Montee Ball RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Montee Ball Arrested For Violating Bond Conditions

    Deadspin "NFL free agent running back Montee Ball was arrested Saturday night in Whitewater, Wis. “on a felony bail jumping violation,” according to the Madison ABC affiliate. WKOW reports that police suspected Ball was drinking alcohol in a bar, which his bond conditions don’t allow: Police were..." April 12

  • Montee Ball facing charges in second domestic violence case

    Wisconsin State Journal "Former University of Wisconsin running back Montee Ball on Thursday faced a new set of domestic abuse charges involving a former girlfriend who told police that he choked her during an argument in 2014, under circumstances similar to those described last month by a different girlfriend. The new..." March 19

  • Police: Montee Ball Threw His Girlfriend Into A Table

    Deadspin "NFL free-agent running back Montee Ball threw his girlfriend into a table in their hotel room before he was arrested and charged with battery, according to a Madison (Wisc.) PD report. When police arrived to the couple’s room at the Hampton Inn and Suites on Feb. 5, the victim was being treated..." February 17

  • Montee Ball charged with misdemeanors for incidents at hotel, in vehicle

    Wisconsin State Journal "Former NFL and Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball won't face felony charges related to an incident early Friday in which police say he injured his girlfriend during an argument at a Downtown hotel. Instead, Ball was charged with disorderly conduct for the incident, a misdemeanor that..." February 08

  • Montee Ball arrested for allegedly battering girlfriend at Downtown hotel "Former Wisconsin Badgers star running back Montee Ball was arrested by Madison police early Friday after he allegedly pushed his girlfriend into a table at a Downtown hotel. Ball, 25, was taken to the Dane County Jail on a tentative charge of substantial battery. Police were called at about..." February 05

  • RB Montee Ball happy for fresh start with Patriots

    ESPN "Running back Montee Ball, who went from 2013 second-round draft choice of the Denver Broncos to spending most of the 2015 season out of football, has resurfaced on the New England Patriots practice squad and he's happy for the fresh start. "It was shocking when the Broncos let me go, but I..." December 18

  • Patriots Sign Former Broncos Montee Ball

    Pats Pulpit "The New England Patriots have signed running back Montee Ball in order to cover the injury suffered by starting running back LeGarrette Blount. The 5'10, 215 lbs Ball was a 2nd round pick in 2013 by the Denver Broncos, selected one pick before the Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson. Ball holds..." December 16

  • Report: Packers work out former Wisconsin Badgers RB Montee Ball

    ACME Packing Company "Something was weird with Eddie Lacy on Thursday night. Nobody outside of the Green Bay Packers' organization really knows what's going on, and nobody is telling, but clearly something happened this week or during the game against the Lions to make him fall out of favor with his coaching..." December 04

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    With Forte injured, Bears discussing Montee Ball, who was in Denver with John Fox. Wait and see here.

  • Montee Ball to the Browns rumors heat up

    Waiting For Next Year "The Cleveland Browns put themselves in a precarious spot when they traded Terrance West with barely a week to go before their first real game against the Jets. They left themselves with second-year, undrafted runner Isaiah Crowell and a rookie engaged in the NFL’s concussion protocol, Duke..." September 10

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    Field Yates @FieldYates

    Former Broncos RB Montee Ball goes unclaimed on waivers. He's now a free agent.

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    #Broncos cut Montee Ball and Gino Gradkowski to make room for waiver claims. So another running back available.

  • Broncos release Montee Ball

    Denver Post "The Broncos selected their 53-man roster Saturday, but John Elway, as expected, was hardly finished shaping Denver's 2015 roster. On Sunday, the Broncos claimed center James Ferentz off waivers from Houston and tight end Mitchell Henry off waivers from Green Bay. Too make room for the latest..." September 06

  • Broncos, Cowboys working on possible Montee Ball trade

    The Gazette "Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball might be on the move to Texas. A report on, citing a Denver TV sports reporter, said the Broncos and the Dallas Cowboys are discussing a deal for Ball. " September 05

  • Montee Ball losing grip on job while sliding down Broncos depth chart

    Denver Post "Montee Ball doesn't see the fire yet, but he sure smells the smoke. Despite being listed as the No. 2 tailback on the Broncos' depth chart, Ball didn't get a carry until the fourth quarter of their 19-12 preseason victory over the 49ers on Saturday. That didn't sit well with the former..." August 31

  • Broncos’ offense doesn’t have much room for Montee Ball

    Pro Football Talk "Montee Ball has said he thinks he’ll be the No. 1 running back in Denver again. But it doesn’t look that way. Last year Ball was a distant fourth on the team in rushing, with 55 carries for 172 yards — an average of just 3.1 yards a carry. And this year, after the team’s veteran minicamp, it..." June 21

  • Montee Ball out to regain Broncos starting job after trying 2014

    Denver Post "DeMarcus Ware noticed it: "Just his preparation," he said. "He's really coming out with a tenacity like, 'You know what, when you give me that ball, I'm trying to get to the end zone.' " Running backs coach Eric Studesville noticed it, too: "He's highly motivated, so he's really serious...." June 10

  • Montee Ball plans to regain Broncos' No. 1 RB job "Montee Ball's injury ravaged, disappointing 2014 season saw not one, but two other running backs blow by him on the depth chart. As the Denver Broncos enter offseason workouts, Ball sits behind and C.J. Anderson, Ronnie Hillman -- intriguing Juwan Thompson also resides on the depth chart. Ball..." April 30

  • Broncos place Montee Ball, Quinton Carter on season-ending injured reserve

    Denver Post "Montee Ball entered this season with hopes of emerging as one of the NFL's elite running backs. It ended in an injury-riddled disaster. Needing two roster spots to clear room for linebacker Danny Trevathan and tight end Dominique Jones on the 53-man roster, the Broncos placed Ball and safety..." December 13

  • Montee Ball aggravated a groin injury in his first game back after missing five weeks.

    SB Nation "Montee Ball aggravated a groin injury against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday after undergoing an MRI on Monday and he's expected to be out for two or three weeks, according to the Denver Post's Mike Klis. The second-year running back hadn't played since first suffering the groin injury in Week 5,..." November 18

  • Montee Ball has first full practice since Oct. 5 injury

    ESPN "With Ronnie Hillman now out at least two to three weeks with a left foot sprain, it is a good time for Montee Ball to be back in the Denver Broncos’ rotation at running back. Ball, who practiced on a limited basis last week and was then held out of the Broncos’ 41-17 win Sunday over the..." November 12

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    Lindsay Jones @bylindsayhjones

    Montee Ball is practicing in pads today. #broncos

  • Broncos' Montee Ball lighter and leaner, and he must compete for his old job

    ESPN "As Montee Ball closes in on a return to the Denver Broncos lineup, he knows he was the starter when he suffered a right groin injury in the team’s Oct. 5 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. And he says he knows, four games later to this point, that he’s not the starter now. It’s Ronnie..." November 05

  • Broncos' Montee Ball expected to miss 2-3 weeks with groin injury

    Denver Post "Broncos running back Montee Ball will not require surgery to repair the strained groin he suffered during a non-contact play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. However, Ball is expected to be sidelined several weeks, according to two NFL sources. Ball underwent a magnetic resonance imaging..." October 07

  • Montee Ball on track for season opener

    Denver Post "Montee Ball participated in practice Wednesday in a limited capacity, continuing to regain strength after an appendectomy. He won't play Saturday, but his progress suggests he's on track for the season opener. He won't know until he takes that first hit. "There was no hesitation to return..." August 21

  • Broncos RB Montee Ball cleared for practice

    Denver Post "Broncos running back Montee Ball has received full medical clearance, two weeks since he underwent an appendectomy. “He’s all good to go,” Broncos coach John Fox said. However, there is a difference between medical clearance and getting the green light to play tackle football. " August 19

  • Montee Ball remains a good gamble at Broncos running back

    Denver Post "What if Montee Ball stinks? It's a question we haven't really touched on too much here, so let's talk about it for a second. The Broncos are all-in on the aptly named running back, but what if Ball proves to be like, I don't know, Lance Ball? Clearly, that's the gamble the Broncos are..." March 27

  • Broncos' Montee Ball wants the ball, even if he has to share backfield

    Denver Post "Is cocky poppycock? Or is there something to be said about being cocky, this way of life, this state of mind? For however many cocky jocks there have been — Deion Sanders, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, every boxer named "Sugar" — there have been the humble heroes who've similarly succeeded —..." February 13

  • Can Montee Ball be a RB1in Fantasy Football?

    Predominantly Orange "Oh, to remember the days of Montee Ball being a hot fantasy football sleeper. I think of them fondly, as the former Wisconsin Badgers running back entered last year’s draft slightly underrated and the Denver Broncos snatched him up to be their new starter. That’s what we all thought,..." February 01

  • Montee Ball says playing with Peyton Manning is “overwhelming”

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos rookie running back Montee Ball says his head was spinning the first time he stepped on a practice field with Peyton Manning. “Well, first off, it was overwhelming at the beginning just because it’s a difficult offensive play book, just because it’s Peyton Manning. He keeps a lot of..." January 29

  • Reunion awaiting ex-Badgers

    Denver Post "The way running back Montee Ball sees his rookie season in the NFL is that he's playing his best football just when the Broncos need him to. The fact that he's had strong performances in relief of Knowshon Moreno in playoff victories over San Diego and New England allows him to think he's..." January 26

  • John Fox: Hillman was going in game despite RPS battle

    ESPN "With the Philadelphia Eagles already on his mind Denver Broncos coach John Fox played rock to scissors paper to rock in dispelling the idea his team's running backs decided who would get a touchdown carry Monday night by playing a game on the sideline. Following the Broncos' 37-21 victory over..." September 25

  • Broncos' Montee Ball gets first-team reps at tailback in practice

    Denver Post "There was a ball tucked inside Ronnie Hillman's arm while another Ball took his place with the first-string offense. Hillman had held off Montee Ball as the Broncos' starting tailback through the organized team activities in May the minicamp session in June every day of training camp in July..." August 27

  • Dress rehearsal over, who starts at running back for the Denver Broncos?

    ESPN Radio 102.3 Denver "Week three of the preseason is largely considered the dress rehearsal for the regular season. Starters play into the third quarter and this is the week of the preseason that looks most like a regular season contest. The Broncos played the Rams on Saturday night at Sport Authority Field at Mile..." August 26

  • Montee Ball Moving Into Bigger Role With Broncos

    Predominantly Orange "Denver is another name for opportunity at least in rookie Montee Ball’s eyes. After three fumbles (two lost and returned for touchdowns) by Ronnie Hillman in the last two weeks the starting running back spot for the Broncos is Ball’s gig to lose. It was a big night for Ball on Saturday...." August 25

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    Peter King @SI_PeterKing

    Den stuff: Montee Ball better than Pittman to win job eventually ... Rookie DE Quanterus Smith flashes ... Elway: DRC best cover CB in lg.

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