Apology Via Press Release

Kellen Winslow offers a statement via a brief press release

The wait is over. Kellen Winslow has spoken.

The Browns tight end, and #1 pick in the 2004 draft, offered a brief statement today via a press release issued by the Browns. Winslow, who hurt himself several weeks ago riding a motorcycle, had the following to say:

"I want to first and foremost thank the Cleveland Browns organization, the coaching staff, medical staff, my teammates and fans of the Cleveland Browns who have continued to pray for my recovery. I cannot express how moved I am by the support and words of encouragement I have received from all over the country.

To those members of the Cleveland Browns family who I have disappointed by my decision to ride a motorcycle, I humbly apologize. In hindsight it was unwise to attempt to learn to ride a motorcycle without a professional instructor in a controlled environment. While many of you are disappointed that I will not be on the field with my teammates for this upcoming season, no one is more disappointed in this fact than me.

I worked extremely hard to recover from last season's injury. To the entire Cleveland Browns family, I pledge to work twice as hard to recover from the injuries sustained from my motorcycle accident."

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