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Former NFL TE Kellen Winslow II arrested on burglary charges

By The Sports Xchange
Former NFL TE Kellen Winslow II arrested on burglary charges
Former Baltimore Ravens strong safety James Ihedigbo (L) and ex-New York Jets tight end Kellen Winslow II (81) fight in the third quarter on November 24, 2013 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. File photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II was arrested on burglary charges in California on Thursday.

Winslow was charged with one felony count of first-degree burglary, according to a report by NBC San Diego.

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The son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow, he was jailed for five hours following his arrest in Encinitas, Calif., before posting bail.

Winslow II last played in the NFL with the New York Jets in 2013. He was the No. 6 overall selection of the Cleveland Browns in 2004 and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2007.

According to authorities, the 34-year-old Winslow was arrested just after 2:30 p.m. local time after police responded to a report of a burglary at a mobile home park.

Winslow was confronted by a man who didn't recognize him before he drove off in his SUV. Deputies tracked down the vehicle and arrested Winslow, per police reports.

A court appearance is scheduled on Monday for Winslow, who played 10 seasons with the Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots and Jets. He also spent time with Seattle but never played a game for the Seahawks.

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Winslow finished his career with 469 receptions for 5,236 yards and 25 touchdowns. He had a career-best 89 receptions in 2006 and had his only 1,000-yard season (1,106) after making 82 catches for the Browns in 2007.

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