T. J. Heath

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T. J. Heath
No. 22 Atlanta Falcons
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-11) September 11, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth: Alexandria, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school: Alexandria (AL)
College: Jacksonville State
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: practice squad
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Lee Anthony Heath Jr. (born September 11, 1987) is an American football cornerback who is currently on the practice squad for the Atlanta Falcons. 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, and the Carolina Panthers.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Heath 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]

On 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] 


  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. 

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