Found September 27, 2012 on
Kellen Winslow's stay in New England didn't last very long. But the loss may also mean a big gain for the Patriots. After an uneventful debut for the veteran tight end on Sunday night against the Ravens, Winslow asked for and was granted his release on Thursday afternoon, according to ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss. Winslow was initially signed to help ease the blow left from tight end Aaron Hernandez's injury but with Hernandez, a younger version of the 29-year-old Winslow, seemingly recovering more quickly than expected, Winslow's role was likely to shift. Winslow's recurring knee issues, stemming from his 2005...

Report: Kellen Winslow Asked for Release From Patriots Because He Wanted More Playing Time

If the newest rumors are true, it took fill-in tight end Kellen Winslow just a few days to see that he wanted no part with the Patriot Way. Winslow was released by the team Thursday in what was originally reported as a mutual agreement, with Winslow reportedly saying his oft-injured knees were bothering him too much and the Patriots agreeing to let him go. But now profootballtalk...

Kellen Winslow Jr. requests release from Patriots

Winslow is the son of a Hall of Famer and a former pro bowler, but he can’t seem to find a team to stick to. He was traded to the Seahawks from the Buccaneers in the offseason, but was cut after he refused to restructure his contract. Now he has departed from the Patriots after only seeing the field for four plays last game. He’s still nursing a nagging knee injury, so apparently...

New England Patriots Release TE Kellen Winslow - TE Kellen…

New England Patriots Release TE Kellen Winslow - TE Kellen Winslow has been released by the New England Patriots who signed last week in the wake of a multi-week ankle sprain suffered by TE Aaron Hernandez. Winslow had one catch for 12 yards in Sunday night’s loss to the Ravens. According to reports, Winslow actually asked for his release. He’s undergone a lot of knee surgeries...

Pats Cut TE Winslow At Request

Well that was short-lived. After having signed with the New England Patriots just over a week ago, tight end Kellen Winslow was released by the team per request. Why Winslow decided to leave isn’t being said, but I suspect it’s for one of two reasons: he realized the Pats were going to use him for blocking plays more often than passing, or Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to return...

Kellen Winslow Cut by Patriots

New England has released veteran tight end Kellen Winslow.Fantasy Spin:Aaron Hernandez seems to be healing quicker than the Patriots had originally expected so it doesn't appear Winslow will be needed anymore. Winslow caught one ball for 12 yards Sunday in his first and only game with the team. It looks like Winslow's knee is still bothering him so don't expect him to...

Patriots release TE Winslow

Kellen Winslow was released by the Patriots. Winslow reportedly asked for his released and the Patriots granted his request prior to Thursday's practice. Winslow made just over $48,000 and logged four offensive snaps with one reception in his only game with the team Sunday night at Baltimore.

Kellen Winslow released by the Patriots?

Twitter / PhilAPerry: Kellen Winslow asked for and ... via kwoutApparently Winslow has been declining to speak with reporters in the locker room.He had one catch in his debut as a Patriot. He was brought on really only because of Hernandez's injury.

Aaron Hernandez update

Hernandez strolls through locker room. No limp or ankle protection. — Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe)...

Patriots rule Aaron Hernadez out for Week 4

The ankle of Aaron Hernandez will prevent him from playing in Week 4. The Patriots will be without the tight end when they play the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Hernandez may be able to practice next leading up to next weekends game against Denver though playing in Week 6 against Seattle may be more realistic. During Hernandez’s absence the Patriots will have to focus on Brandon Lloyd...

Kellen Winslow is now a free agent after requesting to be released

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been released by the New England Patriots after asking them to do so. Schefter also said that word is that Aaron Hernandez is healing quicker than expected. I would love to know why Winslow asked to be released, it seems like he was lucky to be playing for a team right now.  Maybe he plans on retiring with all...

Aaron Hernandez Progressing, Sheds Walking Boot

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is no longer wearing a walking boot and appears to be recovering quicker than expected after injuring his ankle Week 2 against the Cardinals.Fantasy Spin:He still hasn't practiced yet so it's safe to rule Hernandez out for this week's matchup in Buffalo. Week 5's game against Denver could be a possibility though.
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