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Despite reports that Kellen Winslow's chronic knee pain may have been why he asked for his release from the Patriots on Thursday, the tight end says he's looking forward to continuing his NFL career. "I'm lookin forward to my next opportunity in the NFL and continuing to play the game I Love!," he wrote on twitter. 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.
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Less than a week after he signed with the New England Patriots, Kellen Winslow Jr. asked the team to release him, and the team accommodated his request.
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...
Tight end Kellen Winslow asked the New England Patriots to release him, which the team did on Thursday, reports ESPN.
Winslow played four snaps during the Patriots' 31-30 loss to the Ravens on Sunday night, catching one pass for 12 yards.
Coach Bill Belichick praised Winslow's inteligence before the game, saying: "He's a pretty experienced guy, he's smart...
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 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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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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...