Montee Ball RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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.com "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.com "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.com "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.