Jameis Winston RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jameis Winston is about to get a big pay raise. It will cost the Bucs more than money

    Tampa Bay Times "Jameis Winston is heading for a big payday with the Bucs. He's played well enough to make that an easy decision. But what impact will that have on the type of players they surround him with? The Bucs are expected to exercise the fifth-year option on Winston's contract by the May 2..." February 17

  • Losing fumbles a league-worst problem for Jameis Winston

    Tampa Bay Times "The knock on Jameis Winston in his first two NFL seasons was the high number of turnovers that limited his success. In this third year with the Bucs, he has proven to be a more accurate passer. His interception rate is down 35 percent from last season, and his quarterback rating is 10 points..." December 29

  • Jameis Winston on sideline outburst: I know I can’t do that

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston expressed remorse Thursday for an outburst at the end of a 22-19 loss to the Carolina Panthers. On the Bucs' final possession, Winston was sacked by Kawann Short and stripped of the football, but believed he'd recovered it. The officiating crew..." December 28

  • Jameis Winston Melts Down After Panthers Comeback

    Deadspin "Cam Newton scored a touchdown with 35 seconds left to push the Panthers past the Buccaneers, 22-19. On the ensuing drive, Jameis Winston fumbled on the first play after a sack from Kawann Short. Carolina defensive end Julius Peppers recoverd. That’s when things got messy. " December 24

  • Why Jameis Winston is apologizing to Mike Evans

    Tampa Bay Times "Monday night’s loss to the Falcons showed glimpses of the big-play offense the Bucs wanted this season, none more than on a 42-yard touchdown pass from Jameis Winston to a leaping Mike Evans. Wish there were more throws like that? So does the quarterback. "Every time I watch film, I find..." December 21

  • Winston: I have a great relationship with Koetter

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston emphatically denied Sunday that there has been any kind of rift with coach Dirk Koetter after a report suggested that there was growing friction between the two amid a 4-9 season. "Me and Coach Koetter have a great relationship, first and..." December 10

  • Jameis Winston's relationship with Koetter deteriorating

    Pro Football Talk "As Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter inches toward a Lovie Smith-style two-and-out in Tampa, a new report regarding Koetter’s relationship with his quarterback could grease the skids for change. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the relationship between Koetter and quarterback Jameis Winston..." December 10

  • Jameis Winston Confident He Won't Face Suspension from Groping Allegations

    Bleacher Report "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston said Thursday that he doesn't expect to face league discipline stemming from groping allegations levied against him by an Uber driver. According to ESPN.com's Jenna Laine, Winston said, "I have no fear at all. But I have to respect their process...." November 30

  • Jameis Winston returns to practice, expected to start

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers just put two starting offensive linemen on injured reserve. They’re willing to put quarterback Jameis Winston back on the field anyway. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Winston will be back on the practice field Wednesday, and barring a setback is expected to..." November 29

  • Jameis Winston on track to be cleared Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers expect to have quarterback Jameis Winston back in the lineup this week. Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter said that Winston had an MRI and did rehab work on his right shoulder Monday and that doctors will clear him to return to football activities on Wednesday as long as he doesn’t..." November 27

  • NFL Investigating Jameis Winston Case

    Bleacher Report "The NFL has opened its investigation into allegations that Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in March 2016, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, and the league spoke to Tampa Bay Buccaneers head of security Andres Trescastro last week. Per Schefter, "The investigation is not..." November 26

  • Jameis Winston nearing return from shoulder injury

    NFL.com "Jameis Winston is set to miss his third straight game due to a shoulder injury when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. He could be back soon, however. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL GameDay Morning the quarterback is nearing a return. "I'm told a..." November 26

  • Report: Jameis Winston likely out ‘another week or two’

    Larry Brown Sports "It sounds like Jameis Winston will return this season, and sooner rather than later. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback is “another week or two” from returning to action and will be re-evaluated Monday, according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times." November 20

  • Jameis Winston ruled out for Week 12

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston‘s been in the news for off-field reasons of late and that will continue to be the only area of activity for Winston this week. Winston has missed the team’s last two games with a right shoulder injury and Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter announced on..." November 20

  • Ronald Darby: Accusations against Jameis Winston are “just not true”

    Pro Football Talk "Nearly five years ago, Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby witnessed an encounter that resulted in Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston being accused of rape, when they were teammates at Florida State. Darby also witnessed the events from nearly two years ago that resulted in Winston being accused of..." November 19

  • NFL investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly groping Uber driver

    New York Daily News "The NFL is investigating allegations from a female Uber driver who claims Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston grabbed her crotch while she was chauffeuring him in 2016. A woman — identified only as Kate — in an interview with Buzzfeed News recalled making her way to Scottsdale,..." November 17

  • Jameis Winston: The accusations against me are false

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has released a statement in response to allegations that he groped a female Uber driver during a ride in Scottsdale, Arizona in March 2016. In the report by BuzzFeed News, Winston is accused of grabbing the driver’s crotch while waiting for food at a..." November 17

  • Bucs believe quarterback Jameis Winston will play again in 2017 regardless of their record

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs want quarterback Jameis Winston to rest his injured shoulder at least through Sunday's game against the Dolphins and general manager Jason Licht has said it could be an extended period before he is under center. But Winston is expected to play again this season, regardless of the..." November 14

  • Bucs GM: Winston could be out for 'extended period'

    Tampa Bay Times "Quarterback Jameis Winston will miss the Jets and Dolphins games with a shoulder injury but there is no timeline for his return, meaning he could be out for "an extended period," general manager Jason Licht said Sunday. Winston saw his streak of 40 consecutive starts to begin his NFL career end..." November 12

  • Jameis Winston Fined for Poke That Led to Marshon Lattimore, Mike Evans Fight

    Bleacher Report "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has been fined by the NFL for poking New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore during their Week 9 game. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Winston was fined $12,154 for the incident that led to Lattimore and Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans getting..." November 09

  • Jameis Winston apologizes for inciting sideline incident, visits Dr. James Andrews for shoulder

    ESPN "Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston apologized Wednesday for inciting the incident that led to receiver Mike Evans' suspension and also said he had his throwing shoulder examined by orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Winston said he's not surprised that coach Dirk Koetter suggested both he..." November 08

  • Jameis Winston Shut Down 'Several Weeks' with Shoulder Injury

    Bleacher Report "Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter announced the team will shut down quarterback Jameis Winston for a 'several weeks' due to his shoulder issues. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times first reported word of the Buccaneers' plans. Winston is dealing with an "AC joint sprain and a rear..." November 06

  • Jameis Winston comes off sideline to instigate a fight after getting pulled

    CBS Sports "Jameis Winston's Sunday began with one of the weirdest pump-up speeches that left his Buccaneers teammates scratching their heads. It ended with a seat on the bench. Check that: It should've ended with a seat on bench after he got pulled at halftime for backup Ryan Fitzpatrick, but instead,..." November 05

  • Jameis Winston (shoulder) questionable to return

    NFL.com "Tampa Bay's franchise quarterback has been relegated to the sideline. Ryan Fitzpatrick replaced Jameis Winston to start the second half after Winston left due to a shoulder injury. Winston is questionable to return, the team announced. Winston was noticeably hindered by the injury during the..." November 05

  • Jameis Winston set to practice on Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers have held quarterback Jameis Winston out of practice the last two Wednesdays due to the right shoulder injury he suffered in their Week Six loss to the Cardinals, but they’re trying a different approach this week. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Winston will take..." November 01

  • Bucs won’t decide Jameis Winston plan for this week until Wednesday

    Tampa Bay Times "Jameis Winston gives the Bucs the best chance to win each game. If he is healthy enough, he plays. Thirty-nine straight games, this has been true. It’s the Bucs and Winston. They’re as inseparable as a man and his shadow. But Winston is hurt. The only thing anybody debates is the degree to..." October 31

  • Koetter: Jameis Winston re-injured shoulder at Buffalo

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston‘s injury to his throwing shoulder continues to hamper him, in part because he re-injured it last Sunday in Buffalo. Via JoeBucsFan.com, Bucs coach Dirk Koetter revealed on SiriusXM NFL Radio that a sack-fumble in the second quarter against the Bills..." October 28

  • Buccaneers Starting QB Jameis Winston In Week 7

    NFL Trade Rumors "Buccaneers HC Dirk Koetter announced Friday that Jameis Winston will start Sunday’s game against the Bills. “Jameis will be our starter Sunday,” said Koetter, per Jenna Laine. “He threw the ball well today.” Indications have been that Winston was going to get the start after he took the..." October 20

  • This is no time for Jameis Winston to play hero

    Tampa Bay Times "Don't be a hero, Jameis. Do the right thing. Do what's best. Do what's best for you and, just as important, do what's best for your team. Don't play this Sunday if you're too hurt to play. Sit if you can't throw a football properly. Take a rest if your shoulder is in too much pain. Let..." October 19

  • Bucs' Jameis Winston on playing Sunday: 'I'm ready'

    NFL.com "The arrow is pointing up for Jameis Winston. Nursing an AC joint sprain in his throwing shoulder, the Buccaneers quarterback told reporters Thursday that he expects to be on the field Sunday against the Bills. "My thought process is to play," Winston said, adding: "I'm ready. When it's time..." October 19

  • Jameis Winston doing everything but throwing in practice

    Pro Football Talk "The bad news is that Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston didn’t throw today. The good news is they haven’t signed another quarterback, which means his shoulder injury may not that bad. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Winston did everything in practice other than throw, which is a..." October 18

  • Report: Jameis Winston May Be Able to Play Through AC Joint Sprain Injury

    Bleacher Report "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston reportedly suffered a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, but may be able to play through the injury. Winston suffered the injury in Tampa Bay's 38-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals Sunday after being hit..." October 16

  • Jameis Winston (shoulder) doubtful to return vs. Cards

    NFL.com "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' afternoon in Arizona just went from bad to worse. Their starting quarterback, Jameis Winston, is doubtful to return to the contest after suffering a shoulder injury. Winston exited in the second quarter with Tampa Bay already down 21-0. " October 15

  • Does Bucs' QB Jameis Winston get too pumped for big games?

    Tampa Bay Times "Bucs QB Jameis Winston is all passion but not as much precision at this point in his career. When you see him pumping up his team before games — especially those in prime time — he is shouting and his eyes are so wide they look as though they might pop out of their sockets. You love the fire,..." October 08

  • Jameis Winston on turnovers: There may be ‘consequences’

    Sportsnaut "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston threw three interceptions in last week’s surprising 34-17 loss to the Sam Bradford-less Minnesota Vikings. The former No. 1 overall pick has now turned it over 21 times over his past 18 starts. Needless to say, that’s not sustainable if the..." September 28

  • Did Mike Evans take a shot at Jameis Winston?

    Sportsnaut "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is pushing back against the idea that he was dominated by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes in his team’s blowout loss to the Vikings this past week. According to Pro Football Focus, Rhodes allowed just four catches for 36 yard on nine..." September 27