Ed Ellis

Height: 6’7 Weight: 325
Yrs/Pat: 4
Acquired: D4b-97 (125th overall)
School: Buffalo
Major: Early Childhood Education
Born: Oct 13, 1975 Hamden Conn.

Career Transactions

  • Ed Ellis was drafted with the Patriots’ own selection in the fourth round (125th) of the 1997 draft.

Career Highlights

1998 Season

  • Played in seven games during his second year… Saw action in the first three games of the season.

1997 Season

  • Made first pro appearance when he replaced Zefross Moss (back pains) in the second quarter.at N.Y. Jets


  • Ellis was a three-year starter at Buffalo … he was a strong physical drive blocker with long arms and thick legs, very nimble for a player his size.


  • Having played for the Patriots, Redskins, Chargers and Giants, Ed was inducted into the University of Buffalo’s Hall of Fame on Oct. 6, 2005.
  • He tried his hand at high school coaching along side his good friend and fellow Patriots alum Vernon Crawford, but since retiring from playing Ed’s focused on being a major player in the lives of his children, Edward Jr. and Vanessa. He hasn’t ruled out coaching in the future, but right now he’s happy to be a stay-at-home dad.

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