BRIAN LEONARD NEWS

Saints take a flyer on Tim Hightower

Before you get too excited, Hightower hasn’t played since 2011 and he was beat out for a job with the Saints by Brian Leonard earlier this season. So this should strictly be viewed as a camp body and while I still suspect Mark Ingram won’t return you shouldn’t take this as a sign.   #Saints signed RB Tim Hightower to reserve/futures contract per source. Hasn’t played since...
Via The Saints Nation
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Sign WR Jalen Saunders Off Seahawks’ Practice Squad, Cut RB Brian Leonard

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network first reported that the Saints have signed WR Jalen Saunders off of the Seahawks’ practice squad on Wednesday. Field Yates of ESPN adds that the Saints cut veteran RB Brian Leonard to make room for Saunders. This comes just a day after New Orleans placed rookie WR Brandin Cooks on season-ending injured reserve, so they are clearly looking to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Sign Veteran RB Brian Leonard

The New Orleans Saints have signed veteran RB Brian Leonard to a contract, according to his agent Mike McCartney. Excited for @Brian40Leonard to join the #NewOrleansSaints — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) November 12, 2014 The Saints hosted a number of free agents for tryouts on Tuesday including running backs: Andre Brown, Tim Hightower, and Mikel Leshoure. Leonard,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Try Out Four, Including Running Back Ronnie Brown

The New England Patriots are keeping their options open at running back and tight end. The Patriots tried out two running backs, Ronnie Brown and Brian Leonard, and two tight ends, Nate Byham and Ben Hartsock, on Tuesday, Howard Balzer reported Wednesday. Brown has 1,261 career rushing attempts for 5,328 yards and 38 touchdowns in nine NFL seasons. He spent 2013 with the San Diego...
Via NESN.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kozora: Free Agency Wish List

Free agency begins tomorrow. Although the Pittsburgh Steelers will never be big players, made especially likely with little cap space to work with, they still won’t stand completely still on the sidelines during this time. There aren’t any Eric Decker-caliber players below, but here's a short wish list of free agents the Steelers should consider signing. Brian Leonard, RB: Signed...
Via Steelers Depot
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Where is former St. Louis Ram Brian Leonard these days?

Each Friday, we’re going to take a quick look at a former Ram who has recently played for the team and see what he’s up to now. This week, our cover32 sites are focusing on running backs, so I figured I would focus on an under-the-radar running back that used to play for the Rams. Hell, you know what Marshall Faulk and Steven Jackson are doing these days – but what about Brian...
Via cover32 - Rams
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Week 12 Fantasy Football Pickups

RB Bobby Rainey (Tampa Bay) Percent owned (ESPN): 2.3% It looked like fullback type Brian Leonard would be the new starter in Tampa Bay with Doug Martin and Mike James hurt, as Leonard had 20 carries the week before against Miami. However, the Buccaneers decided to unleash Bobby Rainey instead and he rushed for 163 yards and 2 touchdowns on 30 carries, with another touchdown through...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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