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Former Viking Sues the NFLPA

Article via: The Minneapolis Star- Tribune. Former Vikings DL Christian Ballard is suing the NFLPA for allegedly withholding information from its players about the risk of head injuries. A fourth-round pick in the 2011 draft, Ballard is coincidentally representing the players association in a grievance concerning roughly $240,000 in 2013 base salary he collected, but the Vikings...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Christian Ballard NFL “Wasn’t Fun For Me”

Well the mystery around Minnesota Viking defensive tackle Christian Ballard has finally been revealed. The defensive tackle just wasn’t having any fun these days on the football field. Ballard made it clear he wants to concentrate more on his family and living life happily, instead of resuming his NFL career at this point. He didn’t entirely shoot down the possibility of returning...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings ‘moving forward’ without Christian Ballard

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier hasn’t spoken to defensive tackle Christian Ballard for over a week now and doesn’t think the he’ll play this season. “I think you have to approach it that way,” Frazier said today, via 
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Christian Ballard Placed on Active/Left Squad List

Former 4th round pick and defensive tackle Christian Ballard has left the Vikings citing “personal reasons”. It appears he will be gone for at least this full week and possibly more. As of now not many details. Ballard was pretty close to a lock on making the final 53 man roster, but this news could put him right along side the other bubble players. With such a good amount of...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings' Christian Ballard placed on active-left team list

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Christian Ballard's absence from the Minnesota Vikings is going into its second week and coach Leslie Frazier still isn't sure when the third-year defensive tackle might return to the team. Frazier offered an update on Ballard, who's been out because of a personal matter since he appeared in the team's first preseason game on Aug. 9 on Sunday...
Via Fox Sports North
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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