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Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:10:40 -0800
The San Diego Chargers released FB Le'Ron McClain Tuesday, March 4. The move saves the team $2.5 million for the salary cap.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:37:59 -0800
San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain is set to make $2.5 million in base salary with a $3.3 million cap number. The team is looking to pare down its payroll, and his release would save $2.5 million.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:30:30 -0800
San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain, who is scheduled to make $2.5 million in base salary in 2014 as one of the highest paid fullbacks in the league, is unlikely to return at that salary cap figure, especially when he played in just 12 percent of the team's offensive snaps last season.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:02:35 -0800
San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain (hamstring) and WR Eddie Royal (toe) are questionable for Week 16. LB Bront Bird (ankle), OT D.J. Fluker (ankle), LB Jarret Johnson (hand), FS Eric Weddle (hamstring) and CB Shareece Wright (foot) are probable. Royal did not practice Friday, Dec. 20. McClain was limited while the others practiced in full.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:31:20 -0800
San Diego Chargers OT King Dunlap (neck) has been ruled out for Week 11. FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle), C Nick Hardwick (neck), LB Jarret Johnson (hamstring) and SS Jahleel Addae (ankle) are listed as questionable. OG Chad Rinehart (toe), OT D.J. Fluker (illness), OT Mike Remmers (ankle), DE Lawrence Guy (toe) and LB Manti Te'o (elbow) are listed as probable. Dunlap and Fluker did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 15. McClain, Harwick, Johnson and Addae were limited during practice while the other players fully participated in practice.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:30:42 -0800
San Diego Chargers S Jahleel Addae (ankle), OT King Dunlap (neck), C Nick Hardwick (neck) and FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 14. DE Lawrence Guy (toe) and LB Jarret Johnson (hamstring) were limited. OT Mike Remmers (ankle), OG Chad Rinehart (toe) and LB Manti Te'o (elbow) practiced in full.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:39:44 -0800
San Diego Chargers OT King Dunlap (neck), C Nick Hardwick (neck), LB Jarret Johnson (hamstring) and FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. S Jahleel Addae (ankle) and OG Chad Rinehart (toe) were limited. DE Lawrence Guy (toe), OT Mike Remmers (ankle) and LB Manti Te'o (elbow) practiced in full.
Sun, 10 Nov 2013 16:22:16 -0800
San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle) left the Week 10 game against the Denver Broncos due to an ankle injury, and he will not return.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:25:08 -0700
San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain (undisclosed) was able to practice in full Wednesday, Aug. 14, but FB Chris Gronkowski (foot) and NT Byron Jerideau (undisclosed) remained sidelined.
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:22:20 -0700
San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain (undisclosed) left practice Thursday, July 25, because of an undisclosed injury.
Sun, 10 Feb 2013 13:40:05 -0800
San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain, TE Randy McMichael, WR Eddie Royal, OT Jared Gaither and OT Jeromey Clary could be candidates to be released this offseason.
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:51:29 -0700
San Diego Chargers RB Curtis Brinkley carried 10 times for just 12 yards in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders Monday, Sept. 10. He and WR Eddie Royal actually led the team in rushing yardage. RB Ronnie Brown carried five times for just five yards, while FB Le'Ron McClain had two carries for five yards. The team obviously missed RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle), who was inactive.
Sun, 12 Aug 2012 20:44:58 -0700
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner indicated Sunday, Aug. 12, that the team will use a running back by committee approach until RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) is healthy enough to return. "Right now, it'd probably be a mix" between RBs Ronnie Brown, Le'Ron McClain and Curtis Brinkley.
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 20:05:04 -0700
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said Friday, Aug. 10, that he did not anticipate the team bringing in a running back with RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) sidelined four to six weeks. That means RBs Jackie Battle, Curtis Brinkley, Ronnie Brown and FB Le'Ron McClain are likely to shoulder the load during the remaining preseason games.
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 20:59:42 -0700
San Diego Chargers RB Ronnie Brown and FB Le'Ron McClain are considered the favorites for complementary touches behind starting RB Ryan Mathews heading into training camp and the preseason.
Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:11:25 -0700
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews is the unquestioned starting tailback, but it gets murky after that on the depth chart. RB Ronnie Brown is viewed as being at the tail end of his career. Brown will try to hold off RB Curtis Brinkley for the primary backup role behind Mathews. RB Edwin Baker and FB Le'Ron McClain will also be in the mix for carries.
Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:20:50 -0700
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said RB Ryan Mathews appears to be the frontrunner for the third-down running back role entering training camp. RB Curtis Brinkley and FB Le'Ron McClain could also be options for the role.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:35:07 -0700
The main role for FB Le'Ron McClain will be to clear space for third-year RB Ryan Mathews. McClain has shown he can be a solid receiver and runner, too.
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:28:55 -0700
Updating previous reports, San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain received a three-year, $8.25 million deal.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012 16:20:44 -0700
The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain (Ravens) Wednesday, March 14, on a three-year deal, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sun, 26 Feb 2012 14:53:34 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said the team is interested in re-signing impending free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain this offseason.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 21:50:23 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs interim coach Romeo Crennel said Wednesday, Dec. 28, that the team doesn't have a lot of depth in the backfield for Week 17 if RB Jackie Battle (foot) cannot play. "You might say we're borderline as far as depth goes," Crennel said. FB Le'Ron McClain might get carries along with RBs Thomas Jones and Dexter McCluster. The team also has RB Shaun Draughn on the practice squad, and he might be promoted for added depth.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 11:51:29 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs FB Le'Ron McClain (neck) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 21, and is listed as probable for Week 7.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 15:26:32 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs FB Le'Ron McClain (neck) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.
Wed, 19 Oct 2011 14:55:31 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs FB Le'Ron McClain (neck) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 20:09:15 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs WR Steve Breaston, WR Keary Colbert, OG Ryan Lilja, FB Le'Ron McClain, TE Leonard Pope and C Casey Wiegmann were each rested in practice Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Thu, 06 Oct 2011 08:45:45 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs could turn to RB Jackie Battle earlier in their Week 5 game. Battle has emerged as a viable part of the rotation at running back after securing a huge first down late in the team's Week 4 game. With the Chiefs limiting RB Dexter McCluster because of his diminutive size and with RB Thomas Jones and FB Le'Ron McClain being ineffective running the ball, Battle should see more playing time.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:12:26 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Kansas City Chiefs will be using a running back by committee approach because of the injury to RB Jamaal Charles (knee). RBs Dexter McCluster, Thomas Jones and Jackie Battle and FB Le'Ron McClain could receive carries the rest of the season.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:59:36 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs FB Le'Ron McClain could receive some carries moving forward because he has shown in his career that he has the ability to carry the ball and succeed when given the chance.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 17:06:49 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Kansas City Chiefs signed FB Le'Ron McClain to a one-year deal Wednesday, Aug. 3. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 14:09:04 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms with free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain (Ravens). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 21:56:16 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens may not be interested in re-signing FB/RB Le'Ron McClain now that they have added FB Vonta Leach. The Ravens could use McClain to handle the big-back role that became open with the release of RB Willis McGahee, but that would be a secondary role and it is not clear if McClain would be interested in accepting it.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:36:29 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs are showing interest in free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain (Ravens). A deal is not currently imminent, but the Chiefs appear to be in the running for him.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:17:13 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: QB Marc Bulger, LB Prescott Burgess, CB Chris Carr, OG Chris Chester, OT Jared Gaither, LS Kevin Houser, WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh, S Dawan Landry, RB Le'Ron McClain, OT Tony Moll, WR Donte' Stallworth, CB Fabian Washington and CB Josh Wilson.
Mon, 25 Jul 2011 12:13:18 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs may show interest in free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain (Ravens) once free agency begins.
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 07:11:48 -0700
Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain is looking to broaden his appeal with free agency on the horizon. McClain has worked out relentlessly this offseason, dropping weight with the goal of adding speed and quickness in order to be viewed as a threat as a blocker and a runner. "I have no problem getting in there blocking and getting dirty because I love contact," McClain said. "I just want to take my game to another level. No disrespect to anybody, not (offensive coordinator) Cam (Cameron), not (head coach) John Harbaugh, not (running backs) Ray Rice or Willis (McGahee). I just don't want to disrespect my game anymore, like I feel like I've done these last two years."
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:07:15 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens selected RB Anthony Allen from Georgia Tech with their seventh round draft pick at No. 225 overall. With the uncertain labor situation, the team isn't certain if they'll be able to retain FB Le'Ron McClain, so depth was needed.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:10:51 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens may look to re-sign impending free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain this offseason to be more of a backup running back than a fullback, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 23:17:08 -0800
Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain said he hopes to return to the team in 2011, although he wishes for more touches, reports Mike Duffy, of BaltimoreRavens.com. "Le'Ron is probably going (to) evolve his role as a runner in the National Football League," Harbaugh said. "We'll keep out fingers crossed that it can be here with the Ravens, but we went to put a bruising fullback in front of our running backs if we can."
Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:56:03 -0800
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said he believes impending free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain will want to test the free agent market to see what his worth is in the league.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:21:15 -0800
Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee is not inclined to play for less than his $6 million salary for the 2011 season, according to NFL.com. The team is in no rush to release McGahee, but it seems inevitable this offseason. FB Le'Ron McClain could have a much bigger role in the offseason if McGahee is let go.
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 11:46:17 -0800
Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain said he wants to see a bigger role in the offense for whichever team he signs with this offseason, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. McClain said he hopes to re-sign with the Ravens but is not sure where he will play.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 07:49:23 -0800
Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain's days with the team could be numbered after FB Jason McKie was re-signed, according to CBSSports.com.
Thu, 10 Feb 2011 20:50:15 -0800
Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain said Thursday, Feb. 10, that he is hopeful of returning to the team in 2011, reports Matt Vensel, of The Baltimore Sun. "I'm heading to [Atlanta] to meet with my agent, talk contract talk, man," McClain said.
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 20:17:44 -0800
Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain wants to stay with the team, but he doesn't feel he'll be back in 2011, reports Ken Murray, of The Baltimore Sun. "It's up to what the Ravens' organization decides," McClain said. "But I doubt it, though. I doubt it."
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 07:00:58 -0800
Baltimore Ravens pending free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain said he would like to return to the team next season. However, he remains frustrated over his limited role, according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. "Wherever I end up, man, I ain't got no control over that with my situation," McClain said. "I had a great four years in Baltimore. Wherever I end up, I don't regret any of the four years here ... If I do come back, I'm going to want to be a part of it. I would love to be a part of the offense."
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 12:54:33 -0800
Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (illness) and RB Willis McGahee (illness) did not practice Friday, Dec. 17, and are questionable for Week 15, according to The Baltimore Sun's Jamison Hensley. Both players are expected to play.
Thu, 16 Dec 2010 13:17:10 -0800
Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 16.
Sat, 11 Dec 2010 09:14:12 -0800
Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle) and CB Lardarius Webb (thigh) are participating in practice Saturday, Dec. 11, reports The Baltimore Sun's Edward Lee.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:48:19 -0800
Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 10, and is expected to play in Week 14, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.