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Charles Johnson calls out Alan Ball for not signing with the Carolina Panthers

A couple of weeks ago we passed along a report that said free agent cornerback Alan Ball was signing with the Carolina Panthers. As it turns out those reports were premature and yesterday Ball wound up signing with the Chicago Bears. The decision was a confusing one on a number of fronts and a lot of Panthers fans are not too happy about it, and they’re not the only ones… AROUND...
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Bears sign former Jags CB Ball

Continuing to shore up personnel deficiencies on the defensive side of the ball, the Chicago Bears inked veteran CB Alan Ball to a one-year deal. Ball, a University of Illinois product, adds depth to a depleted CB unit. Ball isn’t a long-term option, but the eight-year pro gives the Bears some stability and experience at an important position.  He made [...]
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Potential Position Battle: Alan Ball or Tim Jennings?

The Chicago Bears got back in free agency talks today, signing a veteran cornerback Alan Ball.  Ball, who turns 30 in two days on March 29th, spent the 2014-2015 NFL season wearing a Jacksonville Jaguars jersey (say that five times fast).  Before that, he spent 2012 on the Houston Texans, and 2007-2011 with the Dallas Cowboys, who drafted him in the 7th round of the 2007 NFL Draft...
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Chicago Bears announce signing one of the best cornerbacks on the market

Last week it looked like Alan Ball was on the verge of signing with the Carolina Panthers. As it turns out, those reports were premature and no deal ever got done. That’s good news for the Chicago Bears because today they snagged him… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks...
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Latest Free Agent Signing Points to the End of Charles Tillman’s Career in Chicago

As soon as the signing of free agent cornerback Alan Ball was announced Friday morning, some Chicago Bears fans read the writing on the wall. Bears’ GM Ryan Pace inked Ball to a one-year deal, adding the eight-year veteran to Chicago’s secondary. Kyle Fuller and Tim Jennings are the current starting cornerbacks for the Bears and Ball joins the duo adding more depth to the position...
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Bears agree to 1-year deal with cornerback Alan Ball

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with former Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Alan Ball. The move was announced Friday. Ball missed the final nine games with the Jaguars last year because of a biceps injury after starting seven. He had one interception and broke up three passes. He has appeared in 93 games with 44 starts over eight seasons...
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Chicago Bears Sign A Cornerback

According to Jayson Braddock, NFL writer, the Chicago Bears have signed former Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Alan Ball. Chicago Bears announce the signing of CB Alan Ball — Jayson Braddock (@JaysonBraddock) March 27, 2015 With eight years under his belt, Ball has played for Jacksonville, Houston and Dallas. He has record six career interceptions and 181 total tackles. The...
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Bears Sign CB Alan Ball To A One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears announced the signing of CB Alan Ball to a one-year contract on Friday. #Bears have signed CB Alan Ball to a 1-year contract. Ball has played 8 NFL seasons with Cowboys, Texans and Jaguars. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 27, 2015 Previous reports had said that Ball had an agreement in ...
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Secondary Overhaul: The Carolina Panthers add another cornerback to the mix

Apparently priority one for Ron Rivera and the Carolina Panthers this offseason is to upgrade their secondary. So far they have already added cornerback Teddy Williams and safety Kurt Coleman this week, now it seems they’re looking to add a veteran cornerback to the mix… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately QB Rankings: Ranking the starting...
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