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Ellis Lankster | Defensive Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/3/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 190
College: West Virginia
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Bills signed CB Ellis Lankster.
A seventh-round pick of the Bills in 2009, Lankster spent parts of four seasons with the Jets during Rex Ryan's tenure. CB Lavelle Westbrooks was waived in a corresponding move. Aug 17 - 8:30 AM

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Lions worked out free agent CB Ellis Lankster.

A 2009 seventh-round pick, Lankster was released by the Jets after Week 2. The Lions could be looking to upgrade their depth with only four healthy corners.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 11:29:00 AM

Jets released CB Ellis Lankster.

Lankster had played just one snap through two games.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 06:12:00 PM

Jets re-signed CB Ellis Lankster.

Lankster was cut loose by the Jets early last week. With CB Leon McFadden getting the boot, special teamer Lankster is back to help cover kicks.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 09:27:00 AM

Jets released CB Ellis Lankster.

Lankster played just 30 snaps on defense last season, but made 13 tackles on special teams and was a productive member of the kick coverage units. The Jets re-signed ILB A.J. Edds to take Lankster's roster spot.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 07:57:00 PM

Jets re-signed CB Ellis Lankster to a two-year, $1.63 million contract.

Lankster is a productive special teamer for the Jets. He racked up 13 tackles on kick and punt coverage and played just 30 defensive snaps in 2013.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 07:25:00 PM

Jets signed CB Ellis Lankster to a two-year extension through 2013.

Signed from the practice squad in October, Lankster went on to appear in six games and record six special teams tackles. He didn't get any snaps on defense, but could perhaps push for a role in New York's dime sets in 2012.
Wed, Jan 4, 2012 10:01:00 PM

Jets re-signed CB Ellis Lankster.

With Donald Strickland (head) and Isiah Trufant (hamstring) in doubt, Lankster is back for depth. The three-year veteran spent the preseason with the Jets before getting waived at final cuts.
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 09:35:00 AM

Jets waived CB Ellis Lankster.

Lankster returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown in the preseason finale, but it wasn't enough. Perhaps it'll earn him a spot on the practice squad.
Fri, Sep 2, 2011 09:59:00 PM

Bills signed seventh-round CB Ellis Lankster.

Lankster was one of the team's most impressive rookies during spring workouts. He'll battle for a roster spot at training camp.
Tue, Jul 7, 2009 11:09:00 AM

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