CINCINNATI -- Leon Hall has been through this rehab thing before. He's been through it with his Achilles before. This time he's coming back from tearing his right Achilles. Two years ago it was his left Achilles.
If there is one characteristic that Hall has shown in his seven years of playing cornerback for the Bengals it's resiliency. He once got beat for three touchdowns in a game against Cleveland in 2007, including a pair by former University of Michigan teammate Braylon Edwards. The next season Hall picked off three passes against the Browns.
It's one of the traits that former defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, now the head coach at Minnesota, most endeared about Hall. Defensive backs have to forget quickly. The game is coming at them too rapid-fire to enjoy the mini-victories or mope about the defeats that will happen play by play, game by game and season by season.
Hall was injured on Oct. 20 in a game at Detroit. He was covering Lions All-Pro Calvin Johnson. Hall knew his fa...