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Backup Brodney -- plus Gang's CB corps -- make loss of Leonhard survivable

Updated: December 12, 2011, 9:18 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

When a shaken Rex Ryan walked into the press room last Dec. 3 and began with, "We've got some terrible news," his tone was so grave that it sounded like he was going to deliver more than an injury announcement. But that's how much Jim Leonhard means to him, means to the New York Jets.

That day, Leonhard's right leg was practically snapped in two, the result of a horrific collision in practice. They had the New England Patriots in three days and, frankly, Ryan sounded beaten right there in ...

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