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

NFL.com 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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Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com