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DANNELL ELLERBE RUMORS

Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe out for season with hip injury

Starting linebacker Dannell Ellerbe has been placed on the injured reserve list and is done for the season, the Miami Dolphins announced on Monday. Ellerbe injured his hip during the first half of the season opener against the New England Patriots in which he recorded two tackles. He played 15 games last season and totaled 101 tackles. Head coach Joe Philbin said that the team will...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Placing LB Dannell Ellerbe On I.R. & Signing LB Kelvin Sheppard

  Dolphins HC Joe Philbin told reporters on Monday that they are placing LB Dannell Ellerbe on injured reserve and signing veteran LB Kelvin Sheppard to a contract, per James Walker. Ellerbe went down with a hip injury during the Dolphins win over the Patriots on Sunday. Ellerbe, 28, is in the second year of his five-year, $34.75 million that included $14 million guaranteed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Dolphins interested in QB Aaron Murray?

The Miami Dolphins seem to be comfortable with Ryan Tannehill as their franchise quarterback moving forward, but they are very interested in bringing in another talented young quarterback to push him. According to reports, the Dolphins are “very interested” in Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray, and have already visited with him. Miami is considering another meeting in the near...
Via Sports-Glory
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

What went wrong with the Dolphins run defense in 2013?

One of the standard predictions by pundits and fans alike about the 2013 Miami Dolphins was the fact that teams would have a tough time running against their defense. Au contraire. The Dolphins defense, bolstering a revamped linebacking corps featuring Super Bowl hero Dannell Ellerbe, and 100 tackle man from a year ago Phillip Wheeler, the Dolphins defense ranked 24th against the...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Duffner vows to get most out of Ellerbe, Wheeler

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Miami Dolphins got younger at linebacker last year in swapping out Karlos Dansby and Kevin Burnett for Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler.That doesn't mean they got better.Miami hoped Ellerbe and Wheeler would be impact players in the pass rush while taking advantage of their speed in both getting to tackles against the run and dropping into coverage, but none...
Via AFC East Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins position coaching changes prove significant for 2014

While the Dolphins re-stocked their coaching shelves with Bill Lazor in place of Mike Sherman as offensive coordinator, one curious change was made for them with the moving on of linebackers coach George Edwards to the Minnesota Vikings.  Edwards served two stints in Miami with two separate coaching staffs and had experience coaching linebackers in a 3-4 defense, with the Bills...
Via Phins Phocus
January 16, 2014  |  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
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