Winslow awaits next NFL opportunity

Tight end reportedly asked Patriots to release him. Terry McCormick

Print This September 28, 2012, 02:36 PM EST

Kellen Winslow tweeted that he is looking forward to his next NFL opportunity after reportedly asking for his release from the New England Patriots. reported that Winslow had asked the team to release him.

That request was granted by the team on Thursday, just days after the veteran tight end had one catch for 12 yards against the Baltimore Ravens.

Winslow's tweet read: I'm lookin forward to my next opportunity in the NFL and continuing to play the game I Love!

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