DANNELL ELLERBE RUMORS

Ellerbe, Wheeler not sure things atop depth chart

BY SEAN DONOVANThe Miami Dolphins dished out big free agent contracts to Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler last offseason to upgrade their linebacker corps. That's what they thought they were doing, anyway.The duo turned out to be a disappointment on the whole in 2013, with linebacker play the primary culprit as Miami's once-mighty run defense slipped into mediocrity. According...
Via AFC East Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins need to get some “Swag” back; They need Alonzo Highsmith as a GM

Alonzo Highsmith is a very solid talent evaluator, and is exactly what the Miami Dolphins need.  He is a Florida boy, with a “Swagger” about him that really could change an organization.  The Miami Dolphins have lacked a positive vibe for several years.  Highsmith played at the “U” and knows the Miami area very well. […]The post Miami Dolphins need to get some “Swag”...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins LB Dannell Ellerbe ready to take on former team

DAVIE, Fla. -- Dannell Ellerbe had a team-high nine tackles in Baltimore's Super Bowl win last February. His reward? "They looked to retain me but it was at the bottom of the barrel," Ellerbe said of what the Ravens offered him when he hit free agency. So much for that. Ellerbe instead signed a five-year, 35 million contract with the Miami Dolphins. On Sunday, the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dannell Ellerbe to “start his own his legacy” in Miami

Dannell Ellerbe jetted south to Miami after the conclusion 2012 season. Ellerbe wants to create his own legacy with the Dolphins. “At the end of the day, it’s all about making a name for yourself and going somewhere where you can start your own legacy,” Ellerbe said to the Baltimore Sun. “I just feel like that’s where I was at in my career. I got the blessing from Ray...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dannell Ellerbe thinks he was signed to beat the Patriots

The Miami Dolphins signed linebacker Dannell Ellerbe in free agency hoping he would bring some of that intensity that helped his former team, the Ravens, win the Super Bowl. So far Ellerbe is saying all the right things. According to Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com, Ellerbe says the Dolphins signed him to knock off the New England Patriots. I was brought here to help knock them off...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss
MISSION IN MIAMI

Ellerbe brought in to knock Pats off?

New Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe says he believes Miami signed him to bolster its challenge of the Patriots, saying, "I was brought here to help knock [the Patriots] off."

Via Helmet2Helmet
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens were reportedly concerned about Dannell Ellerbe’s party habits

According to the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens were happy with Dannell Ellerbe’s work ethic, but were ultimately hesitant to pay him because of his party habits. Miami got a good, young player when it signed linebacker Dannell Ellerbe to a five-year, $35 million contract earlier this offseason, but there has to be some concern within the organization. Ellerbe improved his work ethic...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: Ellerbe agrees to deal with Dolphins

Linebacker Dannell Ellerbe parlayed Super Bowl success into a big payday, agreeing to a $35 million, five-year deal with the Miami Dolphins, a person with knowledge of the contract said Tuesday. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no deal had been announced. Ellerbe, 27, had a career-high 4 1/2 sacks last year for the Super...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

“Several” Teams Interested In ILB Dannell Ellerbe

Jim Corbett of USA Today reports that there’s already been “several” inquires made regarding free agent ILB Dannell Ellerbe. “There’s nothing to report right now,” said Ellerbe’s agent Hadley Englehard. “… I expect things to pick up at the beginning of the week as we approach Tuesday. That’s where we are. I’ve had dialogue with teams. There were several...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss
VICIOUS HIT

Josh Cribbs knocked out during punt return

During a punt return in the first quarter of Thursday Night’s game between the Ravens and Browns, Cleveland punt returner Joshua Cribbs got leveled and knocked out by a vicious hit by Baltimore’s Dannell Ellerbe: Let the record show that Cribbs came out against the NFL and the referee situation before the game: “Who polices the NFL and holds them accountable?” Josh Cribbs...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 27, 2012  |  22 Comments
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