The Texans have agreed to contracts with former Dallas Cowboys cornerback Alan Ball and former Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett, according to multiple reports. The moves are not official, as they have not been announced by the team.
Ball, 27, was drafted by Dallas out of Illinois in 2007, Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips’ first year as Cowboys head coach. He played for Phillips for three-and-a-half seasons, starting 16 games and intercepting two passes in 2010. Ball (6-2, 197) started two games in 2011.
Forsett, 26, was a seventh-round pick out of California in 2008. He ran for 619 yards (5.4 per carry) in 2009, 523 (4.4 per carry) in 2010 and 145 (3.2 per carry) in 2011. Forsett (5-8, 198) has started seven games and has career totals of 1,287 rushing yards, 730 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.
Tags: Alan Ball, Free agency, Justin Forsett, Wade Phillips
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