by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com (2/11/14) Free agent tight end Kellen Winslow won't return to the Jets, reports ESPN.com. Winslow played 12 games last season, catching 31 passes for 388 yards and two touchdowns. He'll turn 31 in July.
Kellen Winslow pleads not guilty to synthetic marijuana charge
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com (2/6/14) Attorneys for Jets tight end Kellen Winslow entered a not guilty plea on his behalf to a charge of possessing synthetic marijuana, reports The Star-Ledger. Winslow did not appear at the court hearing. The next hearing in the case, which stems from a November incident, is March 13.
Winslow is about to hit free agency after catching 31 passes for 388 yards and two touchdowns last season.
NFLPA head: Kellen Winslow shouldn't be suspended
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com (1/30/14) National Football League Players Association head DeMaurice Smith offered that Jets tight end Kellen Winslowshould not be suspended for a drug violation. Winslow was arrested for alleged possession of a synthetic marijauna.
The drug with which Winslow was caught is considered to be of the medical variety and is not among the substances banned by the NFL. It is, though, illegal in New Jersey.
"Our drug policy is one that has strict and well-defined drugs that are banned," Smith told NJ.com. "If they are not on the list, they can't serve as the basis for discipline."
Kellen Winslow: I was just changing clothes
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com (1/17/14) The Kellen Winslow saga continued Friday when he claimed that he was merely changing his clothes in a Target parking lot rather than masturbating, as a woman charged. The Jets tight end was arrested for possession of synthetic marijuana upon the arrival of police.
Kellen Winslow denies masturbation claim
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com (1/17/14) Jets tight end Kellen Winslowhas denied in a police report the claim of a woman that he was masturbating in a Target parking lot, Newsday has reported. A Winslow representative called the charge "unfounded and ridiculous."
There was no denial in regard to the synthetic marijuana found in his car, resulting in his arrest.
02/25/2014 18:41 New York Jets 2014 offseason preview
With the 2013 season officially in the books the Eye on Football staff is looking ahead to the offseason for all 32 NFL teams. Next up: the New York Jets.
Kellen Winslow landed a spot on the Jets roster after a strong tryout in June. Once a standout Fantasy tight end, Winslow appeared in one game with New England in Week 3. He had one catch for 12 yards on two targets before being granted his release because he wasn't healthy. Now he says he's fine but his knees have been worked on for years and any minor tweak could send him to the bench. Winslow isn't worth drafting even if he appears to be a decent option after training camp with Gang Green. (Updated 6/17/13)