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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

Jones-Drew's knee could be a lingering problem

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew recently revealed that he was playing with bone-on-bone contact in the back of his right knee toward the end of the season.

Is Weaver preparing to sell Jaguars?

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 12:10 a.m. ET
Recent moves by Jacksonville owner Wayne Weaver lend credence to the theory that he will sell the team once a new CBA is ratified, according to AFC South Whispers.

WR Hill in the mix for Jaguars in 2011

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Jaguars WR Jason Hill was a pleasant surprise after being picked up off of the waiver wire in Week 11 and could see significant playing time in 2011.

Jaguars' Tucker gets chance to revive 'D'

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will assume play-calling responsibilities in 2011, with the directive of dialing up more pressure and getting to the quarterback.

Johnson replaces Jones-Drew on Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Titans RB Chris Johnson has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jaguars, who is out with a knee injury.

Former Jaguars TE Wilford arrested for trespassing and resisting arrest

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Former Jaguars TE Ernest Wilford was shot with a Taser gun, shocked with a stun gun and arrested early Friday morning on charges of trespassing and resisting arrest without violence.

Jaguars still looking to bolster DE position

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Jaguars think DRE Aaron Kampman can make a full recovery from his second consecutive season-ending knee injury, but they still covet another disruptive end to pair with him on the left side.

Weaver's decision to retain Del Rio sends all the wrong messages

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver's decision to retain head coach Jack Del Rio proves that Weaver is willing to accept the status quo.

Del Rio's job safe with Jaguars

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Jack Del Rio will remain the Jaguars' head coach despite his team finishing with an 8-8 record and missing the playoffs this season.

Foster, Texans end Jaguars' playoff hopes

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for 180 yards to capture the NFL rushing title, and the Houston Texans ended Jacksonville's playoff hopes with a 34-17 win over the Jaguars on Sunda

MJD, Garrard to miss Week 17 for Jaguars

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
The Jaguars will be without their top two offensive players for their must-win Week 17 matchup with the Texans.

Poor blocking at core of Jaguars' offensive struggles

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Poor blocking has derailed the Jaguars' offense at the most critical juncture of the season, the way we hear it.

Report: Jags QB Garrard won't play Sunday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Jaguars QB David Garrard will have surgery on his right middle finger on Thursday and miss Sunday's game against the Texans, according to the Florida Times-Union.

Redskins' defense comes up with gutsy effort

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
The season long ago had gotten away from the Redskins, but the defense, which was down several players, performed like everything was on the line against the Jaguars.

Double dose of Week 16 letdown in Jags’ backfield

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
With a bum knee keeping Maurice Jones-Drew out of the biggest fantasy week of the season, backup Rashad Jennings was all set to run wild over the Redskins Sunday. Of course, things don't always play out as expected.

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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