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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

Report: Dolphins, OT Colombo agree to deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have agreed to a deal with former Cowboys OT Marc Colombo, reuniting him with Tony Sparano.

Dolphins sign DL Fields

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed DL Ronald Fields on Sunday. Fields spent the last two seasons with the Broncos.

Bush will bring excitement to Dolphins offense

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush brings excitement and star power to a Dolphins offense that has been lacking in that department.

Pouncey agrees to deal with Dolphins

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
C Mike Pouncey, the 15th pick in the 2011 NFL draft, agreed to a four-year contract with the Dolphins on Saturday

Dolphins sign LB Burnett

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have come to terms on a five-year deal with former Chargers LB Kevin Burnett. They also signed LB Jason Trusnik.

Report: Dolphins cut ILB Crowder

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Dolphins reportedly cut ILB Channing Crowder, one of the team's leaders on defense.

Dolphins ink draft picks

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Friday the signings of three of their draft picks - sixth-round FB-TE Charles Clay, seventh-round CB Jimmy Wilson and seventh-round DT Frank Kearse.

Report: Dolphins sign Moore as backup QB

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed QB Matt Moore to a two-year contract, essentially ending their pursuit of Broncos QB Kyle Orton.

Dolphins trade for RB Bush

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have acquired RB Reggie Bush from the Saints. Bush will sign a two-year deal with Miami.

Dolphins agree to two-year deal with DL McDaniel

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Dolphins re-signed DL Tony McDaniel, bolstering the depth of an already solid defensive line.

Bills to sign QB Thigpen

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Tyler Thigpen agreed to a three-year deal with the Bills, reuniting with former offensive coordinator Chan Gailey.

Dolphins RB Thomas expected to be part of new 'Wildcat'

Posted July 22, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
We heard in May that Dolphins rookie RB Daniel Thomas would be expected to handle a big workload in his first NFL season. He may be adding the "Wildcat" to his list of things to learn.

Report: Marshall says wife did not stab him

Posted July 15, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall said that his wife did stab him nor assault him on April 22.

The origin and future of the 'Wildcat'

Posted July 04, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The 'Wildcat' formation came to the NFL nearly three years ago, and while defenses are learning how to stop it, athletic players are coming into the league each year to keep it alive.

Former Dolphins DT Gardener arrested

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins first-round pick Daryl Gardener was arrested on the campus of University of Central Florida on a charge of domestic-violence battery, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel is reporting.


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.