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The Cleveland Browns seemed content with their running back corps, until today.

With just days to go before the Browns take to the field in their season opener against the New York Jets, the Browns currently only have two running backs on their roster in Isaiah Crowell and Duke Johnson.

Head coach Mike Pettine seemed completely satisfied with that, until it was revealed that the team were in talks with Montee Ball over a potential signing.

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Browns for Ball?

According to a report from Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, the Browns have spoken to Ball since he became a free agent after clearing waivers earlier this week.

The report went on to add that several other teams have also been in contact with the former Bronco, who was a second-round pick in 2013, and that it is “uncertain” where he’ll land.

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Staying Unsigned

The Browns passed on a chance to claim Ball, off the waiver wire, in time to have him practice with the team this week, as did any other team that might have interest.

It seems that the former Denver Broncos halfback will remain unsigned until after week one, when NFL coaches get a better chance to evaluate their running back situations and any injuries that are picked up to their current backs.

Ball was a second round pick by the Broncos in the 2013 Draft. He was taken two spots ahead of former Alabama and current Green Bay Packers star Eddie Lacy, who has become one of the league's premier running backs, while Ball has gone in the exact opposite direction.

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