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Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison - #56 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 229 lbs.
Birthday 02/06/1984
Birthplace Los Angeles, CA
College Oregon State
Years played 6
Drafted 2006, 6th round, 9th pick by Bills

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Follow the movement of the 2011 free agents in this list, broken down by position.


Posted Nov. 28, 2010
The Buffalo Bills placed Ellison on season-ending injured reserve on Saturday.||||||| Ellison ended with 20 tackles this season.
Posted June 21, 2010
The San Diego Chargers on Monday released safety Kevin Ellison, who had been told by coach Norv Turner to stay away from minicamp last month after his arrest on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance.||||||| Police in Redondo Beach said Ellison was arrested in late May after he was stopped for speeding in a school zone near his former high school. Police said a search of Ellison's vehicle turned up 100 Vicodin pills. He was booked and released on $10,000 bail. Ellison, who played at USC, started nine games at strong safety as a rookie in 2009.
Posted March 29, 2010
The Buffalo Bills have re-signed six players, including Ellison.||||||| Ellison started eight games in 2009 before sustaining a season-ending quadriceps injury.
Posted March 04, 2010
The Buffalo Bills have tendered contract offers to retain the rights to four players, including Ellison.||||||| Ellison, who missed the final eight games last season with a quadriceps injury, has been a reliable role player in four seasons with the Bills. He's a contender to start in a revamped 3-4 defense being installed by new coach Chan Gailey.
Posted Nov. 27, 2009
Ellison's season is over after he was placed on injured reserve with a quadriceps injury.||||||| Ellison had been out since being hurt in a 31-10 loss to Houston on Nov. 1. He becomes the 12th Bills player - and second starting linebacker - to be placed on IR this season.