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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

Report: Patriots OG Mankins has sprained MCL

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Patriots OLG Logan Mankins will miss Sunday's game with a sprained MCL suffered in Saturday's win over the Dolphins.

Week 16 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Drew Brees, Jerod Mayo and Richard Seymour as its Players of the Week.

It's a six-horse race for the Super Bowl

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
We still don't know the complete 12-team playoff field yet, but Hub Arkush believes there are just six teams that have a legitimate shot at Super Bowl XLVI.

O-line injuries latest obstacle for Patriots

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 11:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots are already playing with a weak defense, and now offensive line injuries could keep them from making another Super Bowl run.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Patriots stock report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker had another stellar game, but the banged-up offensive line struggled in the Week 16 win over Miami.

Patriots release S Ventrone

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots released S Ross Ventrone from the active roster and DL Cedric McKinley from the practice squad on Monday.

Patriots players of the week: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Wes Welker's sure hands in the second half helped the Patriots come back to beat the Dolphins in Week 16.

Patriots rally, clinch first-round bye

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Tom Brady ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Patriots rallied to clinch a playoff bye with a 27-24 win over the Dolphins on Saturday.

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Dolphins to give the Patriots a fight, but for Tom Brady and crew to come out on top in Foxborough.

Patriots OLT Light a late scratch

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Patriots OLT Matt Light, who was not on Friday's injury report, is inactive for Saturday''s game against Miami.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Patriots CB Devin McCourty has struggled this season, and the Dolphins and WR Brandon Marshall might look to take advantage.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Does Stevan Ridley have any fantasy value? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Ninkovich: Patriots' defense needs better starts

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
Heading into the playoffs, getting off to better starts as to not put so much pressure on Tom Brady early on will be a big focus of the Patriots' defense.

Five questions with Patriots OLB Rob Ninkovich

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with..." PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain spoke with Patriots OLB Rob Ninkovich about the team's defense and what needs to improve.

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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