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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

Shorts and Shells: Preseason Week Four

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
In this week's edition, we preview the Bill Belichick NFL Films documentary, talk to top announcers about the TD replays, plus much more.

Report: Patriots sign ex-Chiefs OG Waters

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Patriots shored up a position of need, signing free-agent OG Brian Waters on Saturday, according to a report by ESPN.

Patriots release S Meriweather, WR Tate

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
In a surprise move, the Patriots have released SS Brandon Meriweather.

Patriots cut LB Brown, seven others

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Patriots began roster cuts on Friday, releasing eight players, including LB Ricky Brown.

Giants rally to beat Patriots

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Rookie Da'Rel Scott ran a fake punt 65 yards for a touchdown and Derrick Martin returned a fumble 11 yards for a score as the Giants beat the Patriots 18-17 on Thursday night.

Patriots put Cannon on non-football injury list, claim Molden

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed fifth-round OL Marcus Cannon on the reserve/non-football injury list and claimed former Texans CB Antwaun Molden.

Kevin Fishbain's 2011 NFL predictions

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will get over their recent playoff struggles and win Super Bowl XLVI.

Free-agent RB Maroney acquitted on marijuana charge

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Former Patriots and Broncos RB Laurence Maroney was acquitted on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in St. Louis.

Falcons add S Sanders

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Patriots S James Sanders Tuesday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Mayo wins Patriots' community service award

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
All-Pro LB Jerod Mayo has been recognized as the 2011 New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award winner.

One man's forecast for 2011 season

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Hub Arkush predicts that the Patriots will outscore the Packers in a wild Super Bowl XLVI, to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to New England.

Patriots 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Find out why PFW believes this year's edition of the Patriots is Super Bowl-caliber with our in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of New England.

Patriots cut 11, sign two

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots were busy on Monday, releasing 11 players and signing two free agents.

Report: Patriots to cut S Sanders

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
In a move that caught many off guard, the Patriots reportedly have told SS James Sanders they are releasing him, opening up spots on their depth chart for younger players.

Welker says he is 'OK' after neck injury

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker left Saturday night's preseason game with a neck injury but said he was OK as he left the locker room.

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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