The Facts: Ballage has been the first running back on the field with the first-string offense at the start of camp.
Diehards Line:Ballage said in April that he plans to compete with Kenyan Drake for the Dolphins’ No. 1 running back job. With training camp now open, not only is Ballage competing Drake, but he appears to have the early lead. ... Stay tuned. We’ll be following up as needed.