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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: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The most important battle for the Patriots to win on Sunday is stopping Ravens RB Ray Rice.

2011 All-AFC team

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Seven Patriots, including QB Tom Brady, and five Ravens were named to the Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America All-AFC team.

The First Fifteen: Conference championship edition

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm looks ahead to the AFC and NFC championship games and considers the fallout for the losers in the divisional playoff round.

Divisional weekend sets ratings records

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The 49ers, Giants, Ravens and Patriots all advanced last weekend in the NFL playoffs, and a record-setting number of Americans saw them do it.

Bears interview Patriots' Licht for GM

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Patriots director of pro personnel Jason Licht interviewed for the Bears' general manager job Monday.

Confident Patriots peaking at the right time

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Patriots picked the right time to turn in their best performance of the season and have plenty of confidence heading into the AFC championship game.

Ravens' AFC title hopes don't rest solely on Flacco's shoulders

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
QB Joe Flacco's play is only one piece of the puzzle as the Ravens try to take down the Patriots, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Patriots stock report: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Tom Brady and the offense were unstoppable against Denver, but the run defense's performance might have been just as impressive.

Shorts and Shells: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:26 a.m. ET
A few of the game's better tight ends, including the 49ers' Vernon Davis, shined in the divisional round of the playoffs, and the pressure will be on Joe Flacco to get Baltimore to the Super Bowl.

Patriots players of the week: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 15, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Tom Brady and the Patriots' front seven were tremendous in New England's big playoff win over the Broncos.

Patriots rout Broncos 45-10

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw six TD passes, five in the first half, and put New England into the AFC title game after roughing up Tim Tebow and the Broncos 45-10 Saturday night.

Decker, Vollmer among inactives

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Patriots have announced their inactives for Saturday night's AFC divisional playoff game.

Patriots-Broncos prediction

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
As in Week 15, the Patriots have too many offensive weapons for the Broncos to keep up, and PFW's Kevin Fishbain predicts the Pats will move on.

Broncos LS Paxton out for divisional-round game

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Broncos LS Lonie Paxton will miss Saturday night's playoff game against the Patriots. He has been dealing with a family issue.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Broncos had a wealth of success running the ball against the Patriots early in Week 15, making it another key matchup for Saturday's playoff game.

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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