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Jacksonville Jaguars


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

Del Rio denies that Jones-Drew had surgery

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 2:31 a.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio has denied that star RB Maurice Jones-Drew had undergone knee surgery recently. Del Rio was responding to a report by the National Football Post that said Jones-Drew had undergone arthroscopic surgery on his knee ...

Conflicting reports on Jones-Drew's inactivity

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
The National Football Post reports that Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew is expected to miss the rest of the preseason following arthroscopic surgery for a minor knee injury, but other sources, including his agent, are denying the report.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Healthy, productive D-line essential to Jaguars' success

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The play of the defensive line, more than any other unit, will determine the success of the 2010 Jaguars.

Jaguars add Kolby Smith

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Jaguars signed RB Kolby Smith on Wednesday and waived veteran LB Kris Griffin.

Jaguars sign LB Bowen

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed LB Alvin Bowen on Friday and placed LB Freddy Keiaho on injured reserve.

Pair of Mikes revamping Jags' WR corps

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Jacksonville long has been a wasteland for wide receivers. However, the Jaguars' latest starting duo could be about to change that, and fantasy owners should be aware of it.

Both Jaguars' starting safety jobs 'wide open'

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Training camp has come and gone for the Jaguars, and both starting safety jobs remain "wide open," according to head coach Jack Del Rio.

Jaguars add two veteran LBs, DT Douzable

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed veteran LBs Tony Gilbert and Kris Griffin and DT Leger Douzable and waived WR Nate Hughes, S Terrell Whitehead and OL Andrew Crummey on Sunday.

Report: Jaguars have verbal agreement from Alualu

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Rookie DT Tyson Alualu, who has missed the first four days of training camp in a contract holdout, has given the Jaguars a verbal agreement on a five-year deal, according to a report in the Florida Times-Union.

Report: Jaguars place Miller, Dillard on PUP list

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
The Jaguars placed TE Zach Miller and WR Jarett Dillard on the physically-unable-to-perform list Friday with foot injuries, according to a report in the Florida Times-Union.

EverBank deal a 'game-changer' for Jaguars?

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
There is no question the naming-rights deal between the Jaguars and EverBank is a plus for the team's image, which has been clouded in recent years for not having such a deal and for poor ticket sales, but whether ...

Report: Jaguars sell stadium naming rights to local bank

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
The Jaguars and EverBank will announce today that they have reached a deal giving the Jacksonville-based financial institution exclusive naming rights to city-owned Jacksonville Municipal Stadium, The Florida Times-Union reported Monday. Terms of the agreement have not been disclosed, but ...

Jaguars sign sixth-round pick Karim

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed sixth-round pick Deji Karim on Friday, the team announced.

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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