Winston’s shaky debut shows he has miles to go

by Gary Shelton on August 16, 2015 · 4 comments

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Saturday, 12:01 a.m.

It was 8:15 p.m., Eastern Time, when he first took the field.

There, waiting for Jameis Winston, was one of those metaphors that life provides every now and then.

In front of him was 95 yards til the end zone. In front of him were 11 fairly pesky defenders who work for the Minnesota Vikings.

In other words, Winston had a long way to go, and he had a lot of obstacles in his way.

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Barry McDowell August 16, 2015 at 12:16 pm

Six and ten would be acceptable also. Less than 5 wins and Lovie might need to update his resume.

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Gary Shelton August 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm

I agree with you. Smith needs to triple his wins. More importantly, he needs to show flashes that this is a team on the rise, and that in 2016, it’s going to be a contender. Agree?

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Bill Myers August 16, 2015 at 7:32 am

Winston is what we think he is . A rookie QB with great potential. A ten and six season would be a step in the right direction.

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Gary Shelton August 16, 2015 at 9:50 am

Ten wins would be a fantastic season.

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