Biography: Senior totals included eight tackles. Sat out the ?08 season with a shoulder injury. Posted career numbers of 40/2/2 as a true junior in 2007.
Positives: Stout, run-defending linebacker best in the box. Effectively diagnoses the action, displays good playing strength, and defeat blocks by opposing linemen. Breaks down well, holds his ground, and displays a good head for the ball. Stacks well against the run and aggressive.
Negatives: Best in a straight line and struggles pursuing the action to the flanks. Lacks a quick change of direction. Does not get depth on pass drops.
Analysis: Washington is a well-built two down run-defending linebacker who plays with an aggressive attitude. He can be used as a backup on the inside of a 3-4 alignment if he proves his worth on special teams this summer.
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