Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Bills' picks: Round 7/220 -- Ellis Lankster, CB, 5-9, 191, West Virginia...The Bills closed out their draft with the philosophy that a team can never have enough cornerbacks. Lankster was a second-team All-Big East player, notching 68 tackles and three interceptions last season. He'll be thrown into the mix at a position that's seen a lot of movement this offseason. - by The Sports Xchange
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09/23/14 - CB Ellis Lankster was released by the Jets on Tuesday. Lankster was released by the Jets during the cutdown to 53 players but re-signed on Sept. 12. He played just one snap in his two games with the Jets.
09/15/14 - CB Ellis Lankster was signed by the Jets on Friday and played in Sunday's 31-24 loss to the Packers. Lankster was among the Jets' final cuts, but his return was no surprise given his experience with the Jets, whom he has played for since 2011, and the versatility he offers on defense and special teams. He had three tackles Sunday.
09/02/14 - CB Ellis Lankster was waived by the Jets on Monday. The release came as a surprise, given Lankster's three-season tenure with the Jets and his ability to contribute on both special teams (he ranked second on the Jets in special teams tackles last year) and at cornerback, where he saw increased snaps this preseason for the cornerback-starved Jets.
12/27/13 - CB Ellis Lankster (jaw) was listed as out on Thursday's practice report. Lankster told the New York Metro newspaper Thursday that he had his wisdom teeth removed during the Jets' bye week in November and that he developed an infection at the surgical site when he was hit in the jaw during the fourth quarter of the Jets loss to the Panthers on Dec. 15. Lankster was listed as probable on the injury report last Friday but was inactive for the 24-13 win over the Browns.
12/25/13 - --CB Ellis Lankster (jaw) was listed as out on Wednesday*s practice report. Lankster, who was injured in the fourth quarter of the Jets* loss to the Panthers on Dec. 15, was listed as probable on the injury report last Friday but was a surprise inactive for the Jets* 24-13 win over the Browns. He has four tackles this season.