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Alan Ball

Alan Ball - #23 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 191 lbs.
Birthday 03/29/1985
Birthplace Detroit, MI
College Illinois
Years played 6
Drafted 2007, 7th round, 27th pick by Cowboys

Jags place TE Miller on injured reserve

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have placed TE Zach Miller on season-ending injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Garrard needs surgery for back injury

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Free-agent QB David Garrard will undergo surgery for a herniated disc in his back, making him unavailable to be signed by a team in the coming weeks.

Steelers escape Jacksonville with 17-13 win

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran for a season-high 146 yards and a touchdown and the Steelers narrowly avoided a second-half collapse in a 17-13 over Jacksonville on Sunday.

Turk signing by Jaguars was doomed from beginning

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Jaguars parted ways with 43-year-old P Matt Turk on Oct. 12. The way we hear it, signing him to begin with was a mistake.

Jaguars swap punters

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed P Nick Harris on Tuesday and released 43-year-old P Matt Turk.

Dalton leads Bengals past Jaguars

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw two touchdown passes, Bernard Scott scored with 1:56 remaining and the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-20 Sunday.

Jaguars QB coach Sheppard high on rookie Gabbert

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
Blaine Gabbert has struggled in his first two NFL starts, but Jaguars QB coach Mike Sheppard sees plenty of reasons to be excited about the rookie signalcaller.

Jaguars give WR Thomas extension

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Jaguars have rewarded promising WR Mike Thomas with a three-year extension, sources tell Pro Football Weekly.

Jaguars, Owens agree to extension

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Jaguars and special-teams ace Montell Owens have agreed on a contract extension.

Saints offense too much for Jaguars

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for 351 yards and a touchdown, Darren Sproles added 188 all-purpose yards and the Saints beat the Jaguars 23-10 on Sunday.

Jaguars' Britton returns to starting lineup, moves to left guard

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 2:51 a.m. ET
In Week Three, Jaguars OL Eben Britton made his first regular-season start in almost a year — and the first start of his career at left guard.

Del Rio's QB handling the final straw?

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Jack Del Rio's handling of the Jaguars' QB situation is so questionable that it could ultimately lead to his firing.

Newton tops Gabbert in battle of rookie QBs

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Cam Newton found Greg Olsen over the middle for a 16-yard touchdown with 4:20 left to help the Panthers beat the Jaguars 16-10 on Sunday.

Lowery should improve Jaguars' pass defense

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' decision to bench Courtney Greene in favor of Dwight Lowery should improve Jacksonville's pass defense.

Jaguars name Gabbert starter

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
Jaguars rookie QB Blaine Gabbert will make his first start Sunday against the Panthers, the team confirmed Wednesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
Ball signed Friday with the Jags.||||||| Ball spent last season in Houston after playing five years in Dallas. He is expected to compete for a starting job for the Jaguars, who recently parted ways with cornerbacks Derek Cox, Rashean Mathis and Aaron Ross. Ball has 22 career starts and three interceptions.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012
Ball is active for Houston after missing the last five games with a sore foot.||||||| Ball has registered eight tackles in 11 games.
Posted April 28, 2010
The Dallas Cowboys have signed Ball, whose playing time figures to increase after the release of safety Ken Hamlin.||||||| Ball has played in 28 games, including three starts, over three seasons. He is listed as the starter at free safety. A seventh-round pick out of Illinois in 2007, Ball has 26 tackles and five pass breakups and has been a key special teams player.

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