Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Montee Ball's sort-of stint with Patriots comes to end

The New England Patriots released running back Montee Ball Tuesday. No one noticed he was on the team in the first place.

Via NESN.com:
Ball, who was arrested Friday on tentative battery charges, was waived Tuesday, according to the NFL’s official transaction wire. Ball’s contract expired Feb. 1 after the spent the end of the 2015 season on the Patriots’ practice squad. He was never listed on the transaction wire as being re-signed.
According to ESPN's Mike Reiss, New England inked Ball to a futures contract at the beginning of the month. The team never announced the signing.