Is Jameis Winston Ready for Complete Control of an NFL Offense?

June 23, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The first pass of Jameis Winston's professional career was intercepted and returned for a touchdown. It was not the start the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were hoping for from their franchise quarterback of the future.
Still, by season's end the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft had passed for 4,042 yards. The progress that Winston showed as a rookie impressed head coach Dirk Koetter, who has reportedly decided to take off the training wheels and turn Winston loose.
The question now becomes whether that will allow Winston to best use an impressive array of passing-game targets or unleash the quarterback's least desirable trait—a penchant for turning the ball over.
As a whole, Winston's first NFL campaign was widely considered a success. His passing yardage ranked third-best all time for a rookie quarterback, he threw seven more touchdowns than interceptions, Winston's passer rating was over 80 and while six wins is nothing to do cartwheels over, it looks a sight bet...

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