• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Jets release Ellis Lankster

    The Jets released defensive back Ellis Lankster Tuesday. He was signed on Sept. 12 after being cut before the beginning of the regular season.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Ellis Lankster joins Jets again

    The Jets signed defensive back Ellis Lankster Friday, less than two weeks after he was waived. Lankster spent the previous three seasons with the Jets, finishing with 18 tackles in 15 games a year ago.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Jets release Ellis Lankster, re-sign A.J. Edds

    The Jets released cornerback Ellis Lankster and re-signed inside linebacker A.J. Edds Monday.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Jets announce re-signing of two defensive backs

    The Jets announced they have re-signed a pair of impending free agents Wednesday, inking defensive backs Ellis Lankster and Darrin Walls prior to their entrance to free agency. Lankster spent most of the 2013 season on special teams, recording 20 tackles in kick coverage. Walls spent more of his time on defense, finishing with 24 tackles and five passes defended in 16 games.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Nine Jets probable for Week 17 game

    Cornerback Ellis Lankster (jaw) is the lone non-probable on a lengthy Jets injury report submitted on Friday. There are nine fellow defenders listed as probable for Sunday against Miami. They are linebackers DeMario Davis (thumb), Garrett McIntyre (knee) and Quinton Coples (shoulder), defensive backs Dawan Landry (hand), Ed Reed (non-injury related) and Antonio Cromartie (hip) and linemen Kenrick Ellis (back), Sheldon Richardson (finger/shoulder) and Muhammad Wilkerson (wrist).

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Only one hurt on Jets inactive list for Sunday

    Cornerback Ellis Lankster (jaw) is the lone injured player on the inactive report submitted Sunday by the Jets. Their healthy inactives are offensive linemen Ben Ijalana, William Campbell and Oday Aboushi, linebacker Jermaine Cunningham, quarterback David Garrard and tight end Chris Pantale.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Eight Jets defenders probable for Week 16 game

    Eight defensive players have been listed as probable by the Jets for their Sunday battle against the Browns. They are defensive backs Antonio Cromartie (hip), Ellis Lankster (jaw) and Ed Reed (not injury related), linemen Kenrick Ellis (back), Muhammad Wilkerson (wrist) and Sheldon Richardson (wrist, finger) and linebackers Garrett McIntyre (knee, elbow) and Quinton Coples (shoulder).

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Jets have plenty of healthy players

    The Jets have the following players active and available for Week 1 at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The following players were all listed as probable coming into the game: LB Nick Bellore (Oblique); DB Antonio Cromartie (hip); DL Leger Douzable (illness); WR Clyde Gates (shoulder); DL Damon Harrison (knee); DB Ellis Lankster (foot, hamstring); DB Dee Milliner (Achilles); QB Matt Simms (calf, oblique); T Willie Colon (knee, shoulder); G Vladimir Ducasse (calf); G Brian Winters (ankle).

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Jets release lengthy injury list

    The Jets have released an expansive Week 1 injury report. Those listed are as follows: Out: Defensive end Quinton Coples (ankle), quarterback Mark Sanchez (shoulder). Questionable: Defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (back), wide receiver Santonio Holmes (foot). Probable: Linebacker Nick Bellore (oblique), offensive lineman Willie Colon (knee/shoulder), cornerback Antonio Cromartie (hip), defensive tackle Leger Douzable (illness), offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse (calf), wide receiver Clyde Gates (shoulder), linebacker David Harris (hip), wide receiver Stephen Hill (knee), tackle Ben Ijalana (knee), wide receiver Jeremy Kerley (finger), cornerback Ellis Lankster (foot/hamstring), cornerback Dee Milliner (Achilles), quarterback Matt Simms (calf/oblique), quarterback Geno Smith (ankle), tight end Kellen Winslow (knee) and offensive lineman Brian Winters (ankle).

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Lankster dealing with concussion

    Jets defensive back Ellis Lankster left in the second half of Week 16 against San Diego with a concussion and did not return. Lankster, who is in his second season with New York, failed to register a tackle before the early exit.