Seahawks send their best to Leon Washington

Posted by Tony Drovetto on March 13, 2013 – 1:47 pm

“This is the hard part. These are people’s lives. We have a very special place in our hearts for him. The hardest part of the business is calling somebody and telling them that we’re going to go in a different direction. Leon did a phenomenal job here. The fans love him. He’s such a pro; he really handled himself with extreme class. He understood what we were doing. The first thing you could say about him is he’s a pro.” – Seahawks GM John Schneider on the release of running back/return specialist Leon Washington

Schneider isn’t the only member of the Seahawks organization that expressed difficulty with yesterday’s release of Washington. After hearing the news, several players took to Twitter to send their best wishes to the seven-year veteran whose impact will be missed both on and off the field:

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