New Miami Dolphin Dannell Ellerbe can handle a fair amount of pain. He played for the Baltimore Ravens last season with bulky casts on both of his broken thumbs and took cortisone shots, too, so that bulging discs and a bum ankle wouldn’t keep him out of the postseason lineup.
These injuries the dreadlocked linebacker can discuss with a smile because they are behind him. Just don’t mention the 2009 draft. That cut may never completely heal.
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