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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

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Bills' new regime sees Edwards as 'salvageable'

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
When QB Trent Edwards was banished to the bench last season in favor of Ryan Fitzpatrick, the general belief was that his days in Buffalo were numbered. After all, he appeared to lose his confidence and struggled mightily during the ...

Bills electrify offense with addition of Spiller

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
The Bills passed on more pressing needs at quarterback and offensive tackle to give their ground game a spark with consensus No. 1 RB C.J. Spiller.

Bills still taking 'pass' on aerial upgrade

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
While their AFC East foes make blockbuster deals to improve their receiving corps, the Bills are set to enter 2010 with one of the worst wideout groups in the league.

Bills' secondary depth opens up trade possibilities

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
With such a quality collection of talent at defensive back, it opens up the possibility of Buffalo making a trade or two to add draft picks and, in turn, upgrade other positions.

Bills sign WR Jackson, re-sign CB Youboty

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Wednesday that the team has signed free-agent WR Chad Jackson and re-signed CB Ashton Youboty, a restricted free agent.

Bills re-sign six free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that they have re-signed restricted free agents DB George Wilson and LB Keith Ellison, exclusive rights free agents LB Jon Corto, DB Cary Harris and TE Jonathan Stupar and free agent WR Felton Huggins.

Bills content to replace T.O. with in-house WRs

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
With Terrell Owens on his way out of town and unrestricted free agent Josh Reed not being offered a contract, the Bills appear to be in serious need of help at the WR position. But instead of searching for starting ...

Bills add former Ravens DL Edwards

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Bills continued to re-shape their defense Wednesday, signing UFA DL Dwan Edwards. According to the Baltimore Sun, it's a four-year deal worth up to $18 million.

Report: Bills sign ex-Broncos ILB Davis

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Bills have made their first major move in their switch to a 3-4 defense, signing free-agent ILB Andra Davis to a two-year contract, according to Fox 31 in Denver.

New ORT Green likely to start in Buffalo

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Despite a host of needs on both sides of the ball, the Bills have been one of the quieter teams in the early part of free agency. Their lone move thus far, however, could turn out to be an important ...

Report: Bills sign ex-Raiders OT Green

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Bills have made their first noise in free agency, signing UFA OT Cornell Green to a three-year, $9 million deal on Monday, according to NFL.com.

Bills add Favorite

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed DT Marlon Favorite. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC East team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
The Bills will be looking this offseason for a starting quarterback to replace Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick. With the start of free agency and the NFL draft just around the corner, PFW examines the needs of each team, position ...

Bills won't offer contracts to Owens, Denney, Reed

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
The Bills have announced that they will not offer contracts to three of their unrestricted free agents: WR Terrell Owens, DE Ryan Denney and WR Josh Reed. The trio will be free to sign with any team in the league ...

Gailey: Bills will fit 3-4 to players

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
As more and more teams switch to the 3-4 defense, finding players to fit the alignment has become increasingly difficult. But that doesn't worry Bills head coach Chan Gailey, who has a plan of his own when it comes ...

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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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