Jameis Winston RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Bucs on Winston's new look: 'What happened to the belly?'

    Tampa Bay Times "Much of the talk around Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston this offseason is the work he's put in to be in better shape for his second NFL season, and as the Bucs opened a voluntary minicamp Tuesday, his teammates were impressed by the new look. "He lost a lot of weight. He slimmed out," receiver..." April 26

  • Personal trainer helps Bucs’ Winston become more fit, stronger

    Tampa Tribune "The physical transformation that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has undergone since the end of last season began at a breakfast table one morning in Hawaii. “I’m an early bird and so I woke up my first morning (at the Pro Bowl) and went downstairs for breakfast and I saw a..." April 20

  • Jameis Winston down to 230 lbs after working with MJ's ex-trainer

    The Score "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has been spending a lot of time at the gym this offseason. Winston was inspired to get in better shape after seeing the physical conditioning of Pro Bowlers like Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio..." April 13

  • Jameis Winston would take a pay cut if the Buccaneers drafted his former FSU teammate

    Fox Sports "Jalen Ramsey is expected to be a top-five pick in the NFL Draft later this month, and there's a chance he goes No. 1 overall to the Titans. The odds of him falling to the Buccaneers at No. 9 is highly unlikely, but anything can happen on draft night. If Ramsey is somehow still on the board..." April 04

  • Jameis Winston: I'd take a pay cut to play with Jalen Ramsey again

    Pewter Report "Unless Tennessee general manager Jon Robinson, a former Tampa Bay front office executive, owes his former boss Jason Licht a huge favor, the odds the Buccaneers are able to draft Seminoles cornerback Jalen Ramsey remain small. The Titans hold the overall No. 1 pick in this month’s NFL Draft,..." April 03

  • Jameis Winston: What I Learned

    SI "As the combine gets underway in Indianapolis today, let’s take a look back at last year’s first overall pick: quarterback Jameis Winston, who had much to prove with the Buccaneers in 2015. Knowing he’d likely play right away, Winston had to make the jump to a pro offense and be ready to make far..." February 23

  • Jameis Winston wins Pepsi Rookie of the Year award

    NFL.com "Jameis Winston has been named the 2015 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, as voted by the fans, Pepsi and the NFL announced Friday night. The Buccaneers quarterback was recognized during Pepsi Super Bowl 50 festivities in San Francisco, as well as online at nfl.com/rookies. Winston passed for..." February 06

  • Lawyers seek access to Bucs, NFL's Jameis Winston investigation

    Tampa Bay Times "As the Bucs prepared to draft Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick in last year's NFL draft, the team touted the hundreds of hours it spent investigating the former Florida State star. What the Bucs found could soon become a part of a sexual assault lawsuit against their franchise..." January 29

  • Florida State agrees to pay Winston accuser $950,000 to settle suit

    USA Today "Florida State has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit with Erica Kinsman, a former student who said she was raped by quarterback Jameis Winston in 2012. The settlement was announced by her attorneys on Monday, more than a year after she initially filed the complaint in federal court. FSU..." January 25

  • Winston Picks Up First Post Season Honor

    Pewter Report "After setting franchise records for most passing yards (4,042) and touchdown passes (22) by a rookie, Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston was honored on Tuesday by Pro Football Focus as the winner of the 2015 PFF Rookie of the Year. While it isn’t as prestigious, it may be a more accurate honor as..." January 12

  • Panthers' Rivera compares Jameis Winston to Cam Newton

    The Score "Cam Newton and Jameis Winston's resumes are remarkably similar, with both quarterbacks winning the Heisman Trophy, a national championship and were selected first overall in their respective drafts. Newton is in the midst of his best professional campaign, as the Carolina Panthers' superstar is..." December 31

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