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How Good Are The Cowboys Linebackers Without Ellis?

Published by on June 3, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

On Tuesday Greg Ellis' 11-year run with the Dallas Cowboys ended as the Cowboys cut Ellis instead of continuing to find a trade partner for him. Greg Ellis was drafted inmthe first round of the 1998 Draft, which was a controversial pick as everyone thought the Cowboys were going to take Randy Moss who went to Minnesota.

Greg Ellis had a great eleven years with Dallas, racking up 496 tackles and 77 sacks, which is eighth on the Cowboys all-time list. Ellis had eight sacks last season and is still a good linebacker, he just no long fit into the Cowboys plans.

Last season Ellis was mostly used on second and long and third downs where he could use his pass rushing skills. Ellis couldn't cover anyone as an Outside Lineba...

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