Rhett Ellison called for facemask penalty, costs Vikings field goal (GIF)

Minnesota Vikings tight end Rhett Ellison was called for an unusual facemask penalty in overtime against the Chicago Bears on Sunday that wiped out a field goal and temporarily cost the Vikings a win. The Vikings got the ball second in overtime after forcing a Bears punt, so a field goal would have won the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Ellison an underrated, missing element

The Vikings’ running game hasn’t been as productive this year as it was late last year, but they haven’t had Rhett Ellison, a key and efficient blocker, available as much as last year, either.
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Ellison out for Vikings vs Browns

The Minnesota Vikings will be without fullback Rhett Ellison when they play the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Ellison was listed as out for the game because of a knee injury that sidelined him from practice all week. The Vikings are already missing starting fullback Jerome Felton, who is serving the final game of a three-game suspension stemming from a DUI arrest two years ago. Coach...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Without key blockers, Vikings face stout ‘D’

The Vikings are facing a stingy Browns defense set on limiting Adrian Peterson. Cleveland has one of the league’s best run defenses and the Vikings likely will be missing Rhett Ellison along with Jerome Felton.
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Training Camp Battle | Tight End

Vikings Training Camp Tight End Battle The Vikings tight ends are probably one of the more mundane battles in camp this year as the top three guys Rudolph, Carlson, and Ellison should all be givens to make the final 53.  The only thing that would spice this battle up would be if the Vikings keep a fourth tight end like last season or there is an injury in camp, and no one wants...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Notebook: Robison inquired about dirty play

Brian Robinson inquired to a Tennessee Titan about accusations of dirty play but didn’t experience any himself. Plus, Rhett Ellison’s production is increasing, but will it stay on the uptick? And we delve into the Vikings’ spot in the rankings after five weeks.
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings sign fourth-round pick Ellison

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings signed their other fourth-round pick, Rhett Ellison, on Wednesday leaving just the team's top three selections unsigned. Ellison, a fullbacktight end out of Southern California, is the seventh of the team's 10 draft picks to agree to terms, officially signing a day after Minnesota signed fourth-round receivers Jarius Wright and...
Via Fox Sports North
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings sign 4th-round draft pick Rhett Ellison

The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Rhett Ellison and now have seven of their 10 draft picks under contract. The Vikings announced the deal Wednesday. Ellison was one of the team's three fourth-round selections. He was chosen 128th overall out of USC and could eventually take the place of longtime battering ram Jim Kleinsasser, who retired after last season. The Vikings...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ellison carving out versatile role

Rhett Ellison is thrilled to be in the NFL and trying to learn multiple positions for the Vikings. He talked about his role with the team, his admiration for Jim Kleinsasser and the similar role he could be ask to execute.
Via min.scout.com
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Notes From Rookie Camp: All Hail Rhett Ellison

Last weekend the Minnesota Vikings ran their rookie mini-camp. Pretty much all the rooks showed up (can or should they do that without contracts? What is the insurance on weekends like this like?) and got to know coaches, players, facilities, and see how they looked in purple. Early results? THEY LOOK AWESOME. In purple, I mean. I have no idea if any of these kids will pan out. Vikings...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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