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Browns | Friday injury report for Week 8

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:34:53 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Rodney Smith (hamstring) and DT Phil Taylor (knee) have been ruled out for Week 8. DE Billy Winn (quadriceps) and SS Jim Leonhard (ankle) are listed as questionable, while DE Desmond Bryant (wrist), DT Ahtyba Rubin (ankle), LB Barkevious Mingo (shoulder) and CB K'Waun Williams (concussion) are listed as probable. Leonhard, Smith and Taylor did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 24. Winn was limited during practice, while Bryant, Mingo Rubin and Williams fully participated in practice. Joe Thomas (non-injury) also participated in practice and is no longer on the injury report.

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Browns | Several options to be punt returner

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:45:11 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Travis Benjamin, CB Jordan Poyer and SS Jim Leonhard are options to be punt returners, according to special teams coordinator Chris Tabor. CB Justin Gilbert has received some work as a punt returner, but Tabor said he sees Gilbert has more of a kick returner.

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Browns | Friday injury report for Week 1

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:42:28 -0700

Cleveland Browns CB Pierre Desir (knee), CB Joe Haden (foot), S Jim Leonhard (knee), LB Eric Martin (concussion), CB Buster Skrine (thumb) and LS Christian Yount (shoulder) all fully practiced Friday, Sept. 5, and are probable for Week 1. DT Desmond Bryant (wrist) did not practice and is doubtful. DE John Hughes (hamstring) and OG Paul McQuistan (ankle) both did not participate in practice and have been ruled out.

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Browns | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:17:49 -0700

Cleveland Browns DT Desmond Bryant (wrist), DE John Hughes (hamstring) and OG Paul McQuistan (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 4. CB Pierre Desir (knee), CB Joe Haden (foot), S Jim Leonhard (knee), LB Eric Martin (concussion), CB Buster Skrine (thumb) and LS Christian Yount (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Browns | Jim Leonhard helping younger players

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:23:02 -0700

Cleveland Browns SS Jim Leonhard and CB Jordan Poyer split time at free safety when FS Tashaun Gipson (knee) was out due to injury. Leonhard has been instrumental in helping Gipson during camp. "Jim Leonhard, he's a veteran," Gipson said. "He's smart. He's crafty. I listen to a lot of things that he tells me. Anytime you've been in the league 10 years, that's long, that's a blessing in itself. You have to be doing something right. I definitely listen to him and he talks to me and I take notes."

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Browns | Jim Leonhard still plans to retire

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:39:05 -0700

Despite being reunited with former coach Mike Pettine, Cleveland Browns SS Jim Leonhard still plans to retire at season's end. Leonhard and Pettine were together at times on the Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets and Buffalo Bills.

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Browns | Sign Jim Leonhard

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:50:27 -0700

The Cleveland Browns signed SS Jim Leonhard (Bills) Wednesday, July 30. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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NFL | Jim Leonhard expects to sign during preseason

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:34:11 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Bills) said he expects to sign with a team at some point during the preseason.

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Packers | Nothing imminent with Jim Leonhard

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:33:37 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Bills) said his agent talked with the Green Bay Packers earlier this offseason but nothing is imminent between the two sides.

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NFL | Jim Leonhard has talked with teams

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:28:49 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Bills) has talked with team's, including the Green Bay Packers. "It would mean a lot, but we've had a lot of conversations with teams, Green Bay being one of them," said Leonhard. "They're a great organization, I'd love to play for them but it hasn't worked out up to now. You never know what can happen in the future, but we'll see. They're a great organization and it's always fun to see the fans and have a lot of family that follows them closely."

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Bills | Jim Leonhard to play one more year

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:31:39 -0800

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent SS Jim Leonhard said he wants to play one more season before he decides to retire.

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Bills | Jim Leonhard expected to get more time

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:30:11 -0800

Buffalo Bills SS Jim Leonhard is expected to receive most of the snaps at safety Week 16 in place of FS Aaron Williams (ribs).

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Bills | Jim Leonhard may get playing time

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:49:22 -0700

Buffalo Bills SS Jim Leonhard could receive some playing time Week 1 even though he has been with the team for a week because he is familiar with defensive coordinator Mike Pettine's scheme. Leonard probably would be used in a subpackage if he gets playing time.

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Bills | Expected to sign Jim Leonhard

Mon, 02 Sep 2013 10:48:05 -0700

The Buffalo Bills will sign free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Saints) if he is able to pass his physical.

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Saints | Make roster moves

Sat, 31 Aug 2013 18:40:14 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have waived DE Jay Richardson, SS Jim Leonhard, WR Preston Parker, FB Austin Johnson, WR Saalim Hakim, TE Keavon Milton, TE Michael Higgins, OG Andrew Tiller, C Jeremiah Warren, LB Rufus Johnson, S Jerico Nelson, LB Baraka Atkins, OT Marcel Jones, CB Korey Lindsey and CB Jumal Rolle.

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Saints | Jim Leonhard agrees to terms

Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:32:45 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Broncos) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Broncos | Two want to return

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:33:52 -0800

Denver Broncos S Jim Leonhard and DL Justin Bannan, both impending free agents, want to re-sign with the team in the offseason.

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Broncos | Seven probable for playoff game

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 10:32:47 -0800

Denver Broncos WR Trindon Holliday (ankle), WR Matt Willis (knee), OG Chris Kuper (ankle), OT Ryan Clady (shoulder), OT Orlando Franklin (knee), FS Mike C. Adams (knee) and SS Jim Leonhard (thigh) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 11, and are listed as probable for the Divisional Round playoff game.

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Broncos | Seven fully practice

Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:20:06 -0800

Denver Broncos S Mike C. Adams (knee), T Ryan Clady (shoulder), T Orlando Franklin (knee), WR Trindon Holliday (ankle), G Chris Kuper (ankle), S Jim Leonhard (thigh) and WR Matt Willis (knee) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 10.

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Broncos | Seven fully participate

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:16:13 -0800

Denver Broncos S Mike C. Adams (knee), T Ryan Clady (shoulder), T Orlando Franklin (knee), WR Trindon Holliday (ankle), G Chris Kuper (ankle), S Jim Leonhard (thigh) and WR Matt Willis (knee) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 09.

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Broncos | Six probable

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:23:35 -0800

Denver Broncos S Mike C. Adams (knee), T Ryan Clady (shoulder), RB Chris Gronkowski (hamstring), S Jim Leonhard (thigh), LB Danny Trevathan (groin) and WR Matthew Willis (knee) all fully practiced Thursday, Dec. 28, and are probable for Week 17.

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Broncos | Six fully practice

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 14:12:25 -0800

Denver Broncos S Mike C. Adams (knee), T Ryan Clady (shoulder), RB Chris Gronkowski (hamstring), S Jim Leonhard (thigh), S Danny Trevathan (groin) and WR Matt Willis (knee) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Broncos | Four take part in practice

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:48:51 -0800

Denver Broncos FB Chris Gronkowski (hamstring), WR Matt Willis (knee), FS Mike C. Adams (knee) and SS Jim Leonhard (thigh) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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Broncos | Seven listed as probable

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:16:59 -0800

Denver Broncos WR Trindon Holliday (knee), WR Matt Willis (knee), C Dan Koppen (knee), DT Kevin Vickerson (groin), LB Wesley Woodyard (ankle), FS Mike C. Adams (knee) and SS Jim Leonhard (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 21, and are listed as probable for Week 16.

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Broncos | Six limited in practice

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:46:46 -0800

Denver Broncos S Mike C. Adams (knee), WR Trindon Holliday (knee), C Dan Koppen (knee), S Jim Leonhard (ankle), WR Matt Willis (knee) and LB Wesley Woodyard (ankle) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 20.

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Broncos | Five players fully practice

Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:52:11 -0800

Denver Broncos WR Trindon Holliday (knee), WR Matt Willis (knee), C Dan Koppen (knee), LB Wesley Woodyard (ankle) and SS Jim Leonhard (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

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Broncos | Three probable for Week 11

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:40:07 -0800

Denver Broncos DE Robert Ayers (groin), S Jim Leonhard (calf) and DT Kevin Vickerson (thigh) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 16, and are probable for Week 11.

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Broncos | Two fully practice

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:15:06 -0800

Denver Broncos S Jim Leonhard (calf) and DT Kevin Vickerson (thigh) both fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Broncos | Two practice in full

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 16:32:30 -0800

Denver Broncos S Jim Leonhard (calf) and DT Kevin Vickerson (thigh) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Broncos | Three listed as probable

Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:49:05 -0800

Denver Broncos WR Brandon Stokley (knee), TE Virgil Green (hamstring) and SS Jim Leonhard (calf) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 9, and are listed as probable for Week 10.

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Broncos | Two fully practice

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:38:36 -0800

Denver Broncos TE Virgil Green (hamstring) and S Jim Leonhard (calf) both fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 8.

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Broncos | Will have to make decisions on two veteran players

Wed, 22 Aug 2012 12:10:06 -0700

Denver Broncos LB Keith Brooking (hamstring) and SS Jim Leonhard (knee) are not expected to play in the final two preseason games so the team will have to decide whether they make the final roster without seeing them play in a preseason game.

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Broncos | Jim Leonhard could be released

Wed, 22 Aug 2012 07:45:37 -0700

Denver Broncos SS Jim Leonhard (knee) is not a lock to make the final roster. Leonhard is unlikely to see any time the rest of the preseason.

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Broncos | Several miss practice

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 19:11:24 -0700

Denver Broncos SS Quinton Carter (knee, hamstring), SS Jim Leonhard (knee) and CB Tracy Porter were unable to practice Tuesday, Aug. 14. WR Tyler Grisham (knee), and LBs Keith Brooking (hamstring) and Danny Trevathan (ankle) all sat out.

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Broncos | Jim Leonhard to PUP list

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 07:38:05 -0700

Denver Broncos SS Jim Leonhard (knee) has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Broncos | Jim Leonhard agrees to one-year deal

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 19:16:05 -0700

The Denver Broncos signed free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets) to a one-year contract Saturday, Aug. 4. Leonhard might see time as a punt returner, in addition to his defensive responsibilities. Decker had at least 20 punt returns in three seasons with the New York Jets from 2008-10.

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Bills | Jim Leonhard has good visit

Fri, 03 Aug 2012 22:23:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets) had a good workout with the Buffalo Bills Friday, Aug. 3.

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Broncos | Jim Leonhard to work out

Fri, 03 Aug 2012 14:52:07 -0700

The Denver Broncos are scheduled to work out free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets) Saturday, Aug. 4.

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Bills | Jim Leonhard visiting

Thu, 02 Aug 2012 16:19:26 -0700

The Buffalo Bills are meeting with free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets).

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Jets | Jim Leonhard won't be re-signed

Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:29:01 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets) (knee) won't be re-signed by the team, according to league sources. Leonhard is recovering from major knee surgery, but he is still hopeful of playing in 2012.

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NFL | Jim Leonhard says he is healthy

Mon, 16 Jul 2012 06:27:10 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets) said he is still hopeful of earning a spot at a team's training camp after suffering a knee injury last season. "I'm a free agent right now, hopefully in the next few weeks I get some workouts and get a contract," Leonhard said. "The knee is feeling great and I am ready to go. I am getting antsy, football is right around the corner and I don't have a team, kind of getting antsy ready to get back on that field. You just keep working, you keep grinding and good things are going to happen. I know I am going to be playing football somewhere this season, I just have to figure out where. I am excited for that day."

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Jets | Have has talks with Jim Leonhard

Sat, 14 Apr 2012 10:55:35 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets) said he has had good conversations with the New York Jets this offseason. Leonhard said he has received interest from other teams as well.

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NFL | Jim Leonhard will be ready for camp

Sat, 14 Apr 2012 10:55:07 -0700

Free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (knee) said he will be ready for the start of training camp. He has been running on a treadmill but has not run on flat ground yet.

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Jets | Door not closed on Jim Leonhard

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:27:04 -0700

New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said Tuesday, March 20, that it is possible the team could re-sign free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (Jets). Tannenbaum said the team "haven't shut the door" on Leonhard.

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Jets | Jim Leonhard may be limited at camp

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:59:25 -0800

New York Jets impending free-agent SS Jim Leonhard (knee) may be limited at the start of training camp because of his injured knee. The team may be interested in re-signing him but it would be a minimum contract.

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Jets | Two want to return

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:17:35 -0800

New York Jets S Jim Leonhard and QB Mark Brunell both said Friday, Dec. 30, that they would like to return to the team for the 2012 season. "I'm 100 percent confident that I'm going to be playing football somewhere next year. Obviously with the history here, you'd like it to be here, but you never know. You can't say one way or the other at this point," Leonhard said.

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Jets | Jim Leonhard has surgery

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 18:16:59 -0800

New York Jets SS Jim Leonhard (knee) had surgery Wednesday, Dec. 14, and it went well, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

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Jets | Jim Leonhard to have surgery

Tue, 13 Dec 2011 08:40:58 -0800

New York Jets S Jim Leonhard (knee) said he will have surgery Wednesday, Dec. 14, on his injured knee.

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Jets | Jim Leonhard placed on IR

Mon, 12 Dec 2011 17:27:37 -0800

The New York Jets placed SS Jim Leonhard (knee) on the season-ending Injured Reserve list Monday, Dec. 12, due to a torn patellar tendon. The team also placed TE Jamarko Simmons (back) on the practice squad IR due to a lower back injury.

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Jets | Jim Leonhard needs surgery

Mon, 12 Dec 2011 12:39:52 -0800

New York Jets SS Jim Leonhard (knee), who suffered a torn patella tendon in Week 14, will require surgery to fix his injury.

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