Jameis Winston RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jameis Winston 1st in NFL history with consecutive 4,000-yard passing seasons to start career

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has eclipsed the 4,000-yard passing mark for the second straight season, becoming the first quarterback in NFL history to pass for 4,000 yards in each of his first two seasons. Winston needed 112 yards heading into Sunday's game against the..." January 02

  • Bucs' season not a success for Jameis Winston

    Tampa Bay Times "Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston says that even if his team beats the Panthers on Sunday and finishes with a winning record — two things he wants — he will not consider the Bucs' season a success. "For the organization, for fans, you know, a lot of people are happy," he said Wednesday. "But the..." December 29

  • Jameis Winston defends running back Doug Martin

    Sportsnaut "For the second consecutive week, Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin will be a healthy inactive as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers close out their season. It’s an odd turn in a relationship that seemed to be going swimmingly when Martin signed a five-year, $35.8 million contract this past offseason...." December 28

  • Jameis Winston and Woman Who Accused Him of Rape Settle Lawsuits

    New York Times "Quarterback Jameis Winston has settled a dispute involving two federal lawsuits with a woman who accused him of rape, an allegation that ultimately touched off a national debate over a matter in which Winston was never prosecuted or disciplined. John Clune, a lawyer for the woman, Erica..." December 15

  • NFL Buccaneers ongoing struggles on offense have Koetter, Winston concerned

    Fanrag Sports "Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter was still feeling good about his team’s 16-11 victory over the Saints when he walked into his office at One Buc place a little before dawn on Monday morning. Then he sat down and started watching the cut-ups of the Bucs offense. Talk about a mood killer. Koetter..." December 13

  • Jameis Winston held without a TD for first time in pro, collegiate career

    Tampa Bay Times "For the first time in 56 career games in college and the NFL, Bucs QB Jameis Winston finished a game without accounting for a touchdown, and he couldn't be happier. "I know I didn't get a touchdown, but wins, I love wins," Winston said after the Bucs' 16-11 win against New Orleans on Sunday...." December 12

  • Meeting Russell Wilson helped spark Jameis Winston's progress

    Tampa Bay Times "The last time Jameis Winston and Russell Wilson were on the football field together was in January, when they were teammates at the Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. They will be reunited for Sunday's game against the Seahawks at Raymond James Stadium, and Winston credits his improved conditioning..." November 24

  • Winston reveals change in Buccaneers' mindset

    Fox Sports "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered the season with high hopes that they could continue to improve with a young roster, but by the time they hit Week 5 it was clear that wasn’t happening. Tampa Bay was 1-3 and had suffered blowout losses to both the Cardinals and Broncos. But that’s when..." November 21

  • Bucs QB Jameis Winston on WR Mike Evans: 'I've got his back'

    Tampa Bay Times "QB Jameis Winston normally makes big plays on offense throwing passes to WR Mike Evans, but Wednesday he played a little defense for the Bucs' embattled receiver. INJURY UPDATE: Two key players who missed Sunday's game with injuries — G Kevin Pamphile (concussion) and WR Russell Shepard (hip) —..." November 17

  • Jameis Winston becomes NFL’s youngest QB to pass for 40 TDs

    Sportsnaut "When Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jameis Winston quarterback found tight end Cameron Brate for a score in the second quarter, it was no ordinary touchdown pass. It was the 40th touchdown pass in Winston’s brief career. With that, he’s now officially the youngest quarterback ever to hit that milestone." November 13

  • Bucs QB Jameis Winston still confident despite 15 losses as starter

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston never lost a regular-season game in his two years as a starter at Florida State, going 26-1 overall. But in the pros, he's endured 15 losses as a starter. Despite being in unfamiliar territory at 9-15 over his past 24 games, Winston says his..." November 09

  • Mike Evans in concussion protocol; Koetter says Jameis Winston is OK

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is in concussion protocol, Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter told reporters after Thursday night’s loss to the Falcons. Evans left in the fourth quarter after taking a big hit from Falcons safety Keanu Neal. Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston also left the game..." November 04

  • Jameis Winston on pace for 136 hits

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston never shies away from contact. But maybe, once in a while, he should. As noted by the folks at JoeBucsFan.com, Winston took nine hits in Sunday’s win over the 49ers. That’s 51 for the year, which translates to 136 for a 16-game season." October 24

  • Bucs' Winston says he second-guesses choice of FSU over Stanford

    Tampa Bay Times "Some people may want to take a Tomahawk Chop at Jameis Winston when they hear this. On a conference call with San Francisco bay area writers Wednesday, Winston indicated he still second-guesses his decision to choose Florida State over Stanford when he was recruited by both out of high..." October 20

  • Dirk Koetter takes issue with Jon Gruden’s comments about Jameis Winston

    Pewter Report "The Bucs win over the Panthers on Monday Night Football provided opportunity to show what type of team Tampa Bay has to a national audience. It also puts the attention – and scrutiny – from national analysts and media members squarely on their shoulders, as head coach Dirk Koetter found out..." October 12

  • Bucs HC Koetter 'very concerned' about Winston's play

    Tampa Bay Times "So, how concerned are you about quarterback Jameis Winston? "Very,'' said Bucs coach Dirk Koetter after Sunday's 27-7 loss to the Broncos. "I'm very concerned. "He's not regressing, but we've got to take care of the football. I mean, we've got to take care of the football. We can't turn it..." October 03

  • Bucs see need to help Winston with a better running game

    Tampa Bay Times "Is there such a thing as too much Jameis Winston? After 142 pass attempts in three games — on pace for an NFL record — the Bucs would like to establish more of a run game, if not a lead on the scoreboard, so Winston doesn't have to throw as much. "In the last two games, we've thrown too much,"..." September 29

  • Mike Evans agrees: Jameis could emerge as MVP candidate

    Pro Football Talk "Jameis Winston decided at the Pro Bowl to take football even more seriously, getting himself into great shape. Those efforts paid off with a big Week One road win at Atlanta, prompting some (e.g., me) to put Winston on the way-too-early MVP radar screen. Is that crazy? “Not at all,” Buccaneers..." September 18

  • Winston talks return to baseball

    The Sports Daily "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston isn’t returning to baseball anytime soon—the team slapped a no-baseball clause into his contract for a reason. Such a clause hasn’t stopped the sophomore quarterback from talking about it, though. The Dan Patrick Show asked Winston this week if..." September 17

  • Jameis Reveals Whether or Not He Would Play Baseball

    The Comeback "In the wake of one former Heisman Trophy winner pursuing a possible career in baseball, another former Heisman Trophy winner has hinted baseball may not be entirely out of the picture for him. Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston was asked about a potential future in baseball by Dan Patrick,..." September 16

  • Jameis Winston: It’s just one game

    ESPN "There is a buzz around town this week about their football team, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers players can feel it -- even if a large majority of them can slip under the radar without being recognized. They pulled off a 31-24 win against the Atlanta Falcons, their first season-opening win on the road..." September 16

  • DeAngelo Williams among Week 1 Players of the Week

    NFL.com "Things that get better with age: A nice bottle of red wine, the "Mission: Impossible" franchise and Week 1 AFC Offensive Player of the Week DeAngelo Williams. Make no mistake, Williams did have two excellent seasons early on in his career with the Panthers. But after he failed to eclipse the..." September 14

  • Jameis Winston has no idea where his Heisman Trophy is

    Sportsnaut "Jameis Winston won the Heisman Trophy for Florida State in 2013, but hasn’t seen much of it since. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback was asked about the whereabouts of the prestigious trophy on Tuesday. Winston said that the trophy is with his father. “My dad has it somewhere,” Winston..." September 13

  • Dirk Koetter: Jameis Winston 'came out on fire'

    NFL.com "Jameis Winston and the Bucs struggled for much of last week's joint practices with the Browns. Come game time, their fortunes flipped. Tampa Bay's second-year quarterback was an electric presence in Friday night's 30-13 slamming of Cleveland, an offensive outpouring that saw Winston throw for..." August 27

  • Here's why Jameis Winston isn't sweating all those drops by Mike Evans

    CBS Sports "Receiver-quarterback spats happen in the NFL all the time, but the good ones learn to get through them, their egos getting pushed aside shortly after one of those outbursts happens. It's easier to do that when there's a relationship between quarterback and receiver away from the field. Throwing..." August 19