[Kellen Winslow], the 6-foot-6, 250-pound tight end, caught 13 passes for 166 yards that day, the most receptions the Dolphins ever have allowed. Winslow was playing with a pinched nerve in his left shoulder and a strained rotator cuff in his right shoulder. He had cramps in his back and legs. At the end of the game, his lip was cut, his eye was swollen and he had lost 13 pounds.
There is a postscript to the story, and it's not a happy one. Winslow has not spoken with anyone in the Chargers organization for more than four years. He has not been back to Jack Murphy Stadium to stand on the sidelines or wave to the crowd during a halftime ceremony. You see, in 1988, Winslow and team officials had a disagreement. Winslow said his knee was injured to the point where he could no longer get into or out of a three-point stance and that the Chargers still owed him his 1988 salary. The Chargers insisted he was healthy enough to play.
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