Jameis Winston RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • The Buccaneers didn’t really focus on Jameis Winston’s progress

    Bucs Nation "If you want to know what a team is focusing on, just look at their offseason moves. Apparently USA Today’s Michael Stern had some issues doing so, because he comes to a rather weird conclusion about what was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ priority this offseason. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will go as..." July 09

  • Winston finding daylight in making decisions on field

    Tampa Bay Times "Jameis Winston dropped back to pass, surveyed the field, cocked his right arm and did something he would have never attempted when faced with a similar situation last season. He ate the football. Decided to tuck and run. And without stretching the chains, you could measure how much the Bucs..." June 15

  • Bucs planning on putting more and more on Jameis Winston

    Pro Football Talk "There’s a reason Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter wanted to limit what he threw at quarterback Jameis Winston last year. Because he had ringside seats for a first-round pick being overwhelmed, and he didn’t want it to happen again. Koetter told Robert Klemko of TheMMQB.com that he’s putting..." June 13

  • Don't expect a sophomore slump from Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota

    SB Nation "The dreaded sophomore slump is the reason why Jameis Winston set out to lose weight this offseason after he had a Pro Bowl campaign as a rookie. But the reality is that quarterbacks are almost always better in their second season and the sophomore slump is a rare occurrence for passers. Just..." June 03

  • Jameis Winston drops 18 lbs in effort to avoid sophomore slump

    ESPN "Jameis Winston looked at his fellow Pro Bowlers with a tinge of envy. It's not that he didn't believe he should be playing among the NFL's best in the game -- the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback passed for 4,042 yards, the third-most by a rookie in league history -- but Winston took note of the..." May 28

  • Jameis Winston, college coach endorse the Bucs' controversial 2nd-round pick

    CBS Sports "The Buccaneers came under heavy criticism for not only using a second-round pick on former Florida State kicker Robert Aguayo, but trading up to do it. Despite the skeptics, Aguayo's college coach lauded the Bucs' decision to take the draft's best kicker. "Tell me what a guard or a tackle's..." May 24

  • Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken says he was 'dead wrong,' about Jameis Winston

    Tampa Bay Times "Quarterback Jameis Winston was not a favorite a year ago of Bucs' head coach Dirk Koetter, who admits he preferred Marcus Mariota. And apparently, new offensive coordinator Todd Monken, the former Southern Miss head football coach, also wasn't a big Winston fan. Until now. "It's who he is,..." May 20

  • Mike Evans on Bucs offense: Jameis Winston’s second year going into the offense, you know it’s going to be great

    No Guts No Glory "There is a major buzz surrounding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers going into the 2016 season. One of the main reason for that buzz is because of quarterback Jameis Winston. The Bucs quarterback is looking to improve on his rookie season that sent him to the Pro Bowl. One of Winston’s favorite targets..." May 09