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Brandon Ghee, who has spent the season on the practice squad, will take Leon Hall’s roster spot after his agent tweeted Monday afternoon that he had been called up to the 53-man roster. Hall will be placed on injured reserve today after tearing his right Achilles in Sunday’s 24-17 loss to the Steelers on Sunday.
The team is expected to make the announcement at Marvin Lewis’ 3 p.m. press conference.
This is Hall’s first major injury in his five years with the Bengals. He had the team’s longest streak of games played at 74, including starting the last 66. Hall had an interception in the second quarter before suffering the injury late in the half.
Ghee, who was drafted in the third round last year, has battled injuries during his two seasons with the Bengals. He played in just six games last year and suffered a groin injury in Week 11 against Buffalo before being placed on injured reserve a couple weeks later. Ghee was limited to just two games in the preseason due to injuries.
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Long after the rest of the Cincinnati Bengals had left the locker room on Monday, cornerback Leon Hall emerged on a pair of crutches, his left foot protected by a white medical boot.
He couldn't believe his season was over.
The Bengals put Hall on injured reserve Monday with a torn Achilles tendon in his left leg, ending his streak of playing in all 74 games since he was a...
The Cincinnati Bengals' backfield took a major hit Monday after the team placed star cornerback Leon Hall on injured reserve with a ruptured left Achilles' tendon.Hall suffered the injury in the second quarter of Sunday's 24-17 loss to the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers. The diagnosis was confirmed after the game.Hall had earlier recorded an interception, his second of...
The day after suffering what he termed the first significant injury of his football career, cornerback Leon Hall tried to remain upbeat on Monday.
Hall tore his left Achilles during the second quarter of Sunday’s 24-17 loss to Pittsburgh. Hall said that he would have surgery later this week and would still be around the complex as he did his rehab.
“I planted and drove and it...
Leon Hall had an MRI done after Sunday’s 24-17 loss against the Steelers. Hall suffered a right Achilles injury during the second quarter and did not return to the game. Hall spoke briefly in the locker room and did not say a lot but teammates were not optimistic and fearing a torn Achilles, which would end his season.
Hall has the longest current streak of games played by a Bengal...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall suffered torn Achilles tendon during Sunday’s loss to the Steelers that will prematurely put an end to his season. This is big blow for one of the NFL’s top defense’s this season. The Bengals will likely look for Adam Jones and Kelly Jennings to step [...]
Cornerback Leon Hall is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon, leaving the Cincinnati Bengals' secondary in flux heading into a pivotal game
Initial tests have shown that Cincinnati Bengals starting cornerback Leon Hall tore his left Achilles tendon in Sunday's loss to Pittsburgh, according to a source familiar with the injury.
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With cornerback Jonathan Joseph gone via free agency, Leon Hall became the top defensive player in Cincinnati. And now he’s gone, too. Adam Schefter of ESPN first reported, and PFT has confirmed, that Hall suffered a ruptured Achilles’ tendon against the Steelers on Sunday. Hall will miss the balance of the season. And so the…
With the game on the line, rookie Andy Dalton couldn't handle a little old-fashioned Pittsburgh defense.
Rashard Mendenhall ran for a pair of touchdowns Sunday, and the Steelers intercepted Dalton twice in the fourth quarter, holding on for a 24-17 victory over the upstart Cincinnati Bengals.
Pittsburgh (7-3) ended the Bengals' five-game winning streak and got a needed...