Source: Pats to sign DE Shaun Ellis

Updated: August 8, 2011, 1:00 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The AFC East rivalry between New England and New York is getting an added jolt as longtime Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis will join the Patriots, pending a physical.

Ellis and the Patriots reached agreement on a one-year deal, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Ellis will receive $4 million this season with a chance to make another $1 million in performance incentives, a source told ESPN.com senior NFL writer John Clayton.

The Jets had made a one-year offer ...

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