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Winslow career is close to an end in the NFL

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By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: September 2nd, 2012 at 12:33 am EST

Kellen Winslow II may be forced to retire from the NFL.

Winslow has been released by the Seattle Seahawks. He was traded by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Seahawks in May.

Kellen Winslow II (Getty Images)

Kellen Winslow II (Getty Images)

He was expected to make $3.3 million this season. It is not likely that he will see that money now, as the 29 year old is looking for a job.

He has been hampered by a injury-prone legs, which has slowly diminished his career. Last month, he said 99% of NFL players would retire with his issues with his legs.

He was not impressive this pre-season, as he only has three receptions for 34 yards.

After the 2011 season, Winslow was informed by the Buccaneers that he would either be traded or released. On May 22nd, 2012, he was traded to the Seattle Seahawks,

He was with the Bucs for three years. In his first year, he had 77 receptions for 884 yards and five touchdowns. He had 66 receptions for 730 yards and 5 touchdowns in 2010.

Last season, he had 75 receptions for 763 yards and two touchdowns.

He spent his first five years with the Cleveland Browns. In 44 games, he had 219 receptions for 2,459 yards and 11 touchdowns.


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