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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

46 reasons to watch Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Even if you don't cheer for the Patriots or Giants, Super Bowl XLVI will be a must-see event. Why? Let us count the ways.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Monday

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
The most crucial matchup in the Super Bowl may be Tom Brady's ability to withstand the pressure from the Giants' front four.

Who needs Stickum when you've got 'sticky' gloves?

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Synthetic gloves are playing a bigger role as more NFL receivers choose to wear the "sticky" gloves rather than playing bare-handed.

Giants making early waves in the media

Posted Jan. 28, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
There are still eight days remaining until the Super Bowl, but that hasn't kept the Giants from getting an arly start on their trash-talking.

Patriots, Giants head into Super Bowl at peak of their games

Posted Jan. 28, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Both the Giants and Patriots enter Super Bowl XLVI operating at peak efficiency.

Super Bowl bye-week Friday injury report

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Here is the bye-week injury report for the Giants and Patriots for Friday as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.

Patriots TE Gronkowski has high ankle sprain

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
It appears that Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will miss his third straight practice, due to what his father termed "a high ankle sprain."

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Bill Belichick and select Patriots players spoke to the media on Thursday, just over a week before they play the Giants in the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XLVI at a glance

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
We profile Super Bowl XLVI, breaking down the straight-up and against-the-spread records of each team.

Super Bowl bye-week Thursday injury report

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Here is the bye-week injury report for the Giants and Patriots for Thursday as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.

Pats-Giants odds just don't add up

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The folks in Las Vegas who set the odds for Super Bowl XVLI have Brockton (Mass.) Enterprise staff writer Glen Farley a bit confused.

Patriots sign TE Butler to practice squad

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
The Patriots announced Thursday that they have signed TE Carson Butler to the practice squad.

NFL to add 5,000 temporary seats for Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The NFL will make room for 5,000 more people to purchase tickets for Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Patriots place Dickerson on practice-squad injured reserve

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Wednesday that WR Dorin Dickerson has been placed on the practice squad/injured-reserve list.

Super Bowl bye-week Wednesday injury report

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Here is the bye-week injury report for the Giants and Patriots for Wednesday as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.

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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