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Can Jameis Winston Turn His Reputation Around?

Not surprisingly, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers chose Jameis Winston first in the NFL draft. Will the controversial quarterback be able to turn his negative reputation around?

a full 80% of writers and pundits say yes
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Can Jameis Winston Turn His Reputation Around?  

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last 24 hours | timwatson.sportsblog
Dear Jameis Winston: Just be GREAT - SportsBlog.com (blog)
"...Yet and still, after after a couple of years being pounded with a slanted narrative, extensive background checks, research, and interviews on/of Winston as both a football player and human being, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him with the #1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Rookie Draft anyway. So, what do the pundits concentrate on with Winston after that? Whatever they can find negative! I've heard enough and seen enough at this point to say that "enough is enough!" Jameis Winston is an extremely talented athlete with a uniquely engaging personality, who did a number of immature things that a lot of other immature college students do. The "platform" of being a Heisman Trophy and National Championship winning quarterback exacerbated some serious, and other not-so-unusual youthful mishaps, and served to polarize the sports world's opinions of him. That does not automatically equate to bad character. Yes, Winston certainly could have used better judgment in all instances. But, sexual activity is prevalent on about all college campuses (and unfortunately there are others falsely accused of rape as well); other young people (and older ones alike) are also providing one another with "the hookup" in stores nationwide; and not very many choir boy only vocabularies will be found amongst football players. So, no athlete of any era will be able to satisfy the moral-code of every critic viewing them through their own lens of life-experiences...." see full article


932 days ago | bizjournals
Bucs draft Jameis Winston No. 1; marketing him poses a challenge
"...Winston can help put those concerns to rest by staying out of trouble, by earning a reputation inside One Buc Place as a good teammate and coachable player, by charming fans with his high-watt smile, by engaging with the community. Those intangibles are all well and good necessary, even but there's one factor that matters most: wins. It's the best marketing plan the Bucs could ever devise...." see full article


959 days ago | tampabay
The bottom line on Winston: It's all about money
"...There is an effective, albeit cynical, damage-control strategy that Winston and the Bucs could attempt as soon as the season starts: win games...." see full article


959 days ago | bizjournals
Bucs draft Jameis Winston No. 1; marketing him poses a challenge - Tampa Bay Business Journal
"...Winston can help put those concerns to rest by staying out of trouble, by earning a reputation inside One Buc Place as a good teammate and coachable player, by charming fans with his high-watt smile, by engaging with the community. Those intangibles are all well and good necessary, even but there's one factor that matters most: wins. It's the best marketing plan the Bucs could ever devise...." see full article


961 days ago | chicagonow
Stupid is as Stupid Does - The Jameis Winston Act - ChicagoNow (blog)
"...So while watching the stupid flail and ruin their reputations, remember some of them don't know any better but also that others are just mean really disguised as stupid...." see full article



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