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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 reel in Dansby

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:09 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have agreed to a contract with Karlos Dansby, considered the top linebacker on the unrestricted free-agent market. The former Cardinal accepted a five-year, $43 million deal Friday night, with $22 million guaranteed, according to wire service reports.

Dolphins cut Porter, Ayodele

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
After failing in their attempt to cut Joey Porter earlier this offseason, the Dolphins made it official on Friday, as Porter was released along with ILB Akin Ayodele.

Dolphins to release Wilson

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The Dolphins will release S Gibril Wilson Friday, Wilson's agent, Alvin Keels, announced on Twitter.

Dolphins tender Brown, Fasano

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Miami placed a first-round tender on Ronnie Brown, reports indicate, and an original-round tender on Anthony Fasano.

AFC East team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
The Bills will be looking this offseason for a starting quarterback to replace Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick. With the start of free agency and the NFL draft just around the corner, PFW examines the needs of each team, position ...

Dolphins not done with S Wilson

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
During a press conference at the Combine, Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland responded to reports that he likely would be cutting S Gibril Wilson after a disappointing 2009 season.

Dolphins GM Ireland discusses Porter’s future

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland, who usually keeps a low profile, held a rare press conference at the Combine Thursday and addressed a variety of subjects, including the team's plans for OLB Joey Porter.

Dolphins CB Allen arrested

Posted Feb. 20, 2010 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Will Allen, the Dolphins' starting right cornerback, was arrested early Saturday morning in Miami Beach on charges of driving while under the influence.

Dolphins' Taylor has surgery, set to become free agent

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Dolphins OLB Jason Taylor recently underwent shoulder surgery, which should keep him out of action approximately three months, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Not so fast — Porter back with Dolphins

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Hours after the Dolphins had announced Friday that they had released Joey Porter, the outspoken outside linebacker was back on the roster. Word is the release put Miami over the league's salary cap, so they had to undo his ...

Dolphins hire Aponte as senior VP of football operations

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Monday that Dawn Aponte has been hired as their senior vice president of football operations.

Shula honored with statue, award

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have erected a statue in front of their new offices honoring former coach Don Shula, and it was unveiled Sunday prior to the Pro Bowl.

Dolphins appear to be moving on from NT Ferguson

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano seemed to indicate the team was moving on from Jason Ferguson at a press conference for the Senior Bowl Jan. 28, and he discussed the difficulty of finding quality nose tackles at the pro level.

Henne not guaranteed to start in 2010

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano stopped short of giving QB Chad Henne a full endorsement as the starter for next season in his comments directly following a 2009 season that ended with a disappointing loss to the Steelers.

Report: Dolphins hire Nolan as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Less than one day after he resigned from the Broncos, the Dolphins have hired Mike Nolan as their defensive coordinator, according to a FOXSports.com report.

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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