Schiano tells Winslow to stay away

6:45 PM, May 21, 2012   |    comments
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP)- Buccaneers tight end Kellen Winslow says he has been told that he no longer fits in Tampa Bay's plans for next season.

The ninth-year pro told S Buccaneers tight end Kellen Winslow says he been told that he no longer iriusXM radio on Monday that first-year coach Greg Schiano was "kind of upset" that Winslow has not been working out with the team this offseason and told the player over the weekend that he will facilitate a trade to another club.

Winslow has been one of Tampa Bay's most offensive players since being acquired from Cleveland in a trade three years ago. He 77 receptions for 884 yards and five touchdowns in 2009, 66 catches for 730 yards and five TDs in 2010 and 75 receptions for 763 yards and two TD's in 2011.  He led the team in receptions all 3 years.

"I've been working out in San Diego," Winslow told SiriusXM Radio.  "I was here for the first mini-camp, but not the first OTA.  I've been there 3 years.  I've had a successful career.  You don't get rid of one of your best players, because of that."

The Bucs did not respond to requests for comment.

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