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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

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots' tight ends have had success against the Dolphins, but Miami's linebackers are healthy and playing well, and this could be a tougher matchup than usual.

Patriots sign veteran S Fuller

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Wednesday they have signed veteran S Vincent Fuller.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Patriots limited Cameron Wake to one sack in Week One, and he will have his ears pinned back Saturday against New England's tackles.

Patriots 60-second rant: Dolphins provide tricky Christmas Eve matchup

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
If there is a team to knock the Patriots down a peg and keep them from going into the playoffs with a big winning streak, it's the Miami Dolphins.

Patriots release DL Moore

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DL Eric Moore on Tuesday. Moore played in each of the last two games.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Patriots' run defense and tackling will need to improve off its performance from last Sunday when it faces Reggie Bush this weekend.

Patriots rookie report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and RB Stevan Ridley helped spark the Patriots' rushing attack in their Week 15 win.

Playoff scenarios for Week 16

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Four AFC teams have clinched playoffs berths and three NFC teams have done the same.

Patriots place DE Carter on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots placed DE Andre Carter on injured reserve Tuesday. Carter left Sunday's win over the Broncos with a quad injury.

The legend of Gronk

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
In just his second pro season, New England's Rob Gronkowski has emerged as the league's top tight end.

Patriots adapt on both sides of ball in win

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots avoided getting Tebowed, improved their defense mid-game and displayed other weapons on offense in their 41-23 win that clinched an AFC East title.

Patriots stock report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ noon ET
TE Aaron Hernandez had his best game of the season but S Matt Slater and the Patriots' run defense struggled again.

Shorts and Shells: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 1:55 a.m. ET
Tom Brady led the offense while Julian Edelman was part of a great special-teams effort in the Patriots' win over the Broncos.

Patriots DE Carter carted off

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 9:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense took a hit in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Broncos when DE Andre Carter suffered a left knee injury.

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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