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Kenrick Ellis

Kenrick Ellis - #93 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 346 lbs.
Birthday 12/10/1987
Birthplace Greenacres, FL
College Hampton
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 3rd round, 30th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
18 0 0

Jets claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Report: Rams, Jets swapping tackles

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
he Jets reportedly are working on acquiring former first-round OT Jason Smith from the Rams in exchange for demoted Jets ORT Wayne Hunter.

Jets choose PK Folk over Brown

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Nick Folk won a spirited Jets PK battle with Josh Brown after the team announced Brown was among its cuts to 74 players.

Jets reduce roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Jets reduced their roster to 80 on Satuday morning by waiving seven players.

Jets WR Kerley rebounding from tough start to camp

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's training camp got off to a rough start, but he is getting healthy and should make an impact out of the slot.

Jets ORT Hunter loses starting job

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter has lost his starting job, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters Thursday.

Searching for hope for the Jets

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
There is plenty of pessimism about the Jets after a lackluster start to the preseason. PFW's Kevin Fishbain tries to find some positives.

Rams sign DE Gholston

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The Rams signed free-agent DE Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick of the 2008 draft, on Wednesday.

Jets give struggling Hunter day off from practice

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:28 p.m. ET
Jets embattled ORT Wayne Hunter was excused from the team's practice Tuesday night for what the team called a "personal reason."

Jets release OT Heyer

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran OT Stephon Heyer, the team announced Monday.

Olympic sprinter Demps signs with Patriots

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed ex-Florida RB-RS Jeff Demps, the team confirmed Friday evening.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ryan's frustration with Jets' chippy play boils over

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan, angered by continued chippy play at practice, punished his club with a series of windsprints Tuesday.

Broncos sign ex-Jets S Leonhard

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Saturday that they signed veteran free-agent S Jim Leonhard.

When to draft Tebow

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The most celebrated backup quarterback in league history is an intriguing fantasy option for owners. But when should Tim Tebow be drafted?

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 11, 2012
Ellis returned on Sunday against the Rams.||||||| Ellis had missed four straight games with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee.
Posted Aug. 21, 2012
Ellis will not be suspended by the NFL after the league completed its review of his legal situation following his guilty plea to misdemeanor assault and battery.||||||| Ellis was sentenced to 45 days in a Virginia prison in May after a fight while in college at Hampton University in 2010. By entering an Alford plea, he didn't admit guilt but acknowledged that prosecutors could prove the case against him. Under an agreement with the court, the 2011 third-round draft pick was granted a split-sentence - 23 days in prison before the season, and the remaining 22 beginning next March 1.
Posted June 15, 2012
Ellis will split his jail sentence for assault and battery stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college in Virginia, a move that will allow him to make training camp.||||||| Under an agreement with the court, Ellis will report to jail Friday night and remain in custody until July 9. He will then serve the remainder of his 45-day sentence beginning March 1.
Posted June 14, 2012
Ellis is expected to report to a Virginia prison on Friday. He will start serving a likely 45-day jail sentence after pleading guilty last month to assault and battery stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college at Hampton University.||||||| Ellis is expected to miss only a few days of training camp next month while finishing his sentence. Coach Rex Ryan says he has spoken to Ellis about the situation, and believes the third-round pick in 2011 will come back and make a big impact on the Jets' defense.
Posted May 21, 2012
Ellis has pleaded guilty to assault and battery stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college in Virginia. He was sentenced to 179 days in jail, with 89 suspended. His attorney said Ellis likely would serve 45 days when he reports to jail on June 15.||||||| Ellis originally faced a felony malicious wounding charge from the fight at Hampton University and faced up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Before court, he was served with a $3 million lawsuit from the victim, Dennis Eley. The Jets selected Ellis in the third round of the 2011 draft.

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