Defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis agreed to a contract with the Giants on Tuesday, The Star-Ledger reports. Ellis spent training camp with the Giants, but did not make the Week 1 roster. Three Giants defensive tackles were listed on the team's injury report Monday, so the team decided to bring back Ellis with just a couple days to spare before taking on the Redskins on Thursday night.
The Giants have signed former Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis on a one-year contract, reports ESPN.com.Ellis spent the last four seasons struggling for playing time behind a talented Jets' first-team defensive line.A rotational player in the Jets' 3-4 front, Ellis is expected to fit as a first-down and second-down run-stopper for the Giants.
Free agent defensive lineman Kenrick Ellis is visiting the Giants, reports the New York Post. Ellis, 27, has spent his entire four-year with the Jets, recording a total of 53 tackles and a sack.
The Jets have made Eric Decker, Chris Owusu, Ben Ijalana, A.J. Edds, Dakota Dozier, T.J. Barnes and Kenrick Ellis inactive Week 5 against the Chargers. Decker was the big question mark. He entered the game considered questionable due to a hamstring injury. After a pre-game workout, it was determined he would not go.
The following players were listed inactive for the Jets in Week 4 at home against the Lions: Dakota Dozier, A.J. Edds, Kenrick Ellis, IK Enemkpali, Ben Ijalana, Dee Milliner (quadriceps) and Jalen Saunders.