According to multiple reports out of Broncos camp, the running back was participating in non-contact practice Tuesday.
Ball is set to be the Broncos' primary ball carrier after displaying good upside his rookie year. Slotted to replace Knowshon Moreno, Ball came in at No. 7 in Around The League's "Making The Leap" countdown this offseason.
We don't expect Ball to participate in the rest of the preseason, but getting him back to practice and doing light drills today was a first step in the process that should see him in the starting backfield Week 1.Here is some other injury news we are following:
2. Jets fourth-round wide receiver Shaq Evans is out for the season, coach Rex Ryan said Tuesday per the New York Daily News. Evans suffered what Ryan called a "serious" shoulder injury early in camp and tweeted that he is undergoing surgery.
3. Bills rookie wideout Sammy Watkins was back on the practice field in full pads Tuesday after suffering a rib contusion in Saturday's 19-16 preseason loss to the Steelers. Watkins was limited and didn't participate in team drills, according to the team's website.
4. Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham sat out practice Tuesday because he was sore after he appeared to tweak his hamstring Monday. He has been ruled out for Friday's game, per The Star-Ledger. This is not good: