New York Jets’ Kellen Winslow: “This Is Everything To Me”

Aug 1, 2013; Cortland, NY, USA; New York Jets tight end Kellen Winslow (81) during training camp at SUNY Cortland. Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports

If you read my posts frequently, you know that Kellen Winslow is a guy that I have suggested the Jets go after for quite some time. However, judging by how things transpired, I was in a vast minority on this subject. Kellen Winslow, to much my surprise, sat around as a free agent for quite some time before John Idzik came calling. With that, the Jets made have just come up with a major off-season steal.

You want to know who this is not lost upon? Kellen Winslow. He spoke yesterday about his perspective, being such a veteran:

I do. I’ve matured. I do. This is everything to me, so I’m going to make the most of it.

He does have lofty goals for himself though:

We’ll see. My goal is to have 100 catches. Will I have 100? I don’t know. I might have 20. But, that’s my goal. You play this game for something. I know that at the end of the day, that will help my team win because that’s what I do best. That’s a lot of first downs for the team. I’m just trying to help the team out. That’s just a personal goal of mine.

Overall, the Jets have gotten younger. However, having a guy on the team with a wealth of experience is invaluable. Especially at a wide receiver position, OK tight end but you know what I mean. With Santonio Holmes out, and possibly for a while, Winslow could serve as a leader as well.

Topics: Kellen Winslow, New York Jets

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  • Paul Newbold

    We can only hope, I don’t think anyone questions the talent, its just a question if he can stay on the field. Reports have Cumberland stepping up and if that continues some of the load could be taken off of Winslow. It’d be good to see a Jet TE dominating up the middle!

    • TheJetPress

      It would be awesome, wouldn’t it?

    • matr dontelli iii

      is that allowed?

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