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LEON WASHINGTON RUMORS

Brandon Bolden says competition has made him better

When Brandon Bolden first got to Foxboro, he looked up to Danny Woodhead and second-year players Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen. Last year, the running back group had LeGarrette Blount and, for a short while, Leon Washington to show the younger players the way. This season, Bolden said he along with Ridley and Vereen have taken a leadership role with their position group. Collectively...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Where in the World is Leon Washington?

One of the more notable signings that the Patriots made to start the offseason was the signing of Leon Washington. Unfortunately, Washington has failed to make an impact and due to various injuries, he's only been active for two games of which he had little impact. In an interview with ESPN's Mike Reiss, the veteran running back acknowledged his frustration, while also...
Via Ex Pats
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Re-sign Leon Washington

Leon Washington was a notable signing for the Patriots during the offseason. Shortly after making the  53-man roster, Washington was cut. However, it appears that the void left by Washington's departure in the kick return game is not something that could be filled internally by candidates such as Shane Vereen and even 250 lb. back, LeGarrette Blount. After working out for a...
Via CLNS Radio
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: Patriots cut RB-KR Washington

A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have released running back-kick returner Leon Washington. Washington, who signed with the team in the offseason, was not at practice with the team Sunday after being told he had been released, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Patriots had not yet announced the move. It appeared...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots cut return man Leon Washington

The New England Patriots have cut return man Leon Washington. Washington got a $360,000 signing bonus when he joined the Patriots but the club feels the 31-year-old has lost a step. A lost fumble in the Patriots preseason finale did not help his chances of remaining with the team. A team or two figures to give Washington a look now that he is a free agent but the days of being an...
Via Tireball.com
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington wants to go beyond special teams

Leon Washington is ready to do more than just return kicks and punts for the New England Patriots. But if that's all the free agent signee gets to do for his new team, he sounds ready to live with it. ''Ever since I was a rookie, I was always a team player,'' Washington said Sunday, after the team's first full-pads practice. ''That's been my...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Leon Washington signs with the Patriots

Former Jets and Seahawks running back/kick returner Leon Washington announced that he’s signed with the New England Patriots.  He posted a picture on Instagram of himself with a Patriots hat on. #Blessed Lets Go #Pats instagr.am/p/W2rH4HQwpL/ — Leon Washington (@Leon_Washington) March 14, 2013 Washington will should give the Pats’ return game a big upgrade.   Need NFL Tickets...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks unload Leon Washington

According to Dov Kleiman of Rant Sports, the Seattle Seahawks have released running back/kick returner Leon Washington. Washington said his goodbyes to the Seahawks’ faithful on Twitter. Seattle It’s Been Awesome A Ride, Got Nothing Bad 2 Say About The Gr8 NW #12thMan StandUp!!! Like always… #LetsGetIt — Leon Washington (@Leon_Washington) March 12, 2013 Washington is a heck...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks shopping Leon Washington

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Seattle Seahawks are shopping running back/kick returner Leon Washington. As the Seahawks reconfigure cap and budget following today’s blockbuster trade for Percy Harvin, they’re shopping return man Leon Washington — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 12, 2013 Washington will be turning 31 in August and has been one of...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington looks in top form in kick return game

(Eds: Adds details, quotes.) Leon Washington wants to go down as the best kick returner to ever play in the NFL. His seven kickoff return touchdowns are second all-time to the eight by Cleveland Browns return specialist Joshua Cribbs. In 2010, Washington's three kick return touchdowns were critical in helping the Seahawks make the playoffs in Pete Carroll's first season...
Via Fox Sports
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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