T. J. Heath

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T. J. Heath
No. 23 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-11) September 11, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Alexandria, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Alexandria (AL)
College: Jacksonville State
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Lee Anthony Heath Jr. (born September 11, 1987) is a professional Canadian football cornerback for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football for Jacksonville State University.

He also previously played for the Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers and the Toronto Argonauts.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Heath was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2011 NFL draft, he was released by the Jaguars on July 31, 2012.

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

He was signed by the Bengals on August 4, 2012, then released on August 31, 2012.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Heath signed with the Buffalo Bills practice squad on September 3, 2012.

Buffalo released him on August 31, 2013, prior to the start of the regular season.[1]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Heath signed with the Cleveland Browns practice squad on December 4, 2013.[2] The Browns released Heath on August 25, 2014.[3]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

In November 2014, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins to their practice squad and promoted to the active roster on December 13, 2014.[4]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Heath was signed on August 5, 2015 following the retirement of Chris Houston.[5] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[6]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Heath was signed on November 16, 2015 to the practice squad of the Falcons.[7] On December 8, 2015, he was released from the practice squad.

New York Giants[edit]

On December 30, 2015, the New York Giants signed Heath to their practice squad.[8]


  1. ^ Maiorana, Sal (August 31, 2013). "Leinart among 18 cuts made by Bills". Democrat and Chronicle. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ Twitter / Browns: The #Browns have added T.J. Heath, Cam Henderson & Jonathan Stewart to and released LB Justin Staples from the practice squad.
  3. ^ Browns make roster moves
  4. ^ Dolphins promote cornerback T.J. Heath to 53-man roster
  5. ^ Strickland, Bryan (August 5, 2015). "Panthers make roster moves". Panthers.com. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  6. ^ Henson, Max (September 5, 2015). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Panthers.com. Retrieved September 16, 2015. 
  7. ^ "FALCONS SIGN CB HEATH TO THE PRACTICE SQUAD". atlantafalcons.com. November 16, 2015. Retrieved November 16, 2015. 
  8. ^ Eisen, Michael (December 30, 2015). "Coach blocks out all distractions heading into Week 17". Giants.com. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 

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