Write An Argumentative Essay On Jameis

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“I thought he had a typical first day,” said Lovie Smith on 1st overall pick Jameis Winston’s first day with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. “We saw a lot of good things today.”
Sure, Winston is a very talented player, a BCS National Champion, and the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner; but unfortunately the name ‘Jameis Winston’ draws to mind a lot more than his accomplishments on the field. His career has been shrouded in scandal and misbehavior since he arrived at Florida State, with the rape allegation and crab legs incident being the most widely known.
Marcus Mariota had a much different experience at Oregon. The 2014 Heisman winner was seen as a golden boy compared to Winston, which only increased his popularity. It didn’t help him much in the draft though, as he
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Winston on the other hand completed less than half of his passes, including one interception against the Minnesota Vikings.
They improved. They bounced back. Not everyone can throw a touchdown on their first NFL pass.
Mariota through two games is now throwing at 75 percent with 153 yards. Not the best stats, but he also isn’t playing the whole games.
Winston right now is sitting on an average 53 percent for 221 yards, one INT, and one fumble which the Bucs recovered. Three sacks don’t help.
The only weird thing about these two is that they haven’t been running much. Winston was always a better pocket passer in my opinion, but Mariota could really open up plays and games with his legs. Moving forward, this will probably be a topic of discussion, especially if Mariota struggles come the regular season. If the Titans are restricting him too much from his play style, they’d be better off seeing what they can get for him from Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Week 1 should definitely show us a lot, but it is already clear these guys have both come a long way and have a long way to go as

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