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DT Justin Ellis primed to make second-year jump after solid rookie season

Oakland Raiders 2014 fourth-round pick Justin Ellis had more of an impact than his numbers would indicate, but he was an immovable object on the Raiders’ interior defensive line while constantly being double-teamed. Over 16 games – including 14 starts – the 6-foot-2, 334-pounder was in on 21 tackles and had zero sacks. Ellis is stout at the line of scrimmage and his play...
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Oakland Raiders Sign Two More Draft Picks

The Oakland Raiders have signed 2014 4th round draft picks DT Justin Ellis and CB Keith McGill, both to 4 year deals. These latest signings leave only one draftee unsigned; 3rd rounder, OG Gabe Jackson. Ellis, selected 107th overall, is 6’1″ and 334 lbs. “Jelly” had 37 solo tackles, 65 assists, 2.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 3 passes defensed in his 4 year career at Louisiana...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign Fourth-Round Picks DT Justin Ellis & CB Keith McGill

The Oakland Raiders announced the signing of fourth-round picks DT Justin Ellis and CB Keith McGill on Friday. The Raiders have signed draft picks DT Justin Ellis & CB Keith McGill. STORY, PHOTOs, VIDEO: — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) May 31, 2014 The Raiders have now signed all of their draft picks except for third-round pick...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: DT Justin Ellis

When the Raiders selected DT Justin Ellis with the 107th overall selection in this year’s NFL Draft, it represented the first defensive tackle that the Raiders had taken higher than the 6th round since the team, under Al Davis, took Junior Ioane out of Arizona State in 2000. In that time, the Raiders have, unsurprisingly, struggled to find players to be consistent in the center...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Day 3 reactions

The third and final day of the 2014 NFL Draft was a busy one for the Oakland Raiders. As a result of their trade down in the third round, the team was able to acquire an additional 4th round pick from the Dolphins. With their original pick at 107, the Raiders selected Justin Ellis, a defensive tackle out of Louisiana Tech. Justin Ellis may be a mountain to move, but he has some short...
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Taking a closer look at Raiders 4th round pick Justin Ellis

With their first fourth round pick on Saturday, the Oakland Raiders selected nose tackle Justin Ellis. Reggie Mckenzie said they needed get bigger and they did just that. Ellis is 6’1″ and weighs more than 330 pounds. He’s gap eater along the defensive line. Despite his shorter frame, he is hard to block. He does a very good job of occupying blockers and disrupting the play...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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