Kellen Winslow Could Use Some Help In The Buccaneers’ Receiving Game

June 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You have to give it to him. I mean, the Buccaneers rarely make a splash in the trade market, and they went out and got him anyway. Questions, black marks, and red flags aside, the Buccaneers took a chance.

And Kellen Winslow Jr. rewarded them, handsomely.

Out of the headlines and into the stat book, Winslow was a bright spot on a struggling offense in an otherwise abysmal season in Tampa Bay. And much like a great running attack opens the passing game, so does one capable receiver free-up another.

Imagine what Winslow could have done with a little help.

In 2009, the top-three Buccaneer receivers caught 79 passes for 1,196 yards and six touchdowns combined.

Meanwhile, Winslow caught 77 for 884 and five touchdowns. He was also sixth in the league among tight ends in receptions and yards and seventh in yards per game.

Antiono Bryant is gone. It remains to be seen if second-year player Sammie Stroughter can solidify the third-receiver spot, and Ma...

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