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Louis Leonard | Defensive Lineman

Team: Denver Broncos
Age / DOB:  (31) / 7/16/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 325
College: Fresno State
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Broncos waived DT Louis Leonard and waived/injured LB Derek Domino.
Leonard opened training camp starting alongside Kevin Vickerson, but was shuttled down the depth chart after numerous additions at the position. Domino was an undrafted rookie free agent. His injury was undisclosed. Mon, Aug 15, 2011 04:27:00 PM

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Louis Leonard and Kevin Vickerson are working as the Broncos' starting defensive tackles early in camp.

The Broncos were reported to have set up Friday visits with Jason Hatcher and Derek Landri, but otherwise they haven't been taking their interior defensive line situation seriously all offseason. Leonard, a former undrafted free agent, has five career starts in four seasons and one career sack. This will remain a defense to target for fantasy running backs.
Sat, Jul 30, 2011 12:18:00 PM

Broncos signed DT Louis Leonard.

It's Leonard's third team this season, as he's made two tackles in three games with the Panthers and Patriots. He's nothing more than a depth add.
Wed, Dec 29, 2010 11:35:00 AM

Patriots waived DT Louis Leonard.

Leonard was signed last week for depth purposes, but he's no longer needed with defensive linemen Mike Wright (concussion), Ron Brace (concussion), and Myron Pryor (back) close to returning.
Tue, Dec 21, 2010 06:58:00 PM

Patriots agreed to terms with DT Louis Leonard.

Leonard was released by the Panthers after just two games in September. He'll add size up front while the Pats work their way through nagging injuries.
Tue, Dec 14, 2010 01:57:00 PM

The Texans will hold a workout for DTs Louis Leonard, Damione Lewis and Tank Tyler Thursday.

Leonard and Tyler were both released by the Panthers, with the former being handed his walking papers three weeks into the season. Lewis was cut by the Patriots in training camp.
Thu, Oct 21, 2010 12:45:00 PM

Panthers released DT Louis Leonard.

The cost-chopping Panthers blew $1.684M guaranteed by keeping Leonard on the Week 1 roster. Carolina has now released both Leonard and Tank Tyler after trading for them last season. Leonard lost all of 2009 to a broken ankle, and he's been dealing with a knee injury this year since training camp.
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 04:36:00 PM

Panthers DT Louis Leonard has been limited to one practice a day by a left knee tweak.

Leonard said the knee isn't too painful, but he still feels it. He's also coming off a broken ankle that ended his 2009 season prematurely. The Panthers need Leonard to be a run-stuffer in the middle this year.
Mon, Aug 16, 2010 12:04:00 PM

Panthers re-signed restricted free agent DT Louis Leonard to a one-year, $1.684 million contract.

Leonard, 26 in July, lasted just two games last season before breaking his ankle and going on injured reserve. The Panthers still see some potential in the 6'4/330-pound wide body, and have currently penciled him in as a starter.
Tue, Apr 20, 2010 11:15:00 AM

Louis Leonard and Tank Tyler are currently penciled in as the Panthers' starting defensive tackles.

Veteran Colts castoff Ed Johnson should enter the mix during training camp, but this remains a subpar cast on the interior. The Panthers will once again have trouble stopping the run in 2010.
Thu, Mar 25, 2010 11:13:00 AM

The Panthers have assigned a second-round tender to restricted free agent DT Louis Leonard.

Leonard bounced between countless teams before landing in Carolina in 2009 training camp and excelling on the practice field. He'll be safe at this tender level, and has an outside chance to be Ma'ake Kemoeatu's successor.
Wed, Mar 3, 2010 07:34:00 PM

Panthers placed DT Louis Leonard on injured reserve with a broken ankle, ending his season.

Leonard's ankle surgery will call for a six-month recovery period. The Panthers now have only Damione Lewis, Nick Hayden, and rookie Sunny Harris on the roster as defensive tackles. Marion Barber and/or Felix Jones could have a field day next week against a woeful Panthers run defense.
Mon, Sep 21, 2009 10:39:00 PM

Panthers DT Louis Leonard has a broken left ankle and will probably end up on injured reserve.

It's another blow to the Panthers' poor run-defense. Leonard had emerged as a starter and he was their biggest lineman at 6'4/330.
Mon, Sep 21, 2009 12:51:00 PM

Panthers DT Louis Leonard was spotted on crutches after injuring his ankle in the team's Week 2 defeat.

Leonard had recently emerged as a starter and is Carolina's biggest defensive lineman at 6'4/330. The run defense woes will continue indefinitely.
Sun, Sep 20, 2009 06:55:00 PM

Panthers acquired DT Louis Leonard from the Browns for an undisclosed draft pick.

Leonard was an undrafted free agent out of Fresno State in 2007. He's bounced around since, but has size (6'4/330) Carolina is desperate for inside. Still, he won't save what we expect to be one of the NFL's worst run defenses.
Tue, Sep 1, 2009 10:33:00 AM

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