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 with Dallas (2007-11), Houston (2012) and Jacksonville (2013-14). Ball has six interceptions and 34 pass breakups in his career.

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