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  Eagles | Future for Ellis Hobbs remains uncertain    Mon Jul 25, 02:10 AM

Free-agent CB Ellis Hobbs (Eagles) (neck) has not officially announced his retirement, but he is not expected to play again. The Eagles certainly won't be re-signing the cornerback and kick return specialist.

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  NFL | Ellis Hobbs unsure about retirement    Mon Jun 6, 10:04 AM

Free-agent CB Ellis Hobbs (Eagles) said he hasn't made any firm decision with regard to his playing future. After suffering a serious neck injury that ended his season and required surgery, there were reports Hobbs planned on retiring. 'All I'm doing is relaxing,' Hobbs said. 'Because of the lockout, it's just giving me extra time to work on other things. But none of the doctors have said I need to shut it down, I need to stop playing. I myself haven't even thought about that, or going that route. I've weighed both sides of it, and I'm pretty comfortable where I am right now.'

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs uncertain about future    Sun Jun 5, 03:32 PM

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) said he is uncertain about his future. Hobbs said the doctors have not told him can't play again despite undergoing neck surgery during the season.

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  Eagles | Nine not tendered contracts    Wed Mar 2, 11:20 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles did not tender contracts to OG Nick Cole, LB Omar Gaither, CB Antoine Harris, RB Jerome Harrison, CB Ellis Hobbs, LB Akeem Jordan, P Sav Rocca, LB Ernie Sims and OG Reggie Wells, making them free agents, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane.

Footballguys view: Harrison played well after coming over in a trade with Cleveland during the season. He is a versatile back who could be brought back to the team as a backup behind LeSean McCoy.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs refutes retirement report    Wed Feb 23, 02:42 AM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) said Tuesday, Feb. 22, that he has not made a decision to retire, reports Chris McPherson, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com. 'I have not made any decisions,' Hobbs said in a text message to the team's official website. Hobbs has suffered two neck injuries in the past two seasons.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs to retire    Mon Feb 21, 11:46 AM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) will retire because of his second serious neck injury in the past two seasons, reports Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com. This particular injury, according to a source, will end his career because it's higher up in his neck.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs likely to retire    Sun Nov 28, 02:24 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) likely will retire after suffering a neck injury he suffered in Week 11, a source told Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network. Hobbs also suffered a neck injury last season that ended his season. He is expected to undergo surgery on his neck this week.

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  Eagles | Will place Ellis Hobbs on IR    Mon Nov 22, 01:45 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles will place CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) on Injured Reserve because of his neck injury, reports FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs will not play Week 12    Mon Nov 22, 12:55 PM

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) will not play in Week 12 because of his neck injury, reports the Philadelphia Daily News. Reid said an MRI showed that Hobbs' injury is different than the one he suffered last season.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs injury update    Mon Nov 22, 10:25 AM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) left the team's Week 11 game on a stretcher after returning a kick in the second half, according to Phil Anatasia, of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Eagles announced that Hobbs had suffered a neck injury but that he had full movement of his extremities and that X-rays were negative. Head coach Andy Reid said after the game that Hobbs would undergo an MRI exam Monday, Nov. 22.

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  Eagles | Six players probable for Week 11    Fri Nov 19, 07:38 PM

Philadelphia Eagles OG Nick Cole (knee), DT Brodrick Bunkley (elbow), LB Ernie Sims (ankle), CB Jorrick Calvin (hand), CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) and FS Nate Allen (neck) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 19, reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News. They are listed as probable for Week 11 and will be able to play.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs could be used as kick returner    Fri Nov 19, 12:46 PM

Philadelphia Eagles special teams coordinator Bobby April said CB Ellis Hobbs could be used as a kick returner if his playing time on defense decreases, reports Jonathan Tamari, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  Eagles | Seven practice Thursday    Thu Nov 18, 03:48 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (neck), DL Brodrick Bunkley (elbow), CB Jorrick Calvin (hand), OG Nick Cole (knee), OT King Dunlap (knee), CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) and LB Ernie Sims (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 18.

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  Eagles | Six players practices Wednesday    Wed Nov 17, 03:49 PM

Philadelphia Eagles OT King Dunlap (knee), DT Brodrick Bunkley (elbow), LB Ernie Sims (ankle), CB Ellis Hobbs (hip), CB Jorrick Calvin (hand) and FS Nate Allen (neck) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 17.

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  Eagles | Week 10 Inactives    Mon Nov 15, 07:03 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared WR Chad Hall, DL Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, CB Ellis Hobbs, TE Garrett Mills, OT King Dunlap, QB Mike Kafka, FS Nate Allen, OG Reggie Wells inactive for Week 10.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs ruled out for Week 10     Sat Nov 13, 01:46 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) was limited during practice Saturday, Nov. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 10.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs limited Friday    Fri Nov 12, 06:28 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 12, according to the Philadelphia Daily News' Les Bowen. Hobbs won't play much if he is active.

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  Eagles | Two limited Thursday    Thu Nov 11, 03:32 PM

Philadelphia Eagles OT King Dunlap (knee) and CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 11.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs to meet with specialist    Mon Nov 8, 02:49 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) is scheduled to meet with a back specialist to see why he feels weakness in his hip, according to Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News. Hobbs' status for Week 10 is uncertain.

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  Eagles | Week 9 Inactives    Sun Nov 7, 03:08 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared WR Chad Hall, TE Clay Harbor, DL Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, CB Ellis Hobbs, RB Joique Bell, OT King Dunlap, QB Mike Kafka, OG Reggie Wells inactive for Week 9.

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  Eagles | Two players ruled out for Week 9    Fri Nov 5, 07:35 PM

Philadelphia Eagles OT King Dunlap (knee) and CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 5, and have been ruled out for Week 9, according to Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  Eagles | Two players miss practice Thursday    Thu Nov 4, 03:47 PM

Philadelphia Eagles OT King Dunlap (knee) and CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 4.

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  Eagles | Two sit Wednesday    Wed Nov 3, 03:25 PM

Philadelphia Eagles OT King Dunlap (knee) and CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 3.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs dealing with hip injury    Wed Nov 3, 12:05 PM

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said CB Ellis Hobbs (hip) has a hip flexor injury and will not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 3, according Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News. Reid said he is not sure when Hobbs got the injury.

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  Eagles | Dimitri Patterson promoted to starting role    Tue Nov 2, 11:02 AM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson will replace CB Ellis Hobbs as the team's starting right cornerback, according to Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs misses practice Tuesday    Tue Aug 17, 12:20 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (illness) did not take part in practice Tuesday, Aug. 17, according to Jonathan Tamari, of The Philadelphia Inquirer. CB Joselio Hanson filled in for Hobbs at the corner and CB Dimitri Patterson played with the first team in nickel situations.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs expected to be a starting cornerback    Sat Aug 7, 10:08 AM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs entered training camp as a starting cornerback and the job remains his to lose, according to CBSSports.com. 'It's that way right now,' head coach Andy Reid said. 'I love his attitude - he's a feisty little dude.'

Footballguys view: If Hobbs can also win the kick returner job, he could become a #1 CB again in return yardage leagues.

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  Eagles | Ellis Cobbs favorite for starting job    Thu Aug 5, 01:38 PM

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said CB Ellis Hobbs is currently the favorite to win the starting right cornerback job during training camp, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs will be cleared to practice    Mon Jul 26, 08:32 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) will report for the team's training camp Thursday, July 29, and he will be cleared to practice from the start, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Footballguys view: Hobbs suffered a serious neck injury last year, but he has made a terrific recovery. He is a player to watch in IDP leagues that also give points for return yards.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs likely starter    Sun Jul 25, 01:42 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) is expected to start at right cornerback for the team this year, reports Jeff McLane, of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs likely to get first shot at starting job    Thu Jul 15, 03:47 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs likely will receive the first opportunity to win the starting cornerback job opposite CB Asante Samuel, reports Jonathan Tamari, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs limited Wednesday    Wed Jun 9, 08:48 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, June 9, reports Paul Domowitch, of the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs takes part in practice Tuesday    Tue Jun 1, 03:53 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) was involved in most of the team's offseason workout Tuesday, June 1, reports the Philadelphia Inqurer's Jeff McLane.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs limited Monday    Mon May 24, 10:35 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) participated in individual drills and installations during the team's practice Monday, May 24, reports Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs expects to be ready for camp    Mon May 24, 03:57 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) said he expects to be cleared for contact during training camp, reports Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News.

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  Eagles | Ellis Hobbs, Quintin Demps currently team's returners    Sat May 1, 08:14 PM

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles special teams coordinator Bobby April said CB Ellis Hobbs and SS Quintin Demps are the team's top kick returners that this time.

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  Eagles | Three likely limited in minicamp    Tue Apr 27, 08:49 PM

Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said CB Ellis Hobbs (neck), CB Marlin Jackson (knee) and TE Cornelius Ingram (knee) would likely be limited for the team's minicamp this weekend.

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  Eagles | Hobbs signs tender    Tue Mar 30, 12:42 PM

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports via Twitter Philadelphia Eagles restricted free-agent CB Ellis Hobbs has signed his tender.

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  Eagles | Hobbs expected to receive low tender    Tue Mar 2, 02:05 PM

Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports Philadelphia Eagles are expected to tender restricted free-agent CB Ellis Hobbs the low level offer, according to a source.

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  Eagles | Eight could be RFAs this offseason    Sun Jan 10, 06:01 PM

The Philadelphia Daily News reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Jason Avant, OL Nick Cole, LB Omar Gaither, LB Chris Gocong, CB Ellis Hobbs, OG Max Jean-Gilles, TE Alex Smith and FB Leonard Weaver are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents under the current terms of the collective bargaining agreement. However, they will become restricted free agents if 2010 is an uncapped season.

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  Eagles | Hobbs placed on IR    Wed Nov 11, 12:17 PM

CBSSports.com reports the Philadelphia Eagles have placed CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) on Injured Reserve with a neck injury that will require surgery.

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  Eagles | Hobbs to see spinal surgeon    Tue Nov 10, 01:13 AM

The Philadelphia Daily News reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (neck) is seeing a spinal surgeon about the neck injury he suffered Week 9.

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  Eagles | Four players probable for Week 6    Fri Oct 16, 03:44 PM

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Sheldon Brown (abdomen), CB Ellis Hobbs (wrist), LB Akeem Jordan (neck) and CB Asante Samuel (calf) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 16. They are listed as probable for Week 6 and will be able to play.

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  Eagles | Brown. Hobbs, Samuel, Jordan practice Thursday    Thu Oct 15, 04:55 PM

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Sheldon Brown (abdomen), CB Ellis Hobbs (wrist), LB Akeem Jordan (neck) and CB Asante Samuel (calf) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 15. They should be able to play in Week 6.

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  Eagles | Hobbs, Samuel practice Wednesday    Wed Oct 14, 03:47 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (wrist) and CB Asante Samuel (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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  Eagles | Several injured players practice Wednesday    Wed Oct 7, 03:56 PM

Philadelphia Eagles SS Quintin Demps (hamstring), CB Ellis Hobbs (illness), OG Max Jean-Gilles (shoulder) OT Winston Justice (hamstring) and CB Dimitri Patterson (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 7.

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  Eagles | Jackson, Hobbs to be top returners Week 1    Thu Sep 10, 01:38 PM

CBSSports.com reports Philadelphia Eagles special teams coordinator Ted Daisher said WR DeSean Jackson will be the No. 1 punt returner and CB Ellis Hobbs will be the No. 1 kick returner for Week 1.

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  Eagles | Samuel, Brown likely top two corners    Tue Sep 1, 01:21 PM

Bob Brookover, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, reports all indications are Philadelphia Eagles CBs Asante Samuel and Sheldon Brown will remain the team's starting cornerbacks, but CB Ellis Hobbs, who was acquired during the offseason, says he should be in the starting lineup. 'It doesn't matter to me what the depth chart says. I'm working to be number want. I want to be a starter anywhere I go. I don't play backseat to anybody. We'll see how it plays out,' Hobbs said.

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  Eagles | Hobbs has ankle sprain    Fri Aug 21, 12:16 AM

Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (ankle) suffered a sprained ankle during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 20.

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  Eagles | Hobbs limps off Thursday    Thu Aug 13, 07:56 PM

Philadelphia Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs (undisclosed) limped off the field with an undisclosed injury in the first quarter of the team's preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 13.

Footballguys view: Hobbs was able to come off the field under his own power, so perhaps the injury is only minor.

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