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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

Soliai signs franchise tender

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Dolphins NT Paul Soliai signed his franchise tender Saturday, a one-year deal worth around $12.5 million. According to his agent, David Canter, Soliai will receive the highest-ever one-year salary for a Dolphins defensive player.

Dolphins place franchise tag on NT Soliai

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Hours after GM Jeff Ireland said NT Paul Soliai is a "big need," the Dolphins put the franchise tag on the fourth-year player.

Dolphins add Cox as pass-rush coach

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Former NFL LB Bryan Cox, who played for four teams in his 12-year NFL career, has been added to the Dolphins' coaching staff as a pass-rush coach.

Draft Dose: Who needs a running back?

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Which NFL teams could be in the market for a running back come draft time?

Daboll could help bring a new tight end to Miami

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Dolphins offensive coordinator Brian Daboll's offenses have used tight ends often, and that could mean a rookie tight end coming to Miami to complement Anthony Fasano.

Former Dolphin arrested for DUI

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Former Dolphins OG Bob Kuechenberg, who started in four Super Bowls for Miami in the 1970s, was arrested on Saturday night.

AFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Tom Brady had an MVP season in 2010, throwing 36 TD passes and only four interceptions and going 335 passes without a pick. We review the AFC East teams.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Dolphins could regain second-round pick

Posted Jan. 29, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
With an obvious need on the offensive side of the ball, the Dolphins might look to reacquire a second-round pick for April's draft.

Dolphins make changes to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have announced several changes to their coaching staff, including the addition of former Buccaneers and Giants WR Ike Hilliard.

As Miami calms, Ireland aims to improve offense

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
After a chaotic start to the offseason, Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland says things are returning to normal as he works to improve the team's offense.

Vikings add Saxon to coach running backs

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Vikings have added to their coaching staff, signing RB coach James Saxon.

Former NFL TE Campbell new Dolphins TE coach

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The shakeup of the Dolphins' offensive coaching staff continued on Monday with the announcement of Dan Campbell as tight ends coach.

Dolphins give extension to GM Ireland

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
GM Jeff Ireland has signed a multiyear extension with the Dolphins, the team announced Saturday morning.

Dolphins add two assistants to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have named Jeff Nixon as their running backs coach and Darren Krein as their head strength-and-conditioning coach.

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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