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June 6, 2019 03:12 PM
Eagles' Trae Elston: Signs with Philadelphia
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston signed a contract Wednesday with the Eagles.

After appearing in 14 games in 2017, Elston didn't see any NFL action during the most recent season. The 25-year-old will look to resurface in the league with the Eagles, with whom he appeared in one of those aforementioned 14 contests. Should he earn a roster spot with the Eagles heading into Week 1, Elston would likely see most of his action on special teams.

December 30, 2017 05:48 PM
Dolphins' Trae Elston: Scooped up by Dolphins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Dolphins claimed Elston off waivers Friday.

Elston was waived by the Bills on Thursday, but found a new home quickly. Mainly a special teams contributor in Buffalo, he figures to do the same for the Dolphins, as well as provide depth at strong safety, not to mention the coaching staff might pick his brain a bit for some pregame strategy since Elston's new team squares off against his previous employer Sunday.

December 29, 2017 07:12 PM
Trae Elston: Released by Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston was let go by the Bills on Thursday, Mike Rodak of ESPN reports.

Elston played almost exclusively on special teams, although he racked up 18 tackles and an interception across 13 games. His release opens up a roster spot for Buffalo to activate Colt Anderson (forearm) from injured reserve.

October 31, 2017 08:56 PM
Bills' Trae Elston: Shines in first career start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston racked up a game-high 11 tackles (eight solo), one pass breakup and one interception against the Raiders on Sunday.

What Elston accomplished in his first career start was incredible, and the Bills likely never saw it coming either as even they released him back in September before picking him up again in early October. He earned his first start because Jordan Poyer (knee) was sidelined, and Poyer is expected back Thursday against the Jets. It'll be interesting to see if Elston will earn more responsibility going forward, or if he'll revert to his normal special teams duties.

October 29, 2017 12:16 PM
Bills' Trae Elston: Starting opportunity
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston will start at safety this week against the Raiders with starter Jordan Poyer (knee) being ruled inactive, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

This will be the first start of Elston's career, who could stand to have a decent tackle total if Derek Carr throws as much as he did last week in an attempt to beat the Bills' depleted secondary.

October 4, 2017 01:04 PM
Bills' Trae Elston: Returns to Buffalo
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston has re-signed with the Bills, Joe Buscaglia of 7 ABC Buffalo reports.

Elston has floated around a few teams the last few seasons while only seeing action in three NFL games, while he'll now provide depth for the Bills in the defensive backfield following the loss of Colt Anderson to a forearm surgery.

September 30, 2017 12:56 PM
Trae Elston: Let go by Eagles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston was waived by the Eagles on Saturday.

The Eagles are dealing with a plethora of injuries on their defensive line, so Elston was let go in order to add depth there. The 23-year-old has recorded one solo tackle on the season. He will presumably clear waivers and revert to the team's practice squad.

September 21, 2017 06:16 PM
Eagles' Trae Elston: Claimed by Philadelphia
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Eagles claimed Elston off waivers Wednesday, Les Bowen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

The Eagles claimed Elston just one day after he was waived by the Bills. The 23-year-old only played special teams snaps in the Bills' first two games and will likely do the same for Philadelphia.

September 19, 2017 05:36 PM
Trae Elston: Released by Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston was released Tuesday by the Bills.

Elston earned a spot on the team's final roster as rookie after an impressive preseason and training camp. He was primary serving a special teams role through the first two regular-season games.

September 6, 2017 08:56 PM
Bills' Trae Elston: Free from injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston (hamstring) doesn't appear on the injury report ahead of Week 1.

Elston's preseason hamstring injury seems to be a thing of the past. He'll open the season as the backup to Micah Hyde and should consequently struggle to earn enough playing time to warrant IDP consideration.

August 18, 2017 12:48 AM
Bills' Trae Elston: Injures hamstring Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston suffered a hamstring injury in Thursday's game against the Eagles and did not return, Chris Brown of the team's official site reports.

Elston was on his way to having an impactful game Thursday before suffering his hamstring injury as he racked up three solo tackles from the strong safety spot. As a probable long shot to make the final roster, any additional time missed could be detrimental for Elston.

April 21, 2017 05:08 PM
Bills' Trae Elston: Claimed by Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston was claimed off waivers by the Bills on Friday.

Elston lands in Buffalo after being let go by the Browns on Thursday. An undrafted rookie last year, the Mississippi product is yet to make his NFL debut, but will aim to earn the right to do so by impressing the Bills this offseason.

April 20, 2017 08:20 PM
Trae Elston: Waived by Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston was waived by the Browns on Thursday, Nate Ulrich of The Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Elston joined the Browns as an undrafted rookie in 2016, but he never appeared in a regular-season game. He'll become a free agent if he clears waivers.

December 21, 2016 11:15 PM
Trae Elston: Let go by Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston was waived by the Browns on Wednesday, CBS's Daryl Ruiter reports.

Elston, an undrafted rookie out of Ole Miss, didn't appear in a game during his brief stint in Cleveland. His release clears room for fifth-rounder Trey Caldwell to join the active roster.

December 7, 2016 03:45 PM
Browns' Trae Elston: Signed by Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elston was signed by the Browns on Wednesday.

Elston's signing was made possible by Derrick Kindred's ankle/foot injury, which ultimately landed him on the NFI list. Elston is an undrafted rookie out of Ole Miss, and has yet to record a regular season NFL snap.

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YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2016Cleveland Browns000.000000.0000
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers000.000000.0000
2017Buffalo Bills13189.09012222.02201
2017Miami Dolphins000.000000.0000
2017Philadelphia Eagles111.000000.0000
2019New Orleans Saints000.000000.0000

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