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Seahawks coach Carroll: Washington punt return TD should have stood

Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times reports Seahawks return specialist Leon Washington’s 81-yard punt return for a touchdown Sunday in Cleveland, which was nullified by a block-in-the-back penalty against Kennard Cox, should not have been brought back according to coach Pete Carroll. “I didn’t think that was a call that should have been made,” coach […]

New Kickoff Rule Hurts the Hawks and Leon Washington

The NFL owners today officially approved modified rule changes for kickoffs and instant replay, hurting those teams around the league that have good kick return games. The two-man wedge remains in place and touchbacks will still go out to the 20-yard line, however, the kickoff starting point will be moved up to the 35-yard line. […]

Washington Gets a New Four-Year Deal with Seahawks

Josina Anderson of FOX31 in Denver and Inside the NFL reports agent Alvin Keels says he has a deal in principle on a 4-year contract for running back Leon Washington with the Seahawks. The four-year contract is worth about $12.5 million, according to ESPN. The deal could max out at $16 million. The guaranteed portion […]

Seahawks Shut Out of the Pro Bowl

Until a bunch of players pull out due to injury, the Sehawks were shut out Tuesday night of the voting for the Pro Bowl. It’s the second straight year no Seahawks were picked for the squad. Leon Washington was probably the best chance to make the roster, and instead Chicago’s Devin Hester was named the […]

Washington takes home NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award

RB/KR Leon Washington will be named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week by the National Football League Wednesday following his record-breaking performance versus the San Diego Chargers. Washington became the tenth player in NFL history, first in Seahawks history, to return two kickoffs for touchdowns in a single game. The two returns of […]

Washington gaining momentum to being a starter opening day

Can Leon Washington be the opening day starer for the Hawks? It looks like it could happen, as he is going to start the teams preseason game vs the Jaguars. Leon Washington is writing one of the most remarkable comeback stories of the season. After landing on Injured Reserve with a horrendous compound leg fracture […]

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