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Under the Helmet: Shaun Ellis

South Carolina native Shaun Ellis played his college ball at the University of Tennessee. Afterward, he was drafted 12th overall by the New York Jets in 2000. He spent the next 11 seasons with Gang Green before joining the Patriots as an unrestricted free agent this past August. Get to know Ellis in this week's editon of Inside the Helmet.
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Shaun Ellis compares the Jets and Patriots

If anyone is going to take a shot at comparing the Patriots and Jets, who better than Shaun Ellis, who spent 11 years with Gang Green.
Via The Boone Docks
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Pats DE Ellis ends tumultuous year in Super Bowl

The call came in the early morning hours, jarring Shaun Ellis from a deep sleep. Two buddies were on the line with some news that would shake the veteran defensive end even more. His best friend, Yusef Jenkins, was dead, shot five times in an altercation that began when he returned a car seat to the mother of his child in Anderson, S.C., where he and Ellis grew up. ''They...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ellis thrilled to finally make Super Bowl

Shaun Ellis can barely believe he's actually made it to the NFL's biggest stage after inching so close to it twice with the Jets.
Via The Boone Docks
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots' Shaun Ellis, former Jets star, will finally play in first Super Bowl

Ellis signed with rival New England this season after 11 years with the Jets
Via Beat Writers Blog
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Jets Ellis, Ihedigbo have landed on their feet

Shaun Ellis has seen the screaming headlines about the turmoil in the Jets' locker room and listened to the chatter about his former team.
Via The Boone Docks
January 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots DE Shaun Ellis explains how to continue playing without knowing if you’re playing

Patriots DE Shaun Ellis reappeared on the radar last week. He had three tackles and a sack, filling in for defensive end Andre Carter, who is out for the season. It was tough for Ellis, who said he never wanted to get back on the field because of an injury. But he was happy to get back on the field in general, after being on the sidelines for several weeks. Colleague Karen Guregian...
Via The Rap Sheet
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Shaun Ellis makes impact

FOXBORO - Shaun Ellis never said a cross word. He didn't whine or complain, even if he might have felt like it....
Via Boston Herald Sports
December 25, 2011  |  Discuss

A look at Patriots DL Shaun Ellis’ diminishing role and why he says, “It is what it is”

On Saturday before heading out of the locker room for radio silence as the Patriots get ready to face the Chiefs, I was talking to veteran DL Shaun Ellis. The former Jets star has garnered plenty of headlines, most of them related to facing his former team. That’s to be expected, as Ellis was slated to be the full-time, every-down starter for the Patriots. But is that window of...
Via The Rap Sheet
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Patriots DL Shaun Ellis bruised his ribs vs. the Steelers, may miss some time

For those who missed it last night, a quick injury update having to do with the Patriots defense. It’s not a major one, which is probably good news. Patriots DE Shaun Ellis, the veteran former Jets star, suffered bruised ribs in the loss to the Steelers, I’m told. It’s not considered a long-term issue, but don’t be surprised if Ellis misses this week’s game against the...
Via The Rap Sheet
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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