Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 5/31/13

BALTIMORE - DECEMBER 20: Dannell Ellerbe #59 of the Baltimore Ravens defends against the Chicago Bears at M&T Bank Stadium on December 20, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the Bears 31-7. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
In his four years with the Baltimore Ravens, Dannell Ellerbe had the luxury of learning the game from some of the league's most talented veteran linebackers.Now, he gets to the chance to pass that wisdom along. Ellerbe watched and waited in Baltimore behind Ray Lewis & Co. for three years before getting any extensive playing time, which came last season. He proved himself worthy, posting 92 total tackles, 4.5 sacks and a forced fumble.He brings that schooling to a Miami Dolphins defense in transition mode and a linebacking corps that could use a leader, particularly after losing one this offseason. As far as Ellerbe's concerned, he's up for the challenge."It's been a great situation for me just coming in here and showing what I can do, showing that I grasp a hold of this defense," he told Kevin Nogle of The Phinsider Tuesday. "It has a lot of key components to it that I'm fairly familiar with, so it shouldn't be hard. I feel like be training camp I'll have everything down like I...
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