Former Patriot Ellis Hobbs Pursuing Film Interests

Ian Logue
August 26, 2011 at 05:50pm ET

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Ellis Hobbs has taken an interest in the movie business during his retirement from the NFL. (FILE:Icon/SMI)

A lot of news on some older Patriots today as the team heads off to Detroit, and I came across another interesting article this afternoon in ESPN's Page 2 on former Patriots defensive back Ellis Hobbs, who has apparently taken on a new interest during his retirement.

Hobbs, who was selected by the Patriots in the 3rd round of the 2005 draft, suffered a career ending injury with the Eagles last November after taking a shot to the head from Giants' Dave Tollefson while returning a kick and had to be carted off the field.

The play unfortunately caused a disc injury which forced him to end up on injured reserve - and it ultimately ended up being the end of his NFL career.

The former defensive back said during the piece that he had his career 'taken' from him due to that injury.  

Now he's the chief financier in an upcoming movie called "The Last Fall", which documents the journey of a fledging NFL player and is due out early next year. Hobbs also revealed he'll have a minor role in the film.

You can read more about the project here.