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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 fantasy report: Week 17

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
Does Stevan Ridley warrant any fantasy starter consideration? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots release DE Silvestro

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DE Alex Silvestro on Thursday, the team announced. Silvestro was called up to the active roster from the practice squad last week.

NFL to honor Berry during Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The NFL will honor former Colts split end and Patriots head coach Raymond Berry at Super Bowl XLVI.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti on the new passing era, Devin McCourty and his late teammate, Houston Antwine.

A healthy Fletcher gives boost to Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Dane Fletcher returned from injury earlier this month and has provided a boost to the Patriots' linebacking corps.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots' interior O-line, which is lacking in depth, faces one of the league's top rookies on Sunday in Bills DT Marcell Dareus.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Bills picked off Tom Brady four times in Week Three and need to turn him over again on Sunday to pull off another upset.

With little help, Brady is league's MVP

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
While Aaron Rodgers dominated MVP talk for most of the season, and Drew Brees is now in the mix, Ron Borges says that Tom Brady should be the pick.

Patriots rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Stevan Ridley led the team in rushing while OTs Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon got extra work because of injuries.

Patriots 60-second rant: No room for early deficits come playoff time

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Tom Brady brought the Patriots back in the second half for the win in Week 16, but the Pats cannot afford to dig themselves holes in the playoffs.

Patriots, Ravens top AFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Eight Patriots and seven Ravens headline the AFC Pro Bowl roster as announced Tuesday.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Bills RB C.J. Spiller provides a good test for a Patriots run defense that needs to get better for the postseason.

Patriots sign FB Polite

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed former Dolphins FB Lousaka Polite on Tuesday and re-signed DB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad.

The First Fifteen: Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
We examine the big pre-playoff games in Week 17, including Cowboys-Giants and Ravens-Bengals, plus a few contests that will affect the draft order.

Former Patriots DT Antwine dies

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots confirmed the death of DT Houston Antwine on Tuesday. Antwine, who died on Monday night at the age of 72, was a six-time AFL all star.

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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