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Dannell Ellerbe

Dannell Ellerbe - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 11/29/1985
Birthplace Hamlet, NC
College Georgia
Years played 5

Fantasy spin: Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
Even if Ryan Tannehill does start this season, there are more than a dozen better fantasy backup QBs.

Dolphins did what they needed to in taking Tannehill

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Twenty-nine years to the day the Dolphins picked Dan Marino, they must hope that Ryan Tannehill can bring the ‘Fins back to glory.

From basketball to accounting, NFL next challenge for Brown

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Les Brown has not played organized football in more than six years, but that didn't stop the Dolphins from giving him a chance.

Merling gets cut by Dolphins

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Phillip Merling, who made five starts for Miami during his four professional seasons, was cut on Monday.

OT Colombo to retire a Cowboy

Posted April 20, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Mark Colombo signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys on Friday, allowing him to retire as a member of the team.

Raiders-Dolphins game time changed

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
The starting time for the Raiders-Dolphins Week Two game at Sun Life Stadium has been moved to 1 p.m. Eastern, the teams announced Thursday. 

WR Naanee signs with Dolphins

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
WR Legedu Naanee signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins, his agent David Canter confirmed on Twitter. 

Report: Dolphins add former basketball player

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed former college basketball player Les Brown, according to Tony Pauline of Sports Illustrated.

Dolphins sign OLB Guyton

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
Three days after he visited the Dolphins, LB Gary Guyton has agreed to terms with the team on a one-year deal.

Dolphins re-up with pair of RFAs

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Dolphins DL Phillip Merling and OT Lydon Murtha signed their restricted free-agent tenders on Tuesday, officially keeping them in Miami for the 2012 season.

Vikings sign LB Mitchell

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced the signing of former Dolphins free-agent LB Marvin Mitchell on Tuesday.

Dolphins add S Johnson

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Thursday that they signed former Vikings free-agent S Tyrell Johnson.

Miami Dolphins

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Here are the Miami Dolphins top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Fasano, NFL players get business education

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano was among the players who traded in cleats for notebooks this week at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 

Connecting the draft dots

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a creative, draft-related perspective on five of the biggest NFL moves so far this offseason.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
A person with knowledge of the contract says Ellerbe has agreed to a $35 million, five-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no deal had been announced Tuesday night. Ellerbe, 27, had 4 1/2 sacks last year for the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.||||||| Ellerbe was undrafted out of Georgia and has 14 career starts in four NFL seasons. He gives the Dolphins more youth at the position, leaving the status of nine-year veteran Karlos Dansby in doubt.
Posted Jan. 07, 2013
Ellerbe said he'll be ready to play against Denver.||||||| Ellerbe hurt his ankle and sat out the fourth quarter last week against the Colts.
Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Ellerbe is active for the Ravens against the Giants.||||||| Ellerbe had been bothered by a sprained ankle.

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