Leonard racked up 18 tackles (15 solo), including a sack, one pass defensed, and a forced fumble in Sunday's win over the Redskins.
Leonard posted a monster stat line Sunday, impacting the game as a run defender, pass rusher, and in pass coverage. The rookie looked the part of the 36th overall pick he was and will look to continue his strong play next week against Philadelphia.
Leonard, the Colts' 2018 second-round draft pick, practiced in a limited role throughout the week until Friday's full load. He appears set to start at weak-side linebacker heading into the season.
Leonard looks like he'll win a starting linebacker job after the first week of training camp, but it's not clear if he'll get most of his time at weak-side or strong-side linebacker, 1070 am ESPN Indianapolis reports.
Leonard, Indy's 2018 second-round draft pick, has worked with the first-team defense the first week of camp. His position could also be in flux if middle linebacker Anthony Walker's groin injury keeps him out of regular-season games.
|5||10/4/18||@ NE||8:20 pm|
|6||10/14/18||@ NYJ||1:00 pm|
|8||10/28/18||@ OAK||4:05 pm|
|Bye: Week 9|
|13||12/2/18||@ JAC||1:00 pm|
|14||12/9/18||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|17||12/30/18||@ TEN||1:00 pm|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|