Charles Leno Jr.

Offensive Tackle (OT) #72 Washington Commanders
Birthday October 9, 1991
Age 32 years
Height 6' 3''
Weight 302 lbs
College Boise State
Draft Year 2014
Draft Info 2014: Rd 7, Pk 246 (CHI)

Charles Leno Jr. is an offensive tackle for the Washington Commanders. Leno played college football at Boise State. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played with the Bears for seven seasons before joining the Commanders in the 2021 season.

Leno was born to Charles Leno Sr. in Oakland, California. He played high school football at San Leandro High School where he also played basketball. Afterward, Charles played for the Boise State Broncos football team from 2009 to 2013.

Charles has been married to his wife, Jennifer Roth since July 2, 2019. The husband and wife tied the knot in Po‘olenalena Beach in Maui County, Hawaii. Charles and Jenni have three children together.

They welcomed their first child, a daughter Carsynn Marie on June 9, 2020. Similarly, their second daughter, Oaklynn Cali was born on May 13, 2021. Jennifer gave birth to the couple’s third daughter, Jordynn Chi on June 20, 2022.

The duo was expecting their fourth child in early 2024. However, they lost the baby due to a miscarriage in October 2023.

Career Highlights

  • Leno was selected by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round, 246th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • In his first season with the Bears, he played in six games, starting in one.
  • He was promoted to the full-time starting left tackle in Week 4 of the 2015 season.
  • Since then, Leno started in all the games for the Bears.
  • He signed a four-year contract extension worth $38 million on August 23, 2017.
  • Charles was named to the Pro Bowl in 2018. He thus became the first Bears OT to be named in the Pro Bowl since James O. Williams in 2001.
  • The Bears released Leno on May 3, 2021.
  • Following that, he signed a one-year contract with the Washington Football Team (now Commanders) on May 15, 2021.
  • He started in all 17 games for the Commanders in the 2021 season.
  • On January 5, 2022, Charles signed a three-year contract extension with the Commanders worth $37.5 million.
  • Leno also started in all 17 games in the 2022 season.

Career Stats

2014 Chicago Bears 6 1
2015 Chicago Bears 16 13
2016 Chicago Bears 16 16
2017 Chicago Bears 16 16
2018 Chicago Bears 16 16
2019 Chicago Bears 16 16
2020 Chicago Bears 16 16
2021 Washington Commanders 17 17
2022 Washington Commanders 17 17
2023 Washington Commanders 11 11
TOTAL 147 139

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