Tag: leon washington

  • NFL Draft

    Jets send Leon Washington to Seattle

    The New York Jets made another trade in the 2010 NFL Draft, as they sent RB Leon Washington to the Seattle Seahawks along with their #236 overall pick (7th round) for Seattle's #139 overall (5th round) and selected FB John Conner from Kentucky. Conner, 5'11", 246 lbs, played in the final twelve games of his…

    April 24, 2010

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Leon expected to sign tender, Jets push for Taylor

    RB Leon Washington is expected to sign his 1-year tender on Thursday, the final day of the RFA signing period. Washington's tender is a 2nd rounder, which means he will make$1.759 million in the upcoming season. Washington has been skipping the Jets' voluntary workouts, hoping to attract other teams despite last year's season ending leg…

    April 15, 2010

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Clemens signs tender, Washington keeps waiting

    Restricted free agent QB Kellen Clemens signed his tender contract offer from the Jets on Monday afternoon. Clemens received a 3rd round tender despite being drafted in the 2nd round, as the Jets used 2nd round tenders on RB Leon Washington and WR Brad Smith. Clemens will make $1.176M this season. Meanwhile, RB Leon Washington…

    April 13, 2010

  • Jets Player Release

    Jets release Lito Sheppard

    According to ESPN.com, the New York Jets released CB Lito Sheppard, who was signed as a free agent before the last season. Sheppard was due a $10M roster bonus, so this move was pretty much expected, considering that Sheppard had a subpar season at best. Backup QB Kellen Clemens received an original-round tender (second). But…

    March 4, 2010

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Jets tender three players. Interested in Cromartie

    The New York Jets have placed a second-round tender on RB Leon Washington, which is  basically a 1-year deal worth $1.759M that gives the Jets the right of first refusal. If another team makes a bid to sign Washington and the Jets decline to match the offer, the Gang Green would receive a second-round pick. The…

    March 3, 2010

  • Jets Front Office

    Schottenheimer turns down Bills

    According to ESPN.com, offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer declined the chance to interview for the Buffalo head coaching job this week or after the season. Schottenheimer has remarked throughout the season how much he enjoys working with new Jets head coach Rex Ryan, rookie QB Mark Sanchez, and how truly content he is with his current…

    January 13, 2010

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Jets bring back Justin Miller

    The New York Jets have signed KR/CB Justin Miller to replace injured RB Leon Washington on kickoff returns. Miller, 25, was drafted by the Jets in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He spent the first three years of his career with the Gang Green before being waived on November 11, 2008 and…

    October 27, 2009

  • Injuries

    Jets place Leon Washington on injured reserve

    The New York Jets have placed RB Leon Washington on the injured reserve list, which means that he's out for the remainder of the 2009 season. Washington suffered a compound fracture of his right tibia and fibula on his first and only carry in yesterday's game against the Oakland Raiders. Following the game, Washington underwent…

    October 26, 2009

  • Jets Regular Season

    The Morning After: Jets run all over Raiders

    The Gang Green got back on track yesterday, as they shut out the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, 38-0. For the second week in a row the Jets ran for over 300 yards, becoming the first team to accomplish that in 35 years. Rookie RB Shonn Greene, who replaced injured RB Leon Washington, ran for 144…

    October 26, 2009

  • Jets Regular Season

    Jets demolish Raiders, 38. Lose Washington for season

    For the second week in a row the New York Jets ran for over 300 yards, but this time with a totally different outcome. The Gang Green shut out the Oakland Raiders, 38-0, and improved to 4-3. RB Thomas Jones and RB Shonn Greene gained over 100 rushing yards apiece. Rookie Shonn Greene gained career-high…

    October 25, 2009