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The Dolphins have reached an agreement in principle with former Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, according to Aaron Wilson.
Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe reaches agreement in principle with Miami Dolphins, per a league source with knowledge of deal— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 12, 2013
Ellerbe, an unrestricted free agent, has been with the Ravens for the last four years. In those four years, he has made 182 tackles, 5.5 sacks and picked off one pass. Ellerbe didn't step into a starting role until the Week 7 of the 2012 season, and according to Pro Football Focus, he finished the 2012 season with an overall grade of 5.4, excelling both as a run and pass defender.