Ellis, a 10 year veteran will bring to Oakland 77 sacks in his career along with superb leadership qualities. The deal is expected to be 3 years and this was done without having to go through a trade.
Ellis had many teams to choose from, including the widely expected Patriots, but he chose the Raiders. That is a sign of things-a-changin' in Oakland!
Here is the link to the story first reported by Fanhouse. This will definitely have some effects on this seasons roster and will probably result in a Burgess trade.