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Week 1 vs. DAL
Rushing: 1 / 7 / 0
Receiving: 5 / 30 / 1 on 9 targets
Winslow's game wasn't nearly as good as his numbers suggest. He dropped a fourth-down target that would have been an easy conversion, and his TD came in garbage time. Winslow did get some targets way downfield for a TE, and he is definitely prominent in the pecking order for targets, but Winslow's yardage came mostly on one downfield catch, otherwise, he was just a safety valve on his receptions.
Week 2 vs. BUF
Receiving: 7 / 90 / 1 on 10 targets
Winslow looked like a wide receiver, getting open downfield on his long TD, displaying soft hands to tip the Leftwich bullet to himself for the score. He seems to have no problem with the velocity of Leftwich's passes, and he demonstrated WR-like skills on another leaping catch later in the game. Winslow is the most dangerous weapon the Bucs have on offense with Bryant out, and Leftwich should continue to look his way as long as he keeps playing this way.
Week 3 vs. NYG
Receiving: 3 / 14 / 0 on 8 targets
Winslow was Leftwich's preferred safety valve when the going was very rough early, but he couldn't make anything happen after the catch to get drives going, and while he showed soft hands on one catch, he had one of his inexplicable drops on another target. He is still the #1 target in this passing offense, at least until Antonio Bryant regains his health.
Week 4 vs. WAS
Receiving: 2 / 21 / 0 on 3 targets
Winslow had a beautiful twisting catch at the sidelines, but that was hisonly downfield target of the day. He should get more work going forward as Johnson's designated big target over the middle of the field.
Week 5 vs. PHI
Receiving: 9 / 102 / 2 on 12 targets
Kellen Winslow really stepped up to the call to action in Week 5, catching nearly everything thrown in his direction against the Eagles. Young quarterback Josh Johnson needed a go to receiver to assert himself and be a consistent target, and Winslow afforded him a big target down the middle of the field and especially in the Red Zone. Winslow made two strong catches in tight man to man coverage for his two scoring catches, the first at the back of the end zone in tight coverage where he just kept his feet in bounds, while the other was a high pass late in the game he reeled in on fourth down. Johnson to Winslow looks to be the top tandem to produce right now for the Buccaneers.
Week 6 vs. CAR
Receiving: 3 / 29 / 0 on 4 targets
Winslow was reliable, but his number was not called often enough to make a difference in this one.
Week 7 vs. NE
Receiving: 2 / 9 / 0 on 5 targets
Winslow caught the first passing play of game, for six yards, but saw very few opportunities after that. The Patriots pass rush was fierce, and the Bucs needed all the pass protection they could get.
Week 9 vs. GB
Receiving: 4 / 57 / 1 on 5 targets
Winslow wasn't a featured receiver, but he found a dead spot in the back of the end zone for Josh Freeman's second TD pass of the game, and he also made a diving catch downfield to key the game-winning TD drive. Like the rest of this offense, his outlook is looking up with the addition of a surprisingly effective rookie QB.
Week 10 vs. MIA
Receiving: 7 / 102 / 0 on 12 targets
Winslow was utilized primarily as a receiver against Miami, only staying at the line to block on clear running downs. His best catch came on a 37 yard reception where he caught a bullet from Josh Freeman as he ran towards the right sideline. Instead of going out of bounds, Winslow turned up field and evaded three tacklers before being hauled down at the right sideline. Most of his other catches came on slants to the middle of the field and out patterns to the sideline.
Week 11 vs. NO
Receiving: 5 / 29 / 0 on 13 targets
Winslow didn't produce much in the way of yardage, but he did function as Freeman's hot read, which gave him enough targets to put up okay PPR numbers. His hands, body control, and athleticism are all still evident and intact, and as the Bucs offense and Freeman improve, Winslow's numbers will improve too. He is still mid-level fantasy TE1.
Week 12 vs. ATL
Receiving: 7 / 81 / 0 on 8 targets
Winslow is clearly Freeman's favorite target, and for good reason. He is taking massive hits to own the middle of the field, and Winslow is hauling in everything Freeman throws at him - over the shoulder catches, low catches, catches in traffic - anything in his vicinity. This is beginning to look like a prolific hook-up in the making.
Week 13 vs. CAR
Receiving: 4 / 69 / 0 on 6 targets
Winslow didn't do much until late in this one, but he showed the skills that will make him a trusted target for Freeman for a long time. Winslow caught passes in the middle of the field, leaving himself wide open to big hits while adjusting to Freeman's errant passes. He also went very low to pick one off of the turf, and had his one end zone target broken up by a good play. He is looking like a mid-level TE1, with upside as Freeman's game develops.
Week 14 vs. NYJ
Receiving: 4 / 26 / 0 on 9 targets
Winslow was still playing hard in garbage time, but Freeman's struggles made him irrelevant in this game.
Week 15 vs. SEA
Receiving: 6 / 93 / 0 on 8 targets
Winslow was by far the most reliable receiver on the field for the Bucs. On most plays, he was able to add yards after the catch as well.
Week 16 vs. NO
Receiving: 4 / 76 / 0 on 8 targets
Winslow had a few targets go awry when Freeman was under pressure, but he made the most of his accurate targets. He caught a sidearm bullet from Freeman in the first half, and his catch in stride on a seam route helped jump-start the offense in the second half. He also a WR-like over the shoulder catch and generally played the aggressor after the catch. He and Freeman have a good thing going.
Week 17 vs. ATL
Receiving: 5 / 56 / 0 on 8 targets
Winslow was probably interfered with in the end zone on one of his money targets, but did not get the call. Otherwise, he helped move the chains with tough catches, and got a few grabs at the end of the game to pad his stats. The Bucs weren't must better than Winslow's old team, the Browns, but with an up and coming young QB in place, better times are ahead for "The Soldier".