29-Year-Old Cornerback – Chicago Bears
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Ball will likely be one of Jacksonville's starting cornerbacks, playing opposite Dwyane Gratz. He's in the final year of his contract, so he'll look to prove he's still a starting-caliber corner as he...
2014 ADP: –
Bye Week: 9
Alan Ball Contract Information:
Signed a one-year contract with the Bears in March of 2015.
Ball signed a one-year contract with the Bears on Friday, ESPN's Jeff Dickerson reports.
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Alan Ball: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Ball, who recorded 22 tackles and a pick in seven starts for the Jaguars in 2014 prior to landing on IR with a biceps injury, is thus a candidate to start at cornerback for the Panthers this coming season opposite Josh Norman.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)The report adds that Ball hopes his current injury is not something that will sideline him for an extended period of time. “My thoughts are that it isn’t season-ending,” Ball said. “In the next week, week-and-a-half, I’m be trying to get my body back to the best it can possibly be and then go from there.” Ball visited a specialist in San Francisco this week for a second opinion, and at this point it's unclear if he'll require surgery or some other type of procedure.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Will likely serve as Jacksonville's nickel back this season.
Ball heads due south to Houston after five years in Dallas. Kareem Jackson and Jonathan Joseph are locked in as starters and there are some returning backups like Jason Allen and Brice McCain, so Ball will have to fight for a job.
With the experiment to turn Ball into a starting safety having been deemed a failure, he'll go back to providing secondary depth for the Cowboys.
Depth cornerback is in the mix for the starting free safety job.