NFL 2015 First-Round Preseason Progress Reports

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Aug 15, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) throws during the first quarter in a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

JAMEIS WINSTON. A. <p>The Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked first last year so they need a winner to build the team around. Going 26-1 as a starter in college definitely qualifies quarterback Jameis Winston as a winner. So they took him No. 1 overall and the Buccaneers along with their fans now have this thing called hope.</p> <p>And in training camp, Winston struggled because head coach Lovie Smith ran all kinds of exotic blitzes at him. He wanted to get his defense ready and prepare Winston for what’s to come at the same time. In the preseason opener, it wasn’t pretty as he was inconsistent and uncomfortable, completing a deep ball and throwing an interception.</p> <p>Then in the second preseason game, Winston threw lasers into tight windows, looking more comfortable. He even showed is underrated athleticism on a touchdown run, looking like the same guy we saw at Florida State. And since Winston looks like that guy they were looking for, he and the Buccaneers an A.</p>. QB. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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