|Full name||Jason Winderlich|
|Date of birth||10 October 1984|
|Original team(s)||Gippsland Power (TAC Cup)|
|Draft||No. 11, 2002 National Draft|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|Position(s)||Forward / Midfielder|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2015.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
In June 2008, after playing 26 games in a season and a half, he underwent back surgery to repair a prolapsed disc, missing the rest of the year. He returned the following season to have one of his best seasons, earning 10 Brownlow Medal votes to be the equal leader for Essendon and finishing fifth in the club's best and fairest award.
In round 4, 2011 Winderlich suffered a serious ACL injury which ended his season.
In August 2014, Winderlich announced he would retire at seasons end, however, after the end of the Essendon's finals campaign, it was publicly revealed that he was contemplating playing on. Reported he had chosen to continue his career at Richmond, Winderlich announced in October that he would be staying with Essendon to continue his career. He managed only one match for 2015 due to a back injury, and announced his retirement in September.
|Totals||Averages (per game)|
- Essendon's Jason Winderlich rises from the grassroots
- Essendon midfielder Jason Winderlich out for season
- Club Best & Fairest Awards, 2009
- Quayle, Emma (6 October 2014). "Another Bomber wants out; Jason Winderlich wants to play on with Tigers". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- Cherney, David (24 October 2014). "Jason Winderlich completes turnaround with official return to Essendon". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- Cherny, David (6 September 2015). "Jason Winderlich retires after 13 years at Essendon". The Age. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- "Jason Winderlich statistics". AFL Tables. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
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