Leon Washington Early Celebration: Seattle Punt Returner Tripped Up Before End Zone (VIDEO)

12/06/2010 07:17 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In the third quarter of Seattle's 31-14 victory over Carolina on Sunday, Seahawks running back Leon Washington thought he had an easy touchdown on a punt return. With only the punter to beat, Washington raised his arm up and began celebrating near Carolina's 40-yard line. Unfortunately, Panthers punter Jason Baker barely grazed Washington's foot and tripped him up before the end zone. Scroll down to watch the video.