Why Kellen Winslow Jr is a Good Fit for the New York Jets

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May 30, 2012; Renton, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks tight end Kellen Winslow (82) catches a pass in front of safety Kam Chancellor (31) during an OTA practice at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-US PRESSWIRE

The Jets are in dire need of weapons for Mark Sanchez, despite the assertion of Mike Tannenbaum to the contrary. It’s been discussed at length, there are weapons with potential, but not a lot of weapons that Mark Sanchez can count on. He needs proven, reliable weapons at his disposal.

Josh Baker was going to be a very potent weapon as the tight end/H-back position, before he season was cut short during the third game of the preseason. Cut day has come and gone, and there is a guy out there that could replace Baker, and do a more than capable job. Why? Because he has a history of doing a high caliber job. That guy is Kellen Winslow Jr.

Here is some video from the time he spent in Tampa Bay:

He is fast, has great hands. He is clearly an effective offensive weapon.

Winslow might not be Jimmy Graham height, but he still is a big target at 6’4″, which is a threat to any defense, especially in the redzone. He is still in his prime at 29 years old.

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  • TariqCampbell

    listen get another tight end wr more cb revis his not thee only guy they need to force fumbles score more points

  • TariqCampbell

    my teams scared me make better moves they need another running back