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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-Chiefs matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' trio of receivers will have a big advantage in one-on-one matchups with the Patriots' cornerbacks.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive tackles will be forced to slow Chiefs OLB Tamba Hali in Monday night's game.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Is Aaron Hernandez still worth starting with Rob Gronkowski playing at an elite level? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Haynesworth can only blame himself

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The only thing that precluded Albert Haynesworth from being what he should be was Albert Haynesworth, a man who doesn't respect his gifts or himself much at all.

Five questions with former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
This week, former Patriots safety and current Football Night in America analyst Rodney Harrison talked with PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain. Harrison broke down the Patriots' secondary and more.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots would benefit by getting the run game back on track, and they should be able to do so against the Chiefs.

Patriots sign S Ventrone to practice squad

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed S Ross Ventrone to the practice squad and released DB Josh Victorian.

With Ellis falling short, Deaderick steps up

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Brandon Deaderick's impact on the D-line may also be an indictment of the little contribution the Patriots have gotten from Shaun Ellis.

Packers' Rodgers leads Pro Bowl voting

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has the most Pro Bowl votes of any player in the NFL. Patriots QB Tom Brady is second with and Lions WR Calvin Johnson is third.

Bush, Carter and Mariani named AFC players of the week

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Michael Bush, Patriots DE Andre Carter and Titans PR-WR Marc Mariani were named AFC Players of the Week for Week 10.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Patriots DE Andre Carter could have another huge game going against a weak Chiefs offensive line.

Patriots 60-second rant: Run game, secondary will be under microscope

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots' remaining schedule would lead one to believe a playoff berth is a given, but the run game and the secondary need to improve during this stretch.

Patriots rookie report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
The Patriots started two undrafted rookies, LB Jeff Tarpinian and S Sterling Moore, in Sunday night's win over the Jets.

Patriots activate OL Cannon

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots activated rookie OL Marcus Cannon to the 53-man roster from the non-football injury list on Tuesday and released S Ross Ventrone.

The First Fifteen: Week 11

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the Week 11 contests of note, including Falcons-Titans, Bengals-Ravens, Eagles-Giants and plenty more.

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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