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Ellis making big impact for Jets

Updated: October 16, 2003, 5:35 PM ET

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Jets defensive tackle Jason Ferguson has a nickname for Shaun Ellis: "Selfish."

Ferguson and his teammates on the line constantly tease Ellis because he has made so many big plays this season. Ellis leads the AFC with seven sacks in five games this season, and is one behind league-leader Simeon Rice of Tampa Bay.

"Last year he wasn't making the plays just around them," Ferguson said. "This year, he's the one making all the plays. We call him selfish. But it's a good ...

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