Troubled Winslow Gets Biggest TE Contract Ever


Published: April 9, 2009


... Buccaneers may have signed the highest profile tight end to be traded since Jeremy Shockey went to the Saints in 2008.  His stats would say he's primed to be one of the best tight ends of all time, and his contract says he's the highest paid TE ever. However he's had a troubled past, and is quite familiar with injury, even of the self-inflicted kind.

By now it's old news that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed the troubled tight end. What's interesting however is the fact that they have made it clear that the tight end position is still their offensive weapon of choice.

Uncertain Future

Winslow has definitely had his share of injuries. He broke his fibula in the second game of his rookie season and missed the remainder of the 2004 season because of it. In 2005, while recovering from that injury, he tore his ACL while "riding" his motorcycle through a community college parking lot. Riding motorcycles in general was a direct viol...

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