The Denver Broncos have released running back Montee Ball

By SI Wire
September 06, 2015

The Denver Broncos have released running back Montee Ball, the team announced Sunday.

Ball opened 2014 as Denver’s starting tailback, but a groin injury in Week 5 sidelined him for all but one of the team’s remaining games.

Ball was competing for carries with running backs C.J. Anderson, Ronnie Hillman, and Juwan Thompson, and slipped behind them on the depth chart.

Ball, 24, has played in a total of 21 games over his two-year career. He’s scored five times while averaging 4.2 yards per carry.

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The Broncos took Ball in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft.​

He rushed for a total of 3,753 yards in his final two years at Wisconsin.

- Kenny Ducey

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