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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-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Eagles RB LeSean McCoy will cause problems for a Patriots squad that is short on healthy linebackers.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
Is BenJarvus Green-Ellis back? What about Shane Vereen and Kevin Faulk? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Source: Tom Brady has tennis elbow

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady said Wednesday that he feels great, but a source close to the team revealed that the All-Pro quarterback is dealing with a form of tennis elbow.

Patriots-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Eagles DL Cullen Jenkins, Jason Babin and Trent Cole could cause problems for a Patriots O-line that hasn't played as well as expected.

Patriots 60-second rant: Chiefs expose Pats' O-line

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
What should be a concern for the Patriots is the recent play of the offensive line, which was magnified early in the Monday-night win.

Patriots rookie report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Shane Vereen had his first NFL carries and touchdown, while cancer survivor Marcus Cannon appeared in his first NFL game.

Patriots stock report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Julian Edelman's stock is rising after he showed his versatility in the Patriots' win over the Chiefs, and Logan Mankins picked up two more penalties.

The First Fifteen: Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Previewing the three terrific Turkey Day games; the crucial Giants-Saints Monday-nighter; Matt Leinart's first start for the Texans; and much more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 2:39 a.m. ET
TE Rob Gronkowski, DE Andre Carter and PR Julian Edelman came up big for the Patriots in their win over the Chiefs.

Gronkowski, Brady lead Patriots past Chiefs

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Rob Gronkowski, and New England shook off a sluggish start to beat Kansas City 34-3 on Monday night.

Patriots promote S Ventrone

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed S Ross Ventrone to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Monday and released OL Donald Thomas.

Patriots-Chiefs prediction

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain sees Tom Brady thriving as he always does under the spotlight in a big Patriots victory.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Nov. 20, 2011 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker will likely get matched up often against Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers, which will be an intriguing battle to watch.

Injury report for Chiefs-Patriots MNF game

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 11 Monday-night game, Kansas City at New England, showing the status of each injured player.

Harrison: Patriots too cautious with Chung

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots should use FS Patrick Chung on blitzes more often, former New England S Rodney Harrison tells PFW, in this week's AFC Whispers.

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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