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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

Pats make statement with easy road ahead

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
With a 37-16 win on national TV, the Patriots reminded the rest of the league that even with a no-name defense, they are still an AFC favorite.

Patriots stock report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Tom Brady, Andre Carter and the Patriots' special-teams units all had big games in New England's win over the Jets.

Shorts and Shells: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 4:02 a.m. ET
Steelers make a case for best team in AFC North; a contrarian view of Mike Smith's controversial call; Chargers' defense regresses; Bears could actually challenge Packers; and much more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 2:02 a.m. ET
The Patriots' offense and pass rush came alive in their big Week 10 win over the Jets.

Patriots regain command of AFC East with win over Jets

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 12:31 a.m. ET
Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes, including two to Rob Gronkowski, and the Patriots took control of the division with a convincing 37-16 victory Sunday night over the Jets.

Patriots-Jets prediction

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain believes the Jets will come out with a close victory on Sunday night over New England.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 12, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
Opponents have been able to pressure Tom Brady, which has slowed down the passing game. The Jets will try to do the same.

Patriots sign S Ventrone

Posted Nov. 12, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed S Ross Ventrone to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and cut WR-KR Tiquan Underwood.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
You can't talk about this game without talking about the best corner in the game against a receiver on pace for record numbers this season.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Is Tom Brady worth a fantasy start and which running back is the one who can be expected to produce? This and other Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots looking for answers on kickoff returns

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots lead the league in number of kickoff returns but haven't taken advantage as they rank 30th in return average.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
In this week's "Five questions with ..." segment, former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti discusses the offense and previews the Jets game.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has been very productive of late, but the Jets have had success keeping him from making big catches.

Bucs claim DT Haynesworth off waivers

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have claimed former Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth off of waivers, the team announced Wednesday.

Brady is Patriots' last pillar standing

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says that Tom Brady is all that's holding the seemingly tattered and vulnerable Patriots together.

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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