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NFL | Ben Leber calls it a career

Fri, 08 Jun 2012 22:46:32 -0700

Free-agent LB Ben Leber (Rams) has decided to retire after 10 seasons in the NFL. "It's been a great run, lots of fun," Leber said in a text message to a Minneapolis-based radio station. Leber spent five of his 10 NFL seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, finishing with 498 total tackles, 24 sacks and five interceptions in his career.

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Eagles | Worked out Ben Leber

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:27:07 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles worked out free-agent LB Ben Leber (Rams) earlier this week.

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Rams | Ben Leber waived

Sat, 03 Dec 2011 09:24:50 -0800

The St. Louis Rams have waived LB Ben Leber. In a corresponding move, the team signed practice squad QB Tom Brandstater to their active roster.

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Rams | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 08:44:14 -0800

The St. Louis Rams have declared LB Ben Leber, OL Bryan Mattison, RB Cadillac Williams, WR Danario Alexander, LB Josh Hull, DL Justin Bannan, OL Mark LeVoir inactive for Week 12.

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Rams | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 20 Nov 2011 11:42:35 -0800

The St. Louis Rams have declared LB Ben Leber, RB Cadillac Williams, WR Danario Alexander, DL Darell Scott, OT Jason Smith, LB Justin Cole, CB Nate Ness inactive for Week 11.

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Rams | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 23 Oct 2011 12:09:28 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have declared LB Ben Leber, WR Brandon Gibson, CB Brian Jackson, DL C.J. Ah You, RB Jerious Norwood, QB Sam Bradford, TE Stephen Spach inactive for Week 7.

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Rams | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:37:42 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have declared LB Ben Leber, DL C.J. Ah You, RB Jerious Norwood, WR Mike Sims-Walker, WR Nick Miller, CB Roderick Hood, TE Stephen Spach inactive for Week 6.

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Rams | Ben Leber expected to play

Fri, 23 Sep 2011 13:12:40 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Ben Leber (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

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Rams | Three limited

Thu, 22 Sep 2011 13:39:51 -0700

St. Louis Rams DL C.J. Ah You (wrist), TE Michael Hoomanawanui (calf) and LB Ben Leber (groin) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 22.

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Rams | Three miss practice

Wed, 21 Sep 2011 16:37:26 -0700

St. Louis Rams DL C.J. Ah You (wrist), LB Ben Leber (groin) and RB Cadillac Williams (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Rams | Steven Jackson, others day-to-day

Tue, 20 Sep 2011 13:43:21 -0700

St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (quadriceps) remains day-to-day. Also, LB Ben Leber (groin) and RB Cadillac Williams (hamstring) are being listed as day-to-day.

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Rams | Ben Leber injured in Week 2

Tue, 20 Sep 2011 05:45:46 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Ben Leber (groin) suffered a strain groin in the team's Week 2 game.

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Rams | Ben Leber, Brady Poppinga start at LB

Fri, 26 Aug 2011 22:35:27 -0700

St. Louis Rams LBs Ben Leber and Brady Poppinga started with LB James Laurinaitis in the preseason game Friday, Aug. 26, against the Kansas City Chiefs. Leber and Poppinga, two free-agent signings, are expected to remain starters into the regular season.

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Rams | Newly signed Ben Leber does not play

Sat, 13 Aug 2011 23:01:13 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Ben Leber did not play in the preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Indianapolis Colts. Leber just signed Tuesday, Aug. 9.

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Rams | Ben Leber to learn all three LB spots

Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:36:13 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Ben Leber said he has not been told which outside linebacker he will be playing but will learn how to play all three linebacker spots to be ready.

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Rams | Ben Leber comes on board

Tue, 09 Aug 2011 14:19:00 -0700

The St. Louis Rams agreed to a one-year, $1.25 million deal with free-agent LB Ben Leber (Vikings) Tuesday, Aug. 9. Leber can make as much as $1.75 million with incentives. He receives $150,000 in guarantees.

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Seahawks | Ben Leber visits

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 20:26:43 -0700

Free-agent LB Ben Leber (Vikings) visited with the Seattle Seahawks Monday, Aug. 8.

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Seahawks | Interested in Ben Leber

Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:54:54 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks have talked with free-agent LB Ben Leber (Vikings).

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Rams | Interest in free-agent linebackers

Wed, 27 Jul 2011 16:04:09 -0700

The St. Louis Rams could sign both a strongside and weakside linebacker via the free-agent market. Free-agent LBs Scott Shanle (Saints), Ben Leber (Vikings), Zac Diles (Texans) and Stewart Bradley (Eagles) are all players the team has expressed an interest in.

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Vikings | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:16:30 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: WR Hank Baskett, OL Ryan Cook, DE Ray Edwards, NT Fred Evans, DB Eric Frampton, LB Ben Leber, WR Greg Lewis, PK Ryan Longwell, QB Patrick Ramsey, WR Sidney Rice, CB Lito Sheppard, FB Naufahu Tahi, CB Frank Walker and DT Pat Williams.

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Rams | Could show interest in two defensive FAs

Thu, 14 Jul 2011 10:43:33 -0700

The St. Louis Rams could show interest in Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent LB Ben Leber and Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent SS Quintin Mikell once free agency begins.

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Vikings | Ben Leber unsure about future

Mon, 27 Jun 2011 14:34:15 -0700

Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent LB Ben Leber said he would like to re-sign with the Vikings but is not sure if that will be possible once the lockout is over.

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Vikings | Ben Leber unlikely to return

Thu, 02 Jun 2011 07:31:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway openly voiced some concern on the potential free agency situation surrounding LB Ben Leber. "Well, I hope he stays," Greenway said. "I think he's a great player and certainly a great teammate. Would love to have him around for another few years, as long as he wants to play ... The reality of that is certainly uncertain. I would say there is a better percentage of him not being here than him being here. But again, that's not my hope."

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Vikings | Ben Leber not expected to return

Thu, 27 Jan 2011 11:55:27 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings are not expected to try to re-sign impending free-agent LB Ben Leber this offseason, reports CBSSports.com.

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Vikings | Seven players probable for Week 9

Fri, 05 Nov 2010 16:18:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings C John Sullivan (calf), OG Chris Degeare (ankle), DT Pat Williams (elbow), LB Ben Leber (knee) and CBs Asher Allen (back), Chris Cook (quadriceps) and Lito Sheppard (hand) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 5, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. They are all listed as probable for Week 9 and are expected to play.

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Vikings | Six limited Thursday

Thu, 04 Nov 2010 14:58:34 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (quadriceps), OG Chris Degeare (ankle), LB Ben Leber (knee), CB Lito Sheppard (hand), CB Frank Walker (hamstring) and DL Pat Williams (elbow) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 4.

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Vikings | Six limited in Wednesday practice

Wed, 03 Nov 2010 15:24:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (quadricep), G Chris Degeare (ankle), LB Ben Leber (knee), CBs Lito Sheppard (hand) and Frank Walker (hamstring) and DT Pat Williams (elbow) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 3.

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Vikings | Three probable for Week 3

Fri, 24 Sep 2010 16:14:19 -0700

Minnesota Vikings C John Sullivan (calf), OT Bryant McKinnie (finger) and LB Ben Leber (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 24, according to Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

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Vikings | Two defensive players limited

Thu, 23 Sep 2010 13:35:32 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (back) and CB Cedric Griffin (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 23.

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Vikings | Two limited Wednesday

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 14:32:40 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CB Cedric Griffin (knee) and LB Ben Leber (back) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 22.

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Vikings | Ben Leber practicing Wednesday

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 10:30:11 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (back) is participating in practice Wednesday, Sept. 22, reports Tom Pelissero, of 1500ESPN.com.

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Vikings | Ben Leber injured Week 2

Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:56:23 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (back) suffered a back injury in Week 2 and did not return to the game, according to Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Vikings | Three players practice Friday

Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:49:30 -0800

Updating a previous report, Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (shoulder), DT Jimmy Kennedy (thumb) and LB Ben Leber (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 22.

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Vikings | Four probable for NFC Championship game

Fri, 22 Jan 2010 12:35:20 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (shoulder), DT Jimmy Kennedy (thumb), LB Ben Leber (knee) and CB Antoine Winfield (foot) are listed as probable for the NFC Championship game.

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Vikings | Three players limited Thursday

Thu, 21 Jan 2010 13:45:46 -0800

Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (shoulder), LB Ben Leber (knee) and CB Antoine Winfield (foot) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 21.

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Vikings | Three players limited Wednesday

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:12:14 -0800

Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (shoulder), LB Ben Leber (knee) and CB Antoine Winfield (foot) were limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 20.

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Vikings | Leber expected to play

Fri, 30 Oct 2009 15:00:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (calf) is expected to play in the team's Week 8 game.

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Vikings | Four probable for Week 8

Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:36:42 -0700

Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (knee), LB Ben Leber (calf), CB Karl Paymah (quadriceps) and FB Naufahu Tahi (knee) are all listed as probable for Week 8.

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Vikings | Leber limited Thursday

Thu, 29 Oct 2009 14:28:09 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (calf) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 29.

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Vikings | Five players limited Wednesday

Wed, 28 Oct 2009 14:26:35 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Jasper Brinkley (hamstring), LB Ben Leber (calf), CB Karl Paymah (quadriceps), WR Darius Reynaud (hamstring) and FB Naufahu Tahi (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 28.

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Vikings | Leber working at MLB in nickel situations

Sun, 02 Aug 2009 20:38:04 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber is seeing time with the second-team defense at middle linebacker in nickel situations.

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Vikings | Leber, Sapp banged up during practice Sunday

Sun, 02 Aug 2009 20:37:54 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (undisclosed) and CB Benny Sapp (undisclosed) collided during the team's practice Sunday, Aug. 2, and were shaken up. Bother were able to return to drills.

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Vikings | Leber moving to middle linebacker in nickel situations

Thu, 09 Oct 2008 15:18:01 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber will be moving to middle linebacker in nickel situations.

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Vikings | Leber may start in middle Week 5

Tue, 30 Sep 2008 14:17:48 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber may start at inside linebacker Week 5 if LB E.J. Henderson (foot) is not able to play in the game.

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Vikings | Leber misses Wednesday practice

Thu, 29 May 2008 15:37:32 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber did not take part in the team's voluntary team activities Wednesday, May 28.

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Vikings | Leber practices Friday

Fri, 12 Oct 2007 16:27:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (ribs) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Leber is listed as questionable but is expected to play during Week 6.

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Vikings | Leber limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 11 Oct 2007 14:55:51 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (ribs) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 11.

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Vikings | Leber limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 10 Oct 2007 14:35:54 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (ribs) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Vikings | Leber expected to play Week 6

Mon, 01 Oct 2007 13:28:14 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (abdomen) is expected to play Week 6.

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Vikings | Leber injured Week 4

Mon, 01 Oct 2007 11:57:08 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (abdomen) suffered an abdominal strain during the team's Week 4 game. Head coach Brad Childress said Leber is less sore than the team expected.

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