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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

Bowles is third known head-coaching interview in Dallas

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Dolphins assistant head coach Todd Bowles reportedly interviewed for the Cowboys' head-coaching job on Wednesday. It's the second time he has interviewed for the job with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, as he had interviewed with Jones to be Bill ...

Williams calls out Sparano on Miami radio

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
Ricky Williams implied on Monday to a Miami radio station that his career with the Dolphins may be over, and he took a shot at head coach Tony Sparano on his way out.

Patriots finish 14-2 after 38-7 win over Miami

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to cap a record-setting season and, more importantly, stayed healthy as the Patriots won their eighth straight game, 38-7 over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain finds this season finale a tough one to predict for the Patriots and thinks that the Dolphins get the edge.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Dolphins place Dansby on I.R.

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Dolphins placed ILB Karlos Dansby on injured reserve Friday and ruled TE Anthony Fasano and OT Lydon Murtha out for their season finale against the Patriots.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
To avoid injury, the Patriots may stick to a rushing attack, and the Dolphins have a stout enough run defense to make the game interesting.

Incognito at center could be solution to Dolphins' O-line issues

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Dolphins OG Richie Incognito started Week 16 at center and the team might consider re-signing him as its center for 2011.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Likely without ILB Karlos Dansby, the Dolphins will have a stiff challenge in slowing down Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Dolphins: Patriots CB Devin McCourty vs. Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The matchup between two breakout players — Patriots ORT Sebastian Vollmer and Dolphins OLB Cameron Wake — will be a fun one to watch.

Report: Dolphins waive Curtis, sign Barbre

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Dolphins reportedly waived WR Kevin Curtis and OL Eric Ghiaciuc on Tuesday. In their place, they signed OT Allen Barbre and LB Mike Rivera.

Former Dolphin Laakso dies from natural causes

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins ORT Eric Laakso passed away due to natural causes on Christmas Day; he was 54 years old.

Henne's latest fourth-quarter meltdown could be costly for him, Sparano

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Sunday provided Chad Henne another opportunity to win respect from his team and home fans by leading his team to victory. Instead, he tossed a late-game pick-six and now his head coach is on the hot seat.

Lions hand Dolphins seventh home loss

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Lions took advantage of two interceptions to score 17 points in the final 4:37 Sunday and rally past the reeling Dolphins 34-27.

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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