Winston’s Likeness to Roethlisberger Will Sway Tampa Bay

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January 1, 2015; Pasadena, CA, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston (5) runs against the Oregon Ducks in the 2015 Rose Bowl college football game at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Mental Toughness

With that size and strength comes the toughness and bravado to wait that extra millisecond in the pocket. And while that gives his receivers time to break open, Winston knows he’s going to get drilled as he throws. That is the life of a pocket quarterback and those are the quarterbacks that win Super Bowls.

That mental toughness Winston shares with Roethlisberger also shows up after a bad play or stretch of plays. After a bad interception is when opponents have to worry the most as they have that short memory. That allows them to comeback and pick a defense apart instead of starting to play tentatively.