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Andre Ellington

27-Year-Old Running Back – Arizona Cardinals

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

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2016 Rush/Rec Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

It feels like an awful long time ago, but Ellington was actually the opening-day starter for the Cardinals last year, and he was effective when healthy enough to play (look at that zesty YPC). But sta...

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2016 ADP:  225.85

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 199   DOB: 2/3/1989  College: Clemson  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Andre Ellington Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $2.26 million contract with the Cardinals in May of 2013.

September 20, 2016  –  Andre Ellington News

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Ellington had one rush for two yards and one reception for nine yards in Sunday's win over the Buccaneers.

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Andre Ellington NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2013 24 Ari 15 118 652 3 5.5 8 1 1 1 0 39 371 9.5 1 58 21 0 0 0 1 0
2014 25 Ari 12 201 660 3 3.3 4 0 0 0 0 46 395 8.6 2 64 0 0 0 0 2 2
2015 26 Ari 10 45 289 3 6.4 2 2 0 0 0 15 148 9.9 0 24 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 27 Ari 2 1 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 17 5.7 0 3 61 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Andre Ellington Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2013 24 Ari 15 8.4 11.0 9.7 8 43 14 5 0 3 25 6.4 5 1 1
2014 25 Ari 12 11.3 15.1 13.2 17 55 18 6 3 4 33 6.2 5 2 1
2015 26 Ari 10 6.2 7.7 6.9 5 29 2 2 1 2 15 6.2 4 1 1
2016 27 Ari 2 1.0 2.5 1.7 1 1 0 0 0 2 9 5.7 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Andre Ellington – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Running Back
Also Listed As:  #1 Kick Returner, #1 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2016

Andre Ellington was on the field for 15 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Andre Ellington was on the field for 8 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 528 0
2015 213 0
2016 15 8
Andre Ellington 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 NE 9 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 8 4.0 0 2 0 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 TB 6 2 1 2 0 2.0 0 0 1 9 9.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Buf
4 LA
5 @SF
6 NYJ
7 Sea
8 @Car
9 BYE Bye Week
10 SF
11 @Min
12 @Atl
13 Was
14 @Mia
15 NO
16 @Sea
17 @LA

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 Andre Ellington  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   199 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.61 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time
Not Available
Cone Drill
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Arm Length:   31.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.38 in
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Vertical Jump:   34 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   122 in
GREAT
Bench Press
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Arizona Cardinals Team Injury Report
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Andre Ellington: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellington caught both passes for eight yards and returned four kickoffs for 61 yards during Sunday's defeat to the Patriots.

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Ellington posted three carries for 25 yards, three receptions (on six targets) for 20 yards, four kick returns of 73 yards, and one punt return for three yards during Sunday's preseason loss in Houston.

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Ellington was listed as the No. 1 kick and punt returner on the Cardinals' most recent unofficial depth chart, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Ellington will likely serve as a change-of-pace complement to David Johnson, the Cardinals' official website reports

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Ellington is expected to have a role within the Cardinals' crowded backfield in 2016, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports. "We'll definitely get him in there," head coach Bruce Arians said. "How many touches he gets is going to depend on how all three of them are playing."

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Ellington finished the 2015 season with 45 carries for 289 yards and three touchdowns, which he supplemented with 15 receptions (on 24 targets) for 148 yards across 10 games.

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Ellington totaled three carries for three yards and couldn't haul in his only target during Saturday's divisional-round victory against the Packers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

After a dynamic rookie season, Ellington entered last season with high expectations as the starter, but concerns about his small stature and injury history that caused him to fall to the sixth round in the 2013 NFL Draft proved to be well-founded. Hip and foot injuries restricted him to 12 games and sapped his ability to make the quick cuts that made him so dangerous the year before. When healthy, Ellington's vision and burst allow him to get to the second level quickly, and his elusiveness in the open field makes him a threat to break a long gain at any moment, an ability accentuated by his exceptional receiving skills. Too often last season, however, he couldn't get away from anybody, ranking in the bottom five in both missed tackles and yards after contact, a far cry from his 2013 marks. Seemingly having learned their lesson, the Cards spent a third-round pick on David Johnson, who could be the power back complement to Ellington. However, the rookie has missed the bulk of training camp due to a hamstring injury, spurring general manager Steve Keim to bring veteran Chris Johnson into the fold. With an offseason to heal, and backfield partners who can ease his workload, Ellington's production should improve this season.

2014

Ellington proved to be a multifaceted and highly productive runner as a rookie once he played his way into an increased role from Week 8 on last year. He ended up with a sparkling 5.5 YPC as well as a terrific 9.5 yards per reception. However, he's on the small end by the standards of featured running backs just 5-9, 199 so he appears destined to be the Cardinals' most heavily used back in a committee approach this year. Even once Ellington started seeing more regular action last season, he never carried the ball more than 15 times in a game, more than likely in an effort to protect him from injury. But he's too good to shelter completely, and the Cardinals have no one else to lean on for full-time work backups Stepfan Taylor and Jonathan Dwyer aren't good for much outside of a change of pace. The 25-year-old Ellington plays faster than his NFL Combine-clocked 4.61 40 time, and that was on display last season, as he broke eight rushes for more than 20 yards that's as many as LeSean McCoy and Adrian Peterson had, but in well under half as many rushing attempts. He also posted the best broken-tackle rate in the league, shedding 28 defenders despite his limited touches. With production like that, the Cardinals are going to have a hard time finding ways not to force-feed him the ball.

2013

Ellington will play a reserve role for the Cardinals with Rashard Mendenhall, Alfonso Smith, Ryan Williams, and Stepfan Taylor on the roster.