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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

Chiefs add veteran S Elam

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed former Cowboys S Abram Elam on Monday, the team announced.

Cowboys' Ryan takes blame for communication issues

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has taken public hits lately for the Cowboys' defensive issues.

Report: Cowboys sign S Elam

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Abram Elam will be reunited with Rob Ryan, as he signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys.

Reports: Browns sign FS Young

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Browns could have a new starting free safety, as WKNR-AM in Cleveland and other media outlets are reporting the team will sign free agent Usama Young.

Steelers excited about RB Redman's upside

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
Steelers RB coach Kirby Wilson has liked what he has seen from second-year RB Isaac Redman,according to AFC North Whispers.

Elam likes way Haden, Ward approach game

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 9:40 p.m. ET
Browns S Abram Elam likes the work ethic of rookies S T.J. Ward and CB Joe Haden.

Five questions with Browns S Abram Elam

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Browns S Abram Elam, one of the defense's top playmakers, for his take on several topics, including the biggest difference between the 2010 club and the '09 edition.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 12 games.

Browns players of the week: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week Nine.

Browns-Ravens matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
How the Browns' safeties contend with Ravens TE Todd Heap bears watching.   

Report: Browns' RFAs all re-sign

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
The Browns' four remaining restricted free agents — S Abram Elam, RB Jerome Harrison, OLB Matt Roth, FB Lawrence Vickers — have signed their one-year contract tenders, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Monday, joining ILB D'Qwell Jackson, whose re-signing was reported ...

Report: Browns' RFA offers to be reduced after June 15

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Browns have sent letters to their five unsigned restricted free agents informing them their one-year tender offers will be reduced if they don't sign by June 15, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday.


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.