Hawks trade for tight end Winslow
May 22, 2012, 12:07 pm
The offseason continues for the Seahawks as they have made a trade. They have acquired a former first-round draft pick in Kellen Winslow Jr. The following is a press release from the team.Renton, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have traded a 2013 undisclosed conditional draft choice to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for tight end Kellen Winslow, the team announced this afternoon.
Winslow was originally the sixth-overall selection by the Cleveland Browns in the 2004 NFL Draft and played five seasons in Cleveland before being traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2009, where he played three seasons. He has played in 92 career games with 80 starts, collecting 437 receptions for 4,836 yards with a long of 49 and 23 touchdowns. Since 2008, Winslow ranks fifth in the NFL in receiving yards among tight ends with 2,805 (261 rec., 15 TDs). In his first full season in 2006, he started all 16 games and posted a career-high 89 catches for 875 yards and three touchdowns. Pro Bowl honors came the following year in 2007 when he caught 82 passes for a career-high 1,106 yards and career-high five touchdowns. He has tied his touchdown mark in two other seasons; 2009 and 2010. In his three seasons in Tampa Bay, Winslow played in all 48 games and averaged 73 receptions and 792 yards. He started 15 games last season and caught 75 passes for 763 yards and two touchdowns. He is the son of Hall of Fame tight end Kellen Winslow, Sr.