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Leon Washington Placed On I.R.

The New York Jets provided these updates today regarding injured running back Leon Washington. By placing him on the injured reserve list, he is unable to return until the 2010 season.

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@nyjets EA: Leon Washington was placed on injured reserve today.
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@nyjets EA:Washington suffered a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula — two bones in the lower leg
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@nyjets EA: After being removed from the game Sunday in Oakland, Washington’s leg was splinted and he went for X-rays.
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@nyjets EA: Three local doctors at Alta Bates Hosptial in Berkley, CA operated on Washington for two hours on Sunday night.
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@nyjets EA: A rod was placed in Washington’s tibia to stabilize the fracture. The fibula will heal on its own and the surgery was successful.
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@nyjets EA: Washington will remain in California under doctors’ observation and he may return as soon as Wednesday.
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@nyjets EA: Jets Team Spokesman says Washington is recovering well, is in good spirits and the team anticipates a full recovery.
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@nyjets EA: Dr. Ken Montgomery and trainer David Zuffelato were with Leon Sunday. Zuffelato, an asst. athletic trainer, will fly back with him.
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@nyjets EA: When Washington is given clearance to return to NY, he’ll come back on Mr. Woody Johnson’s private plane.
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@nyjets EA: It’s still too early to tell when Washington will be able to resume football activities in 2010, but the Jets are optimistic.

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