Washington (6-1, 217, Kansas State) was selected by the Jets in the seventh round (236th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. In four seasons, he played in 48 games and tallied 69 special teams tackles, 22 defensive tackles, 1.5 sacks and one pass defensed. He recorded 10 special teams tackles in nine games this season.
After committing two penalties in the Jets loss to Washington, safety Rashad Washington was waived.
R. Washington pays the price