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