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Argos defence takes a hit as team releases star linebacker Marcus Ball

Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Henry Burris is tackled by Toronto Argonauts linebacker Marcus Ball

Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press

Another CFL player appears may be heading for a tryout in the NFL as the Toronto Argonauts announced Monday they had released linebacker Marcus Ball.

It's a big loss for Toronto's defence.

Ball had 69 tackles, four sacks and three interceptions last season.

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He joined the Argos in 2012 and was part of the Grey Cup winning team, with two key interceptions in the East final.

During Toronto's entire 2012 playoff run he had a total of 15 tackles and three interceptions and was named the team's outstanding defensive player for his efforts.

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