The New York Jets destroyed the putrid Oakland Raiders 38-0 Sunday afternoon at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. á Unfortunately for New York (4-3), their dominating triumph came at a great expense. á One week after the Jets lost defensive standout Kris Jenkins for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, offensive sparkplug Leon Washington fractured his right fibula on his first carry of the game. á Washington, 27, a 2008 Pro Bowl and All-Pro selection, had his lower leg snapped when he was tackled by Raiders defenders and the broken bone grotesquely pierced his skin. á ôI could see blood spurting out,ö said one player of WashingtonÆs compound fracture. ôIÆve never seen anything like that before.ö á Running back Thomas Jones, who had shared carries with Washington ...
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