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NFC North Standings

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2021 Receiving

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Top Ben Ellefson News

  • Vikings' Ben Ellefson: Claimed by Minnesota

    Ellefson was claimed off waivers by the Vikings on Wednesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Ellefson was waived by the Jaguars on Tuesday, but he'll have a spot on the Vikings' season-opening roster. The 2020 UDFA appeared in seven games for Jacksonville as a rookie and caught one pass for 10 yards.

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  • Ben Ellefson: Waived by Jacksonville

    The Jaguars waived Ellefson on Tuesday.

    Ellefson appeared in seven games -- catching one of four targets for 10 yards -- before landing on injured reserve during his rookie season. The 24-year-old is a likely candidate to join the Jaguars' practice squad if he goes unclaimed on waivers.

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  • Jaguars' Ben Ellefson: Heads to IR

    Ellefson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

    Ellefson had already been declared out for Week 13, and he'll be required to miss at least two more games before returning to the lineup. The Jaguars appear ready to carry four tight ends moving forward: Tyler Eifert, James O'Shaughnessy, Eric Saubert and Tyler Davis.

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  • Jaguars' Ben Ellefson: Out with knee injury

    Ellefson (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Vikings, John Shipley of SI.com reports.

    Ellefson has averaged about 20 offensive snaps over the past four games but won't be available for Week 13. Eric Saubert should operate as the team's No. 3 tight end behind Tyler Eifert and James O'Shaughnessy.

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  • Jaguars' Ben Ellefson: Catches first pass

    Ellefson caught one of three targets for 10 yards during Sunday's 27-3 loss to Pittsburgh.

    The 24-year-old tied a season high with 26 offensive snaps and also secured his first NFL reception during the blowout defeat. Ellefson could play a similar role as long as James O'Shaughnessy (knee) remains sidelined, but it's unlikely he makes his way to fantasy relevance.

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  • Jaguars' Ben Ellefson: Joins active roster

    The Jaguars promoted Ellefson to the active roster from the practice squad Thursday.

    Jacksonville also activated Ellefson from practice squad COVID-19 list Thursday, prior to moving him to the 53-man roster. The rookie out of North Dakota State previously appeared in game-action Week 1 versus the Colts, but he's still vying for his first career target.

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  • Ben Ellefson: Shuffles to COVID list

    The Jaguars placed Ellefson on the practice squad COVID-19 list Saturday.

    Ellefson has either contracted the virus or came into close contact with an infected person. The North Dakota State product will need to clear the NFL's COVID-19 protocols before returning to team activities.

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  • Ben Ellefson: Drops to practice roster

    Ellefson reverted to the Jaguars' practice squad Tuesday.

    The undrafted tight end made his NFL debut in Week 1 against the Colts, and he logged 13 offensive snaps but wasn't targeted on any of Gardner Minshew's 20 passes. Ellefson could be activated again for Week 2 if Tyler Davis (knee) is unavailable.

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  • Jaguars' Ben Ellefson: Added to active roster

    Ellefson was added to Jacksonville's active roster Saturday, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

    Ellefson signed with the team as an undrafted free agent after the 2020 draft. While he was waived and added to the practice squad, Tyler Davis' knee injury will give Ellefson the chance to serve as depth among the team's tight end corps.

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  • Ben Ellefson: Shifts to practice roster

    Ellefson cleared waivers Sunday and signed with the Jaguars' practice squad, John Oehser of the team's official site reports.

    As an undrafted free agent with no preseason games, Ellefson was unable to lock down a roster spot. The North Dakota State product will continue to hone his craft on the practice squad while Tyler Eifert and James O'Shaughnessy handle the tight-end reps.

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  • Ben Ellefson: Joining Jacksonville

    Ellefson is expected to sign with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent, Mike Kaye of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

    Ellefson spent his collegiate career at North Dakota State and caught 15 passes for 199 yards and five touchdowns in 15 games during his senior season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 250 lbs
Age: 25
Class: Sophomore