Jameis Winston Texts: Could Buccaneers QB Be Disciplined? | Heavy.com | Trending News

2018-09-17T21:21:48+00:00 September 17th, 2018|


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Jameis Winston texts kid Buccaneers QB be disciplined heavy calm while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers roll along behind veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick’s red hot start to the 2018 NFL season Jameis Winston may have been close to landing in more hot water the former no one pick in the 2015 NFL Draft is currently serving a three-game suspension but a recent decision nearly created an issue based on the terms of his discipline as Peter King revealed in his football morning in America story on Pro Football Talk Winston sent a group text to Buccaneers receivers after their week to win win Tampa Bay players came back to the locker room after conquering the Super Bowl champion Eagles at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday afternoon the receiver group found a group text on their phones awesome game was the message and from Jameis Winston of course Winston is missing the first three games of the season because of league discipline stemming from his alleged groping of an uber driver in 2016 and Ryan Fitzpatrick has Tampa Bay off to a 2-0 start with the kind of quarterbacking that’s put Winston starting job in jeopardy that was great to hear from him said wideout Mike Evans from the Bucs locker room Jamie’s did an awesome job in camp and he supported Fitz all the way but he’s a team guy nfl.com Zeon or apart surveilled suspended players are not allowed to discuss football strategy with club personnel but Winston is in the clear with this text as report cites Brian McCarthy from the NFL league office revealed players are allowed to send personal messages Jameis Winston’s current suspension the Buccaneers quarterback was handed down a three game suspension by the league after an investigation into allegations that he groped an uber driver per espen nation the league revealed the suspension due to a violation of the personal conduct policy following the news of the suspension Winston released a statement on the decision and offered an apology prettying report first and foremost I would like to say I’m sorry to the ubirr driver for the position I put you in Winston said it is uncharacteristic of me and I genuinely apologize in the past 2 and 1/2 years my life has been filled with experiences opportunities and events that have helped me grow mature and learn including the fact that I have illuminated alcohol from my life I know I have to hold myself to a higher standard on and off the field and that I have a responsibility to my family community and teammates to live above the platform with which God has blessed me I apologize to my teammates the buccaneers organization and fans for letting them down and for not being able to be out there for the first three games of the season while Winston is set to miss one more game the Buccaneers offense has hummed along without him thanks to Fitzpatrick the 35 year old quarterback has completed an incredible 48 of 61 passes for 819 yards and eight touchdowns over the first two weeks in turn leading the team to a 2-0 record with wins over playoff teams from last season in the New Orleans Saints and Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles the real question becomes whether Winston will receive his job back when he returns from suspension