But he's still not letting it impact his effort on the field.
"I love football," said Washington. "It's still like Little League when I'm out there on the field."
So what is agent Alvin Keels telling him about the negotiations?
"He is telling me what ever the Jets are telling him," said Washington.
And then Leon headed off for dinner at Applebee's in Cortland with his fiancee, Charity Young, and their baby.
Watching Young talk to various people after practice, you get the sense she isn't very happy with the Jets right now.