Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/14/13

The New England Patriots made another move today to make up for the loss of Wes Welker's punt return duty by inking former Seatttle Seahawks RB/returner Leon Washington, reports James Walker of ESPN. On Tuesday, they signed former Rams WR Danny Amendola to make up for Welker's receiving duty. Washington, signed to a 1-year deal by the team, returns to his old AFC East stomping ground. He was drafted by the Jets in 2006, where he spent four seasons. In Washington, they get a viable returner, who has 8 career returns for TDs and has 473 rushes for 2,213 yards. He had 1,140 kickoff and punt return yards and one touchdown last season with Seattle. Financial terms of the deal are not yet known var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

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