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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-Dolphins matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled mightily defending teams on third down last season. Monday night will be the first chance to see if offseason moves have paid off to improve in getting the "D" off the field on third down.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Dolphins rookie C Mike Pouncey will be the first to face the new-look Patriots front line of Albert Haynesworth and Vince Wilfork.

Patriots fantasy report: Week One

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Patriots' top fantasy football options for Monday night's game at Miami.

Molden fits trend of increasing size in Patriots' secondary

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Waiver claim Antwaun Molden has the size that Bill Belichick is looking for at the cornerback position, helping the former Texan make the 53-man roster.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Patriots WRs Chad Ochocinco and Deion Branch will have to work to get separation from Dolphins CBs Vontae Davis and Sean Smith.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
In this week's "Five questions with" segment, former Patriots star and current broadcaster Gino Cappelletti recaps the Pats' preseason and previews what is to come this season.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots' secondary will have the task of slowing down Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall in the season opener.

Report: Patriots name captains

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Patriots named their captains and there are two surprising names on the list.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Patriots OTs Matt Light and Sebastian Vollmer will need to keep the Dolphins' outside 'backers from disrupting Tom Brady's rhythm.

Patriots sign TE Gronkowski, cut DL Warren

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
The Patriots are collecting Gronkowskis, as they signed TE Dan Gronkowski to join his brother Rob.

Panthers claim CB Butler

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Former Patriots CB Darius Butler didn't remain on waivers for long, as he was claimed by the Panthers, according to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer.

Report: Patriots claim LB Edds

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots continued making moves on Tuesday, reportedly claiming former Dolphins ILB A.J. Edds off waivers.

Patriots cut CB Butler

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots cut former second-round CB Darius Butler on Tuesday. "It's been real New England. I was blessed to have a chance to play and start my NFL career here," he tweeted.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Brady would welcome back Moss 'with open arms'

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
Randy Moss is currently without a team, but that may be changing, based on comments made Tuesday morning on a Boston radio station.

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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