How Jacoby Ford can help the New York Jets’ special teams

Under longtime coordinator Mike Westhoff, the New York Jets boasted one of the best special teams units in the NFL for nearly a decade. More specifically, Gang Green’s return game rivaled the best in the league season after season. In just his last half dozen or so years, Westhoff had Justin Miller, Leon Washington, Brad Smith and Joe McKnight at his disposal. While none of the...
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Washington Redskins, Oakland Raiders save the Tennessee Titans from themselves

From the outside, it would appear the Tennessee Titans struggled through the third day of NFL free agency. All they have to say for themselves are Leon Washington, Dexter McCluster and Charlie Whitehurst after names like Jason Hatcher and LaMarr Woodley were flaunted. It’s okay to get excited about names, but it’s also necessary to think about long-term options. Hatcher is 31...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans free agency Day 3 preview: Who’s coming to town?

So far, the Tennessee Titans have inked Dexter McCluster, Leon Washington and Al Woods. They’ve released David Stewart and have serious interest in some of the top defensive players who are still available. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports the following: (stats are from 2013 season) Visiting today Former Houston Texans defensive lineman Antonio Smith. 30 tackles, 5.0 sacks...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans re-sign Leon Washington

The Titans have re-signed their return man. This is hardly the groundbreaking stuff we saw last year in the first minutes of free agency, but if you watched this team last year you know just how important Leon Washington is.
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans add Dexter McCluster, re-sign Leon Washington

For the second consecutive season, the Titans were active on the first day of free agency, making multiple moves. They retained one of their own players, re-signing return man/running back Leon Washington to a one-year deal. They also added wide receiver/returner/running back Dexter McCluster, formerly of the Kansas City Chiefs, to a three-year deal. An all-around offensive weapon...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Players will not appear on 'Naked and Afraid," NFL to investigate

Dicsovery’s “Naked and Afraid” Will NOT feature an NFL Special in December. (Photo via Twitter @NakedandAfraid) Well, that escalated quickly. As a fan of Discovery’s “Naked and Afraid” series, I was pretty pumped when they made an announcement yesterday saying that three NFL players were going to be featured in a December episode of the series’ second season. So, I...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Three NFL players to appear on Discovery's "Naked and Afraid"

Dicsovery’s “Naked and Afraid” Will feature an NFL Special in December. (Photo via Twitter @NakedandAfraid) If you haven’t seen an episode of Discovery’s series “Naked and Afraid” I suggest you do so. For survival and nature nerds like myself this show is awesome. Discovery takes two people – a male and a female – strips them completely of clothes and gives them...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Munchak: Titans hope Washington answer at returner

The Tennessee Titans are hoping their fourth returner this season finally is the player to fix their woes on special teams. The Titans signed two-time Pro Bowl returner Leon Washington on Tuesday. By Wednesday, he was busy catching kicks and punts as Tennessee prepares for a visit to Indianapolis. Tennessee is trying to make a push for the franchise's first playoff berth since...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Titans signing Leon Washington

    According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Tennessee Titans are signing kick returner/running back Leon Washington. Titans are signing former Patriots RB/KR Leon Washington. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 26, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Titans signing Leon Washington appeared...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Roster flurry: Dolphins steal back a player, Titans sign Leon Washington and more

There was quite a bit of movement on the Patriots roster today. We'll run down all the action.Yes, on a Tuesday, roster moves count as action.1. The Dolphins stole back A.J. Francis- Earlier this year, the Dolphins waived defensive lineman A.J. Francis, and he wound up getting picked up by the Patriots. Francis was apparently walking into a team meeting when he got the news he...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Roster roundup: Washington in, Wylie out, Griffin suspended

It's been a busy couple days around St. Thomas Sports Park, as the Titans are down four players from the active roster and have made two additions, plus added a player to the practice squad. The biggest move came when free safety Michael Griffin was suspended for the NFL for one game for his repeated head hits after his personal foul against Mychal Rivera on Sunday. I didn...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Patriots Running Back Leon Washington Signs With Titans

Leon Washington‘s career with the Patriots didn’t work out as planned, but he’s already found a new home. Washington, 31, signed the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, the team announced, less than a week after the Patriots released the running back/kick returner. He is expected to immediately assume primary kick returning duties for the Titans. Washington originally signed with...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Titans plan to sign Leon Washington

Running back/kick returner Leon Washington was released by the Patriots a couple of days ago, but it doesn’t look like he’ll be out of work too long. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Washington worked out for the Titans on Tuesday and that the team plans to sign him to the roster. Washington played just two games for the Patriots this season, missing time with an ankle...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Titans Expected To Sign RB/KR Leon Washington

According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, the Tennessee Titans plan on signing veteran RB/KR Leon Washington after he tried out for the team on Tuesday. Wyatt adds that the Titans also worked out former Jaguars and Lions WR Mike Thomas on Tuesday as well. The Titans appear to be looking for some help at the kick returner position after using Darius Reynaud and Damian Williams for...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Leon Washington Waived by Patriots

The Patriots waived RB/KR Leon Washington Saturday in order to clear a roster spot for cornerback Justin Green.Fantasy Spin:Washington logged just one rushing attempt during his brief tenure with the Patriots. He may catch on elsewhere but it's highly unlikely that he would have any fantasy relevance with his new team.
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Release RB Leon Washington

The Patriots have released running back Leon Washington and promoted cornerback Justin Green from the practice squad. The news comes courtesy of ESPN: The Patriots initially signed Washington to a one-year, $1.2 million contract with a $360,000 signing bonus in the offseason. He was cut before the season opener and then brought back. Injuries to his thigh and ankle contributed...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots once again move on from Leon Washington

The New England Patriots have announced that they’ve released running back Leon Washington and signed defensive back Justin Green. The New England Patriots announced that they have signed DB Justin Green to the 53-man roster from the practice squad. To make room on the roster for Green, the Patriots released veteran RB Leon Washington. Green, 22, was signed by the Patriots as...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Leon Washington Released by Patriots, Cornerback Justin Green Promoted From Practice Squad

The Patriots have added some depth at cornerback. New England released running back Leon Washington and promoted cornerback Justin Green from the practice squad. Washington has been dealing with an ankle injury. He has suited up for just two games this season. Green’s promotion to the 53-man roster likely does not bode well for the status of cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, who...
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November 23, 2013  |  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...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

No Changes to Patriots Injury Report, Gronk's Hamstring Still Listed

In what could be construed as good news masquerading as no news, the Patriots injury report held steady for the second straight day. Leon Washington, Tommy Kelly and Aqib Talib all practiced for the second day in a row after each had taken significant time off from practicing to rehabilitate from various injuries (an ankle for Washington, a knee for Kelly and a hip for Talib...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen, Tommy Kelly, Leon Washington Return to Patriots Practice on Wednesday

FOXBORO, Mass. – Bill Belichick was unusually chipper on Wednesday morning during his press conference. We may now know why. Everyone was present and accounted for at practice for the Patriots. Shane Vereen, Tommy Kelly and Leon Washington all returned. Kelly (knee) and Washington (ankle) were injured against the Bengals in Week 5. They have been out of practice since. Vereen...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly, Leon Washington Looking Unlikely for Patriots-Saints After Both Players Miss Three Straight Days of Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s looking doubtful that Tommy Kelly and Leon Washington play on Sunday against the Saints. Both players were missing from practice all three days this week. Kelly hurt his knee during Sunday’s game against the Bengals. Washington injured his ankle during the opening kickoff in Cincinnati. Chris Jones, Joe Vellano and Andre Neblett will fill in for...
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jamie Collins, Tommy Kelly, Leon Washington Missing From Patriots Practice As Michael Buchanan Returns

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots were missing a rookie during Thursday’s practice. Michael Buchanan was back at practice on Thursday, according to multiple reports. His absence from Wednesday’s practice was not injury related. Jamie Collins was the missing rookie on Thursday. He was spotted in the locker room on Wednesday and did not appear to be bothered by an injury. Tommy...
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley Returns to Patriots Practice While Tommy Kelly, Michael Buchanan, Leon Washington Are Absent

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots’ run game may see an uptick against the Saints this weekend. Stevan Ridley was present for the start of Wednesday’s practice. Ridley missed all three sessions last week and was inactive against the Bengals. Tommy Kelly, Michael Buchanan and Leon Washington were absent for the start of practice. Kelly and Washington suffered injuries against...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Injury Update: Tommy Kelly, Leon Washington

With the loss of nose tackle Vince Wilfork to a torn his Achilles last week, the New England Patriots could not afford another injury to a starting interior defense lineman.  As Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports, the Patriots lost a winnable game and suffered injuries at a defensive tackle position with a short depth chart.New England Patriots defensive tackle Tommy Kelly...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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