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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

Former 3rd round pick Leon McFadden lasted a week with the Jets

It does not look good when you are a former 3rd round pick and you cannot make the New York Jets roster.  The Jets are super thin at the cornerback position.  Today, the team released Leon McFadden the former Cleveland Browns former 3rd round draft pick.  A third-round pick of the Browns in 2013, the […] The post Former 3rd round pick Leon McFadden lasted a week with the Jets...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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

Jets Claim Cornerback Leon McFadden, Sign Seven To Practice Squad

Florham Park, New Jersey- Looking to upgrade the cornerback position, the Jets claimed Leon McFadden of waivers. McFadden, a former 2013 third-round pick was released by the Browns yesterday during when teams were required to cut their rosters down to 53.In his rookie season, McFadden played in all 16 games including two starts and recorded 19 total tackles (four on special teams...
Via Jets
August 31, 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

Browns’ Leon McFadden prepares for battle at cornerback

Now Browns cornerback Leon McFadden knows how Buster Skrine feels. The Browns’ former regime drafted McFadden in the third round out of San Diego State in 2013 to challenge cornerback Skrine. A groin injury in training camp kept McFadden from challenging Skrine. He missed the first two preseason games in 2013 before returning in the third preseason game against the Indianapolis...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL News: Leon McFadden’s snap count to increase

As the Cleveland Browns continue to have one of the better defensive units in the NFL, it may soon see an increased snap presence from rookie cornerback Leon McFadden. In a recent edition of “Hey Mary,” Cleveland Plain Dealer beat writer stated that McFadden should have a larger role once the Browns come out of their bye week. “I have complete confidence in him.” said Browns...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

McFadden Trying to Make Mark

BEREA, Ohio--Rookie Leon McFadden is trying to make a quick impression on the coaching staff and make his case for being the starting cornerback opposite of Joe Haden. However, McFadden will have a lot of ground to make up between now and Sept, 8 as he tries to overtake veterans Chris Owens and Buster Skrine. Owens is the favorite to open the season by virtue of his NFL experience...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Select Leon McFadden In Third Round Of 2013 NFL Draft

3.06 Cleveland Browns Leon McFadden, CB, San Diego State (5-9⅝, 193) With the sixth selection (68th overall) in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns select cornerback Leon McFadden from San Diego State.  McFadden does not have the prototypical size and speed to be a corner in the NFL, but makes up for this with his quick burst ability.  He uses this skill...
Via FF Locker Room
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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