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.
Leonard was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury.|||||||
Leonard hasn't played since Dec. 19.
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.
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.
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.