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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

Dolphins trade up and fill team's biggest need

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Their draft isn't flashy, but the Dolphins are 2-for-2 in selecting players who can start at positions of need.

Fantasy outlook: RB Daniel Thomas

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
He might have been the 62nd overall pick, but RB Daniel Thomas could be a fantasy sleeper in Miami's backfield.

Dolphins trade three picks for RB Thomas

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
The Dolphins traded three picks to the Redskins to move up to No. 62 and draft Kansas State RB Daniel Thomas.

Dolphins address big weakness by drafting Pouncey

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 9:44 p.m. ET
The Dolphins did not draft the best player available, instead addressing a need by taking OG-C Mike Pouncey.

Former Dolphins TE, broadcaster Mandich dies

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 1:19 a.m. ET
Former Dolphins TE and broadcaster Jim Mandich died Tuesday night at the age of 62 after a bout with cancer.

NFL players arrive to work on Tuesday

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
NFL players were told on Monday evening they could return to work by Judge Susan Richard Nelson, and on Tuesday morning, they did.

Dolphins WR Marshall stabbed; wife arrested

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall was rushed to the intensive care unit of a South Florida hospital early Saturday morning after being stabbed. He has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Potential three-man race to start at Dolphins' FS spot

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the Dolphins will return plenty of talent on defense, there is one intriguing position battle to watch to see who starts at free safety opposite Yeremiah Bell.

Gaine new Dolphins director of pro personnel

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have promoted Brian Gaine to director of player personnel.

Marshall offers Super Bowl pick, draft analysis

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall wrote on Twitter he thinks Miami fans are in store for an enjoyable season and that at least one QB in the draft will turn into a great success.

Dolphins' best chance to win in '11 is with Henne as QB

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The lockout came at a rough time for a Dolphins team trying to revamp its offense, as Chad Henne will likely remain the starter, and he brings with him Miami's best chance to win.

Goodell tells Dolphins fans that new labor agreement must be a CBA

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell spoke with Dolphins season-ticket holders on Wednesday and said that the owners are ready to resume negotiations with the players.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 15

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 15th pick in the NFL draft, including LB Brian Cushing by the Texans in 2009.

Draft Dose: Who needs an interior lineman?

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In the 26th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at six teams that could consider drafting an interior lineman, like Florida's Mike Pouncey.

Dolphins CB Smith has Pro Bowl potential

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
If Dolphins CB Sean Smith can cure his drops on potential interceptions, he can become a Pro Bowl corner opposite Vontae Davis.


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.