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Jaguars could add depth later on in the draft at cornerback

Last season, we saw the cornerback position and really, the entire secondary go through a major overhaul under first-year general manager David Caldwell. In free agency, Caldwell added Will Blackmon, one of head coach Gus Bradley’s former players in Seattle, and Alan Ball. Jamell Fleming was claimed off waivers in the early part of last season while Dwayne Gratz, Demetrius McCray...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars’ secondary shows lots of promise moving forward

If you’re looking for some big splashes in free agency for the Jacksonville Jaguars, don’t look to find it in the secondary. Looking at the top-10 free agent defensive backs in the NFL, there are some guys who fit the mold of what Caldwell and head coach Gus Bradley are looking for, but both men feel they already have the right pieces in place, rightly so. Caldwell made some...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Experiencing Premier League Matches In Person During the Christmas Holidays: The Heart Of English Football

A winter break? Say it aint so. The festive period is without doubt my favorite part of the English football calendar. Games come thick and fast, the third round of the FA Cup is on the horizon and it’s the time of the season when in the Premier League the table really starts to take shape. Everyone has played everyone now, and teams can craft and refine their ambitions for the...
Via La Liga Talk
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars sign CB Ball, RB Forsett, DT Miller

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars, quiet during the first few days of free agency, have signed cornerback Alan Ball, running back Justin Forsett and defensive tackle Roy Miller. They signed contracts Friday, joining linebacker Geno Hayes in the team's free-agent class. Ball spent last season in Houston after playing five years in Dallas. He is expected to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans sit Ball along with 5 others already out

The Houston Texans have deactivated cornerback Alan Ball due to a foot injury, in addition to the five other players already declared out against the Tennessee Titans. Houston will start Barrett Ruud at middle linebacker in place of Bradie James, out with a hamstring injury. Ruud was with the Titans last season before losing his job to Colin McCarthy, but McCarthy is out against...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

The Good, Bad, and The Ugly: Panthers Edition

In this series we will give a breakdown of the game with stats, commentary, and updates. The Texans traveled to Carolina to take on the Panthers. The Texans started the game off on defense and forced Cam Newton and the Panthers on two consecutive three and out possessions. The Texans went on offense moved the ball, but unfortunately only scored a field goal. The Texans went on to...
Via State of the Texans
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Alan Ball: Under the Rader

The Houston Texans recently signed unrestricted free agent Alan Ball to the roster and initially most fans’ first impressions were he must be Jason Allen’s (former Texans cornerback) replacement. Alan Ball is one of Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips’ guys he drafted while he was in Dallas. Ball has an impressive combination of size and speed at 6’2 197 lbs with 4.48 speed...
Via State of the Texans
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans sign Justin Forsett, Alan Ball

This late into the offseason, there are not a lot of veteran free agents left. However, the Texans managed to find two and sign them to contracts today, signing Justin Forsett and Alan Ball. Forsett was previously a backup running back in Seattle who managed 1287 yards and 7 touchdowns on 278 carries in 3 seasons with 97 catches. Still only 26, it’s surprising that Forsett was...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Alan Ball Signs the the Texans

Confirmed by Houston Fox Sports Mark Berman, the Houston Texans have also signed former Dallas Cowboys safety Alan Ball. Once again defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is bringing in one of his former players in Ball who spent 4 seasons under Phillips as the Cowboys head coach. Ball came to the Cowboys in the 2007 NFL draft out of Illinois when he was drafted in the 7th round (237th...
Via State of the Texans
June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Draft Prospect: Dre Kirkpatrick

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images With our 90 year old veteran cornerback, Terrence Newman, retiring this year due to his Scooter claim from ‘The Scooter Store’ finally coming through, the Cowboys have some need in the secondary. Also leaving holes will be the eventual release of Alan Ball due to lack of any football skills whatsoever. This leaves the Cowboys with 3 veteran...
Via The Landry Hat
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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