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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

Kraft still optimistic about football in 2011

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement on Saturday showing optimism that football will be played in 2011 despite the current NFL lockout.

Light moves up Patriots' priority list

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
When a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is struck and free agency can begin, the Patriots have one notable player left to attempt and re-sign: OLT Matt Light. And we hear the veteran could get more than a one-year deal.

Report: Patriots S Meriweather accused of being involved in shooting

Posted March 10, 2011 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
Two shooting victims have accused Patriots S Brandon Meriweather of allegedly shooting them in Florida during a fight on Feb. 27.

Supreme Court won't review 'Spygate' case

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Supreme Court will not review a decision to throw out a lawsuit stemming from the Patriots' 2007 "Spygate" scandal.

Patriots positional analysis: specialists

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
This is the last in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's specialists.

Patriots positional analysis: Defensive backs

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
This is the eighth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's defensive backs.

Patriots tender Green-Ellis, Page and Arrington

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Patriots made their tender offers official on Thursday, offering contracts to restricted free-agent RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis and S Jarrad Page, as well as CB Kyle Arrington, an exclusive-rights free agent.

Patriots OG Neal files retirement papers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Patriots OG Stephen Neal has retired, ending his 10-year career.

Report: Green-Ellis receives second-round tender

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Patriots tendered RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis at a second-round level, his agent Roosevelt Barnes told PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport.

Patriots positional analysis: Linebackers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
This is the seventh in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's LB situation.

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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