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New England Patriots


Leon Washington

Leon Washington - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 8"/ 203 lbs.
Birthday 08/29/1982
Birthplace Jacksonville, FL
College Florida State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 20th pick by Jets

Patriots place LB Fletcher on I.R.

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher passed through waivers and reverted to the team’s injured reserve list Tuesday.

Rams will not play in 2013-14 London games

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Rams announced Monday that they will not play home games in London in 2013 or 2014, canceling plans to play home games there beyond the 2012 season.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Patriots LB Fletcher tears ACL

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher tore his ACL in Thursday’s preseason game against the Saints, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.

Vereen's receiving skills mesh well with Patriots' offense

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
RB Shane Vereen has impressed observers in camp and his receiving skills should come into play if the Patriots use more of the screen game.

Patriots release FB Huggins

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots released FB Kareem Huggins on Sunday. He had been signed by the team Saturday.

Patriots OG Gallery retires

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
After eight seasons, OG Robert Gallery has decided to retire, the Patriots announced Saturday.

Patriots place OL Richard on I.R.

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots claimed rookie OL Dustin Waldron off waivers from the Dolphins Thursday and placed OL Jamey Richard on injured reserve.

Patriots no longer sitting pretty at guard

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
Brian Waters' absence and Logan Mankins' injury present a situation worth watching for the Patriots at the guard position.

Patriots release RB Addai

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots released veteran RB Joseph Addai, the team announced Wednesday.

Report: Patriots add DT Bulman

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots agreed to terms with DT Tim Bulman, according to Pro Football Talk.

Reports: Patriots sign TE Shiancoe

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots and UFA TE Visanthe Shiancoe agreed to a one-year contract on Tuesday, according to multiple sources.

Fantasy points to be had in Foxborough

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots can cause problems for fantasy owners with so many weapons, but the offense is good enough for owners to load up on Pats.

Patriots place Mankins, five others on PUP list

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed six veterans on the physically-unable-to-perform list, according to multiple reports.

Patriots re-sign DT Love

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed exclusive-rights free agent DT Kyle Love, the team announced Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
The Patriots announced the signing of Washington, who has played seven seasons with the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks.||||||| Washington, 30, is a former fourth-round draft choice from Florida State who shares the NFL record of eight career kickoff returns for touchdowns. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2008 and 2012.
Posted June 22, 2010
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says Washington will be ready for the start of training camp despite having a metal rod in his leg.||||||| Carroll said Tuesday during Seattle's final minicamp before the preseason starts in late July that the team will be very careful in the early days of camp with Washington, a 2008 All-Pro with the New York Jets. But Carroll says Washington is ahead of his recovery schedule from a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula in his right leg last October.
Posted April 24, 2010
The New York Jets have traded Washington and a seventh-round pick to the Seattle Seahawks for a fifth-round draft pick.||||||| The popular Washington is recovering from a broken right leg. He was dealt Saturday a few hours after the Seahawks acquired running back LenDale White from Tennessee. Washington was made expendable when the Jets traded up in the fourth round and drafted Southern California running back Joe McKnight. Washington, a former Pro Bowl kick returner, suffered a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula at Oakland on Oct. 25, and missed the rest of the season.
Posted April 15, 2010
Washington has signed his tender contract offer with the New York Jets, and hopes to be recovered from a broken right leg in time for training camp.||||||| Washington, a fourth-round pick in 2006, received a second-round tender last month worth $1.759 million. The former Pro Bowl kick returner suffered a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula at Oakland on Oct. 25, and missed the rest of the season. He has been training at the Athletes' Performance-Andrews Institute in Pensacola, Fla., for the past five weeks.
Posted April 14, 2010
Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press that Washington, a restricted free agent recovering from a broken right leg, will sign his tender contract offer with the New York Jets.||||||| Washington, a fourth-round pick in 2006, received a second-round tender last month worth $1.759 million. The former Pro Bowl kick returner suffered a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula at Oakland on Oct. 25, and missed the rest of the season.

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