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Ben Ijalana

Ben Ijalana - #71 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 337 lbs.
Birthday 08/06/1989
Birthplace Hainesport, NJ
College Villanova
Years played 2
Drafted 2011, 2nd round, 17th pick by Colts

Colts hire McMahon as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Colts hired Tom McMahon as their new special-teams coordinator, the team announced Thursday.

60-second rant: Irsay the forgotten man in Colts' success

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay deserves major kudos for the stunning success his team experienced in 2012.

Reports: Colts hire Raye as VP of football operations

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Jimmy Raye is leaving San Diego to be the Colts’ vice president of football operations, Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter first reported.

Arians: 'Luck made plays Manning, Roethlisberger didn't until later in careers'

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck, the NFL's all-time rookie leader in passing yards, was mentioned in pretty rare company by Bruce Arians.

Colts announce special-teams coach leaving staff

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Indianapolis Colts special-teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf will not be back on coach Chuck Pagano's staff next season.

Chargers hire Telesco as new GM

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired former Colts vice president of football operations Tom Telesco as their new general manager on Wednesday.

Boldin leads Ravens past Colts

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Anquan Boldin set a franchise record with 145 receiving yards, including the clinching TD in the Ravens' 24-9 victory over Indianapolis.

Colts' Arians hospitalized prior to Sunday's game

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was hospitalized Sunday morning after falling ill. Clyde Christensen will call plays in Sunday's game vs. Baltimore.

Key matchup: Colts special teams vs. Ravens RS Jacoby Jones

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Colts can't afford any slip-ups on special teams at Baltimore. 

Friday injury report for wild-card round

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the wild-card weekend, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Eagles granted permission to interview Bradley, Arians

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles were granted permission to interview Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.

Karim latest unsung Colt making an impact

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 10 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Colts RS Deji Karim gives the club a more decisive, urgent returner than they previously possessed.

Thursday's wild-card injury report

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The injury report report for this weekend's wild-card action, as released by the NFL.

Running the 'Card table: Tom Danyluk's wildcard predictions

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
PFW columnist Tom Danyluk breaks down the wild-card round action and offers his predictions.

Lewis, Pagano highlight emotional weekend

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Three of this year's wild-card games are whoppers, with the two Sunday games appearing to be quite fascinating.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 09, 2012
The Coltshave paced Ijalana on injured reserve with a torn ACL.||||||| jalana, a 2011 second-round pick, suffered a similar injury to the same knee at Tampa Bay last year, ending his rookie season.
Posted Oct. 05, 2011
The Colts have placed defensive tackle Eric Foster and rookie offensive tackle Ben Ijalana on injured reserve, ending their seasons.||||||| Ijalana, the Colts' second-round pick in April's draft, tore the ACL in his left knee during Monday night's loss at Tampa Bay.

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