Posts Tagged ‘Shaun Ellis’

Randall Cunningham’s defining moments

In 1985, the Philadelphia Eagles used a second-round pick on UNLV’s Randall Cunningham. Despite signing with the USFL’s Tampa Bay Bandits that spring, Cunningham eventually landed in Philadelphia and embarked on a 16-year NFL career. With the former signal-caller turning 50 on Wednesday, we take a look at the defining moments of one of the most exciting players in NFL history. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Ready for Primetime ————————————————————————————————————————————– On Oct. 10, 1988, the Eagles were on “Monday Night Football” for the first time in seven years. Their opponent that night at the Vet were the division-rival New York Giants, a team that had won the last six meetings with Philadelphia. With the Eagles trailing by three in the second quarter, Cunningham rolled […]

Haynesworth, Ellis make debuts with Patriots

The much-anticipated debuts of Albert Haynesworth and Shaun Ellis became official Thursday night in Foxborough, Mass., as both were in the starting lineup in the preseason finale against the Giants.

First and 10: New faces visit old places

Steve Smith has left New York for greener pastures — Eagles green, that is. Smith’s signing means Giants-Eagles will join other NFL contests that feature high-profile homecomings this season, including Shaun Ellis lining up against the New York Jets in a Patriots uniform, and Pats DE Albert Haynesworth getting a crack at his old coach Mike Shanahan when New England visits Washington on Dec. 11. We asked our panel of experts which 2011 “revenge game” they’re looking forward to most in the latest Instant Debate. Look for that later today on

Data Points: Pass rushers do exist in free agency

One could argue there’s a perception building that the role of free agency will be an afterthought in how teams build their defenses to get after the quarterback next season. But that perception might be wrong.

Jets’ Ellis, Smith active for AFC title game

Jets coach Rex Ryan said Friday that those starters listed as questionable on the injury report would be ready to go against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday and the coach remained true to his word.

Jets’ Ellis leaves game against Bills

Jets DE Shaun Ellis has left Sunday’s game against the Bills with what appears to be a left knee injury.

Rhodes added to Jets’ injury report

Jets FS Kerry Rhodes (knee) was added to the team’s injury report Thursday, while DT Shaun Ellis returned, taking part in a limited portion of the practice.

Week 14 injuries: DeAngelo returns; many Vikes hurt

Teams have released their Week 14 practice participation reports for Wednesday. Here’s a look at some of the notable developments.

Week 10 injuries: Eagles’ Westbrook sits out practice

Teams have released their Week 10 practice participation reports through Wednesday. Here’s a look at some notable developments.

CB Sheppard, WR Smith out for Jets

Jets CB Lito Sheppard and WR Brad Smith will not be active against the Dolphins. Sheppard and Smith are both battling quadriceps injuries.

Jets expect WR Cotchery, DE Ellis, LB Scott to play

NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora reports that Jets WRs Jerricho Cotchery and David Clowney, along with DE Shaun Ellis and LB Bart Scott, are expected to play against the Dolphins on Sunday. CB Lito Sheppard remains very doubtful.

Week 7 injury report: Texans’ Johnson hospitalized

It was a tough day for wide receivers, as Houston’s Andre Johnson, Minnesota’s Bernard Berrian and Indianapolis’ Reggie Wayne all sustained injuries. Johnson and Berrian didn’t return, although Wayne did.

Jets’ Washington ruled out with leg injury

Jets RB Leon Washington won’t return to Sunday’s game against the Raiders after sustaining a lower leg injury during the first quarter.

Week 6 injuries: Giants QB Manning good to go

Teams have released their latest Week 6 injury reports. Here’s a look at the developments among notable names through Thursday.

Coles, Ellis among Jets who could miss opener

WR Laveranues Coles and DE Shaun Ellis are among six Jets who are questionable for the team’s season opener against the Dolphins.

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