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Abram Elam

Abram Elam - #27 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 207 lbs.
Birthday 10/15/1981
Birthplace Riviera Beach, FL
College Kent State
Years played 8

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Follow the movement of the 2011 free agents in this list, broken down by position.


Posted Dec. 09, 2012
Elam is active for Sunday's game against Oakland.||||||| Elam missed last week's game with a quadriceps injury, which he suffered on Dec. 2 against Carolina.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers and safety Abe Elam left Sunday's game with injuries, leaving Kansas City short in the defensive backfield against the Panthers' Cam Newton.||||||| Elam left with what the team characterized as a left leg injury.
Posted June 04, 2012
The Chiefs have signed Elam to provide depth behind Eric Berry.||||||| Elam will be entering his seventh season in the league after spending last year with the Cowboys. He's also played for the Jets and the Browns, starting 64 of the 92 games he's appeared in with 365 tackles, five sacks and three interceptions. Berry has been held out while recovering from a torn left ACL early last season, and fellow starter Kendrick Lewis has been out after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery.
Posted Aug. 04, 2011
Free agent Abram Elam agreed to a one-year deal Thursday with the Cowboys, giving new Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan a safety that played for him the past two seasons. The deal for Elam came a day after unrestricted free agent safety Gerald Sensabaugh got a similar contract to remain with the Cowboys.||||||| Elam will get $2.5 million for one season, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not officially announced the deal with the unrestricted free agent before its scheduled practice Thursday night. While playing the past two seasons in Cleveland for Ryan, Elam started 31 of 32 games. He had 135 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions with the Browns. He began his career in Dallas in 2006.
Posted June 14, 2010
Elam is one of five restricted free agents to sign one-year tenders with the Cleveland Browns.||||||| Elam has a $1.759 million base salary. Elam has three sacks and one interception in his career.