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Veteran FB Vonta Leach A Free Agent Target For The Dolphins?

According to James Walker of ESPN.com, “there are reasons to believe” that the Miami Dolphins could have interest signing in recently FB Vonta Leach for second straight offesason. The Ravens released Leach earlier in the week in order to shed some salary that can be used to re-sign some of their notable free agents like TE Dennis Pitta and LT Eugene Monroe before the start of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vonta Leach Cut By Baltimore Ravens

  Vonta Leach has to say his goodbyes to Raven Fans as he has been cut by the team. Per NFL: Leach returned to the Ravens last year after a long, winding courting process last offseason. He appeared in 16 games but was part of the Ravens’ horrific backfield that averaged a paltry 3.1 yards per carry. Leach played just 33 snaps in the final five games of the season, per Pro...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens release FB Vonta Leach, LB McClain

The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contracts of three-time Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach and six-year linebacker Jameel McClain. Leach and McClain were part of the Super Bowl champions two seasons ago. Although Leach played in all 16 games in 2013, the Ravens' ground game struggled and Leach often watched from the sideline while Baltimore opted for a one-back set. McClain...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens terminate the contracts of two former vested veterans

Today the Baltimore Ravens released two of their vested veterans to create some cap space.  Both Vonta Leach and Jameel McClain were released by the team today. AdamSchefter Ravens officially have terminated the contracts of vested veterans FB Vonta Leach and LB Jameel McClain. 2/27/14 4:33 PM RavensInsider John Harbaugh on Jameel McClain: ‘He has […]The post Ravens terminate...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens to cut Vonta Leach and Jameel McClain

Cap casualties are as much a part of the NFL as touchdowns are. Today it has been reported that the Baltimore Ravens will cut Vonta Leach and Jameel McClain. The move is said to save Baltimore a little less than five million in cap space. As hard as it may be the moves do make sense. The NFL has obviously started to move away from the fullback position and Leach was a rare part...
Via cover32 - Ravens
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens will release Vonta Leach, Jameel McClain

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Jeff Zrebiac of the Baltimore Sun,  the Ravens will release linebacker Jameel McLain and fullback Vonta Leach. The #Ravens will release fullback Vonta Leach and LB Jameel McClain, per sources. Not official but should be soon. — Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) February 27, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens Releasing FB Vonta Leach & LB Jameel McClain

Update: Thanks for the memories #Ravenation http://t.co/csrsQJ5Ptv http://t.co/GaoYiZLZg0 — VontaLeach44 (@vleach44) February 27, 2014 ———– Jeff Zrebiec reports that the Ravens are releasing FB Vonta Leach and LB Jameel McClain. Zrebiec adds that nothing is officially as of now, but these moves are expected to be soon. Aaron Wilson has confirmed that McClain is to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Torrey Smith responds to Ray Lewis, says Ravens have 'great leadership'

After a report surfaced about wide receiver Jacoby Jones getting hit over the head by a stripper with a champagne bottle, former linebacker Ray Lewis questioned the Baltimore Ravens leadership. “When you think about the Baltimore Ravens and the transition that they went through, 
Via Sports-Glory
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore's Vonta Leach Scores the First Touchdown of the NFL Season

The Baltimore Ravens had some crazy turn over during the off-season; surprising for a team that was fresh off of winning the Super Bowl. One of the guys that the team decided to get rid of was fullback Vonta Leach. After testing the free agent waters he ended up resigning with the Ravens and has now scored the first touchdown of the 2013 NFL season. Hoopgifs.com
Via FatManWriting
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Vonta Leach Returns to Roost with the Ravens

Vonta Leach is easily one of the toughest players in the NFL, physically.  It has become apparent, in the last few weeks; he is also one of the toughest players to predict. The fans, the team, and the city of Baltimore were distraught as yet another pillar of the Ravens dynasty fell, when Leach was released from the Ravens on June 10th 2013.  After 2 very successful seasons...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vonta Leach a stabilizing re-sign for Ravens...

Even a douche-nozzle like me gets one right every now and then--- and as surely as I predicted Vonta Leach--- the ULTIMATE traditional fullback---- would be back with the Ravens after testing his salary potential around the league, it has come to pass (er, ah, pass-block?).... This is a huge spiritual lift for a team which just lost its main go-to guy under duress---TE Dennis...
Via Ravens Football Machine
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens re-sign FB Vonta Leach

The Baltimore Ravens have re-signed fullback Vonta Leach to a two-year contract. Leach, 31, ranks at the top when it comes to run blocking. The Ravens had let him go after their Super Bowl win due to his salary but with an injury to tight-end Dennis Pitta pressure mounted for the team to make a move. Rookie Kyle Juszcsyk can now be employed as an H-back to offset some of the production...
Via Tireball.com
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens sign Leach to two-year deal

Vonta Leach is back with the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. The Pro Bowl fullback signed a two-year contract Monday after being released by the Ravens in June. Leach paved the way for running back Ray Rice to gain 1,143 yards last season. Leach ran nine times for 32 yards during the regular season and scored a touchdown against Indianapolis in Baltimore's first postseason...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

FB Vonta Leach returns to sign with the Ravens

When the Ravens released Vonta Leach general manager Ozzie Newsome said in a prepared statement that the team could revisit the fullback’s status at a later date. More than six weeks later the team and the two-time Pro Bowl fullback struck a deal that figures to keep Leach in a Ravens’ uniform for at least one more season. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Monday afternoon Leach...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens announce they’re signing Vonta Leach

The Baltimore Ravens have announced that they’re signing fullback Vonta Leach after releasing him during the offseason. Vonta Leach is signing with the #Ravens right now. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) July 29, 2013 I’m sure Ray Rice will be happy to have Leach back.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Ravens announce they’re signing Vonta Leach...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens in talks with Vonta Leach

According to the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens are currently in talks with fullback Vonta Leach as they work on getting a new contract done after releasing him during the offseason. “As far as I know, nothing has changed,” said Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. “We’re patient about it right now. We haven’t forced the issue. We’re looking at some of our guys and we’re seeing...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Still In Talks With FB Vonta Leach

Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Ravens are still in negotiations with free agent FB Vonta Leach this weekend. The Ravens appear to be the favorite to land Leach after talks with the Dolphins and Giants have subsided in recent weeks. Miami reportedly never extended Leach a contract offer and the Giants are believed to have offered him a veteran minimum salary...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens favorites to sign Vonta Leach

The Baltimore Ravens cut fullback Vonta Leach this off-season in a cost saving move. The team may be close to bringing back the key member to their Super Bowl winning team last season. Leach, 31, has searched for contracts but has been unable to fine one to his liking. While the Giants, Texans and Dolphins have all been tied to Leach the Ravens have not closed the door on Ray Rice’s...
Via Tireball.com
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Leach to announce plans

Fullback Vonta Leach is expected to make a decision on where he'll play in 2013, according to a published report. According to NJ.com, which cites a "person with knowledge of the situation," the three-time Pro Bowler is leaning toward re-signing with the Baltimore Ravens. The New York Giants had also reportedly expressed an interest in Leach, but the report states...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Vonta Leach expected to re-sign with Baltimore on Friday

Vonta Leach the three-time Pro Bowl fullback released by the Baltimore Ravens last month is expected to make a decision on Friday and is leaning towards re-signing with the Ravens according to a person with knowledge of the situation. That person spoke on the condition of anonymity because he's not authorized to speak for Leach or his agent. The Giants had expressed interest...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Vonta Leach expected to sign with the Ravens

According to the Newark Star-Ledger, free agent fullback Vonta Leach is expected to re-sign with the Baltimore Ravens on Friday after being released by them earlier in the offseason. Vonta Leach, the three-time Pro Bowl fullback released by the Baltimore Ravens last month, is expected to make a decision on Friday and is leaning towards re-signing with the Ravens, according to a person...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants aim for Leach

Vonta Leach will make more money if he returns to the Ravens than if he opts for a change of scenery and accepts what the Giants have offered him. There’s not much more time to play with, though, as the Giants report to training camp Friday. The Giants have an offer on the table for the fullback, but it’s believed to be for one year and the veteran minimum. “Still status...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Vonta Leach Still A Free Agent: Fullbacks a Dying Art

In a strange sequence of events, the Dolphins are “standing pat” on who they already have on the roster in the backfield. That means All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach will likely enter training camp without a team, according to Miami Herald reporter Armando Salguero. The Dolphins finally set up a meeting to speak with Leach’s player rep this week. Talks were apparently on hold...
Via Football Nation
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Vonta Leach reportedly open to re-signing with the Ravens

As we continue to wait for free agent fullback Vonta Leach to decide what team he’s going to sign with for the upcoming season, the Baltimore Ravens are not out of a mix. Leach remains open to re-signing with Baltimore after being released by them earlier this offseason, according Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. The Dolphins, Texans, Giants and Chiefs remain in the mix to land...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Dolphins Have No Plans To Sign Vonta Leach

The Miami Dolphins have been considered the clear front-runner for free agent fullback Vonta Leach since he was released by the Baltimore Ravens last month.  Despite on-going contract talks, the Dolphins have decided not to an extend an offer to the former 2004 undrafted product out of East Carolina, according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Source tells me #Dolphins...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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