Former Broncos running back Montee Ball clears waivers

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Denver Broncos cut RB Montee Ball
Monday September 7th, 2015

Former Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball has cleared waivers and is now a free agent, reports’s Ian Rappoport.

Ball, who opened 2014 as the Broncos’ starting tailback, was released by the team on Sunday after two seasons. He slipped to fourth on the team’s depth chart this preseason behind C.J. AndersonRonnie Hillman and Juwan Thompson.

The 24-year-old played just 5 games last year due to a groin injury. He’s averaged 4.2 yards per carry in 21 career games.

Denver selected Ball in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft after totaling 3,753 in his final two seasons at Wisconsin.

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