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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

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots' secondary will have the task of slowing down Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall in the season opener.

Dolphins bring back veteran RB Johnson

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The Dolphins re-signed veteran RB Larry Johnson on Thursday and waived OG Ray Feinga. Johnson was in camp with Miami before being cut last weekend.

Report: Patriots claim LB Edds

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots continued making moves on Tuesday, reportedly claiming former Dolphins ILB A.J. Edds off waivers.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

RB Johnson, CB Allen among Dolphins cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Veterans RB Larry Johnson and CB Will Allen were among the cuts made by the Dolphins on Saturday.

Starters watch as Dolphins beat Cowboys

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
The Dolphins won a battle of backups Thursday night by beating the Dallas Cowboys 17-3 in the final exhibition game for both teams.

Dolphins place OL Barbre on I.R.

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Dolphins got their roster down to 80 players Tuesday afternoon by placing OL Allen Barbre on injured reserve and waiving OT Tyler Donahue.

Dolphins 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Find out how close the Dolphins are to contending in the rugged AFC East in our in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of Miami.

Dolphins add S Alexander

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
S Gerald Alexander has signed with the Dolphins, he announced on his Twitter page Sunday afternoon.

Late Bucs TD drive beats Dolphins

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Rudy Carpenter threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Nathan Overbay with 3:11 remaining, giving Tampa Bay a 17-13 preseason victory over Miami on Saturday night.

Dolphins finding ways to use speedy Gates

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Dolphins rookie WR Clyde Gates was drafted for his speed and he is showing it off this preseason as a receiver and returner.

Bess confident in Dolphins' new-look offense

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Davone Bess told PFW that he likes Brian Daboll's new, attacking-style offense.

Dolphins sign RB Johnson

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
In the market for an experienced runner to complement newcomer Reggie Bush and rookie Daniel Thomas, the Dolphins have signed veteran RB Larry Johnson.

Bush stars as Dolphins top Panthers 20-10

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
New Dolphins RB Reggie Bush racked up 81 total yards as host Miami topped Carolina 20-10 on Friday night.

Can Dolphins RB Reggie Bush make a fantasy impact?

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Don't expect Reggie Bush to turn into a strong runner in Miami. However, the likelihood that he plays a key role in the passing game enhances his fantasy appeal.

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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