|Chiefs release right tackle Eric Winston|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 06 March 2013 17:55|
The team had not announced the move, but Winston said on Twitter: ``Just wanted to confirm that I have been released.'' Winston went on to say that although he had a difficult season, ``I wouldn't trade the relationships I made in KC and the overall experience I had for anything.''
Winston signed a four-year, $22 million deal last offseason, but he struggled early in the year and then ran afoul of some fans after he criticized a small percentage for cheering when embattled quarterback Matt Cassel sustained a head injury during a game.
Winston would have made $4.9 million in base salary this season. The move saves the Chiefs $6.5 million against the salary cap.