Found December 12, 2011 on Jets
FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- It's deja vu, all over again. For safety Jim Leonhard the classic Yogi-ism might be more than appropriate if the reports of yet another season-ending right leg injury for the veteran safety are true.He is to have an MRI on Monday and more definitive results will be known later in the day, likely during Rex Ryan's press conference with media. Eerily, it was Week 13 where Leonhard suffered a gruesome broken right leg during practice in preparation for their mega match-up with the New England Patriots. He would be done for the rest of the season...

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...

Leonhard Talks About his Injury, Future

Jim Leonhard joined WFAN’s  Benigno & Roberts this morning to talk about his season ending injury last Sunday against the Chiefs and discussed what’s next for him.  Leonhard told WFAN that right after his interception, he felt the tear as he tried to “push off” and that it was not caused by Chiefs WR Stevie Breaston, who ended up kind of awkwardly holding onto his foot...

Jets sign Gerald Alexander to take Jim Leonhard's spot on roster

The Daily News has learned that the Jets will sign free agent safety Gerald Alexander to take Jim Leonhard’s spot on the 53-man roster. The Jets were in the market for another safety after Leonhard was placed on injured reserve due to a season-ending torn patellar tendon in his right knee ...

Jim Leonhard Out for the Game With Right Knee Injury

Jim Leonhard INT in the first half did not come without a price. Leonard was helped off the field, unable to put any pressure on it.  He was taken on a cart to the locker room, and has been ruled out for the rest of the game. The Jets are up … [visit site to read more] Jim Leonhard Out for the Game With Right Knee Injury - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site...

Jets Lose Safety Jim Leonhard For The Season — Why This is Huge

for the second year in a row, the Jets will finish the season without their leader on defense. If this sounds like deja vu, it’s because it kinda is. Last year Jim Leonhard missed the end of the season due to a broken leg, this time it’s a torn patella tendon. Both injuries happened in early December. The Jets did regroup when they lost him last year…for the most part. But...

Jim Leonhard injuries knee in Jets victory but team fears safety may be lost for season

Suffered season-ending injury last year as well

Jets’ Leonhard Out for the Season With Torn Tendon

The Jets will have to finish the season without safety Jim Leonhard, leaving a hole in their defense.

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...

Free agent Leonard hopes to return to Jets after season-ending injury

Jim Leonhard hopes he has not played his last game with the Jets.

Rex Ryan calls loss of Jim Leonhard a 'huge blow' to Jets

Jets coach Rex Ryan ruled safety Jim Leonhard out for the remainder of the season after tearing the patella tendon in his right knee while attempting to return an interception against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. The Daily News first reported the loss of Leonhard. “It’s a huge blow to ...

Injured Jets S Leonhard out for season (AP)

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 a tackle following and interception.

Jets sign veteran S Alexander (AP)

The New York Jets have signed veteran safety Gerald Alexander, adding depth to the position two days after Jim Leonhard was lost for the season because of a knee injury. Alexander, a former second-round pick of Detroit in 2007, was waived by Miami last month after spending last season with Carolina and Jacksonville.

Jets' Leonhard, Chiefs' McGraw both exit game

The Jets and Chiefs have each lost starting safeties in Sunday's NFL game: New York's Jim Leonhard and Kansas City's Jon McGraw.

JL Fallout: The Next Nickel Safety

  Just like the endless spate of reality TV shows to help America find it’s next A) competition based culinarian B) fashion iconoclast C) worm-eater D) drunkest Seaside Heights male slut … Likewise, there’s solid reality show potential bubbling in the surface.  We wonder how the Jets will respond to one of their loss of Jim Leonhard with Brodney Pool & Eric Smith being...

Jets Sign S Gerald Alexander

With the Jets lacking depth at the safety position following Jim Leonhard’s season-ending knee injury, the team has signed veteran safety Gerald Alexander. Alexander played a season with cornerback Kyle Wilson at Boise State and has spent time with the Lions, Panthers, Dolphins and Jaguars during his four years in the NFL. Alexander confimed the signing via his twitter account...
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