On the NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2012, Baltimore Ravens fullback Vonta Leach was voted on by his peers as the league’s 45th best player. As a member of the Houston Texans in 2010, Leach helped pave the way for Arian Foster, who rushed for a league-high 1,616 yards. Leach was ranked on last [...]
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In spite of several attempts to get fullback Vonta Leach a touchdown during the 2011 season, the Ravens fullback always came up short. At the Pro Bowl on Sunday night, Leach got another opportunity to score. And this time he made the most of it. With just under 12 minutes remaining in the game, Leach [...]
It’s no secret the identity of the Baltimore Ravens’ offense is their running game, but you could have been fooled by watching them in short-yardage situations in their divisional-round victory over the Houston Texans last week. In that game, the Ravens converted three of 10 plays in which they needed two yards or less to [...]
The Associated Press’ All-Pro team has been released, and once again, the Baltimore Ravens have left their mark on the first-team. Three Ravens have been named to this year’s All-Pro Team– defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, outside linebacker Terrell Suggs and fullback Vonta Leach. Ngata, 27, has now been selected four straight years as an All-Pro [...]
One moth ago Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach sent running back Ray Rice a text message listing the NFL’s top running backs, with the suggestion that Rice, who was not in his top ten, needed to get it going. Whatever Leach said, it worked. Rice went a rampage to end the regular season, [...]
The Baltimore Ravens will send seven players to the Pro Bowl this season, six of whom will start the game for the American Football Conference. Those selected include: running back Ray Rice, fullback Vonta Leach, guard Marshal Yanda, linebacker Terrell Suggs, linebacker Ray Lewis, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and safety Ed Reed. Of the seven, [...]
Vonta Leach spent the last five years in Houston, paving holes for a number of running backs that benefited from the fullback’s selfless willingness to give up his body. However, the Houston Texans opted not to resign the 2010 Pro Bowler, and as a result, Leach ended up signing an $11 million, three-year deal with [...]