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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: Pennington injured in pickup basketball game

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Veteran QB Chad Pennington was injured playing pickup basketball, according to a report by ESPN.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Parcells officially done with Dolphins

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells has officially parted ways with the Dolphins, ending his time as a consultant for the team.

Dolphins will keep running, could add a speedy back

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano referenced a certain Lions back who had a successful rookie campaign, maybe hinting at who the Dolphins will look for to fill the need at RB.

Goodell: Negotiations best route to new CBA

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference Tuesday to conclude the owners meetings in New Orleans and continued to push the league's view that the quickest way to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is through negotiation, not litigation.

Three takeaways from Goodell's presser

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell spoke Tuesday to conclude the owners' meetings in New Orleans. Here are three things Eric Edholm took from his press conference.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Garner could be Dolphins' starting left guard in '11

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
While the Dolphins likely will still draft an offensive guard, they could have a solution for their interior line struggles in the form of Nate Garner.

Former Dolphin White retires from baseball

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins QB Pat White told the Royals he is retiring from baseball after not reporting to spring training.

Without Lee, it's up to Daboll to continue 'Wildcat'

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
David Lee, who brought the "Wildcat" to the NFL, doesn't foresee the Dolphins continuing to use the formation, unless they have the right guy to run it, and offensive coordinator Brian Daboll could keep it in Miami.

Reports: Dolphins re-sign OG Incognito

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
The Dolphins will hold on to OG Richie Incognito, signing him to a three-year deal, according to multiple reports.

Shockey to sign with Panthers

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Veteran TE Jeremy Shockey will sign with the Panthers, he announced on his Twitter account Thursday.

Report: Dolphins tender QB Thigpen

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Dolphins reportedly placed a one-year tender on third-string QB Tyler Thigpen, who started one game in 2010.

AFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC East.

Draft Dose: Who needs a quarterback?

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a quarterback like Missouri's Blaine Gabbert or Auburn's Cam Newton?

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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