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Shaun Ellis

Shaun Ellis - #94 - DE

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 290 lbs.
Birthday 06/24/1977
Birthplace Anderson, SC
College Tennessee
Years played 13
Drafted 2000, 1st round, 12th pick by Jets

Patriots stock report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Julian Edelman's stock is rising after he showed his versatility in the Patriots' win over the Chiefs, and Logan Mankins picked up two more penalties.

With Ellis falling short, Deaderick steps up

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Brandon Deaderick's impact on the D-line may also be an indictment of the little contribution the Patriots have gotten from Shaun Ellis.

Jets struggling to stop outside run plays

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Jets' run defense has been stout up the middle, but it is struggling to stop plays to the outside.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
If there's a game for the Patriots' pass rush to come alive, it's this Sunday against the Jets.

Pats' pass rush remains a problem

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots have had no problem putting up points, but when the defense needed to make stops on Sunday because of Tom Brady's interceptions, they couldn't get the job done.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders and Chiefs struggled to put pressure on Ryan Fitzpatrick in the first two games. The Patriots' D-ends should be able to win one-on-one battles with Buffalo's tackles.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled mightily defending teams on third down last season. Monday night will be the first chance to see if offseason moves have paid off to improve in getting the "D" off the field on third down.

Ellis to leave Jets, sign with Patriots

Posted Aug. 07, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
In a surprising move, veteran DE Shaun Ellis signed a one-year contract with the Patriots on Sunday, pending a physical.   

Jets would benefit from keeping Shaun Ellis

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
As the lockout lingers, it seems that DE Shaun Ellis could stay in New York, where he has spent his entire 11-year career.

Jets look to go young on defensive line

Posted Jan. 29, 2011 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
The Jets appeared worn down at the end of the season, a problem that management will look to fix with an injection of youth on the defensive line.

Strength in numbers help Jets contain Brady

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
To beat one player — QB Tom Brady — the Jets received big games from multiple defenders in their divisional-round upset of the Patriots.

Ellis, Jets sued by Seahawks fan

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Shaun Ellis has been sued by a Seahawks fan who claims that the Jets DE threw a "large chunk of ice" at him following a game in December 2008.

Vikings-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Minnesota's Week Five game against the Jets.

Jets DE Ellis has broken hand

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Jets starting DE Shaun Ellis suffered a broken left hand on the first play of the Jets' divisional playoff victory over the Chargers Sunday, but he will put off surgery until after the AFC championship game so that he can ...


Posted Aug. 08, 2011
The New England Patriots have signed Ellis.||||||| Ellis is a two-time Pro Bowl selection who has played 11 years for the New York Jets.
Posted Jan. 21, 2011
Ellis is active after sitting out practice Friday with an undisclosed knee ailment.||||||| He had two sacks and played a terrific all-around game in New York's win at New England last Sunday.
Posted May 14, 2010
Ellis wonders if he has sacked his last quarterback for the New York Jets. The 32-year-old defensive end, the team's longest-tenured player, is uncertain about his future with the Jets after asking for and being denied a contract extension. He told The Associated Press on Thursday that he's unsure if he'll even be with the team when the season begins in four months.||||||| Ellis is entering the final year of his contract, and said the team cited its policy of having its older veterans play out their deals. "Considering everything, I want to be here and I hope things get worked out," he said, "but it seems like they won't, to be truthful." General manager Mike Tannenbaum said he anticipates Ellis staying put this season.
Posted Feb. 10, 2010
Ellis is recovering from surgery on his broken left hand and should be ready in time to participate in most offseason workouts.||||||| Ellis told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the procedure, during which screws were inserted into the hand, was performed last Tuesday, two days after he played in the Pro Bowl. Ellis said he was told it would take four to six weeks to heal. He also said he would not need any medical procedures on the knee he had arthroscopic surgery on last offseason, though he dealt with occasional swelling during the season.
Posted Jan. 17, 2010
Ellis sat out practice because of a broken left hand, but he is expected to play in the AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts.||||||| Ellis broke the hand on the Jets' first defensive play in their 17-14 victory at San Diego on Sunday but later returned with a cast wrapped up like a club. He said he'll have surgery to have screws inserted after the game against the Colts.