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Leodis McKelvin

Leodis McKelvin - #21 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 09/04/1985
Birthplace Waycross, GA
College Troy
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 11th pick by Bills

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
20 0 1

Bills TE Nelson suspended for first four games

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Shawn Nelson, one of the Bills' most athletic tight ends who was battling for a starting spot, was suspended for the first four games of the season by the league on Friday.

Bills FS Byrd out indefinitely after surgery

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Bills suffered another injury to one of their starters as FS Jairus Byrd is out indefinitely after having surgery for the third time in 13 months to repair a groin injury.

Schobel chooses retirement over Texans

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Two-time Pro Bowler Aaron Schobel has decided to retire from the NFL instead of play for the Texans or a number of other suitors.

Bills add two rookies to injury-depleted offense

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Bills signed two undrafted rookies Monday to try to bolster an offense that has been plagued by injuries this offseason.

Bills lose RBs Jackson, Lynch to injuries

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
The Bills, whose rushing attack is the centerpiece of their offense, lost two of their running backs, Fred Jackson and Marshawn Lynch, Friday night in a preseason-opening 42-17 defeat at the hands of the Redskins.

DeHaven excited about Bills' returners

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
One of the few areas the Bills did not struggle in last season was special teams. Not only did they excel in the kicking game, but they also finished sixth in kickoff-return differential.

Report: Bills, first-round RB Spiller come to terms

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Bills on Friday agreed to terms with 2010 first-round draft pick RB C.J. Spiller on a five-year contract worth $25 million, including $20.8 million guaranteed, according to ESPN.com.

Bills release veteran Schobel

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Bills issued a statement Wednesday announcing that they have released DE-OLB Aaron Schobel, who has been contemplating retirement.

Bills moving on without Schobel

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix announced Monday that the team is moving forward with plans that do not include OLB Aaron Schobel.

Bills place Schobel on reserve/did-not-report list

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have placed OLB Aaron Schobel on the reserve/did-not-report list.

Bills sign second-round NT Troup

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
The Bills announced that they have signed second-round draft selection Torell Troup, a nose tackle from Central Florida.

Increased role coming for Bills TE Nelson

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
Bills TE Shawn Nelson wasn't exactly a major contributor after being taken in the fourth round last season, catching just 17 passes and one touchdown in 12 games (all starts). But with the team's lack of receiving weapons ...

Bills sign third-round DE Carrington

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 third-round draft pick DE Alex Carrington. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
In the first installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC East teams, including offensive and defensive overviews, a battle to watch and an injury update for each club.

Bills' LB corps filled with questions

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
For the Bills' defense to transition into the 3-4 scheme successfully, they'll need an improved showing by their linebacking corps, a group riddled with injuries last season. Entering training camp, however, this unit is filled with more questions than ...

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Posted March 09, 2013
A person familiar with the negotiations says the Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement to re-sign McKelvin to a four-year contract worth a little over $20 million.||||||| McKelvin is Buffalo's 2008 first-round draft pick, who was eligible to become a free agent on Tuesday. He was used mostly as a third cornerback last year, when he finished with one interception in 13 games, including four starts. Overall, he has six interceptions in 64 career games, with only 33 starts. McKelvin has made a bigger impact on special teams having scored four touchdowns returning kickoffs and punts, including two last year.
Posted Dec. 20, 2012
Bills cornerback and return specialist Leodis McKelvin has been placed on injured reserve because of a groin injury.||||||| McKelvin is a former first-round pick in the final year of his contract and eligible to become an unrestricted free agent in the offseason. He set franchise records for punt return yards with 431 this year, giving him the career record at 637. He has taken two punts back for touchdowns this season as well.
Posted Nov. 22, 2012
McKelvin acknowledges he was wrong and will not dispute a $75 fine for failing to follow a crew member's orders during a flight to Buffalo.||||||| McKelvin said Thursday that he was ticketed for refusing to turn off his cellphone and failing to buckle his seatbelt while traveling from New York City on Tuesday. He says he's apologized and intends to pay the fine. Buffalo's 2008 first-round draft pick adds he should've known better and did what he was told.
Posted Dec. 01, 2011
McKelvin returned to practice Thursday after hurting his ribs in a 28-24 loss to the Jets last weekend.||||||| Coach Chan Gailey is optimistic McKelvin will play as the Bills (5-6) attempt to snap a four-game skid.
Posted Oct. 01, 2009
McKelvin was placed on injured reserve Thursday.||||||| McKelvin was considered expendable because there was no clear timetable on when he could return after breaking his leg in the first half of a 27-7 loss to New Orleans on Sunday. The 2008 first-round draft pick becomes the seventh Bills player to be placed on injured reserve this season, and joins starting right tackle Brad Butler and starting tight end Derek Schouman, who were placed on the list last week after both sustained knee injuries.

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