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Leroy Hill

Leroy Hill - #56 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 238 lbs.
Birthday 09/14/1982
Birthplace Haddock, GA
College Clemson
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 3rd round, 34th pick by Seahawks

Seahawks LB Hill arrested on assault charges

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Seahawks LB Leroy Hill has been arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and kept her in his home against her will.

Second-year OLB Smith coming on strong in Seattle

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Second-year OLB Malcolm Smith is the latest member of the Seahawks' 2011 draft class to make a major impact.

Seahawks agree with LBs Hill, McCoy

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have agreed to terms with LBs Leroy Hill and Matt McCoy on one-year contracts, the club announced Thursday.

Reports: Charges dropped against Seahawks' Hill

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Charges against Seahawks LB Leroy Hill for marijuana possession have been dropped, according to multiple reports.

Don't rule out OLB Hill in Seattle just yet

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
It would be a mistake to assume that OLB Leroy Hill's late-February arrest for marijuana possession is a sure ticket out of Seattle.

Seahawks UFA LB Hill arrested on marijuana charge

Posted Feb. 27, 2012 @ 8:56 p.m. ET
Seahawks LB Leroy Hill, who's slated to be an unrestricted free agent, was reportedly arrested Saturday in Atlanta for possession of marijuana.

Seahawks' LB situation getting more interesting

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
With head coach Pete Carroll recently mentioning the need for more speed at linebacker as a top priority, the situation at that position has gotten a lot more perplexing.

Seahawks very satisfied with outside linebackers

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Team insiders tell us the Seahawks couldn't be more pleased with their situation at outside linebacker, where rookie K.J. Wright and veteran Leroy Hill have exceeded expectations.

Hill gets new lease on life in Seattle

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
One of the most shocking developments in Seattle has to the reincarnation of Leroy Hill as the team's projected starter at weak-side linebacker.

Seahawks re-sign LB Hill

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have re-signed LB Leroy Hill, who became a priority for the team when Will Herring signed a contract on Thursday with the Saints.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended one game

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The league announced Monday that Seahawks LB Leroy Hill will be suspended one game and fined one additional paycheck for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Seahawks LB Hill placed on I.R.

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Seahawks placed LB Leroy Hill on injured reserve because of an Achilles injury, ending his tumultuous season. The team re-signed DT Craig Terrill and promoted OG Mike Gibson from the practice squad.

Seahawks LB Hill 'out for a while'

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Seahawks OLB Leroy Hill will miss several weeks after suffering an injury to his right Achilles tendon.

Seahawks place starting ORG Unger on I.R.

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Seahawks received bad news after their big season-opening victory over the 49ers. Starting ORG Max Unger was placed on injured reserve Tuesday after suffering an injury to the big toe on his left foot Sunday.

Seahawks OLB Hill on outside looking in

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Even if Leroy Hill had not been suspended for the season opener, we hear he was a real long shot to be the starter on Week One at strong-side linebacker over David Hawthorne.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended for opener

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 8:12 a.m. ET
Seahawks sixth-year OLB Leroy Hill will miss the team's Sept. 12 regular-season opener against the division-rival 49ers after the NFL announced that he would be serving a one-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse program.

Seahawks tell Hill to stay away from minicamp

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
The Seahawks told LB Leroy Hill to stay away from the team's minicamp over the weekend while he deals with off-the-field issues.

Seahawks can't afford to jettison Hill

Posted April 18, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Although Seattle is troubled by Leroy Hill's off-the-field behavior, according to "Whispers," the team doesn't feel it's in a position to release its longtime starting outside linebacker with so many other needs to fill this offseason.

Giants may surprise with offensive pick

Posted April 11, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
Although most pundits expect the Giants to draft a middle linebacker with their first-round pick, the whispers we're hearing indicate that an offensive player, such as TE Jermaine Gresham, wouldn't be a shocking choice.


Posted Jan. 30, 2013
Hill has been arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and kept her in his home against her will.||||||| According to a release from the Issaquah Police Department on Wednesday morning, Hill was arrested on investigation of unlawful imprisonment-domestic violence and third-degree assault-domestic violence. Issaquah police said Hill would be booked into the King County Jail.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012
Hill is active for Sunday's playoff game at Washington.||||||| Hill was inactive for the Seattle Seahawks last week with a hamstring injury.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Hill is active for Sunday's game against Arizona after missing last week's win over Chicago with an ankle injury.||||||| Hill was listed as questionable for Sunday's game, but made it through pregame warmups and is expected to start. He was the only starter whose status was in question for Seattle.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012
Run-stuffing defensive end Red Bryant and linebacker Leroy Hill will both be game-time decisions for the Seattle Seahawks entering Sunday's big NFC matchup at Chicago.||||||| Hill went through a workout to test his sore ankle, but how the injury responds will determine if he plays against the Bears. Bryant and Hill are listed as questionable.
Posted Feb. 27, 2012
Hill was arrested by police in Atlanta for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.||||||| This isn't Hill's first run in with off-field problems. He was arrested in January 2009 on a marijuana-possession charge in Georgia and was given 12 months of probation. He also was arrested on a domestic violence charge in a Seattle suburb in April 2010.