The New York Giants have re-signed Justin Ellis to a two-year contract extension

Former New York Giants defensive lineman Justin Ellis has reportedly found a new home, with the veteran set to sign with the Atlanta Falcons.

The news comes from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, and it comes after Ellis was brought in by Atlanta for a workout recently. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 32-year-old Louisiana Tech product and former fourth-round pick spent last season with Big Blue, appearing in all 17 games (four starts) and finishing one sack and 22 combined tackles (two for loss).

He also chipped-in on special teams.

Prior to his stint in New York, Ellis spent the first five seasons of his career with the Raiders, who drafted him in 2014. He has also played for the Baltimore Ravens.

Overall, Ellis has played in 117 games (54 starts) over his nine-year career, totaling 182 tackles (eight for loss), 1.5 sacks, five QB Hits and three passes defensed.

He’ll now look to show enough to make the cut with the Falcons.

The Miami Dolphins shuffled the practice squad on Wednesday, announcing the signing of tenth-year defensive tackle Justin Ellis, while also releasing safety Verone McKinley III.

Ellis, 32, was a 2014 fourth-round pick by the Oakland Raiders. He spent his first-year seasons with the Raiders, setting a career-high with 42 tackles in 2017.

The Baltimore Ravens signed Ellis in 2019 and he spent roughly three years with the franchise. The New York Giants signed him to a one-year deal in 2022 and the former Louisiana Tech defensive tackle earned his first-career sack that season, getting to Washington’s Taylor Heinicke in Week 13.

The Atlanta Falcons brought Ellis in on July 28, 2023, but he was released on Aug . 26 and remained a free agent until joining the Dolphins.

McKinley played 10 games with the Dolphins, starting twice during the 2022 season. He earned one interception and 16 tackles after signing in Miami as an undrafted college free agent out of Oregon on May 13, 2022.

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