Mel Kiper picks Jameis Winston to be the Rookie of the Year


Jameis Winston should be the Rookie of the Year. While breaking NFL records and setting and breaking franchise records, he was also the front-runner in changing the face of a franchise.

“On Thursday, ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper broke down his all-rookie team. Four Buccaneers were listed, with one, Jameis Winston, being selected as his rookie of the year. ” – “You can argue that passing totals are up and we shouldn’t get too excited about another great rookie season, but consider the company Winston is in after throwing for 4,042 yards,” Kiper wrote. “Andrew Luck. Cam Newton. Peyton Manning. And Winston did it a year younger than Newton and Manning. The totals are nice; the rate of improvement is what is really impressive. This is what you hope to see in a No. 1 pick.” -Reported by Joe Kania

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