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Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston: ‘I’m just moving forward’

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Jameis Winston knows there are always eyes on him – watching, dissecting and waiting for him to make a mistake. The spotlight doesn’t leave, and Winston wants to shine in it. “It’s about my actions,” the Tampa Buccaneers rookie said while attending a youth football clinic. “I got to be a quarterback. When I’m off the field, I got to be a quarterback. When I’m on the field, I’ve got to be a quarterback. I know people are going to…

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Buccaneers select Jameis Winston with top pick in NFL draft

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on Jameis Winston to help them become relevant again. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback was selected with the first overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, instantly becoming the face of a franchise that missed the playoffs the past seven seasons and hasn’t won a postseason game since the club’s Super Bowl run in 2002. Coach Lovie Smith and Jason Licht made the call, concluding after months of interviews and exhaustive research that…

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FSU’s Jimbo Fisher: Jameis Winston’s free-food caper isolated incident

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Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox says the school will investigate Jameis Winston‘s comments that the ex-Seminoles quarterback believed he had an understanding with an unidentified grocery store employee that led to last year’s much-publicized crab legs shoplifting incident. In a statement Wednesday, Wilcox says Winston’s comments were new details to the school, which will work with the NCAA to determine if a violation occurred. Speaking earlier during an Atlantic Coast Conference coaches teleconference, Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher says Winston’s…

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Tim Tebow expected to sign with Eagles on Monday

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It’s Tebow Time in the City of Brotherly Love. Tim Tebow is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Eagles on Monday, according to three people familiar with the deal. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the contract hasn’t been finalized. Tebow hasn’t played in the NFL since 2012 with the New York Jets. He was released by the New England Patriots before the 2013 season and spent last year working in…

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