Jets’ Washington placed on IR with broken leg
Washington suffered a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula when an Oakland
He underwent a two-hour operation at Berkeley’s Alta Bates Hospital shortly after the injury, and a rod was inserted into the tibia to stabilize the fracture. The team said doctors expect the fibula to heal on its own.
Washington will remain in California for a few days, and could return home as soon as Wednesday. The team said it expects Washington to make a full recovery.