December 05, 2010
Sometimes, no explanation or introduction is needed:
That was Leon Washington(notes) of the Seattle Seahawks etching his name in the annals of premature celebrations alongside Leon Lett, DeSean Jackson and Usain Bolt. It just goes to show that you can never be too safe when being chased by a speedster like 32-year-old journeyman punter Jason Baker(notes).
[Rewind video: Soccer goalie's embarrassing early celebration costs a goal]
At least Washington had a sense of humor about it. After the game, our Doug Farrar spoke to the Seahawks' return man about what he'll do with an open field in the future. "Next time," he said, "I'm just gonna pull a Forrest Gump and run clean through the stadium."
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