Found December 12, 2011 on The Boone Docks:
Jets coach Rex Ryan says safety Jim Leonhard will miss the rest of the season with a torn patella tendon in his right knee after being injured in Sunday's victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Leonhard likely done for season

In a development that robs the Jets on both defense and special teams, Jim Leonhard has suffered what is believed to be a season-ending injury. Leonhard, the valuable safety and sure-handed punt returner, injured his right knee in the Jets' 37-10 romp over the Chiefs at MetLife Stadium Sunday. A source said the team believes Leonhard tore a knee ligament, saying, "It doesn...

Jets S Leonhard out for season with knee injury

APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos. By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer Jets coach Rex Ryan says safety Jim Leonhard will miss the rest of the season with a torn patella tendon in his right knee after being injured in Sunday's victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Leonhard underwent an MRI exam, which confirmed Monday what the Jets first feared when he went down on...

Jets Sign Gerald Alexander for Added Safety Depth

The Jets have added a player in response to Jim Leonhard’s injury. The Jets have signed veteran safety Gerald Alexander, to take Jim’s spot on the roster.  Gerald played for one year with now Jets’ teammate Kyle Wilson, and has spent time with … [visit site to read more] Jets Sign Gerald Alexander for Added Safety Depth - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan...

Source: Jim Leonhard out for the season with a knee injury suffered in Jets' 37-10 win over Chiefs

The Daily News first reported on Twitter that safety Jim Leonhard is out for the season with a right knee injury. Leonhard injured himself on an interception in the first half of the Jets’ 37-10 win over the Chiefs on Sunday. The veteran safety suffered a season-ending right leg injury last ...

Leonhard Done for the Season. Again.

FLORHAM PARK–When Jim Leonhard arrived in training camp back in August, he had almost no physical restrictions. Amazing considering that eight months earlier he had broken his right leg in practice so badly that it required surgery and he used a scooter and crutches to get around for weeks following that. However, from the moment Leonhard hit the playing field, he showed no signs...

New York Jets: How To Move Forward Without Jim Leonhard

For the second year in a row, the New York Jets have lost starting safety and punt returner Jim Leonhard for the last stretch of the season. They managed to overcome his injury in 2010 and still make a run to the AFC Championship Game but replacing Leonhard will be a more difficult task this time around. Last year, the Jets had Eric Smith, Brodney Pool, and Dwight Lowery all rolling...

Jets S Leonhard placed on IR with knee injury

Jim Leonhard will be a sidelined spectator for another Jets playoff push.

Happy Birthday Rex Ryan

In honor of Rex Ryan's birthday, TruTv asks, "is this dude crazy, or what? You won't believe what else he and his friends dare each other to do. You gotta see it to believe it -- and they got a TV... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Palko, Chiefs embarrassed by Jets

OK, green folks. Let's hear the chorus: "J-E-T-S! Jets, Jets, Jets!" It was great fun for Rex Ryan's troops Sunday -- pretty much humiliating Kansas City 37-10, bumping their record 8-5 and staying right in the thick of the AFC playoff race. "I thought our team played well," Ryan said, in a remarkably muted assessment. "I feel great about our offense...

Jets add Gerald Alexander

The New York Jets have lost safety Jim Leonhard for the rest of the season.  They’ve filled his spot on the roster with veteran free agent Gerald Alexander. The team announced this evening that Alexander, cut by the Dolphins last month, has been added to the team. A second-round pick in the 2007 draft, Alexander…

What Happened on that Timeout?

While it’s all So what happened that caused the Jets to burn a timeout before their first play from scrimmage? Rich Cimini wrote about what lead to that rather odd moment. Rex Ryan said it was a miscommunication with regard to the personnel package. The Jets had only 10 men on the field, and the 11th was FB John Conner, who ran on late. With the play clock running down, QB Mark...

Game Recap: Jets 37 – Chiefs 10

While the game started out on an odd note with the timeout from the first play of scrimmage, the Jets showed quickly that any concerns about this team today were unfounded.  While the Chiefs are really working against a lot of adversity this year in terms of their injured talent, they’re still a good and scrappy team, they just had some real matchup deficiencies that they were...
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