Pro Football weekly

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

Brady and Patriots too much for Tebow

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Tom Brady and the Patriots shut down Tim Tebow's late-game heroics and clinched a playoff berth with a 41-23 victory over the Broncos on Sunday.

Patriots-Broncos prediction

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Patriots to notch their sixth win in a row on Sunday by topping Tim Tebow and the Broncos.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
No one has been able to slow down Rob Gronkowski, making each week an intriguing matchup to see how an opponent tries to contain Gronk.

Closing fast doesn't always lead to playoff success

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
In "NFList," we look at the five teams with the best records in Weeks 14-17 since 2006 and see whether that success translated to the postseason.

Mayo, Patriots agree to five-year deal

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Patriots LB Jerod Mayo has agreed to a five-year extension with the team, keeping the centerpiece of Bill Belichick's defense in place for the near future.

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spoke to reporters on Friday before the team's Week 15 game against the Broncos. The following quotes are from transcripts provided by the team.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington have had their struggles this season and they face a pair of talented young receivers on Sunday.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Who will step up if WR Deion Branch can’t play? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Ochocinco remains odd man out in Patriots' offense

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco has yet to make an impact on offense, and the team may need him to be involved come playoff time.

Patriots release DB Williams

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots released rookie DB Malcolm Williams on Thursday, the team announced.

Charges against Patriots WR Edelman dropped

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Suffolk County prosecutors dropped charges against Patriots WR Julian Edelman. The third-year pro was accused of groping a woman at a nightclub in November.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots' run defense will need to show better than it did last week, as it faces the powerful Willis McGahee on Sunday.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
For the fourth week in a row, the Patriots' offensive tackles face a formidable pair of edge rushers. This week, it's Denver's Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller.

Gronkowski, Suggs, Prater earn AFC player of week honors

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs and Broncos PK Matt Prater were named AFC Players of the Week for Week 14.

Patriots 60-second rant: Run defense needs to improve in Denver

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots' pass defense continues to give up lots of yards, but the run defense struggled on Sunday.

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.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE