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Top Javon Leake News

  • Javon Leake: Waived by Lions

    Leake was waived by the Lions on Monday.

    Leake spent last season on Washington's practice squad, and he'll hope to earn a practice squad role somewhere again in 2021, as the 23-year-old running back is unlikely to make a roster at this point.

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  • Lions' Javon Leake: Signs with Detroit

    Leake signed with the Lions on Wednesday.

    Leake was let go by Washington in early April, but he'll serve as depth in the Lions' backfield after Michael Warren (undisclosed) was waived/injured Wednesday. The 23-year-old spent most of the 2020 campaign on Washington's practice squad, and he's a long shot to make the Lions' 53-man roster in 2021.

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  • Javon Leake: Leaving Washington

    Leake was waived by the Washington Football Team on Friday.

    Leake spent time on Washington's practice squad before suiting up for his one game in 2020, during which he logged six snaps on special teams. The 22-year-old will aim to make another team's roster as a reserve back.

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  • Football Team's Javon Leake: Agrees to future deal

    Leake signed a reserve/future contract with Washington on Monday.

    An undrafted rookie out of Maryland, Leake bounced back and forth between Washington's practice squad this past season. The running back saw the field once in 2020, logging six special-teams snaps against the 49ers in Week 14.

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  • Javon Leake: Rejoins practice squad

    Washington signed Leake to the practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Leake was cut from Washington's practice squad roughly a week ago, but he'll now rejoin the unit and reprise his role as emergency depth. The undrafted rookie out of Maryland's only appearance with the Football Team this season came Week 14 in San Francisco.

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  • Javon Leake: Cut from practice squad

    Washington waived Leake from the practice squad Thursday.

    Leake only appeared in one game with Washington this season, Week 14 at San Francisco, in which he handled six snaps on special teams. He was cut to make room for fellow running back Jonathan Williams.

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  • Javon Leake: Moves to practice squad once again

    Leake reverted to Washington's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    The Maryland product made his NFL debut during Week 14, receiving six special-teams snaps during a 23-15 win against San Francisco. Though Antonio Gibson (toe) was unavailable for the contest, Leake did not garner any of Washington's 23 RB carries.

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  • Football Team's Javon Leake: Elevates from practice squad

    The Football Team elevated Leake to the active roster Saturday.

    Leake's NFL debut looks to be in store for Sunday's game against the 49ers with Antonio Gibson (toe) sidelined. An undrafted rookie out of Maryland, Leake generated 736 yards and eight touchdowns on 102 carries (7.2 yards per carry) and caught nine passes for 55 yards in his final collegiate season. His work projects to be minimal behind J.D. McKissic and Peyton Barber.

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  • Javon Leake: On COVID-19 list

    The Football Team placed Leake on the practice squad COVID-19 list Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Leake has either tested positive for the virus or come into close contact with an infected person. He won't be allowed to return to team activities until he clears the league's COVID-19 protocols.

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  • Javon Leake: Links up with practice squad

    Leake signed with Washington's practice squad Thursday.

    The Maryland product had his most recent opportunity with the Giants in training camp, but he ultimately did not show enough to carve out a spot on the team's 53-man roster or practice squad. Now provided with an opportunity for divisional rival Washington, Leake stands as a developmental RB option while Antonio Gibson, J.D. McKissic and Peyton Barber split positional duties on the active roster.

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  • Javon Leake: Waived Saturday

    Leake was waived by the Giants on Saturday.

    It's a bit surprising considering some thought Leake was on the verge of securing a spot on the 53-man roster. An expanded practice squad almost assures Leake will at least be on the Giants in some capacity should he make it through waivers.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 206 lbs
Birthplace: USA
Age: 23
Class: Freshman