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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

AFC East draft needs

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
An overall theme in the AFC East is a need at the safety position, but a weak draft class at safety may lead the Jets to consider OLB Courtney Upshaw in the first round.

Report: Dolphins LB Misi arrested

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Koa Misi was arrested Friday by the Broward County Sherriff’s fugitive squad.

Tannehill works out for NFL scouts

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 3:23 a.m. ET
Ryan Tannehill could be a top-10 pick in next month's NFL draft, less than two years after lining up as a receiver for Texas A&M.

Expectations remain high for Odrick

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
Heading into 2012, with Miami continuing to look for more of a pass rush outside Cameron Wake, expectations again are high for DE Jared Odrick.

Looking for hope after a bleak March for the Dolphins

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have had a miserable March in free agency and fans are restless, but there are some things to be optimistic about.

Fantasy spin: David Garrard

Posted March 25, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
David Garrard is back in the NFL after a year out recovering from back problems. Is he fantasy relevant and if so, can he make an impact?

Patriots add ex-Dolphins CB Allen

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots continue to add players via free agency, signing former Dolphins free-agent CB Will Allen on Wednesday.

Elway: Tebow took news of Manning deal with class

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 2:42 a.m. ET
On the day of Peyton Manning's arrival, the Tim Tebow action photos that once graced the hallways at Broncos HQ were gone.

Dolphins fans protest way team is being run

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
More than two dozen frustrated fans gathered outside the Miami Dolphins' complex Tuesday to protest the way the team is being run.

Reports: Dolphins agree with QB Garrard

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have reached agreement on a contract with former Jaguars QB David Garrard, multiple media outlets reported Monday. 

Dolphins release S Bell

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have released S Yeremiah Bell, who led the team in tackles each of the past four seasons.

Left in Manning's wake

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
With Peyton Manning headed to Denver, what will the other teams who were vying for his services do at the all-important QB position?

Report: 49ers' Smith to visit Seahawks, too

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
49ers UFA QB Alex Smith, visiting Miami on Sunday, is also slated to visit Seattle, Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday.

Reports: Garrard to visit Dolphins

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Former Jaguars QB David Garrard is slated to visit the Dolphins this week, multiple media outlets reported Sunday.

Reports: 49ers QB Smith visiting Dolphins

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
49ers UFA QB Alex Smith will visit the Dolphins on Sunday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

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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