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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

DT Fluellen signs with Dolphins

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 9:25 p.m. ET
DT Andre Fluellen has signed with the Dolphins after playing the past four seasons for the Lions.

Dolphins GM Ireland regrets comment to fan

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
Jeff Ireland admits he muttered a profanity as he walked away from a fan following an unfriendly conversation during the team's most recent game.

Week Two Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Bush, Clay Matthews and Adam Vinatieri as its Players of the Week.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
This week, it was the Bills and Dolphins turning the tables by winning big and the Patriots and Jets suffering ugly losses.

Bush leads Dolphins to first win in Philbin era

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, and the Dolphins won a home opener for the first time since 2005 by beating the Raiders 35-13.

Key matchup: Raiders RB Darren McFadden vs. Dolphins front seven

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
In Friday’s key matchup, respective team strengths will be facing off in a big game for two struggling teams, the Raiders and Dolphins.

WR Johnson charged with domestic battery

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
Free-agent WR Chad Johnson was formally charged with one count of misdemeanor domestic battery, according to reports.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Jets dominated in Week One, while the Bills are close to panic mode and the Dolphins have a long way to go.

Insider: Parcells' poor drafts drained Dolphins

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says Bill Parcells left the Dolphins' organization with a dearth of talent.

Texans pick Tannehill three times in 30-10 win

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Houston's defense dominated rookie Ryan Tannehill and Miami in the Texans' 30-10 win over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Dolphins release QB Garrard

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
The Dolphins released QB David Garrard on Tuesday. Prior to knee surgery, Garrard was considered a favorite to start at quarterback.

Patriots sign RB Hilliard, waive C Tennant

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed former Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard on Tuesday. Hilliard is the fifth running back on the team’s roster.

WR Armstrong awarded to Dolphins off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
WR Anthony Armstrong, two defensive backs and a linebacker have been awarded to the Dolphins off waivers.

Davis trade opens door for Dolphins CB Carroll

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Dolphins third-year CB Nolan Carroll is now the team's outside option in the sub-package after Vontae Davis was traded to Indy.

Dolphins ship OL Cook to Cowboys

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:05 a.m. ET
The Dolphins traded reserve OL Ryan Cook to the Cowboys for a 2013 seventh-round pick, according to multiple reports.

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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