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Legedu Naanee

Legedu Naanee - #19 - WR

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 09/16/1983
Birthplace Portland, OR
College Boise State
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 5th round, 35th pick by Chargers

Dolphins sign WR Gaffney, release WR Naanee

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed WR Jabar Gaffney and released WR Legedu Naanee, the team announced Tuesday.

Dolphins getting positive early returns from WR Naanee

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Free-agent newcomer WR Legedu Naanee impressed observers at Dolphins minicamp.

WR Naanee signs with Dolphins

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
WR Legedu Naanee signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins, his agent David Canter confirmed on Twitter. 

LaFell pushing Naanee in Panthers' WR corps

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Brandon LaFell has significantly outproduced Legedu Naanee through two games, but Naanee is still starting opposite Steve Smith.

Reports: WR Naanee agrees with Panthers

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers have reached an agreement with free agent WR Legedu Naanee, adding depth to a position that is low on experience.

Naanee's fate likely sealed in San Diego

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
WR Legedu Naanee wasn't exactly on the top of the Chargers' free-agent priority list entering the offseason, but he might have just fallen to the bottom of it after last week's run-in with the law.

Chargers WR Naanee arrested

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Legedu Naanee was arrested in Indianapolis and charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest early Saturday, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Injury bug getting best of Bolts' receivers

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Chargers QB Philip Rivers has put himself in the mix for the MVP, but it hasn't been because of his receiving corps, which has been very shaky throughout 2010.

Jackson leaves first game back with calf injury

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson left Sunday night's game in the first half against the Colts with a calf injury and he will not return, according to NBC's Andrea Kremer.

Rivers still finding his way without Jackson

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The final numbers might not have reflected it, but the absence of WR Vincent Jackson clearly affected Philip Rivers in the Chargers' Week One loss at Kansas City, with the QB and WR Malcom Floyd clearly not on the same ...

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Posted Dec. 26, 2011
Naanee broke a small bone in his right foot during Saturday's 48-16 win over Tampa Bay and is done for the season.||||||| Naanee started 10 games this season for the Panthers, with 44 receptions for 467 yards and one touchdown. Coach Ron Rivera says the injury occurred as Naanee was trying to stretch for a touchdown and his foot got stuck in the grass.
Posted Nov. 25, 2011
Naanee is in active versus Tampa Bay.||||||| Coach Ron Rivera says Friday that he's "a little concerned" about Naanee's status. If Naanee is out, Seyi Ajirotutu, Armanti Edwards and Kealoha Pilares could see spot duty as the third receiver.
Posted Aug. 05, 2011
The Panthers have added former San Diego wide receiver Legedu Naanee to the roster. The team made it official on Friday. Naanee has not arrived at the team's training camp. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Naanee must go through a physical and sign his contract before he take part in practice. Rivera was hopeful Naanee would be cleared in time for Friday night's practice at Wofford College.||||||| Naanee is a 6-foot-2, 220-pound receiver who was drafted by the Chargers from Boise State in 2007. He spent four years in San Diego, where Rivera was defensive coordinator and Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski coached tight ends. Naanee had 63 receptions in four seasons with the Chargers. He had 23 catches a year ago despite missing six games with hamstring problems.
Posted Feb. 15, 2011
Naanee faces charges of public intoxication and resisting arrest after police say he ignored officers' orders to stay away from a weekend homicide scene in Indianapolis.||||||| Indianapolis police say the 27-year-old player cursed at officers and refused repeated requests to walk away from an area officers had taped off to investigate a slaying shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday. A police report says officers had to use pepper spray and knee strikes to subdue Naanee so he could be handcuffed and that he smelled of alcohol. Naanee's agent, Andrew "Buddy" Baker, did not immediately return calls seeking comment Tuesday.
Posted Sept. 14, 2010
Naanee had five catches for 110 yards and a score Monday in a 21-14 loss at Kansas City.||||||| It was a surprising performance by Naanee, who is 132 yards shy of his total from last year. It's likely that he will top that.

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