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Vikings place DT Shamar Stephen on IR, sign DT Kenrick Ellis

The Minnesota Vikings placed defensive tackle Shamar Stephen on injured reserve Tuesday and signed free-agent defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis to replace him on the active roster. A seventh-round pick last year out of Connecticut, Stephen had 23 tackles as a rookie. He injured his knee in training camp, ultimately finishing the 2015 season with three tackles and a fumble recovery in...
Via Fox Sports North
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign DT Kenrick Ellis, Place DT Shamir Stephen On I.R.

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they’ve signed DT Kenrick Ellis to a contract and placed DT Shamir Stephen on season-ending injured reserve. Ellis, 27, is a former third-round pick of the Jets back in 2011. He signed a one-year, $1.475 million contract with the Giants back in March, but wound up being released  after they claimed DT Louis Nix off of waivers from...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Release DT Kenrick Ellis, Promote TE Will Tye

The New York Giants have released veteran DT Kenrick Ellis and promoted TE Will Tye from their practice squad on Saturday, according to Art Stapleton. Ellis, 27, is a former third round pick of the Jets back in 2011. He signed a one-year, $1.475 million contract with the Giants back in March, but wound up being released  after they claimed DT Louis Nix off of waivers from the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants release receiver Parker, sign defensive tackle Ellis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have released wide receiver Preston Parker and signed defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis. Coach Tom Coughlin announced the moves on Tuesday, two days before the winless Giants are to play the Washington Redskins (1-1) at MetLife Stadium. Parker had five catches for 43 yards in the first two games, but he also had a couple drops. The Giants...
Via Associated Press
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Re-Signing DT Kenrick Ellis

Jordan Raanan of is reporting that the Giants are re-signing DT Kenrick Ellis to a contract on Tuesday. Ellis, 27, is a former third round pick of the Jets back in 2011. He signed a one-year, $1.475 million contract that included $500,000 guaranteed with the Giants back in March. However, he wound up being released after they … The post Giants Re...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Patriots Workout Three, Including Ex-Jets DT Kenrick Ellis

The New England Patriots continued to update their free-agent Rolodex on Monday by working out three defensive tackles, according to a source. The Patriots hosted Kenrick Ellis, Toby Johnson and Ishmaa-ily Kitchen. Hampton was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He started five games in four seasons with the Jets, recording 53 tackles and one sack...
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants sign former Jets DT Kenrick Ellis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed former Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis in a move to strengthen their weak run defense. The Giants, who finished 30th in run defense last season, announced the signing Wednesday. Contract terms were not immediately available. Ellis spent his first four seasons with the Jets, playing in 47 games with five starts. The 6...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – Snacks, Douzable Dance, Kenrick Potential

64 days until the NFL season kicks off. 67 days until the New York Jets kick their season off at home against MATTY SCHAUB and the Oakland Raiders. Today, we are going to begin our roster preview with a look at the defensive tackles: Damon Harrison, Leger Douzable and Kenrick Ellis. We will hit every player likely to make the roster in the coming two months, so stay with us and leave...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, Wild-Card Weekend Edition

Last week we wrapped up our New York Jets predictions for the season. Against the spread, we went 10-6 and on wins and losses we came out to 8-8. However, similar to the Jets front office we believe that is an ascending 8-8 and we are headed in the right direction. Here is a collection of predictions for Wild-Card Weekend and a few off-season thoughts on the Jets… 1. I made all...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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