Vikings sign tight end Brian Leonhardt, formerly of 49ers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Brian Leonhardt (LEE'-in-hart). The contract was completed Monday, bringing the native of Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, back to his home state. The 6-foot-5, 255-pound Leonhardt went undrafted out of Bemidji State and spent time with Oakland and Cleveland over his first two years in the NFL. He played last season...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings Signing TE Brian Leonhardt To A One-Year, $600K Deal

Ben Goessling of ESPN reports that the Vikings are signing TE Brian Leonhardt to a one-year contract worth $600,00. It’s worth mentioning that signing Leonhardt to a contract won’t factor into the Vikings’ 2017 compensatory picks since he was released close to a month ago. Leonhardt, 25, wound up signing on with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Bemidji...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns Tried Out 4 TEs Including Brian Leonhardt & Connor Hamlett

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Browns tried out tight ends Cameron Clear, Konrad Reuland, Brian Leonhardt and Connor Hamlett on Friday. Leonhardt, 25, wound up signing on with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Bemidji State back in 2013. He was unable to make the team’s 53-man roster coming out of the preseason that year, but later...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonhardt leaves in 1st quarter with injury

ST. LOUIS (AP) Oakland Raiders tight end Brian Leonhardt was evaluated for a possible concussion after being hurt on a kickoff return in the first quarter of Sunday's game at St. Louis. Leonhardt walked off the field with trainers, and team doctors evaluated him on the bench afterward. The Raiders said his return was questionable. Leonhardt started three of the previous four games...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Oakland Raiders be using Brian Leonhardt more?

Heading into the season, Mychal Rivera and David Ausberry were all the rage at the tight end position. Both guys showed the potential to be a big time receiving option for rookie quarterback Derek Carr (or whoever people thought would start for the team at that point). Both run solid routes, have good hands and decent speed. But both are also bad blockers. Brian Leonhardt, on the...
Via cover32 - Raiders
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins defeat and dominate Oakland Raiders 38-14

It didn’t take long after the Oakland Raiders drew first blood after a Brian Leonhardt touchdown, the Dolphins flipped a switch to run up the score for 38 unanswered points.  While many Dolphins fans will celebrate this win in the streets of London, the road is only going to get tougher for the Dolphins.  The Dolphins outplayed and outmatched the Raiders in nearly every phase...
Via Phins Phocus
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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