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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

Key matchup: Steelers run defense vs. Bengals ground game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Can the Bengals get their running game going? We take a closer look in Saturday's key matchup.

AFC North Spin cycle: Costly win for Ravens

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Ravens inched further ahead in the AFC North race, but at a huge price with the losses of Lardarius Webb and Ray Lewis.

Browns top Bengals for first win

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Rookie Brandon Weeden threw two touchdown passes and the Browns snapped an 11-game losing streak, beating the Bengals 34-24 Sunday.

Key matchup: Browns return game vs. Bengals coverage units

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Stopping Browns RS Joshua Cribbs will be a top priority for Cincinnati, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Steelers got a win they desperately needed, and they got their running game going, too. More in this week's AFC North Spin cycle. 

Bengals place RB Scott on I.R.

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed RB Bernard Scott on injured reserve Monday and activated LB Dontay Moch from the suspended list.

Turnovers key Dolphins' win over Cincy

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Dolphins S Reshad Jones intercepted Andy Dalton's overthrown pass at midfield with 1:22 left on Sunday, preserving a 17-13 victory over the Bengals.

Bengals' Green playing at elite level

Posted Oct. 06, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Bengals WR A.J. Green has begun his second NFL season on a tear.

Week Five handicapping column

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening, 10-5-1 ATS through four weeks, largely sides with underdogs in Week Five, but one favorite also caught his eye.

Newman, Jones pressed into heavy service for Bengals

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Bengals have had to lean on reserve CBs Terence Newman and Adam Jones, and they held up well in the Week Four win at Jacksonville.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
While the Steelers rested in Week Four, the Bengals and Ravens pulled further ahead in the AFC North.

Dalton, Green lead Bengals past Jaguars

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, and the Bengals beat the Jaguars 27-10 Sunday for their third consecutive win.

Key matchup: Bengals passing game vs. Jaguars pass defense

Posted Sept. 29, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
Can the Jaguars slow down the Bengals' thriving passing game? It's one of the more interesting story lines of Week Four.

Bengals re-sign S Crocker

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed S Chris Crocker on Thursday, the team announced.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 8 p.m. ET
In this week's AFC North Spin cycle, we explore the Ravens' soaring passing game and the Steelers' struggling pass rush. 

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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