Motivated LenDale White Will Replace Julius Jones in Seattle

April 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With word floating around that the Seahawks have been shopping running back Julius Jones in a trade for the past few days, it is clear that, as expected, he will not be a Seahawk for much longer.  
That’s the result of the two trades that brought LenDale White and Leon Washington to the shores of Lake Washington. It’s an LW thing, apparently.
Because White and Washington are each signed only for this year, both backs should be sufficiently motivated to perform well.
White has always been a quirky guy, and his weight was an issue in his first three years in Tennessee. But he lost 45 pounds last offseason (by giving up tequila, he said) and is eager to get back on the field after basically redshirting 2009 behind 2,000-yard rusher Chris Johnson.
White accepted responsibility for his role in things not working out with the Titans, who drafted him in the second round in 2006 but gave him only 64 carries in 2009. And he sounds quite motivated to be ...

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