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Christian Ballard

25-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Minnesota Vikings

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

Ballard will work as a backup interior defensive lineman again in 2013....

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2013 ADP:

Bye Week:  5

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Personal
HT: 6' 4"   WT: 284   DOB: 1/3/1989
College: Iowa  Show ContractHide Contract

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Christian Ballard Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Vikings in July of 2011.

September 4, 2013  –  Christian Ballard News

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Ballard remains away from the Vikings for a personal issue. Head coach Leslie Frazier says he hasn't talked to Ballard in a week and is proceeding as if he won't be available this season, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Christian Ballard NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2011 22 Min 16 12 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 23 Min 16 15 9 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

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Defensive Snaps in 2013

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

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Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 381 205

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Christian Ballard 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Det
2 @Chi
3 Cle
4 Pit
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Car
7 @NYG
8 GB
9 @Dal
10 Was
11 @Sea
12 @GB
13 Chi
14 @Bal
15 Phi
16 @Cin
17 Det

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Christian Ballard
As Compared To Other Defensive Tackles
Height:   6' 4"
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Weight:   284 lbs
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Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
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Christian Ballard: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ballard (groin) has been away from the Vikings for the past eight days due to a personal issue, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Ballard had a sack in Friday's preseason game, but missed Sunday's practice with a groin injury, ESPN 1500 am Twin Cities reports.

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Ballard had three total tackles and a sack in Sunday's win over St. Louis.

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Ballard made his first career start at nose tackle in Monday's loss at Green Bay and had three tackles, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Ballard was selected 106th overall by the Vikings in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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Ballard tested positive for marijuana use at the NFL Combine in February, FoxSports.com reports.

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2012

Backup defensive tackle.