There had been some mystery surrounding Jameis Winston’s future with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, prior to the end of their 2018 season. However, that was immediately laid to rest with the introduction of Bruce Arians as the new head coach.
Buccaneers GM Jason Licht had also previously stated that Winston would be the starter moving forward. As a unanimous decision among the team’s Brass, the 2019 Buccaneers will be built around the 25-year-old quarterback.
Arians stated during his introductory conference that he fully believes that the team can win with Jameis Winston as the quarterback and that he believes this team already has the talent in place to be successful.
Jameis Winston recently spoke with Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, stating that his new coach’s words mean a lot to him and that it feels surreal that his new head coach is one that inspired him so greatly in his youth.
Bruce Arians stated that Jameis Winston had already become a legend in their hometown of Birmingham, Alabama at an early age.
Winston met his future head coach, during at football camp at the age of 14, the place where Arians showed the future star quarterback his Super Bowl ring instantly sparking inspiration in the rising star.
Jameis Winston pointed out that it is in Bruce Arians nature to stand behind his players and that he is ready to get to work with his new coach in building this football team.