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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

Henne told to check down to backs

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have instructed Chad Henne to utilize talented RBs Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams more often with check-down passes, according to AFC East Whispers.

Five questions with Vikings correspondent Judd Zulgad

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly hits up Vikings beat writer Judd Zulgad for all the latest happenings each week with the team.

Dolphins sign Dotson off Broncos' practice squad

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
With Jared Odrick sidelined, the Dolphins have added Lionel Dotson to the D-line.

Reports: Dolphins DE Odrick will miss at least two weeks

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
After a promising debut against the Bills, Dolphins rookie DE Jared Odrick will now miss at least two weeks after suffering a slight hairline fracture to his right fibula.

Dolphins re-sign DE Dotson, OLB Walden

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
The Dolphins re-signed DE Lionel Dotson and OLB Erik Walden on Tuesday and cut recently acquired DE Clifton Geathers.

Dolphins' defense shines in 15-10 victory over Bills

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
LB Karlos Dansby led Miami's new-look defense with eight tackles and a sack, RB Ronnie Brown scored from a yard out and Dan Carpenter kicked two field goals in leading the Dolphins to a 15-10 victory over the Buffalo ...

QB Pat White signs with baseball's Royals

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
Less than a week after being cut by the Dolphins, QB Pat White has signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals.

Dolphins ILB Crowder questionable for season opener

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Dolphins starting ILB Channing Crowder, who has been out of practice with a groin injury since Aug. 17, is listed as questionable on the Dolphins' Friday injury report.

Grove's injuries turned off Dolphins' brass

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
After the termination of C Jake Grove's contract, Joe Berger will be the sixth different center to start a Dolphins season opener in the past eight seasons.

Dolphins release C Grove, re-sign OL Procter

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Dolphins announced they have terminated the contract of C Jake Grove, cementing Joe Berger as the starting center.

Gailey names Spiller as Bills' starting back

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Head coach Chan Gailey has named rookie RB C.J. Spiller for the Bills in their Week One matchup with the Dolphins.

Dolphins sign RB-RS Smith

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Wednesday that they have signed RB-RS Clifton Smith. In order to make room for Smith on the 53-man roster, the team waived OL Joe Reitz.

Ireland assumes full control of Dolphins; Parcells to serve as a consultant

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Tuesday that Jeff Ireland will assume full control over the Dolphins and Bill Parcells will remain a consultant.

Dolphins sign LB Carpenter, release Anderson

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed former Rams and Cowboys LB Bobby Carpenter on Monday and released LB Charlie Anderson, the club announced.

Dolphins cut DEs Douglas and Grant, place CB Allen on I.R.

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Dolphins terminated the contracts of DE Marques Douglas, DE Charles Grant and OG Cory Procter, and placed CB Will Allen on injured reserve on Sunday.

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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