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Cincinnati Bengals


Leon Hall

Leon Hall - #29 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 12/09/1984
Birthplace Vista, CA
College Michigan
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 18th pick by Bengals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
37 0 2

Bengals' boldness something to watch

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
It's very apparent that head coach Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is willing to make assertive, calculated risks this season.

Bengals place PK Nugent on I.R.

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed PK Mike Nugent on injured reserve Friday and promoted CB Chris Lewis-Harris from the practice squad. 

Bengals claim WR Sanzenbacher, place CB Kirkpatrick on I.R.

Posted Dec. 25, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals claimed WR Dane Sanzenbacher off waivers from the Bears and placed rookie CB Dre Kirkpatrick on injured reserve.

Week 16 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Russell Wilson, Geno Atkins and Blair Walsh as its Players of the Week.

AFC North Spin cycle: The Steelers' wasted season

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Ravens are AFC North champs, and the Bengals are playoff-bound, too. Meanwhile, the Steelers are left to ponder a lost season. 

Bengals make playoffs after 13-10 win over Steelers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
A.J. Green caught 10 passes for 116 yards, including a 21-yarder to set up the game-winning field goal as the Bengals beat the Steelers.

Coaching calm a Bengals trait

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 10:27 p.m. ET
The NFL's coaching carousel frequently spins, but not often in Cincinnati. 

Key matchup: Bengals running game vs. Steelers run defense

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals' success in the ground game will go a long way in determining whether they can beat Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Seahawks-49ers highlights Week 16 action

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm looks ahead to Week 16, which features some key divisional matchups that will have major playoff ramifications — including Seahawks vs. 49ers.

Bengals' run defense sharp entering rematch with nemesis Pittsburgh

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Cincinnati defense has slammed the door on opposing ground games in recent weeks. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens wobbling down the stretch

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Ravens are in the playoffs, but they hardly look like contenders, and now they have to deal with the talented, desperate Giants. 

Bengals sign FB Conner

Posted Dec. 15, 2012 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals filled their void at fullback Saturday, signing ex-Jets FB John Conner, per reports.

Friday's 60-second rant: Lewis is not the Bengals' answer

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
In his 10th season with the Bengals, Marvin Lewis' enduring struggle to inspire his team's best is proof that a coaching change is needed.

Opportunistic Bengals defense crushes Eagles

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
An opportunistic defense forced five turnovers, including Wallace Gilberry's fumble-return TD, and the Bengals beat the Eagles 34-13.

Dolphins claim WR Binns

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Dolphins claimed former Bengals WR Armon Binns off waivers, PFW correspondent Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer first reported.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 23, 2012
Hall is active Sunday against Miami||||||| Hall had been sidelined with a hamstring injury
Posted July 27, 2012
Hall has been cleared to participate in the Cincinnati Bengals' first practice of training camp, completing the cornerback's comeback from a ruptured Achilles tendon.||||||| Hall passed his physical and was allowed to join the rest of the team in practice Friday afternoon. The team will limit his plays in a row at the outset, but Hall says there are no other restrictions. Hall is the Bengals' best cornerback. He was hurt last Nov. 13 in a game against Pittsburgh.
Posted June 12, 2012
Hall is ahead of schedule in his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon and is hoping to be fully recovered by the start of training camp next month. Coach Marvin Lewis said on Tuesday that Hall has "exceeded expectations by far" in his recovery.||||||| Hall will be limited to working on the side during the Bengals' three-day minicamp that opened on Tuesday. He said he's running forward and backward without a problem. Hall tore his left Achilles tendon on Nov. 13, leaving questions about whether he'd be ready for the start of the 2012 season.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Hall is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon.||||||| Hall suffered the injury during a 24-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Tests after the game found that the tendon had detached from the bone. He'll have surgery later this week.
Posted June 01, 2009
Hall has pleaded to a reduced charge in his drunken driving case, allowing him to avoid jail time. Hall pleaded guilty on Monday to a misdemeanor charge of reckless operation of a vehicle. A Clermont County Municipal Court judge sentenced him to attend a three-day program that deals with how alcohol and drugs affect driving.||||||| The rest of his 30-day sentence was suspended. Hall also must perform 64 hours of community service. Hall was arrested on April 5. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said he had a blood-alcohol content of 0.149. The state's legal limit is 0.08.

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