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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

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints defense still needs to tighten up

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
It's all smiles in the NFC South after the Saints, Falcons, Panthers and Buccaneers each earned a victory in Week Nine.

Martin's record day leads Bucs past Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Doug Martin rushed for a franchise-record 251 yards and four touchdowns and the Buccaneers held on to beat the Raiders 42-32 on Sunday.

Buccaneers mindful of Martin's workload

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We have heard concerns coming out of Tampa in recent weeks that Doug Martin may hit the proverbial rookie wall later in the season.

Buccaneers trade CB Talib to Patriots

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers traded CB Aqib Talib to the Patriots, the Bucs announced Thursday at the trade deadline.

Bucs RB Martin, Packers CB Hayward named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin and Packers CB Casey Hayward were named the NFL’s Rookies of the Month for October.

Bucs claim CB Gorrer

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed CB Danny Gorrer off waivers from the Seahawks on Wednesday.

Bucs place OLG Nicks on I.R.

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed OLG Carl Nicks on injured reserve with a toe injury. They promoted OG Roger Allen from the practice squad.

Week Eight Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Doug Martin, Tim Jennings and Olivier Vernon as its Players of the Week.

Bucs readying DE Bowers for expanded duties

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Bucs are preparing DE Da’Quan Bowers for increased playing time in Week Nine coming off his 2012 season debut.

NFC South Spin cycle: Hard to doubt soaring Falcons

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Half of the NFC South's teams went home happy with each club playing on the road in Week Eight.

Friday's 60-second rant: Bucs, NFC South could play spoiler

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
While slow starts may leave the Bucs, Saints and Panthers out of the playoffs, these squads might determine who makes the postseason.

Martin, Buccaneers race past Vikings

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
RB Doug Martin racked up 214 total yards and two TDs, and the Buccaneers blew out Minnesota 36-17 on Thursday night.

Bucs activate DE Bowers

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers activated DE Da’Quan Bowers to the 53-man roster and said he should play in Thursday night’s game against the Vikings.

Key matchup: Bucs defense vs. Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
In today's Key Matchup, we consider the opportunity awaiting Vikings QB Christian Ponder, who has a chance to end his slump against the Bucs.

Week Eight primer: Falcons-Eagles a game in contrasts

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Here are the top 15 story lines for Week Eight as we approach the midpoint of the season.

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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