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Patriots sign Ball to practice squad

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The New England Patriots are giving Montee Ball a second chance. The former Badgers running back has been signed to New England's practice squad. Ball was cut by the Broncos back in early September.

Denver drafted Ball in the second round in 2013. However, his career never got off the ground in Denver. Ball played in just 21 games with the Broncos. He rushed for 731 yards and five touchdowns.

Ball will be reunited with his former Wisconsin backfield mate James White in New England.

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