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Christian Ballard Leaving Vikings

Posted By Blake Bass On August 19, 2013 @ 9:49 AM In NFL | No Comments

Vikings_Christian_Ballard_2013 [1]Defensive tackle Christian Ballard had a sack in the team’s preseason opener against the Houston Texans, but was later pulled from the game with a groin injury that’s kept him out of practice over the last week.

Ballard, a fourth-round pick in 2011, won’t be returning to practice this week either. Coach Leslie Frazier announced after Sunday’s practice that Ballard has been placed on the active-left squad list after informing the team that he would be taking time away to deal with some personal issues.

Read more on Pro Football Talk [2].

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