Jameis Stands Tall

October 25th, 2015

jameis 0921c“Outstanding” was the adjective used for Jameis Winston, America’s Quarterback, after another interception-free and effective performance today.

That’s two in a row.

It was former Bucs tight end Anthony Becht heaping the love for Jameis and the Bucs offense on the Buccaneers Radio Network after the 31-30 loss to Washington.

As Becht said, the lack of picks for a rookie, and elite throws at times, were impressive — enough to soothe him a bit in the face of the Bucs’ 16 penalties and soft defense.

The final line on Jameis was 21-for-29 for 297 yards and two touchdowns. But the key fact is he played well enough to win. (Yeah, that’s the No. 1 stat for Joe).

And to think Lovie Smith passed on a chance to let Jameis win him the game in the fourth quarter.

Marcus who?

32 Responses to “Jameis Stands Tall”

  1. The Rockstar Says:

    Yup, Winston is improving. Evans is back, Martin/Sims good rushing game. should have been a great day to be a Buc fan.

  2. Bucnut2 Says:

    Winston was very good, no question.
    Outstanding ,NOT, outstanding QB’s win.

  3. Lovie Is Dog Poo Says:

    Jameis is our hope. Lovie is the dope. When we lose the dope, the hope will turn into hero the Bucs need.

  4. LargoSamIM Says:

    its marcus MARIOTA……the best rookie QB in the NFL….

  5. StPeteBucsFan Says:

    This game puts an end to all playoff talk. Until we choked this one away I was hopeful, but it’s now clear that this is not a playoff level defense. On a good day we can achieve mediocrity but no matter the stats…we are LOSERS! We can always find a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. We apparently are cursed! It’s truly amazing to watch this team find so many different ways to lose games that are almost forced upon them as wins. The Deadskins simply couldn’t give this one away.

    And so since it’s the defense that prevents any hope of making the playoffs and not the offense….I say pull the plug on this baby and go full Fameis. This season is over for these LOSERS. It’s time to go all #3 and see what we can put together offensively to go with hopefully will be as good of a defensive draft next year as our offensive draft was this year.

  6. Clint Says:

    They still seem to kind of neuter Winston with the playcall if they can late. It’s weird. With nothing to play for; nothing to really lose, they tighten up and try to run it.

  7. pittbucfan Says:

    Jameis and the offense (with the exception of some penalties) played far and above deserving of a “W”. Goddammittt this D sucks!!!!!

  8. Jameisbucsfan Says:

    Should have called an audible on third and goal. Lovie has got to go.

  9. T in Orlando Says:

    To the Glazers:

    I’m a lifelong Bucs fan, and will always be. I will continue to root for this team, no matter how bleak things may seem.

    However, I will no longer purchase a single piece of Bucs apparel, nor attend a Bucs game, as long as Lovie Smith is the Head Coach. I do not understand how this level of play is accepted in week in and week out by the ownership.

    While you are content with the product on the field, based on your lack of action, I am not, and I will no longer be supporting this team with my hard earned dollars, while your apathy on the matter remains.

    I will always hope for this team to win, and will watch as long as I don’t have to pay for it, but beyond that, you’ll be getting no further financial backing from me.

    While there still may be some willing to pay for the mess that is presented to us, that number will be dwindling with every loss, and not all will come back.

    T in Orlando


  10. Case Walk Says:

    James was excellent today no doubt. Still he gotta chill with those errands throws when he is about to be sacked. A wasted effort though thanks to a atrocious defensive performance by Lovie’s play calling and bad selection of personnel. He needs to go along with half of the bums he brung here. I’m all for Dirk taking over as HC!!

  11. Brion Says:

    …with only two wide receivers!

  12. StPeteBucsFan Says:

    Going forward there should NEVER again with this defense be even a question as to whether to take four downs to score a TD from the five yard line!

    It is now abundantly clear the defense is NOT going to win any games for us. The offense now gives us our best chance so let Fameis fling it!!!

  13. SCBucsFan Says:

    I’m very proud of Jameis today. Minus the penalties, the whole offense looks very good.

  14. Trubucfan22 Says:

    Man, this offense could have been incredible if murphy and Jackson were able to play. The offense stalled in the second half when all we could do was throw to Evans or run the ball. I mean, it still worked for a little bit, but it hurt them. We could have been so much more dynamic and could have saved this defense from losing it. with a healthy set of wrs we could have put 40-50 on that defense. Winston played GREAT today. Im proud to have him as my QB.

  15. Supersam Says:

    Zero touchdowns in the second half is hardly outstanding. Sorry. He played ok, nothing Glennon couldn’t do.

  16. NoLongerWantsta Says:

    Yeah, that’s right. Your “saviour” is as awesome as Trent Dilfer and he’s “outstanding”. If the Bucs hide their QB behind RB play and high percentage passes they might win; good first draft pick.

    I love the collapse!

  17. Bucnut2 Says:

    Up til today, I was in favor of limiting JW’s options thinking if he played it safe we had a better shot to win. Now that we are out of the playoff picture, I say, turn him loose. Who cares if he has a bunch of 4-5 turnover games. Free JW

  18. Clodhopper Says:

    Jemeis and Koetter are doing an excellent job. Too bad Lovie has to keep finding way to make their efforts futile!

  19. BucsORDie!!! Says:

    Some of these commenters are confusing smh yea the offense stalled in the 2nd we had only 2 damn recievers healthy! Jameis did great considering the circumstances and his “DEFENSIVE GURU” head coach can’t even stop red zone touchdowns even though you know they are going to run a slant smh

  20. Clodhopper Says:

    What’s the deal with putting Sims in on that 3rd and goal play? I’ve been a Martin criticiser the last couple years but he’s a stud this year. I have no doubt he would’ve gotten that TD. It was the most important play of the game and put in the inferior RB? The fuq?!!

  21. Buc53 Says:

    Jameis looked great. I have noticed that slowly the Winston-haters have been disappearing from the message boards.

    Any moron still trying to push Mariota as the better QB (at least so far) either isn’t watching the Bucs or isn’t watching the Titans. Jameis had some throws today that the Titans haven’t even let Mariota attempt.

    Jameis’ stats are better, his record is better, and he’s healthier. Tell me again why anyone is still pushing Mariota???

  22. Mike Says:

    Winston played very well. The call on the 1 foot line should have been a QB sneak. Stupid play call. The pass defense = atrocious.

    It will be depressing to hear Duemig maintain his hate mantra against Winston. Winston was throwing to the only receiver they all knew he was going to and they still couldnt stop him.

  23. Buccfan37 Says:

    It’s not so much that the Bucs lost, that’s not out of the ordinary, it’s the way they lost that has fans fired up.

  24. D-Rome Says:

     Jameis had some throws today that the Titans haven’t even let Mariota attempt.

    Absolutely! Yet, when Jameis wins his 3rd Rookie of the Week award it’ll be poo-pooed as not a big deal. Had Mariota won two up to this point the Winston bashers would be all over it.

  25. unbelievable Says:

    @clodhopper, it wasn’t the running back who was the issue, it was the play call.

    You don’t call a slow developing run play that starts 5 yards behind the line of scrimmage when the entire defense is keying on the run and moving guys over to the side you’re planning to run to. We needed 6 inches. Winston can take the snap and fall forward for that, easily. Tom Brady does it almost every single week at some point and has been for years.

    The absence of a touchdown at that point all but guaranteed we would lose the game. Our defense hasn’t made a stop since the 2nd quarter.

    Winston played great today, only 2 mistakes I can think of and neither ended up costing us anything.

  26. Clodhopper Says:

    unbelievable, I’ll give you that. It was a bad call. But it was also the Sims. Martin was making people miss all game. There times when it looked like he was guaranteed to get tackled for loss and juked or spun his way into a gain. Despite the call, I still have no doubt, in that situation, Dougie would’ve scored.

  27. LongSeasons Says:

    I am not laying this one on Jameis Winston. The Dougernaut played his best game this year and is running with patience, power and passion. Mike Evans gutted it out even though he was throwing up. Hope he got some on Lovie’s shoes.

    I will lay this on the penalties and the coaching. Tied for the most penalties in a game in franchise history. How many stupid personal fouls? Are we the Raiders or the Buccaneers? Does this team have any discipline?

    I have an idea. In practice, have electrodes attached to the players and if they get a penalty they get shock therapy. Naw, wait minute. Bad idea. half the team would be dead. Gotta find another way to fix the penalties.

  28. Bucs Fan Since '76 Says:

    No way the pro DinkandDunkiota / anti Jameis posters are serious. That would be a special kind of stupid. Gotta be chain pulling. As for Lovie, I don’t see how the Glazers keep him. Everything he’s in charge of stinks and is getting worse. You have to think the players doubt him now after blowing a 24-0 lead. Just plain sick.

  29. Matt Says:

    Yeah he looks awesome , the offense was amazing today . Couldn’t of been much better as a team offensively today. The GM and owner needs too can someone tomorrow for the lack of defensive effort from these guys . Zero sacks , too many penalties , zero interceptions, allowed 31 points again . Hmm I don’t understand . Winston should still get rookie of the week again though. So that’s a good thing . Anyone know what’s up with Jackson and murphys knees . That’s 2 WRs that are needed throughout the season. Where was ASJ?

  30. StPete727 Says:

    JW didnt have no receivers and clowns are still posting hate towards him on this site…wow. Im proud of JW for maintaining his cool with this weak fanbase who dont even realize they finally have a franchise QB. MM had that GREAT first game against the Bucs and has not done sh!t since. If anyone thinks MM is a better QB or is having a better season, just check his stats after that first game. Coaches have film on him and realize he CANNOT throw a full NFL route tree. MM throw alot of slants which the Bucs cant cover, and it made him look like a HOFer. Guess what those same slants did for Cousins, it made him look like an all-pro today. Bortles looked all-pro against the Bucs too. We are lucky Brees was hurt the second game. The Texans suck at QB so they didnt do a damn thing against this pitiful defensive unit.

  31. Lee Says:

    Let’s not crown Jameis Americas quarterback yet. He has looked good against to very bad teams. Fans should get excited when he does it against a good team. We will know at the end of the season. Let just wait and see.

  32. godzilla13 Says:

    The offense, with Winston at the control, is the positive to come out of the worse loss I have ever witnessed. Did anyone else see the dive over the top for a TD Doug Martin made in the last game against the Jaguars? He skyrocketed over the top and would have done the same yesterday. You try that and then if it does not work, you go QB sneak on 4th down. C’mon Lovie, your QB is a good 240 maybe even 250. Let him bulldozer his way in. You knew your defense could not stop Cousins so you go for the TD, to end it. If not, they have 99 yards to score If they tie, so what, you go to OT. Your team is still alive. You kick a FG and they score, you lose. If I made that decision at work I would be in the unemployment line today. Through seven weeks of the season, Wnstons performance has been like a roller coaster. His opening day performance was a disaster, as was the Carolina game. Now the former Florida State QB posted a couple of very promising games back to back. Winston completed 72.4 percent of his pass attempts against Washington for a passer rating of 128.1, and perhaps more importantly, threw no interceptions in the process. Yes, our franchise QB has arrived.