Jameis Winston: I will do a better job of staying mellow in the madness

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The Saints’ hopes of beating the Buccaneers last weekend came undone when quarterback Jameis Winston threw three interceptions in the fourth quarter and Winston knows he can’t afford to repeat that performance if the team is going to bounce back with a win this week.

During his Wednesday press conference, Winston said that “I’ve got to do better from that aspect” and said he was working on ways to avoid getting too high or too low over the course of this Sunday’s matchup with the Panthers.

“I will do a better job of staying mellow in the madness,” Winston said.

Winston’s job is made a bit more difficult by the back and ankle injuries that landed him on the injury report as a limited participant. Winston said Wednesday that he feels good and that his mind is on getting better as a player rather than on the physical issues that he has to deal with this week.

“I just feel like a lot of guys are playing with something, but my focus is on making great decisions, on executing, and winning football games,” Winston said.

Last Sunday’s fourth quarter was an unwelcome reminder of Winston’s past for the Saints and they’ll be hoping that it was a blip on the screen rather than a sign of things to come.

12 responses to “Jameis Winston: I will do a better job of staying mellow in the madness

  1. He will be fine.

    The refs on Brady’s one td drive kept giving them phantom calls to continue the drive after ejecting the best player on the defense for nothing. In fact 25% of the BUCS first down in that game came by penalty.

    He won’t have those problems again. The NFL don’t care about Mayfield or tepper

  2. I watched his every game as a Buc. He said that after every single game after throwing multiple picks. He ain’t gonna change now.

  3. Winston will always throw stupid picks to cost his team games. Also find it funny Saints fans are still crying when Lattimore interfering with Miller and it not being called is why the fight happened. Or that the refs were favoring the Saints for the first three quarters.

  4. I was at the game, and the turning point was not the fight, nor Winston’s three picks (though he clearly regressed there). The key play to me was the penalty for 12 men on the field after having pinned Tampa Bay deep in its own territory on 4th down with about 14 minutes left and the game tied at 3. Jury is still out on DA, but Payton’s teams would not have made that mistake.

  5. patsfan1818 says:
    September 22, 2022 at 10:13 am
    Winston will always throw stupid picks to cost his team games. Also find it funny Saints fans are still crying when Lattimore interfering with Miller and it not being called is why the fight happened. Or that the refs were favoring the Saints for the first three quarters.

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    Or that Lattimore punched Fournier. Thats what he got tossed for, not his interaction with Evans. (That part was all Evans) iMHO he should have sat a game for that punch too.

  6. was anyone other then the saints expecting anything different from winston?? saints meet famous jamis, now look for a franchise qb. makes payton look even more like a genius for getting the hell out of there, he knew after a year what he ahd in winston and knew they would go nowhere fast and he got too much pushback in starting taysom hill at qb long term, but look at hill’s numbers and they mathc up well against mnay starting qb’s in the league, but he is big and can run as well as throw, guess there are no other qb’s in the nfl that run better then they throw,hmm? why was hill never given a chance to start long term? there are other experiments with qb’s like that going on and some of them arent as skilled as hill( lance, fields, murray) but they got a shot and he didnt, strange, very strange. but this is 2022

  7. Sean Payton is even more of an evaluator of talent then people give him credit for…
    YES, he had to bring in Winston when Brees was struggling just to see if he could coach winston to be good… NOPE!… this is a qb driven league and he knew JW was going to drive the Saints out of the playoffs!

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