The St. Louis Rams traded running back Brian Leonard to the Cincinnati Bengals in for defensive tackle Orien Harris. A move that head coach Steve Spagnuolo says will add more depth to their defensive line rotation.
Harris, 6-3, 300 pounds, played in 14 games with one start for the Bengals in 2008, registering 24 tackles. The 25 year old Harris, was a fourth-round (133 rd overall) draft choice of the Steelers in the 2006 NFL Draft out of the University of Miami (Fla.). Harris started 34 of 48 career games at Miami, recording 11 sacks.
Leonard, 6-1, 226, was selected by the Rams in the second round (52 nd overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. Leonard played in 18 career games with seven starts for the Rams. He rushed 88 times for 310 yards.