Posted May 23, 2012

Seahawks TE Kellen Winslow accused of trashing house

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Seahawks tight end Kellen Winslow. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Newly acquired Seattle Seahawks tight end Kellen Winslow is being sued by the owners of $9,000 a month luxury home claiming he left the place in shambles when he vacated the property, according to UT San Diego.

The complaint says there was more than $133,000 in damages and the Persian rug and carpeting “were stained with dog urine and also dog feces. The house was overpowered with a putrid stench of animal waste.” Winslow’s attorney Brian Watkins called the claim “bogus” and is a “shakedown of a professional athlete.”

Winslow, traded last week from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is the middle of a six-year, $36 million contract that was the highest ever for a tight end. Winslow caught 75 passes for 763 yards and 2 TD’s for the Buccaneers last season.