Category: Eric Winston

Eric Winston Doesn’t Believe Release was Performance-Related, Respects the Chiefs for their Timing

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Eric Winston is on the free-agent market for the second consecutive year after being released by the Kansas City Chiefs. Aside from an uptick in penalties, Winston had a solid year at right tackle for Kansas City, which is why he doesn't believe his release had much to do with ...

Eric Winston on the Chiefs Decision to Play Last Weekend: “It was the Best of the Worst Options we Had”

Friday, December 7th, 2012

It has been a really tough time for everyone with the Kansas City Chiefs. Last Saturday morning the entire organization was rocked by the tragedy of the murder-suicide involving former teammate Jovan Belcher, just one day before they were set to play against the Carolina Panthers. Despite such a horrible ...

Several Weeks Later, Kansas City’s Eric Winston Stands By His Comments About Chiefs Fans Cheering Matt Cassel’s Injury

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Winston made plenty of headlines earlier this month when he ripped into Chiefs fans, who he heard cheering when quarterback Matt Cassel was injured in a loss to Baltimore on Oct. 7th. Winston continues to stand by his comments. Kansas City stands at 1-6 looking ...

Kansas City’s Eric Winston Stands By His Comments About Chiefs Fans

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Winston made plenty of headlines earlier this week when he ripped into the hometown fans, who he heard cheering when Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel was injured in Sunday's loss to Baltimore. He's heard from plenty that respect his stance and admire him for speaking ...

Eric Winston Believes Kansas City can Follow Path of Last Year’s Houston Texans

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

All the hoopla on Monday revolved around the situation with Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. That doesn't mean it was the only important move to come out of the weekend that was in the NFL. Also in the AFC West, the Kansas City Chiefs bolstered their offensive ...

Eric Winston Pleased With New CBA, But Still Weary About Lack of Opt-Out Clause Over Next Ten Years

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Have you heard? The NFL Lockout is over and done with. If you're like me, you couldn't be more pleased to have that in the rear view mirror so that the attention can quickly shift instead to free agency, the start of training camps, and what all 32 teams' rosters ...

Houston Texans’ Eric Winston: “The Stay Being Granted Isn’t Good For the Players, But We’re Still Holding Out Hope”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

There is really no dancing around the subject. Even the NFL players mired in the lockout know that the fact that the stay was granted earlier this week doesn't bode well for them. But they aren't giving up hope, at least according to Houston Texans offensive lineman Eric Winston. Winston admits ...

Eric Winston Doesn’t Condone Kareem Jackson’s Actions But Raises Good Point When He Says, “He’s on vacation in a place where that’s perfectly legal.”

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

It's too bad that the 'big uglies' (aka offensive linemen) don't get more air time because they quite often make for outstanding interviews. Should that be a surprise though? I mean, everybody knows that offensive linemen are some of the smartest guys in the NFL.  The cognitive demands in the ...