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Steelers | Four players released

Tue, 30 Aug 2011 07:56:20 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released LB Chris Ellis, WR Terrence McCrae, CB Niles Brinkley and DT Anthony Gray.

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Steelers | Six players re-signed

Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:35:58 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed WR Tyler Grisham, TE Eugene Bright, OT Kyle Jolly, LBs Chris Ellis and Chris McCoy and PK Swayze Waters, a source told Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Bills | Chris Ellis waived

Mon, 11 Oct 2010 09:50:30 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have waived LB Chris Ellis, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

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Bills | Chris Ellis, Aaron Maybin to see time at OLB

Sat, 11 Sep 2010 09:11:03 -0700

Buffalo Bills LB Chris Ellis is expected to start at outside linebacker Week 1 in place of injured LB Reggie Torbor (chest) with LB Aaron Maybin taking over in obvious passing situations, reports Allen Wilson, of The Buffalo News.

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Bills | Three expected to compete for starting OLB job

Thu, 08 Jul 2010 09:40:39 -0700

Buffalo Bills LBs Chris Kelsay, Chris Ellis and Danny Batten are expected to compete for the starting strongside linebacker position during training camp, according to Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.

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Bills | Several DEs will play OLB

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 11:38:23 -0800

Sal Maiorana, of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, reports Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said DEs Chris Kelsay, Chris Ellis and Aaron Maybin will play outside linebacker in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment. Gailey also said DE Aaron Schobel will play outside linebacker if he returns.

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Bills | Ellis likely will play LB

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 08:58:26 -0800

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DE Chris Ellis likely will be used as an outside linebacker in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment.

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Bills | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 27 Dec 2009 09:04:03 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared FS Bryan Scott, DL Chris Ellis, OT Jamon Meredith, TE Joe Klopfenstein, WR Josh Reed, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, SS Todd Johnson, QB Trent Edwards inactive for Week 16.

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Bills | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 20 Dec 2009 08:49:13 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared CB Ashton Youboty, QB Brian Brohm, CB Cary Harris, DL Chris Ellis, WR James Hardy, OT Jamon Meredith, TE Joe Klopfenstein, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 15.

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Bills | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 09:05:52 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared CB Ashton Youboty, QB Brian Brohm, CB Cary Harris, DL Chris Ellis, WR James Hardy, TE Joe Klopfenstein, DL John McCargo, WR Justin Jenkins inactive for Week 14.

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Bills | Week 13 Inactives

Thu, 03 Dec 2009 16:22:38 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared CB Ashton Youboty, CB Cary Harris, DL Chris Ellis, OT Demetrius Bell, WR James Hardy, DL John McCargo, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 13.

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Bills | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 29 Nov 2009 08:45:59 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared CB Ashton Youboty, QB Brian Brohm, DL Chris Ellis, OT Demetrius Bell, WR James Hardy, DL John McCargo, WR Steve Johnson, CB Terrence McGee inactive for Week 12.

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Bills | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 15 Nov 2009 09:08:58 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, QB Gibran Hamdan, WR James Hardy, OL Jonathan Scott, LB Keith Ellison, DL Kyle Williams, WR Roscoe Parrish, CB Terrence McGee inactive for Week 10.

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Bills | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 12:37:50 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared FS Bryan Scott, DL Chris Ellis, SS Donte Whitner, OL Jonathan Scott, TE Shawn Nelson, QB Trent Edwards, RB Xavier Omon inactive for Week 7.

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Bills | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 18 Oct 2009 12:36:54 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared FS Bryan Scott, DL Chris Ellis, CB Ellis Lankster, QB Gibran Hamdan, OL Jonathan Scott, WR Roscoe Parrish, SS Todd Johnson, RB Xavier Omon inactive for Week 6.

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Bills | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 11 Oct 2009 08:56:01 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared FS Bryan Scott, DL Chris Ellis, SS Donte Whitner, CB Ellis Lankster, QB Gibran Hamdan, OT Jamon Meredith, LB Paul Posluszny, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 5.

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Bills | Four players ruled out for Week 5

Fri, 09 Oct 2009 11:28:58 -0700

Buffalo Bills LB Paul Posluszny (forearm), FS Bryan Scott (ankle), SS Donte Whitner (thumb) and DE Chris Ellis (personal) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 9. They have been ruled out of the team's Week 5 game.

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Bills | Four players will not play in Week 5

Thu, 08 Oct 2009 13:33:49 -0700

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills LB Paul Posluszny (forearm), DE Chris Ellis (personal), SS Donte Whitner (thumb) and FS Bryan Scott (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 8. They will not be able to play in Week 5.

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Bills | Four players not practicing Thursday

Thu, 08 Oct 2009 09:34:58 -0700

CBSSports.com reports Buffalo Bills LB Paul Posluszny (forearm), FS Bryan Scott (ankle), SS Donte Whitner (thumb) and DE Chris Ellis (personal) are not practicing Thursday, Oct. 8.

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Bills | Four players miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 07 Oct 2009 15:39:46 -0700

BuffaloBills.com reports Buffalo Bills DE Chris Ellis (undisclosed), LB Paul Posluszny (forearm), SS Donte Whitner (thumb) and FS Bryan Scott (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 7.

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Bills | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 04 Oct 2009 12:48:26 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared FS Bryan Scott, DL Chris Ellis, OT Demetrius Bell, SS Donte Whitner, QB Gibran Hamdan, DL John McCargo, LB Paul Posluszny, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 4.

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Bills | Ellis ruled out for Week 4

Sat, 03 Oct 2009 18:48:23 -0700

The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills DE Chris Ellis (personal) has been ruled out of the team's Week 4 game because of an undisclosed family emergency.

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Bills | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 27 Sep 2009 12:23:19 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, CB Ellis Lankster, QB Gibran Hamdan, OT Jamon Meredith, DL John McCargo, WR Justin Jenkins, LB Paul Posluszny, TE Shawn Nelson inactive for Week 3.

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Bills | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:25:31 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, CB Drayton Florence, CB Ellis Lankster, QB Gibran Hamdan, WR Justin Jenkins, OT Kirk Chambers, LB Paul Posluszny, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 2.

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Bills | Week 1 Inactives

Mon, 14 Sep 2009 15:17:45 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared LB Ashlee Palmer, DL Chris Ellis, TE Derek Fine, CB Drayton Florence, CB Ellis Lankster, QB Gibran Hamdan, OT Kirk Chambers, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 1.

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Bills | C. Ellis playing more aggressive

Tue, 18 Aug 2009 17:46:44 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis is playing more aggressive this preseason. Head coach Dick Jauron wanted Ellis to be more physical in his game. Ellis believes his familiarity with the defensive system has helped him become more aggressive. Ellis said, "It comes with the comfort level. The more you feel comfortable, the better you can let things fly and you feel like more in your college mode. You can utilize your speed and play up to your expectations."

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Bills | Defensive line breakdown

Sat, 25 Jul 2009 16:30:30 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills had the same defensive linemen working as starters when training camp kicked off as they had last season. DL Chris Kelsay, Marcus Stroud, Kyle Williams and Aaron Schobel manned the first-string during workouts. The second-string was manned by DL Ryan Denney, Spencer Johnson, John McCargo and Copeland Bryan. DLs Chris Ellis, Ventrell Jenkins, David Lindquist and Jermaine McGhee rounded out the third-string.

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Bills | Ellis hoping for bigger role

Mon, 20 Jul 2009 14:42:21 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DE Chris Ellis has been working on improving his upper body strength during the offseason and hopes to be a bigger part of the defensive line this season.

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Bills | Ellis placed on IR

Sat, 06 Dec 2008 08:32:13 -0800

The Associated Press reports the Buffalo Bills have placed DE Chris Ellis (ankle) on season-ending Injured Reserve due to an ankle injury.

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Bills | Ellis questionable for Week 14

Fri, 05 Dec 2008 09:46:16 -0800

Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 5. He is listed as questionable for the team's Week 14 game.

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Bills | Ellis limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 04 Dec 2008 09:00:01 -0800

Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 4. He is considered questionable for the team's Week 14 game.

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Bills | Ellis misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 03 Dec 2008 11:36:02 -0800

Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 3. He is considered questionable for the team's Week 14 game.

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Bills | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 05 Oct 2008 12:52:00 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, FB Corey McIntyre, OT Demetrius Bell, TE Derek Fine, WR Roscoe Parrish, CB Terrence McGee, RB Xavier Omon inactive for Week 5.

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Bills | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 12:20:08 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, FB Darian Barnes, OT Demetrius Bell, TE Derek Fine, QB Gibran Hamdan, CB Reggie Corner, WR Roscoe Parrish, RB Xavier Omon inactive for Week 4.

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Bills | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2008 09:31:19 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, OT Demetrius Bell, TE Derek Fine, QB Gibran Hamdan, OG Jason Whittle, CB Reggie Corner, WR Steve Johnson, RB Xavier Omon inactive for Week 3.

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Bills | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:27:27 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, OT Demetrius Bell, TE Derek Fine, QB Gibran Hamdan, OG Jason Whittle, CB Reggie Corner, WR Steve Johnson, RB Xavier Omon inactive for Week 2.

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Bills | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:24:12 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, OT Demetrius Bell, TE Derek Fine, QB Gibran Hamdan, OG Jason Whittle, CB Reggie Corner, WR Steve Johnson, RB Xavier Omon inactive for Week 2.

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Bills | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 09:14:55 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, TE Derek Fine, QB Gibran Hamdan, DL John McCargo, OT Matt Murphy, CB Reggie Corner, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 1.

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Bills | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2008 09:14:46 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Chris Ellis, TE Derek Fine, QB Gibran Hamdan, DL John McCargo, OT Matt Murphy, CB Reggie Corner, WR Steve Johnson inactive for Week 1.

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Bills | Ellis works with second team

Tue, 05 Aug 2008 11:38:03 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis received all of the second-team defense repetitions Monday, Aug. 4, because DL Copeland Bryan (hamstring) was not participating.

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Bills | Ellis signs

Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:15:53 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Buffalo Bills signed third-round draft pick DL Chris Ellis Thursday, July 24. Ellis is expected to compete for a backup spot. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Bills | Ellis providing pressure Thursday

Thu, 05 Jun 2008 12:58:35 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis provided defensive pressure from the left side on a play during the team's offseason workout Thursday, June 5.

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Bills | Ellis receives first-team reps

Fri, 23 May 2008 13:03:38 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis received some repetitions at right defensive end with the first-team defense Thursday, May 22, in place of DL Aaron Schobel.

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Bills | Ellis works with first unit Wednesday

Wed, 21 May 2008 14:48:30 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DL Chris Ellis worked with the first unit on defense Wednesday, May 21, so he could be exposed to the NFL tempo of play.

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Bills | Ellis excited team drafted him

Sun, 27 Apr 2008 12:27:23 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DE Chris Ellis said he is excited about being selected by the Bill because he gets to stay at defensive end. "I'm so excited. I'm looking forward to being a Buffalo Bill. I get to stay at defensive end, so I'm just going to let it all hang out. The Bills need some pass rushers so hopefully I can come in and be an addition to what they already have. They play the same defense we did in college which is get to the football and apply pressure and make a play when it comes to you. That's the same thing I'm looking to do for Buffalo," Ellis said.

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Bills | Ellis to be used at end

Sun, 27 Apr 2008 12:23:13 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills say they will use DE Chris Ellis as a defensive end. Some teams believed Ellis could be a linebacker in a 3-4 defense.

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Titans | C. Ellis visited team

Sat, 19 Apr 2008 14:22:49 -0700

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Virginia Tech DE Chris Ellis visited the Tennessee Titans.

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NFL | Ellis runs at NFL Scouting Combine

Mon, 25 Feb 2008 10:28:06 -0800

Virginia Tech DL Chris Ellis ran a 4.71 40-yard dash at the 2008 NFL Scouting Combine Monday, Feb. 25.

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NFL | C. Ellis invited to NFL Combine

Fri, 01 Feb 2008 22:47:41 -0800

John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Virginia Tech DE Chris Ellis has been invited to the 2008 NFL Combine.

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