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Brian Leonard

Brian Leonard - #30 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 02/03/1984
Birthplace Gouverneur, NY
College Rutgers
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 20th pick by Rams

Chargers hire Bisaccia to coach special teams

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired Rich Bisaccia Tuesday to be their new special-teams coach, addressing an area that was a major problem for them this season.

Report: Bucs pick up Morris' option

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The St. Petersburg Times reported Saturday that the Bucs had picked up a two-year option on head coach Raheem Morris' contract.

Returning to Bucs not a lock for Ruud

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers are not expected to get involved in a bidding war for MLB Barrett Ruud if another team is willing to pay a premium for his services in free agency.

Bucs' playoff hopes alive with 23-13 victory

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman passed for two touchdowns and the Buccaneers beat the Saints 23-13 on Sunday to stay alive in the NFC playoff race.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Bucs not rushing to keep coaching staff together

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:20 a.m. ET
The potential of a lockout that could linger well into 2011 has led the Buccaneers to put off taking steps to keep their coaching staff and front office intact for next season, we hear.

Bucs' Benn holds big promise for 2011

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay rookie WR Arrelious Benn had been narrowing the gap between him and fellow WR Mike Williams before an ACL tear ended his season, we hear in NFC South Whispers.

Colston has procedure on knee

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Saints WR Marques Colston had an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee, making him questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Buccaneers.

Bucs place WR Benn on I.R., promote DT Worthington

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have placed rookie WR Arrelious Benn on injured reserve with a torn ACL and promoted rookie DT Doug Worthington to take his spot on the active roster.

Rookie Meter: Patriots, Bucs impacted by rooks

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Patriots have plenty of rookies to thank for their 13-2 record as we rank the teams that have received the biggest impact from their first-year players.

Winning season not enough to satisfy Bucs QB Freeman

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
The Bucs clinched a winning record Sunday, getting their ninth victory of the season against Seattle, but Josh Freeman wasn't ready to celebrate after the game.

Freeman offers glimpse of what’s to come with TD bonanza

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
It likely didn't benefit many people in the fantasy world, but Sunday's offensive showcase by Josh Freeman could be an indicator of what's on the horizon in 2011.

Graham, Benn injured in Bucs' win

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers will be without two offensive players as they fight for a playoff bid next week against the Saints.

Bucs keep playoff hopes alive with win over Seahawks

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 237 yards and a career-best five touchdowns Sunday to help the  Buccaneers keep their playoff hopes alive with a 38-15 rout of the struggling Seahawks.

Bucs would welcome Barber back in 2011

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 1:53 a.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber hasn't said whether he will continue playing after this season, but we hear the Bucs will welcome him back in 2011 if he decides to put off retirement.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 08, 2012
Leonard carried three times for 34 yards in a 31-10 playoff loss at Houston on Saturday. He added a team-high six catches for 36 yards.||||||| The fact that Leonard led Cincy in rushing spoke volumes about their play.
Posted Dec. 28, 2010
Leonard was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury.||||||| Leonard hasn't played since Dec. 19.
Posted Sept. 02, 2010
Leonard could miss the first two games of the regular season with a foot injury, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.||||||| Despite his injury, Leonard is expected to add depth to the Bengals' backfield. He carried the ball only 27 times for 84 yards last year, while catching 30 passes for 217 yards.
Posted Aug. 08, 2010
Leonard suffered a sprain of his left foot late in the second quarter of Sunday's Hall of Fame game against Dallas on a reception and was helped from the field.||||||| The Cincinnati Bengals aren't sure how much time Leonard will miss. Coach Marvin Lewis said that he's optimistic Leonard will be able to play at some point during the season. He said it will be a couple more weeks before the team has a better idea how long it will take to heal. Leonard is their best third-down threat out of the backfield.
Posted Oct. 18, 2009
Leonard was listed as inactive for the Bengals' game against Chicago on Sunday.||||||| Leonard doesn't have much fantasy value, rushing for 11 yards on four carries so far this season. However, he has 14 catches for 110 yards.

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