BENJARVUS GREEN-ELLIS NEWS

Report: “Several” Teams Have Reached Out To RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that “several” NFL teams have reached out to free agent RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis in recent weeks. According to La Canfora, the interest in Green-Ellis stems from players being disciplined and sustaining injuries in the first two weeks of the season. La Canfora mentions that Green-Ellis is still rehabbing an injury, but he’s expected...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster Cuts 2014: Who are the big name releases?

The 2014 NFL season is finally here.  I’ve always felt that the season doesn’t truly start until teams start cutting from 75 players to 53.  Because this is when you really see what your favorite teams will look like come Week One of the regular season. Already there has been some big names released by their teams and we feel it’s in our duty at Down And Distance keep the...
Via Down and Distance
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Stock Rises for Bengals Jeremy Hill with Green-Ellis Cut

By Sam Henry The Cincinnati Bengals on Friday announced that they have cut running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis.  The veteran had been entering his 7th season in the NFL and his third year with the Bengals prior to being released.  Green-Ellis led the Bengals a season ago with 756 rushing yards and 7 rushing touchdowns. Green-Ellis has never been an every down back in the NFL, as...
Via Beyond The Spread
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: BenJarvus Green-Ellis Among Notable Cuts

The cuts have already begun ahead of the August 30th deadline.  Who are some notable names the Chicago Bears may want to look at? Yawin Smallwood – LB – Cut from:  Atlanta Falcons Linebacker remains an unfinished product for the Bears so they can’t afford to stop looking for help.  One interesting name that popped loose from Atlanta is Yawin Smallwood.  The Falcons 7th...
Via Sports Mockery
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Could BenJarvus Green-Ellis Come Back to New England?

#462807307 / gettyimages.com The Cincinnati Bengals are cutting ties with veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis prior to the mandatory roster cuts that take place tomorrow afternoon. The New England Patriots could and should potentially jump on the opportunity to re-sign Green-Ellis to a one-year minimum deal. The Patriots have resigned players who was released such as veteran...
Via TopSportsReport
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals release RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals released running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis on Friday, a move that was anticipated after they drafted LSU's Jeremy Hill in the second round. Green-Ellis was Cincinnati's leading rusher each of the last two seasons. His role was reduced last year when Giovani Bernard was added to the backfield. Green-Ellis ran for 756 yards and a career-low 3.4...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Cut RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

Cincinnati Bengals Cut RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis The Cincinnati Bengals have decided to stop practicing law as they have announced the release of running back, BenJarvus Green-Ellis. The Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Rushed for 1850 yds/13 TD in 2 yrs with CIN (ESPN/Media Reports) pic.twitter.com/m6rqaY4iRj — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August … The post Cincinnati...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals release veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The Cincinnati Bengals made a bit of noise this afternoon by releasing veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis as they look to cut their roster down to 53 players. Green-Ellis was their starting running back each of the past two seasons.  Second-year back Gio Bernard will take over as the starting running back. Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB...
Via Sports-Glory
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Release Former Patriots Running Back BenJarvus Green-Ellis

BenJarvus Green-Ellis now is a man without a team. The Cincinnati Bengals have released the 29-year-old running back in the final round of preseason roster cuts, the team announced Friday. Green-Ellis, who played four seasons with the New England Patriots before joining the Bengals in 2012, led Cincinnati in rushing each of the last two seasons. He was forced to share snaps with...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Green-Ellis among four Bengals released

The Bengals today terminated the contract of HB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, releasing him to free agency. Green-Ellis joined the Bengals from New England as a free agent in 2012, and he led Cincinnati playoff teams in rushing yards each of the last two seasons. He is a seventh-year NFL player in 2014. "It's very difficult to release such a fine player and person as BenJarvus...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Benjarvus Green-Ellis released from Bengals

courtesy rantsports.comIt is now being reported that Benjarvus Green-Ellis has been released from the Bengals, sighting that they want more youthful talent in the backfield. The Bengals are releasing RB Benjarvus Green-Ellis, going with youth in the backfield and letting the veteran go— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 29, 2014Jeremy Hill, the second round pick out of...
Via Patriots Life
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Green-Ellis among four Bengals released

The Bengals today terminated the contract of HB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, releasing him to free agency. Green-Ellis joined the Bengals from New England as a free agent in 2012, and he led Cincinnati playoff teams in rushing yards each of the last two seasons. He is a seventh-year NFL player in 2014. "It's very difficult to release such a fine player and person as BenJarvus...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Release RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The youth movement is a go at the running back position in Cincinnati, and that means the law firm is no longer in business. Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Invested in that position the last 2 years. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2014 The Bengals have invested heavily in the position over the past two seasons, drafting...
Via Thacover2
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Release BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The youth movement is a go at the running back position in Cincinnati, and that means the law firm is no longer in business. Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Invested in that position the last 2 years. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2014 The Bengals have invested heavily in the position over the past two seasons, drafting...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals release the Law Firm; Begin chopping down to 53

Does your football team need a running back?  If you answered YES, there is a very good one available. According to Ian Rapoport the Cincinnati Bengals have released Benjarvis Green-Ellis aka the Lawfirm. Ian Rapoport @RapSheet · 11m Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Invested in that position the last 2 […] The post Bengals...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Releasing RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

  Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Bengals will release veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Brian McIntyre mentions that the Bengals will free up $2.3 million in cap space following this move. Green-Ellis, 28, was entering the final year of his three-year, $9 million contract and would have made $2.3 million for the upcoming season. Last year, Green-Ellis averaged just...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hill finishes off preseason strong, decision on Green-Ellis looms for Bengals

CINCINNATI -- Jeremy Hill wasn't drafted in the second round to sit. BenJarvus Green-Ellis has served the Bengals well for the past two seasons, doing much of the dirty work required of a running back, grinding out more than 1,800 yards. Flash is not the style of runners like Green-Ellis or Hill. That's the domain of the Giovani Bernards of the world. Bernard is going to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hill finishes off preseason strong, decision on Green-Ellis looms for Bengals

CINCINNATI -- Jeremy Hill wasn't drafted in the second round to sit. BenJarvus Green-Ellis has served the Bengals well for the past two seasons, doing much of the dirty work required of a running back, grinding out more than 1,800 yards. Flash is not the style of runners like Green-Ellis or Hill. That's the domain of the Giovani Bernards of the world. Bernard is going to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Could "The Law firm" be headed back to the Pats ?

Via Boston.comFormer superbowl running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis may be on the street after the latest roster projection of Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Coley Harvey ESPN was published this morning. Cincinnati is high on power rookie Jeremy Hill, who had 12 carries for 48 yards Sunday. If Green-Ellis' hip injury continues to linger, it might give the Bengals incentive to...
Via Patriots Life
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Bengals, Buccaneers, Chiefs, Patriots, & Raiders

  Bears RB Shaun Draughn is expected to open the season as the Bears’ No. 2 running back. (Michael C. Wright) Bengals Coley Harvey doesn’t have veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis on his projected 53-man roster. Buccaneers The Buccaneers continue to monitor the trade market for 49ers G Alex Boone closely. (Jason La Canfora) Chiefs S Eric Berry is getting some work in on...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: BenJarvus Green-Ellis day-to-day with hip injury

BenJarvus Green-Ellis has been a productive runner for the Cincinnati Bengals over the last two seasons, with 1,850 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns. Giovani Bernard was already likely to push him into a background role this year, and Cincinnati's use of a second-round pick (55th overall) on Jeremy Hill seemed to be a sign Green-Ellis would have to perform well during training...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

BenJarvus Green-Ellis uncertain to play in Sunday’s third preseason game

BenJarvus Green-Ellis is uncertain to play in the third preseason game for the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Green-Ellis is believed to have injured himself in the Bengals second preseason game when he left after just one carry for three yards. The loss of Green-Ellis could open the way for Jeremy Hill to be the Bengals No. 2 back this season. Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson...
Via Tireball.com
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2014

The Cincinnati Bengals are facing a potential problem in the very crowded backfield. Do they unleash Giovani Bernard as the feature back or do they continue to run a "running-back-by commitee" (RBBC) backfield as they did in 2013?The RBBC backfield certainly worked well for the Bengals last season as BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Bernard shared the ball-carrying duties as they...
Via Football Nation
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans season preview: Week 12 vs. Cincinnati Bengals

The Houston Texans will play an AFC North opponent for the second consecutive week, when they’ll host the Cincinnati Bengals in a clash between two familiar non-divisional opponents. These teams have met three times since 2011, with the Texans winning all three meetings. Of course, we must remember that in the last two meetings, the Texans have defeated the Bengals at home during...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hill Tweets "I'm Fine" After Leaving Game With Shoulder Injury

Bengals rookie running back Jeremy Hill left Saturday's preseason game with a right shoulder injury, but tweeted "I'm fine" late Saturday night. Fantasy Spin: Hill is expected to fill the BenJarvus Green-Ellis role this season, but Giovani Bernard is going to see a bump in touches and could also get goal-line carries so Hills value will be limited to the flex spot.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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