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Winslow Injured in Motorcycle Accident

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Cleveland Brown tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. sustained internal injuries when he was thrown from a motorcycle in a parking lot, the team said Monday night.

Winslow, who sat out most of last season because of a broken right leg, also had swelling in his right shoulder and right knee. The extent of those injuries won’t be known until further tests are performed and the swelling subsides.

The Browns said Winslow’s injuries are not life-threatening.

Police said alcohol was not involved.

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