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September 1, 2018 04:56 PM
Leon McFadden: Reaches injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McFadden (undisclosed) agreed to an injury settlement with the Falcons.

McFadden will be free to sign with another team once he's healthy. However, there likely won't be many suitors for the sixth-year pro, who hasn't played an NFL snap since 2016.

March 13, 2018 05:44 PM
Falcons' Leon McFadden: Remains in Atlanta
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McFadden signed a one-year extension with the Falcons on Tuesday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

McFadden did not appear in a game last season for the Falcons after bouncing around the league his first four seasons. He'll provide the Falcons with secondary depth.

December 5, 2017 09:20 PM
Falcons' Leon McFadden: Signs with Atlanta
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Falcons signed McFadden to a contract Monday, Kelsey Conway of the team's official site reports.

McFadden, now recovered from an August hamstring injury, was signed off the Cowboys' practice squad. The 2013 third-rounder appeared in nine games for Dallas in 2016, but he was primarily deployed on special teams. He'll likely operate in a similar capacity with the Falcons.

August 29, 2017 06:44 PM
Cowboys' Leon McFadden: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McFadden (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

McFadden was competing for a depth role with the Cowboys, but he missed a lot of training camp with this injury. If he gets healthy at some point this season, he's unlikely to be one of the two players Dallas can activate from IR due to his journeyman status.

August 22, 2017 03:16 PM
Cowboys' Leon McFadden: Dealing with hamstring injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McFadden (hamstring) will not practice Tuesday, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Mcfadden is looking to sneak onto the 53-man roster as a special-teams player, so it's crucial for him to have a quick recovery. He has played for four teams in his first four seasons, and he recorded only eight tackles in nine games last season.

November 5, 2016 05:15 PM
Cowboys' Leon McFadden: Signed by Cowboys
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McFadden has been signed to the Cowboys' active roster, Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official site reports.

McFadden fills an empty spot on the Cowboys' roster and will provide depth in the Cowboys' secondary.

June 2, 2015 04:39 AM
49ers CB Leon McFadden (head) questionable to return Week 16
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

49ers cornerback Leon McFadden is questionable to return to Saturday's Week 16 game against the Chargers due to a head injury, the team announced. McFadden had yet to record a tackle in Saturday's game at the time of his injury.

June 2, 2015 05:33 AM
49ers reveal Patrick Willis, other inactives for Week 10
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

Along with linebacker Patrick Willis (toe), the 49ers listed Josh Johnson, Quinton Patton, Leon McFadden , Dan Skuta, L.J. McCray, and Dillon Farrell as inactive for Week 10 at New Orleans.

June 2, 2015 05:43 AM
49ers add Leon McFadden to active roster
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The 49ers have promoted defensive back Leon McFadden to the active roster from the practice squad in advance of Sunday's matchup with the Rams.

June 2, 2015 06:39 AM
49ers make roster moves
by Larry Hartstein |

The 49ers signed tight end Xavier Grimble and cornerback Leon McFadden to the practice squad and released corner Chance Casey and linebacker Shayne Skov from the squad.

June 2, 2015 06:44 AM
Leon McFadden cut by Jets
by Chris Cwik |

The Jets have cut defensive back Leon McFadden Thursday.

McFadden was claimed on waivers from the Browns recently. He was not active Week 1 against the Raiders. 

June 2, 2015 06:49 AM
Jets reveal inactives for Week 1
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Jets' list of inactives for Week 1 against the Raiders includes defensive back Josh Bush (quadriceps), defensive lineman IK Emenkpali (foot), defensive back Dee Milliner (ankle), offensive lineman Dakota Dozier, offensive lineman Ben Ijalana, defensive back Leon McFadden and wide receiver Walt Powell.

Dozier, Ijalana, McFadden and Powell are all healthy scratches.

June 2, 2015 06:55 AM
Browns announce final cuts
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Browns released the following players on Saturday: WR Nate Burleson, LB Zac Diles, LB Jamaal Westerman, RB Chris Ogbonnaya, DB Josh Aubrey, DB Leon McFadden, DL Calvin Barnett, DL Jacobbi McDaniel, DL Justin Staples, OL Reid Fragel, OL Garrett Gilkey, OL Donald Hawkins, OL Alex Parsons, OL Abasi Salimu, QB Connor Shaw, TE/FB MarQueis Gray, RB Dion Lewis, TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi and WR Willie Snead.

June 2, 2015 06:56 AM
Leon McFadden doesn't make final cut for Cleveland
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Disappointing 2013 third-round pick Leon McFadden has been cut by the Browns. The cornerback was burned often in the preseason on interference calls.

June 2, 2015 10:08 AM
Browns go defense in draft
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

In addition to first-round pick Barkevious Mingo, the Browns added San Diego State cornerback Leon McFadden, Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter and East Central defensive end Armonty Bryant.

June 2, 2015 10:09 AM
McFadden lands in Cleveland
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Cleveland Browns selected San Diego State cornerback Leon McFadden with the No. 68 overall pick in the NFL draft. McFadden led the Aztecs with three interceptions and 10 pass breakups last season. He was named team MVP and scored two touchdowns on interception returns. He finished with eight career interceptions.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-9/195
Birthdate:
10/26/1990
Age:
31
Hometown:
Bellflower, CA, USA
School:
San Diego State
NFL Experience:
4
Awards: