(Kathy Willens / AP)

In the interests of keeping his quarterback on his feet, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay offered up some “serious coin” and the result is a deal with  Ahmad Bradshaw, one of the league’s better pass-blocking running backs.

The Colts and Bradshaw’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, announced the deal today.

Just how much success Bradshaw has in helping keep defensive players off Andrew Luck will depend on how well he can stay healthy. Over the last two seasons, he has played in 26 games, rushing for 1,674 yards and scoring 15 touchdowns for the New York Giants.

The Colts gave Bradshaw a one-year deal.

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