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New York Jets camp: Why Kenrick Ellis might not make the team

It’s always intriguing to see which veterans are cut from their teams during preseason each year. For the Jets, Stephen Hill is a name that has been bandied about as a potential lame duck this year. After his first career game, Hill has been very unimpressive, and he has more competition at the position to deal with this year. But another young veteran player Jet fans might see...
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Why The New York Jets Should Consider Trading Kenrick Ellis

Value is such a wonderful thing, but it complicates a lot of situations when it comes to the NFL and NFL Draft.  What can you get, what can you give, and how high is the risk? One proposal that I’ve been pondering lately has actually made sense to me more and more is the idea of John Idzik trading Kenrick Ellis. My proposal isn’t a simple one, and you have to consider the idea...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets' Ellis won't be suspended by NFL

Jets nose tackle Kenrick Ellis will not be suspended by the NFL after the league completed its review of his legal situation following his guilty plea to misdemeanor assault and battery. Ellis was sentenced to 45 days in a Virginia prison in May after a fight while in college at Hampton University in 2010. By entering an Alford plea, he didn't admit guilt but acknowledged that...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets' Kenrick Ellis puts prison time behind him

Kenrick Ellis remembers the sound of the metal prison doors clanking shut behind him. The New York Jets' defensive lineman says that ''was the scariest moment ever.'' Ellis was released last month after spending 23 days in prison for an assault and battery charge stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college in Virginia. He has 22 more days to serve after...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Even Jail Sentence Will Not Prevent Kenrick Ellis From Attending New York Jets Training Camp

Kenrick Ellis is like many NFL players getting ready to compete for playing time and experience by attending his team’s training camp this Summer. Well, maybe he is a bit different. The New York Jets defensive lineman will be allowed to split his jail sentence stemming from an assault and battery incident back in 2010 from a fight in Virginia, which will make it possible for him...
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets' Ellis to split Va jail sentence

New York Jets defensive lineman Kenrick Ellis will split his jail sentence for assault and battery stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college in Virginia, a move that will allow him to make training camp. The Hampton Circuit Court clerk's office says that, under an agreement with the court, Ellis is set to report to Hampton city jail Friday night and will remain in custody...
Via AP on Fox
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Can Kenrick Ellis Finally Move On Following His Legal Resolution?

Yesterday, New York Jets defensive lineman, and former 3rd round pick, Kenrick Ellis pleaded guilty to assault and battery charges that have been stemming from a 2010 incident at Ellis’s former place of education, Hampton University. According to his attorney, Ellis will likely serve 45 days in a Virginia prison beginning on June 15th of this year, which will cause him to miss...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Jets DT Ellis agrees to plea

New York Jets defensive lineman Kenrick Ellis reportedly has reached a plea agreement in a Virginia court that will reduce a felony charge to a misdemeanor. Multiple reports Thursday say Ellis will plead guilty to misdemeanor assault and battery, citing comments from attorney S. Howard Woodson, who represents the victim, Dennis Eley. Woodson said Eley likely will pursue a civil...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets' DL Kenrick Ellis' trial postponed until May

Kenrick Ellis will have to wait a little bit longer to resolve his legal matters. The Jets’ third-round pick was scheduled to have a trial for felony assault charges on Feb. 7, but it appears that the trial has been moved back. A jury trial is now scheduled for May 22-23, according to court ...
Via The Jet Stream
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Roster Rundown: #93 Kenrick Ellis

Position: Defensive Tackle Height / Weight: 6’5″ 335 lbs. Age: 24 / Experience: R College: Hampton 2011 Contract Status: Signed through 2014 2011 Analysis: Ellis didn’t play a ton of time in 2011, but when he did, he showed flashes of what he could become in the future.  Ellis has speed but not the strength he yet needs to hold down the Nose Tackle spot, so the team...
Via The Jets Blog
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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