Andre Ellington injury update

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Pos: RB   Height: 5-9   Weight: 195   Hometown: Moncks Corner, SC (Berkeley HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2012

Former Clemson running back Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
Running Back (2008 - 2012)
#23 5-10, 195
Moncks Corner, SC

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has missed the whole week of practice and will be out for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Ellington suffered a severe hip pointer injury in Sunday's 28-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Ellington had already been dealing with foot and other hip injuries. In the limited action, he had 10 carries for 24 yards.

According to, a hip pointer is a contusion on the bone on the brim of the hip. Severe contusions can include hematoma and bleeding. This injury could possibly keep Ellington out of the lineup for a few weeks.

For the season, Ellington has rushed for 660 yards and three touchdowns. Stepfan Taylor will get the majority of the snaps with Ellington out of the lineup.

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