-4 this past season, earning the AFC's No. 2 seed.

The Chiefs have a roster littered with homegrown players. With Ballard working in Kansas City, the Chiefs have drafted Pro Bowlers TE-Travis Kelce, CB-Marcus Peters and KR/WR-Tyreek Hill.

Ballard played collegiately at the University of Wisconsin, under Barry Alvarez.

Reports indicate Ballard has turned down several past GM interviews, electing to stay in Kansas City.

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