George Winn (American football)

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George Winn
No. 38 Detroit Lions
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-11-10) November 10, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Southfield, Michigan
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: University of Detroit (MI) Jesuit
College: Cincinnati
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2014
Rushing Attemps: 11
Rushing yards: 48
Rushing average: 4.4
Rushing Touchdowns: 00
Stats at

George Winn (born November 10, 1990) is an American football running back for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). Winn is a 2008 graduate of the University of Detroit Jesuit High School. He played college football at Cincinnati. He originally signed with the Houston Texans an undrafted free agent in 2013.

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

On April 28, 2013, He signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent.

New England Patriots[edit]

On June 17, 2013, He signed with the New England Patriots.[1]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On October 2, 2013, he signed with the Oakland Raiders as a member of the practice squad. The Raiders released Winn from the practice squad on October 15, 2013.[2]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

The Steelers signed Winn to their practice squad on October 22, 2013.[3] He was released on November 19, 2013 and replaced by Ray Graham, another undrafted free agent initially signed by the Houston Texans.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On December 4, 2013, Winn signed with the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.[4] The Cowboys waived Winn on December 17, 2013.[5]

Detroit Lions[edit]

During the 2014 offseason, Winn tried out for the Atlanta Falcons,[6] but was not signed. Afterwards, the Detroit Lions signed him on July 16, 2014.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He is the cousin of former NFL wide receiver Derrick Mason.[8]

His First Cousin, L. Webber, is the Sister-in-law of Former NBA Superstar Chris Webber


  1. ^ "Patriots Sign Rookie RB George Winn". Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ Tafur, Vio (October 21, 2013). "Raiders return with offensive line still a mess". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Bouchette, Ed (October 22, 2013). "On the Steelers: Mike Tomlin is a man with a plan". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Cowboys fill out practice squad
  5. ^ Durant to IR; Nevis Among 3 Released; LB Lemon Returns
  6. ^ Falcons to Have 24 Players in For Tryout
  7. ^ Wilkening, Mike (July 16, 2014). "Lions add tailback George Winn". Retrieved 2014-08-09. 
  8. ^ "Cincinnati Bearcats Profile". 

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