Leonhard Shelved, Coles In Their Stocking

Following a season-ending injury to Jim Leonhard, the Jets made a flurry of roster moves ahead of Monday night's game in Foxboro.

The Jets made several announcements this weekend, including the news on Saturday morning that safety Jim Leonhard is done for the season. Leonhard, who suffered a fractured right tibia on Friday afternoon during practice, is still in the hospital and was expected to be released on Sunday or Monday.

One of the starting safeties for the Jets, Leonhard was responsible for the play calling and assignments in the secondary. He also returned punts for the Jets. He was carted off the field on Friday following a collision with practice squad player Patrick Turner.

With the open roster spot, the Jets signed wide receiver Laveranues Coles to the team in an announcement made official on Sunday morning. Coles, a 10-year veteran of the NFL who has spent seven years of his career with the Jets, signed with the team in July prior to training camp but was then cut in late August. He will wear #87


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