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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

Bills place Merriman on I.R.

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Bills placed LB Shawne Merriman on injured reserve Saturday, before the three-time Pro Bowler ever played a game for Buffalo.

Bills LB Ellison, S Scott out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Knee injuries will force Bills LB Keith Ellison and S Bryan Scott to miss Buffalo's Week Five game against the Jaguars.

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.

Bills ILB Posluszny (knee) to miss two weeks

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Bills starting ILB Paul Posluszny will be out two weeks with a knee injury, the team reported on Monday.

Giants may surprise with offensive pick

Posted April 11, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
Although most pundits expect the Giants to draft a middle linebacker with their first-round pick, the whispers we're hearing indicate that an offensive player, such as TE Jermaine Gresham, wouldn't be a shocking choice.

Bills re-sign six free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that they have re-signed restricted free agents DB George Wilson and LB Keith Ellison, exclusive rights free agents LB Jon Corto, DB Cary Harris and TE Jonathan Stupar and free agent WR Felton Huggins.


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.