Tuesday, April 27, 2010

SEAHAWKS: Washington 90 percent recovered from broken leg

Leon Washington could
be fully healed by training

RB Leon Washington told KJR ESPN radio that he is 90 percent recovered from the two left fractures he suffered last season.

And, according to an interview ESPN's Mike Sando held with injury expert Stephania Bell, once the injury fully heals there should be no risk of re-injuring the same fractures.

"Once it heals, it's pretty solid," Bell said. "It was nasty and horrible to go through, but once it heals, it should be a one-and-done type injury."

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The Seahawks acquired former Jets RB Washington via trade during day three of the 2010 NFL draft, trading away its fifth-round pick for a seventh-rounder and Washington.

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