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Rhett Ellison | Tight End

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 250
College: USC
Contract: view contract details

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Vikings fourth-round TE Rhett Ellison will undergo an MRI after injuring his knee in Friday's preseason game.
Ellison's injury isn't believed to be of the season-ending variety. Ticketed for the third string behind Kyle Rudolph and John Carlson, Ellison has four catches for 27 yards through three exhibition games. Sat, Aug 25, 2012 01:19:00 PM

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Vikings signed fourth-round TE Rhett Ellison to a four-year contract.

The 6'5", 251-pounder played tight end, fullback, and even the slot for USC. While he's not a long-term fantasy prospect, the Vikings drafted Ellison as the latest model in the Jim Kleinsasser H-back mold.
Tue, May 22, 2012 06:09:00 PM

Vikings selected TE/FB Rhett Ellison with the No. 128 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

The son of former 49ers LB Riki Ellison, Rhett is a favorite of NFL Network's Mike Mayock among the H-back prospects. Ellison is a polished prospect with solid pass protection and fine hands, but he's more of a role player with limited speed, lacking in downfield ability. He'll help the Vikings more than fantasy leaguers.
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 01:36:00 PM

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