Leon Washington gets 4-year deal

Updated: March 1, 2011, 7:32 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

RENTON, Wash. -- Leon Washington is getting rewarded for proving he could come back from a gruesome, career-threatening broken leg.

The Seattle Seahawks and Washington have agreed to a new four-year contract after a 2010 season during which Washington was in the discussions for NFL comeback player of the year.

The contract is worth about $12.5 million and could max out at $16 million, and it includes $3.5 million in guaranteed money, sources told ESPN.com's John Clayton and ...

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