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Seahawks Waive TE Kellen Winslow, According To Report

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The Seattle Seahawks waived TE Kellen Winslow on Saturday.

His departure means Seattle currently has two tight ends on the roster ahead of the season-opener against the Arizona Cardinals. The news comes is a bit of a surprise, as the Seahawks trimmed their roster down to the NFL-mandated 53 players yesterday. ESPN's Adam Schefter broke the news:

Winslow came to the Seahawks during the offseason from the Tampa Bay Bucanneers in exchange for a conditional draft pick. The physically gifted tight end has a reputation for being a problem in the locker room.

His on-field play has not been an issue. He caught 75 passes for 763 yards in 2011 and is one of the more productive pass-catching tight ends in the NFL.

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