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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

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Two of the best in the business at their respective positions will be sparring often in the trenches on Sunday — Logan Mankins and Haloti Ngata.

Report: Ochocinco travels to Florida for father's funeral

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco went to Florida on Friday night for his father's funeral, but plans to return for Sunday's AFC championship game.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady will be keeping a close eye on Ravens ball-hawking FS Ed Reed before every play.

Ravens' road to the AFC title game

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
As Baltimore prepares to face the Patriots, PFW takes a look back at how the Ravens ended up in the AFC championship game by looking at their week-by-week results.

Rams to host games in U.K. for next three seasons

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
The Rams will play the Patriots at Wembley Stadium on Oct. 28, the first of three consecutive seasons in which St. Louis will host a regular-season game in the United Kingdom.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 3:50 a.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti helps preview the AFC championship game against Baltimore.

Thursday practice report for conference championships

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
Here is the Thursday practice report for the two conference championship games.

Position switch helping Patriots' back end

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Continiuing a theme of versatility, the Patriots moved Devin McCourty and Sterling Moore around in the secondary late in the season.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The matchup that all Ravens fans are worried about involves the Patriots' tight ends, as no team this season as found a way to stop, let alone contain, both.

The conference confluence

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk has some thoughts on last weekend's divisional round and picks the winners in this weekend's conference championship games.

Ten years after the Tuck Rule game

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's first career playoff game is memorable 10 years later, and a pass he didn't even complete arguably changed the fortunes of both teams involved.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The PFW/PFWA Defensive MVP, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs, will be looking to wreak havoc against Tom Brady and the Patriots' offense.

Gov. Christie calls for New Jersey victory parade

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
New Jersey governor Chris Christie wants the Giants to hold their potential Super Bowl parade in New Jersey, where the team's stadium is located.

Tebow stayed in vs. Patriots despite serious injuries

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow played hurt on Saturday night, but apparently will make a full recovery from his injuries, without requiring surgery.

Patriots 60-second rant: Let's get physical

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
If the Patriots are to beat the Ravens on Sunday and advance to the Super Bowl, they will need to up the ante when it comes to being physical.

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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