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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 bring back McKelvin

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Bills on Saturday announced the re-signing of CB-RS Leodis McKelvin to a four-year deal.

Bills re-sign Morrison, place McKelvin on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed LB Kirk Morrison to the 53-man roster. The team also placed CB Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve.

CB McKelvin giving Bills reason to keep him

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Bills CB Leodis McKelvin play has been up-and-down the past two seasons, but his punt-return skills and improved play at corner are gaining notice.

Schaub, Miller, McKelvin named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Texans QB Matt Schaub, Broncos LB Von Miller and Bills PR Leodis McKelvin were named the AFC Players of the Week for Week 11.

Bills' CBs get some blame for struggling 'D'

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 4:29 a.m. ET
The Bills' strength on defense was supposed to be their secondary, but the corners have not played to their potential this season.

First-round failures have doomed Bills

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
While the Bills have been competitive in recent weeks, they are still going to miss the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season, tied with the Lions for the longest drought in the league. There are plenty of reasons for this ...

Takeaway troubles hurt Bills

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
No team has thrown for more than 255 yards in a game vs. Buffalo this season, but the team's pass defense is not as good as the numbers indicate, as the Bills have been unable to intercept passes this ...

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Randy Moss will have his hands full going up against CBs Terrence McGee and Leodis McKelvin.

Jets worried about OLG spot

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
With rookie Vladimir Ducasse unable to win the starting OLG job in the preseason, the Jets have turned to 2009 sixth-round pick Matt Slauson, who has played in only three regular-season games.

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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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