Ellis (undisclosed) returned to practice on Sunday, Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune reports. Ellis began camp on the physically unable to perform list but no reason was ever given for it. Now that he's been cleared to return to practice look for him to compete with the second and third team for a spot on the tail end of the depth chart.
Ellis has been placed on the Vikings' active/physically unable to perform list with an undisclosed injury, Ben Goessling of ESPN NFL Nation reports. Ellis' placement on the PUP list comes as a bit of a surprise, but at this point his condition doesn't seem to be too severe. When he's able to return he'll be competing for a spot at the tail end of the defensive tackle depth chart for Minnesota.
Ellis agreed to a one-year deal to remain with Minnesota, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Ellis played nine games after spending time with the Giants earlier in the season and had 15 tackles in a reserve role.
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.