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Posts Tagged ‘leon-washington’

Jets Sign Connor

The Jets signed their first draft pick on Friday when they agreed to terms with fullback John Connor. The contract is worth $1.99 million over four years, with the chance to increase to $2.7 million if certain escalators are met. Connor, “The Terminator,” was chosen with the pick that the Jets received when they traded […]

Season Over for RB Leon Washington

Leon Washington has been placed on injured reserve with a fractured fibula, officially ending his 2009 season. For a short time, it was thought he might avoid IR and return late in the season, but the team apparently thought better of risking a roster spot on a player who might not return. The injury is […]

Jets Pummel Raiders 38-0, Washington Out For Season

As I have said before, the Oakland Raiders are opportunists. By that, I mean that they easily lose at home as they do on the road. Perhaps they were full of themselves when they upset the Philadelphia Eagles last week. Who knows, really? Nonetheless, the Raiders reverted to their normal selves as they accumulated a […]

21 Fourth Quarter Points Help Dolphins Sink Jets 31-27

Five lead changes in the final quarter. Now that’s certainly something that you do not see every day; but then again, that is a testament to the defenses of the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets in their nationally televised game Monday night. With the amount of scoring that took place in the final 15 […]

Jets Push Offer Up to Running Back Leon Washington

The Daily News reports the Jets have upped their latest offer to RB Leon Washington: When the Jets made their initial contract proposal to RB Leon Washington, believed to be around $2 million per year, he found it so insulting that he skipped some of the offseason workouts. They’ve increased their offer considerably. According to […]

Washington Staying Quiet on the Contract Front

The Daily News reports that Leon Washington is staying quiet on his contract talks: Leon Washington doesn’t want to talk about his contract dispute anymore. Family members and his agent advised him against it. “I’m just going to play football,” he said Monday between practices at SUNY-Cortland. “I’m going to stop commenting on it.” Though […]

Washington in Camp After All

Despite thinking otherwise, Jets running back Leon Washington has reported to the team and was on the field for the first practice of training camp. Washington must have come in the back door, as he was a no-show when the rest of the team checked into the players’ dormitory Thursday because of a contract dispute. […]

Ryan Says Washington a Huge Part of the Jets Plan

Jets coach Rex Ryan spoke out today on Leon Washington, who still is staying away until he gets a new deal: “RL: Rex Ryan said Leon Washington is not with the Jets in Cortland yet. Rex: “Leon’s a huge part of this team … we’ll see what happens.” There were reports that there was movement […]