How could Shaun Ellis sign with Pats?

Money, that's how -- and the Jets had better hope their gamble was a good one

Updated: August 9, 2011, 7:30 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Shaun Ellis is this year's Jason Taylor, feeling so betrayed by his forever team that he jumped to the dark side of a bitter rivalry.

Ellis is the football version of Johnny Damon, in reverse -- New York going to Boston, a heart-and-soul guy placing opportunity ahead of loyalty.

You always figured Ellis would be the last player on the New York Jets' roster to ride the Foxborough shuttle, but anything goes in professional sports. On Sunday morning, he agreed to a one-year contract with ...

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