The Arizona Cardinals announced that the team has re-signed running back ANDRE ELLINGTON to a one-year contract.
Ellington (5-9, 199) played in 53 games (15 starts) in his first four seasons with the Cardinals after he was drafted in the sixth round (187th overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft out of Clemson. He has rushed for 1,697 yards and nine touchdowns on 398 attempts (4.3 avg.) in his career, adding 999 receiving yards and three touchdowns on 112 receptions.
The 28-year old Ellington surpassed 1,000 yards from scrimmage in each of his first two NFL seasons, compiling 1,023 yards as a rookie in 2013 and 1,055 yards in 2014. During his rookie campaign in 2013, Ellington rushed for 652 yards on just 118 attempts, leading all NFL players with a 5.53 yards per carry average. He is the only active player in the NFL with both a rushing and receiving touchdown of 80+ yards in their career.
Per Press release.