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Brian Winters | Guard | #67

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/10/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 320
College: Kent State
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 3 (72) / NYJ
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Jets RG Brian Winters received $15 million guaranteed in his four-year, $29-million extension.
It is a big guarantee for an upper-middle-class starter, and the $7.25-million average puts him inside the top-ten at the position. The Jets are obviously banking on the 25-year-old taking a step forward from solid starter to Pro-Bowl caliber during the life of the contract. The deal is great news for impending free agents like T.J. Lang, Ronald Leary, and Larry Warford. Jan 17 - 12:31 PM

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Jets signed RG Brian Winters to a four-year extension through 2020.

The deal is reportedly worth around $8 million per year. Winters was set to hit free agency this spring, but the Jets locked him up before he could get to the open market. Winters finished the season on injured reserve because of a torn rotator cuff, but he has been a solid starter at right guard for the better part of the last two seasons after struggling on the left side early in his career. After undergoing shoulder surgery in late December, Winters may not be ready for training camp.
Jan 16 - 7:42 PM

Jets RG Brian Winters (shoulder, I.R.) will undergo surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff.

Winters was placed on I.R. on Tuesday. He's looking at a lengthy recovery, which could affect Winters' free-agent market this offseason. The Jets are expected to have interest in re-signing him come March.
Source: ESPN.com
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 01:35:00 PM

Jets placed RG Brian Winters (shoulder) on injured reserve, ending his season.

OT Donald Hawkins will take his place on the active roster. It's another blow to a Jets offensive line that has already lost starters Ryan Clady (shoulder), Breno Giacomini (back) and Nick Mangold (ankle). Winters is headed for free agency but GM Mike Maccagnan said re-signing him will be one of the team's top priorities this offseason. Dakota Dozier will fill in for Winters at right guard over the final two weeks.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 07:33:00 PM

NJ Advance Media's Connor Hughes believes re-signing contract-year RG Brian Winters "must be" Jets GM Mike Maccagnan's top priority.

Winters struggled early in his career after being selected in the third round of the 2013 draft, but he was able to develop into one of the league's better guards when he flipped from left to right guard in 2015. Winters has above-average marks at Pro Football Focus as both a run and pass blocker.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 10:44:00 AM

Jets RG Brian Winters suffered a concussion Week 4 against the Seahawks.

Winters suffered the injury when he head-butted Michael Bennett at the end of a second-quarter run. He never returned to the game. He is questionable at best for Week 5.
Source: ESPN
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 10:53:00 AM

ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini believes it's a "make-or-break year" for OG Brian Winters.

The 72nd overall pick in the 2013 draft, Winters has made 18 career starts but is coming off a torn ACL and is no longer on "scholarship" with a new coaching staff in New York. After the Jets signed LG James Carpenter, Winters will be competing with several others at right guard and may dabble at center.
Source: ESPN.com
Fri, Jul 24, 2015 09:11:00 AM

Jets placed LG Brian Winters on injured reserve with a torn ACL, ending his season.

A 2013 third-round pick out of Kent State, Winters was struggling across the board as a six-game starter. Oday Aboushi is next up on the depth chart.
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 04:46:00 PM

The Jets fear a torn ACL for starting RG Brian Winters.

A miserable season got worse for the Jets on Sunday as it looks like they've lost both Winters and CB Dee Milliner (Achilles). Winters, a 2013 third-round pick, will have an MRI Monday to confirm.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014 08:34:00 PM

Jets third-round pick Brian Winters has a "legitimate chance" to start at right guard.

A left tackle at Kent State, Winters will compete with veterans Stephen Peterman and Vlad Ducasse in training camp. The New York Daily News confirms Willie Colon is locked into the Jets' left guard job.
Sat, Jul 20, 2013 08:27:00 PM

Jets agreed to terms with No. 72 overall pick OL Brian Winters on a four-year contract.

Winters (6-foot-4, 320) started 50 games at Kent State, 34 at left tackle and 16 at right tackle. Winters is a brawling phone booth blocker with an edge to him, and he's currently penciled in as the Jets' starting right guard.
Thu, May 9, 2013 05:00:00 PM

The Jets will use No. 72 overall pick Brian Winters at right guard.

He'll compete with Vlad Ducasse and Stephen Peterman. Willie Colon will be the starting left guard. Winters played left tackle at Kent State, but was never considered there by NFL teams due to 32 3/4-inch arms. A brawler with a decorated wrestling history, we like Winters' chances of starting as a rookie.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 12:29:00 AM

Jets selected Kent State G Brian Winters with the No. 72 overall pick.

Winters (6-foot-4, 320) made 50 starts at Kent State and has a decorated wrestling background, which comes in handy in the trenches. Primarily a left tackle in college, Winters' 32 3/4-inch arms will kick him inside to guard. He blocks with a brawler's aggression and should have little trouble with the position switch. The Kent State product could immediately challenge for a starting job and his nastiness in the trenches will not go unnoticed.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 09:09:00 PM

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5Romar Morris
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3Chad Hansen
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TE1Austin Seferian-Jenkins
2Jordan Leggett
3Eric Tomlinson
4Braedon Bowman
5Brian Parker
LT1Kelvin Beachum
2Brandon Shell
LG1James Carpenter
2Dakota Dozier
C1Wesley Johnson
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3Alex Balducci
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2Craig Watts
RT1Ben Ijalana
2Brent Qvale
3Jeff Adams
K1Chandler Catanzaro
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