Coats already gone; Lance Ball returns

For those who were excited by yesterday's signing of TE Daniel Coats, you'll have to move on already - because the Broncos have. According to LJ, Denver has released Coats today and brought RB Lance Ball back to the 53-man roster. Ball had been on the practice squad.

UPDATE 5:50PM ET In his presser today, Josh McDaniels said the Colts were about to sign Ball, which prompted the Broncos to promote the RB to retain his future services:

"There was some interest in Lance," said Broncos coach Josh McDaniels. "We've spent a lot of time with Lance. We like the way he's progressed in our system. You have to make a choice sometimes. You've invested a lot of time and effort into him. He's invested a lot of time and effort into our system. He's on the practice squad to develop and hopefully have a future with us. So based on the interest there was in Lance we went ahead and made that choice. We still have an interest in Coats, too. It's unfortunate it had to happen that quick."

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