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Paris Lenon

Paris Lenon - #51 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 11/26/1977
Birthplace Lynchburg, VA
College Richmond
Years played 12

Cardinals LBs providing full-fledged impact

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
It’s hard not to start paying more attention to a quality Cardinals LB corps that appears to have picked right up where it left off last season.

Cardinals continue to value veteran LBs Lenon, Haggans

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
We hear the Cardinals are still likely to be counting on key roles from veteran LBs Paris Lenon and Clark Haggans on the inside and outside, respectively, in 2012.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Cardinals appear to be lacking defensive leadership

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Daiiy team observers believe a lack of leadership in the Cardinals' defense has been clearly evident in the season's early stages.

Different strokes for Cardinals at inside linebacker

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
It appears the inside story on the Cardinals' inside-linebacker lineup has become a study in contrast.

Cardinals could make major changes at linebacker

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 8:56 p.m. ET
With the exception of quarterback, the position that could change the most for the Cardinals is linebacker, where we hear it's possible only one of the four LBs who began the season as a starter (Paris Lenon) could return ...

Rhodes, Lenon helping Cards as Porter struggles

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
What is the consensus in the desert on the job turned in up to now by the Cardinals' defensive trio of FS Kerry Rhodes, ILB Paris Lenon and OLB Joey Porter? In the words of the rock singer/actor/sports ...

Cardinals sign free-agent LB Lenon

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Paris Lenon, who played most recently with the division-rival Rams.


Posted March 15, 2010
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with Lenon.||||||| The 6-foot-2, 235-pound Lenon played 15 games with the St. Louis Rams last season, 10 as a starter. He had 44 tackles - 25 solo - and three forced fumbles. He was released by the New England Patriots in training camp last year, then was signed by the Rams. The nine-year NFL veteran has also played with Carolina, Green Bay and Detroit.
Posted May 27, 2009
The New England Patriots signed Lenon on Wednesday. The Patriots needed linebacker help after third-round draft pick Tyrone McKenzie tore a knee ligament at rookie minicamp earlier this month.||||||| The 6-foot-2, 235-pound Lenon had signed with Carolina as a rookie free agent from Richmond in April 2000, but was cut before training camp. He was with Seattle for 10 days during the 2001 preseason and was signed to the Packers' practice squad in 2001. He played in 16 games for them in 2002. He spent the next three seasons in Detroit and became a free agent after the Lions went 0-16 last season. He had 124 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks in 2008.
Posted Sept. 10, 2008
Lenon hurt his knee in the Lions' season-opening 34-21 loss at Atlanta on Sunday.||||||| Lenon was limited in his participation in practice on Wednesday, and it's unclear if he'll play Sunday when the Lions host Green Bay.