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GAME WEEK: Greg Ellingson Signs With The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

By: Brandon Rizzuto
Greg Ellingson signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, announced the front office on Tuesday morning.
NEW ORLEANS (May 22, 2012) – New Orleans VooDoo wide receiver Greg Ellingson has been placed on other league exempt, signing a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL, announced the team front office on Tuesday morning.

Ellingson (6’3” 197 lbs. Florida International) has 33 receptions for 475 yards and 8 touchdowns in 6 games.  He also has 2 carries for 10 yards, while also contributing 4.5 tackles (3 solos) on special teams.  His best day with the VooDoo came in a win over the Utah Blaze, catching 11 passes for 167 yards and 4 touchdowns.

“We wish Greg the best of luck in pursuing his dream,” said VooDoo Head Coach Pat O’Hara.  “He is an outstanding young man and has a strong work ethic.”

The Tampa, Fla. native has joined the Bucs immediately.

TRANSACTION – New Orleans VooDoo placed WR Greg Ellingson on other league exempt (NFL – Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

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