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Bruce Ellington

25-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Houston Texans

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Injuries have limited Ellington early in his career, and 2016 was no different when he missed the entire season with a hamstring injury. With a new general manager and head coach in town, the team has...

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HT: 5' 9"   WT: 197   DOB: 8/22/1991  College: South Carolina  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Bruce Ellington Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Texans in August of 2017.

August 12, 2017  –  Bruce Ellington News

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Ellington (undisclosed) is healthy, Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle reports.

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Bruce Ellington NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 19 CFB 12 17 211 1 12.4 - - - - - - 17 106 - 1 - - - - - -
2012 20 CFB 13 40 600 7 15.0 - - - - - - 5 28 - 0 - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 12 49 775 8 15.8 - - - - - - 3 14 - 0 - - - - - -
2014 22 SF 13 6 62 2 12 10.3 5.2 1 0 0 0 0 6 28 4.7 1 614 0 188 0 1 0
2015 23 SF 13 13 153 0 19 11.8 8.1 3 1 0 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 665 0 137 0 3 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Bruce Ellington Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2011 19 CFB 12 3.7 5.1 4.4 1 18 - - - 1 9 - - -
2012 20 CFB 13 8.1 11.1 9.6 3 46 - - - 0 2 - - -
2013 21 CFB 12 10.9 15.0 13.0 4 65 - - - 0 1 - - -
2014 22 SF 13 2.1 2.5 2.3 0 5 4 3 1 0 2 2 1 1
2015 23 SF 13 1.2 2.2 1.7 1 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Bruce Ellington – Playing Time Overview

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Offensive Snaps in 2016

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Year Off ST
2014 93 95
2015 143 124
Bruce Ellington 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 LA
2 @Car
3 @Sea
4 Dal
5 Ari
6 @Buf
7 TB
8 BYE Bye Week
9 NO
10 @Ari
11 NE
12 @Mia
13 @Chi
14 NYJ
15 @Atl
16 @LA
17 Sea

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Bruce Ellington  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 9"
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Weight:   197 lbs
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40-Yard Dash:   4.45 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   3.95 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.69 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   31.00 in
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Hand Length:   9.63 in
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Vertical Jump:   40 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   120 in
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Bench Press:   15 reps
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Bruce Ellington: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellington (undisclosed) signed with the Texans on Friday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Ellington (undisclosed) was waived with a failed physical designation Saturday.

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Ellington (undisclosed) was claimed by the Jets on Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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The 49ers waived Ellington (undisclosed) on Thursday.

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Ellington didn't participate in Wednesday's minicamp practice due to a soft-tissue injury, CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco reports.

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Free-agent acquisition Marquise Goodwin could compete with Ellington (hamstring) and Jeremy Kerley for playing time in the slot, CSN Bay Area reports.

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Ellington (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

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Ellington (hamstring) remained sidelined during Tuesday's practice, CSN Bay Area reports.

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Ellington left Friday's preseason game due to a hamstring injury, the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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2016

Ellington hasn't done much in his first two seasons with San Francisco, amassing just 215 receiving yards and three total touchdowns in that span. With the club seemingly having moved on from veteran Anquan Boldin, Ellington had a legitimate chance to be the 49ers' slot receiver in 2016 due to his size (5-foot-9) and quickness, but was placed on IR in August.

2015

The 49ers drafted the speedy Ellington in 2014 with hopes of injecting some energy into their slow receiving corps. He didn't make a huge impact in his rookie season, but showed flashes with 90 total yards and three touchdowns on just 12 touches, adding contributions in the return game. With veterans Michael Crabtree, Stevie Johnson, and Brandon Lloyd gone, touches remain up for grabs among the group of receivers behind Torrey Smith and Anquan Boldin. Ellington will have to beat out Quinton Patton and the newly-acquired Jerome Simpson in training camp to have relevance in San Francisco's new-look offense, but he could be a sneaky he could be a sneaky PPR option if he does win the slot receiver position, as Colin Kaepernick could look to get the speedy wideout the rock in space.

2014

Ellington was a luxury pick for a 49ers team that didn't have many needs, but the undersized speedster adds a dimension to the receiving corps than players like Anquan Boldin and Stevie Johnson don't possess. He could develop into a dangerous weapon out of the slot, but don't expect much impact from him as a rookie.