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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

Buccaneers QB Freeman has cast removed

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting QB Josh Freeman should return to practice next week and be ready to start the season opener against the Browns after having a soft cast removed from his thumb Tuesday.

Bucs coach Morris takes on Ward, Piscitelli

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris appears more willing than ever to exercise the authority he has been given — in public and behind the scenes.

Bucs re-sign QB Snead

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
To add depth to the QB position with starter Josh Freeman out for the rest of the preseason, the Bucs re-signed Jevan Snead on Tuesday.

Report: Bucs QB Freeman fractures thumb

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman fractured a bone in the tip of his right thumb during Saturday night's exhibition game against the Chiefs and likely will miss the remainder of the preseason, according to ESPN.com.

Bucs' Clayton facing uphill battle to make roster

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
WR Michael Clayton entered training camp on the Buccaneers' roster bubble, and we hear there's a good chance he will not survive the final round of roster cuts.

Former Bucs LB Brooks to announce retirement

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 8:27 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have announced LB Derrick Brooks will make his retirement official on Wednesday.

Bucs, OLT Penn end contract stalemate

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The stalemate between OLT Donald Penn and the Buccaneers ended Saturday when Penn signed a new six-year contract. The deal is worth $43 million, according to the St. Petersburg Times.

Bucs sign first-rounder McCoy

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have reached agreement on a contract with first-round draft pick Gerald McCoy, NFL Network is reporting, which says it's a five-year deal worth a maximum of $63 million with incentives, including $35 million in guaranteed money.

Penn's new deal could cause friction on Bucs

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' decision to reward OLT Donald Penn with a lucrative long-term deal could cause friction among the team's other core players who want new deals, too.

Bucs sign second-round pick Benn

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they signed rookie WR Arrelious Benn to a four-year contract on Tuesday.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
In the seventh chapter of our training-camp reports, we look at the NFC South teams, including a Panthers team led defensively by LB Jon Beason.

Second-round pick Price signs with Bucs

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed second-round pick Brian Price to a four-year contract on Tuesday, the team announced.

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Buccaneers sign veteran OG Vincent

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Friday that they have signed UFA OG Keydrick Vincent to a two-year contract.

Jones has edge on Piscitelli in Bucs’ strong-safety battle

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Indications are Sean Jones will replace Sabby Piscitelli as the starting strong safety, as some expected as soon as Jones signed with the Buccaneers this offseason.

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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