The Cardinals failed to tender offers to restricted free agents TE Jake Ballard, RB Alfonso Smith, OLB Marcus Benard, and DE Ronald Talley, making them unrestricted free agents.
The Arizona Republic expects the Cardinals to tender an offer to restricted free-agent TE Jake Ballard this offseason.
Cardinals TE Jake Ballard caught three balls for 13 yards and a touchdown in Arizona's Week 15 win over Tennessee.
Cardinals agreed to terms with TE Jake Ballard on a one-year contract.
Free agent TE Jake Ballard will work out for the Chiefs on Tuesday.
Free agent TE Jake Ballard wants to sign with a team this week.
The Ravens will work out free agent TE Jake Ballard on Monday.
Patriots waived TE Jake Ballard.
The Patriots are expected to open the season with Jake Ballard in Rob Gronkowski's old in-line tight end role, and Zach Sudfeld in Hernandez's "flex" tight end position.
Patriots TE Jake Ballard has fallen behind journeyman Daniel Fells and UDFA Zach Sudfeld in the training camp pecking order.
ESPN Boston agrees that TE Jake Ballard "could have a tough time" cracking the Patriots' 53-man roster.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported on NFL Insiders that TE Jake Ballard is in danger of not making the Patriots' roster.
Jake Ballard (knee) was unable to participate in Saturday's intra-squad scrimmage.
Patriots TE Jake Ballard is down to 260 pounds after playing with the Giants at 278.