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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

T.O. headed out of Buffalo

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
One of the more decorated wide receivers of this era, Terrell Owens did not experience the superproductive stay in Buffalo that he or the team had envisioned, and it almost certainly will end after just one season.

Improving QB, OT spots Gailey's top priorities

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey is back in the AFC East, but it's not quite the same one he left nine years ago as Dolphins offensive coordinator.

Bills OT Butler retires at age 26

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Bills OT Brad Butler informed the team Thursday that he is retiring from football at age 26.

Bills release TE Fine, six others

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Bills released seven players on Tuesday, including TE Derek Fine and DB John Wendling.

Bills hire Whaley as assistant GM

Posted Feb. 10, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bills announced they have hired Doug Whaley to be the team’s assistant general manager and director of pro personnel.

Lynch's days in Buffalo may be numbered

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:43 a.m. ET
Coming out of California as a first-round pick in 2007, RB Marshawn Lynch looked like he'd be the Bills' featured back of the future after things did not work out with Willis McGahee. Lynch did nothing to dispel that ...

Bills tab Edwards as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have hired George Edwards as their defensive coordinator.

Gailey adds three coaches to Bills' staff

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The Bills announced the hiring of three new assistant coaches Monday, including the return of Bruce DeHaven as special-teams coordinator.

Bills name seven coaches to new staff

Posted Jan. 27, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET

Bills', Raiders' problems start at top

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 5:13 a.m. ET
With the Raiders and Bills having finished another in a long string of losing seasons, NFL insiders point to the men at the top of each franchise — Al Davis and Ralph Wilson Jr. — as being most at fault for their ...

Assessing where Redskins, Seahawks, Bills stand

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With only three teams having hired new head coaches since the end of the season, NFList looks at the pros and cons facing the new field bosses in Buffalo, Seattle and Washington.

Gailey will take hands-on approach with Bills' offense

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Where exactly Chan Gailey was on the Bills' list of head-coaching candidates is up for debate, but what is clear is that he was one of the few people in play for the job who fit their criteria almost exactly.

Bills fire VP of pro personnel Guy

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Bills announced late Wednesday night that they have relieved John Guy of his duties as vice president of pro personnel.

Gailey just what Bills were looking for

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey might not have been the Bills' first choice as their next head coach — in fact, he was well down their list based on the number of candidates contacted before him — but he fit the team's criteria almost ...

Report: Bills name Gailey head coach

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Bills have hired Chan Gailey to be their next head coach, according to ESPN.com. Gailey is expected to be introduced at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.

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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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