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Dannell Ellerbe

30-Year-Old Linebacker – New Orleans Saints

2015 Defensive Stats

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39

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1

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

A toe injury suffered in the preseason cost Ellerbe the first month of last year and he missed another month and a half later in the season with a nagging hip injury. In between injuries, Ellerbe, who...

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2016 ADP:

Bye Week:  5

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Undisclosed
HT: 6' 1"   WT: 245   DOB: 11/29/1985
College: Georgia  Show ContractHide Contract

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Dannell Ellerbe Contract Information:

Agreed to restructure his contract with the Saints in February 2016.

June 20, 2016  –  Dannell Ellerbe News

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Ellerbe (undisclosed) said he will be 100 percent healthy for the start of training camp in late July, The Times-Picayune reports.

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Dannell Ellerbe NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 23 13 - 36 - 0 - 1 0 - 1 - - - -
2010 24 Bal 11 28 22 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 25 Bal 9 17 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 26 Bal 13 89 66 23 4.5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 27 Mia 15 101 70 31 1 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2014 28 Mia 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 29 NO 6 39 34 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Dannell Ellerbe – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker
  1. Dannell Ellerbe
  2. Davis Tull
  3. Craig Robertson
New Orleans Saints

Snap Count Stats

250

Defensive Snaps in 2015

Dannell Ellerbe was on the field for 250 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Dannell Ellerbe was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 937 13
2014 18 0
2015 250 0
Dannell Ellerbe 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Ari
2 TB
3 @Car
4 Dal 19 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Phi 63 0 7 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Atl 52 0 13 12 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7 @Ind 48 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 NYG
9 Ten
10 @Was
11 @Hou
12 Car
13 @TB 33 0 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Det 35 0 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Jax
16 @Atl

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Dannell Ellerbe  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 1"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   245 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash
Not Available
Shuttle Time:   4.23 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.00 sec
GOOD
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   35 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   118 in
GOOD
Bench Press
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New Orleans Saints Team Injury Report
Questionable
No players listed.
Doubtful
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Dannell Ellerbe: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellerbe and the Saints agreed to a restructured contract, ESPN's Field Yates reports.

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Ellerbe is a candidate to be released or take a pay cut this offseason, according to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com. In six games this year, Ellerbe made 39 tackles (34 solo).

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Ellerbe (hip) is active for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

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Ellerbe (hip) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, The Times-Picayune reports.

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Ellerbe (hip) was limited in practice Thursday.

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Ellerbe (hip) is listed as inactive Sunday against the Panthers, the Saints' official site reports.

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2015

Ellerbe parlayed an impressive 2012 season with the Super Bowl champion Ravens into a big free agent contract with the Dolphins the following offseason. The Dolphins moved Ellerbe to the "Mike" middle linebacker spot in 2013, and Ellerbe had a promising season in 2013, though he didn't consistently make the kind of explosive impact plays that he or the team envisioned. Unfortunately for Miami, he flopped in 2014, appearing in only one game after injuring his hip in Week 1. A potential salary-cap casualty this offseason, Ellerbe found a home in New Orleans when he was traded, along with a third-round draft pick, for wide receiver Kenny Stills. Ellerbe is in line to start for the Saints at weakside inside linebacker, a position at which he excelled in his time in Baltimore. Still, Ellerbe must show he's fully healed from his hip injury and will need to earn his playing time, competing with incumbent starter David Hawthorne - who is expected to start at Mike inside linebacker but played the weakside last year - and rookie Stephone Anthony, who was drafted by the Saints in the first round this offseason. If Ellerbe can secure the starting gig as expected, he should be firmly on the IDP radar in most leagues.

2014

Ellerbe recorded 101 tackles and two picks last season, which gave him IDP utility in deeper formats. With Koa Misi in line to move to the middle, Ellerbe is a candidate to man the Dolphins' strong side LB position.

2013

Ellerbe had trouble in coverage for the Ravens and likely would have been no more than a part-time player if injuries hadn't struck, but he emerged as an impact run defender and blitzer once he made his way onto the field. Considering the Dolphins are paying him $7 million per year, it would seem as if Miami plans to make a three-down player out of Ellerbe in 2013, which will make him a well-known IDP commodity. He had 89 tackles and 4.5 sacks while playing just 651 defensive snaps for the Ravens in last year's regular season, so as long as Ellerbe keeps Koa Misi and Dion Jordan from stealing nickel snaps, Ellerbe should establish himself as at least an LB2 option.

2012

Ellerbe provides depth at middle linebacker and plays on special teams.

2011

Ellerbe is still in the mix at inside linebacker, though Jameel McClain is once again the de facto favorite to take over the starting spot next to Ray Lewis.

2010

Ellerbe took over the starting inside linebacker spot next to Ray Lewis with three games left in the regular season when Tavares Gooden struggled with injuries. Despite going undrafted last year Ellerbe performed well, recording 21 tackles and an interception in the Ravens' final five games. He'll battle Gooden again for the starting spot, and may even be considered the favorite to win.