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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 players of the week: Week 13

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
It was another banner day for TE Rob Gronkowski, who tied an NFL record in the Patriots' 31-24 win over the Colts in Week 13.

Patriots win fourth in a row behind three Gronkowski TDs

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski caught two touchdown passes then scored on a lateral and the Patriots withstood a fourth-quarter rally to keep the Colts winless with a 31-24 victory Sunday.

Patriots-Colts prediction

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:34 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain expects the rout will be on in New England on Sunday.

Patriots release WR Taylor Price

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
In a surprising move, the Patriots released WR Taylor Price on Saturday. OL Nick McDonald was signed from the practice squad to replace him.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Two of the best at their respective positions face off on Sunday, as Jeff Saturday and Vince Wilfork are the veteran leaders of their respective units.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
There aren't a whole lot of matchups on the field that can give the Colts much of an edge, but that's why they play the game, and the Patriots need to avoid any kind of letdown against the ...

Patriots fantasy report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Is Deion Branch worth a fantasy start? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots QB Mallett humbled in rookie season

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Ryan Mallett is spending his rookie season out of the spotlight, which has been beneficial to his development.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with," Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti spoke with PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain about the Patriots' recent success.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Colts' porous run defense provides an opportunity for Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis to have a big game.

Brady named AFC Offensive Player of the Month

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Patriots announced Thursday that QB Tom Brady has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for November by the NFL.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Patriots' cornerbacks might not face a good quarterback on Sunday, but they face one of the league's best receiving pairs.

Patriots sign DB Jones

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed DB Nate Jones, the team announced Wednesday.

Patriots 60-second rant: Room for improvement in ground game

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Heading into a game against the Colts, the Patriots have a perfect opportunity to have a huge ground attack.

Patriots rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:22 a.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and DB Sterling Moore continue to make significant contributions to the Patriots.

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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