Bears linebacker Urlacher to appeal fine

Bears linebacker Urlacher to appeal fine

CHICAGO, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, who suffered a possible season-ending injury Sunday, was fined $21,000 by the NFL for a horse-collar tackle.
Vikings' Peterson wins NFC offensive honor

Vikings' Peterson wins NFC offensive honor

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFC's offensive player of the week Wednesday.
NFL: Seattle 27, San Diego 20

NFL: Seattle 27, San Diego 20

SEATTLE, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Leon Washington returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown with 6:24 left Sunday, boosting the Seattle Seahawks to a 27-20 win over San Diego.

Seahawks get RB Washington from Jets

SEATTLE, April 24 (UPI) -- The Seattle Seahawks have acquired running back Leon Washington from the New York Jets, the teams said Saturday.
Jets will have seven players in Pro Bowl

Jets will have seven players in Pro Bowl

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The New York Jets will have seven players and the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings six each in the Pro Bowl Feb. 8 in Honolulu, the NFL announced Tuesday.
NFL: N.Y. Jets 34, Tennessee 13

NFL: N.Y. Jets 34, Tennessee 13

NASHVILLE, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Brett Favre and Leon Washington accounted for four touchdowns Sunday, keying the New York Jets' 34-13 win over Tennessee, the Titans' first loss this season.
NFL: N.Y. Jets 28, Kansas City 24

NFL: N.Y. Jets 28, Kansas City 24

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Brett Favre overcame three interceptions Sunday by tossing a late scoring pass to Laveranues Coles for a 28-24 New York Jets win over Kansas City.

NFL: New England 20, N.Y. Jets 10

FOXBORO, Mass., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- New England remain undefeated Sunday, thanks to Laurence Maroney's touchdown and 104 yards on 26 carries in the Patriots' 20-10 win over the New York Jets.

NFL: Washington 23, N.Y. Jets 20 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Shaun Suisham kicked five field goals, including one in overtime Sunday afternoon, as the Washington Redskins beat the New York Jets, 23-20.

NFL: Buffalo 17, N.Y. Jets 14

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Trent Edwards' fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Michael Gaines turned out to be the difference Sunday, as the Buffalo Bills edged the New York Jets, 17-14.

NFL: N.Y. Jets 31, Miami 28

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Chad Pennington threw for a pair of touchdowns and ran for one Sunday in his return to the lineup, to lead the New York Jets past winless Miami, 31-28.

NFL: N.Y. Jets 20, N.Y. Giants 12

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Chad Pennington hit Leon Washington with a 79-yard TD pass on the first play Saturday as the New York Jets beat the New York Giants, 20-12, in preseason play.

NFL: N.Y. Jets 23, Oakland 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Chad Pennington completed 22-of-30 passes for 157 yards and a touchdown Sunday as the New York Jets clinched a playoff berth with a 23-3 win over Oakland.

NFL: Buffalo 31, N.Y. Jets 13

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Willis McGahee rushed for one touchdown and 125 yards Sunday as the Buffalo Bills trounced the New York Jets, 31-13.

NFL: Cleveland 20, N.Y. Jets 13

CLEVELAND, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Reuben Droughns ran for 125 yards and a touchdown on 33 carries Sunday afternoon as the Cleveland Browns beat the New York Jets, 20-13.
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Leon Washington
New York Jets Leon Washington (29) runs back a kick off 86 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on November 4, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .

Leon Washington (born August 29, 1982 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

At Andrew Jackson High School he won the "Mr. Football" Award in 2001 and later committed to Florida State. As a freshman at Florida State, he changed positions from Cornerback to Running back.

Washington was selected in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. The pick used was obtained by the Jets from the Kansas City Chiefs, as compensation for the release of former Jets head coach Herman Edwards.

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