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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

Mediator assigned to help in 'Pacman' Jones case

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Nevada Supreme Court wants a mediator to review a man's effort to collect damages from the NFL for his injury in a 2007  melee involving "Pacman" Jones.

Bengals sign veteran C Faine

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed C Jeff Faine on Wednesday, one day after hosting the veteran for a tryout.

With C Cook injured, Bengals host veteran Faine

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The severity of Bengals' starting C Kyle Cook's ankle injury is unclear, prompting Cincinnati to bring in former Buccaneer Jeff Faine for a visit.

Bengals CB Kirkpatrick has sore knee, may not play

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET

Bengals place five on I.R.

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Brandon Ghee, CB Shaun Prater, WR-CB Taveon Rogers, S Robert Sands and OG Travelle Wharton on injured reserve.

Dolphins OG Steinbach to retire

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Dolphins OG Eric Steinbach will announce his retirement Wednesday, head coach Joe Philbin said.

Buccaneers claim WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed former Bengals WR Jordan Shipley off waivers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

DE Anderson looking like nice addition for Bengals

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
DE Jamaal Anderson, who has gotten a look as a starter because of injuries, looks like he will have a spot in the Bengals’ DL rotation this season. 

Bengals cut WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that they have waived WR Jordan Shipley and PK Thomas Weber.

Packers sign RB Benson

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Veteran RB Cedric Benson has signed with the Packers, the team announced on Sunday.

Bengals' CB depth hurt by injuries

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals have the makings of solid CB depth, but as the preseason began, injuries had taken their toll on the position.

Bengals cut DE Harvey

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Sunday that they have terminated the contract of DE Derrick Harvey.

Bengals extend Lewis' contract through 2014

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bengals have signed head coach Marvin Lewis to a contract extension through the 2014 season, the club said Tuesday.

Bengals place Kirkpatrick on non-football injury list

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Dre Kirkpatrick, who suffered a leg injury before camp, on the active/non-football injury list.

Report: Bengals extend Zimmer's contract

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Bengals reportedly signed defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to a contract extension through the 2014 season.

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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