|After tryout, Jets sign TE Winslow to 1-year deal|
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|Friday, 14 June 2013 13:03|
The team announced the signing Friday.
Winslow was brought in on a tryout basis and impressed coach Rex Ryan, who said Thursday that the former Pro Bowl tight end's ``athleticism and his ability to catch the football, it certainly jumps out.''
Winslow, who turns 30 next month, adds depth to a position thin on experience after allowing Dustin Keller to leave as a free agent. Jeff Cumberland, with 32 career catches, was the projected starter, with Konrad Reuland, a solid blocker, and former rugby player Hayden Smith the backups.
Winslow played in just one game last season with New England before asking for his release.