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49ers Sign CB Leon McFadden & TE Xavier Gamble To Practice Squad, Cut Two

  The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday night that they signed CB Leon McFadden and rookie TE Xavier Gamble to their practice squad. The 49ers waived cornerback Chance Casey and linebacker Shayne Skov to make room for the two players. The Jets claimed McFadden off of waivers from the Browns just a few weeks ago, but he wound up lasting just a few days with the team before...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Waive CB Leon McFadden

  The Jets placed CB Leon McFadden on waivers Thursday, according to the NFL transactions release. New York claimed McFadden off of waivers from the Browns just a few weeks ago and are clearly in need of help at the cornerback position, so it’s at least somewhat interesting that McFadden was unable to make impression on them. McFadden, 23, was selected in the third-round of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Making the Case for Leon McFadden Over Kyle Wilson

The New York Jets added second year cornerback Leon McFadden to their 53 man roster on Sunday, releasing LeQuan Lewis to make room. McFadden was a Cleveland Browns third round pick out of San Diego State in 2013. After one season where he played in all 16 of their games (starting two), they let McFadden go.  Although this seems ridiculously early (and concerning) to give up on a...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Waiver Wire: Jets Claim CB Leon McFadden, Assemble Practice Squad

Feature Image: The New York Jets are in the cornerback market; today they added Leon McFadden off waivers. McFadden was a 2013 third-round selection of the Cleveland Browns and found himself in a tough position as the team’s new regime decided to draft CB Justin Gilbert to pair opposite all-pro Joe Haden. He was an asset in coverage for the team in 2013, but did commit...
Via One Jet At A Time
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Waive Former Third-Round Pick CB Leon McFadden

  Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Browns have released former third-round pick CB Leon McFadden. Recent reports mentioned that McFadden was squarely on the bubble, despite being drafted just a year ago. This leaves OLB Barkevious Mingo and DL Armonty Bryant as the last remaining players taken in that draft class. McFadden, 23, was set to make...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Buccaneers, Falcons, Ravens, & Saints

  Browns Pat McManamon of believes 2013 third-round pick CB Leon McFadden‘s time with the Browns could already be coming to an end. Buccaneers Pat Yasinskas of has the Buccaneers keeping six running backs, despite the fact that there has been speculation that one of Mike James, Bobby Rainey and Jeff Demps could be left off the team’s roster. Falcons ESPN’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter King: Pass interference call “handed New England a win”

Tom Brady throws deep down the right sideline for Josh Boyce, into the end zone, with rookie cornerback Leon McFadden in coverage. There is light contact. Incidental contact. The ball falls incomplete. McFadden is flagged for defensive pass interference. The 29-yard penalty puts the ball at the Cleveland 1, and Brady throws the winning touchdown pass to Danny Amendola on the next...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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