Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston looks to pass against the Oregon Ducks at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Take FSU QB Jameis Winston No. 1 Overall At NFL Draft

You don’t pass up a potential franchise quarterback. Not in today’s pass-happy NFL.

04/30/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota could be the first two names off the board in the 2015 NFL Draft, but they won't be in Chicago. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch For In 1st Round Of NFL Draft

Commissioner Roger Goodell says Chicago has “overdelivered” as host of the 2015 NFL draft. And the picks haven’t even begun.

04/30/2015

Marcus Mariota, left, and Jameis Winston at the NFL Scouting Combine in late February. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Expected To Use No. 1 Pick On A Quarterback, But Which One?

Selecting a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback won’t end the debate about who the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should take with the first overall pick in the NFL draft.

04/29/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston of Florida State looks to throw a pass during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Woman Who Accused Jameis Winston Of Rape Files Lawsuit Against Him

A former Florida State University student on Thursday filed a lawsuit against top NFL prospect Jameis Winston, saying he assaulted and raped her at an off-campus apartment in 2012.

04/17/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota could be the first two names off the board in the 2015 NFL Draft, but they won't be in Chicago. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Keidel: Regardless Of Availability, Jets Are Better Suited Passing On Both Winston And Mariota

If you browse the mock draft on CBSSports.com, you’ll see all four experts have the Jets taking Mariota. But just because you need a quarterback, it doesn’t mean you risk your draft on one.

04/16/2015

Quarterback Marcus Mariota of Oregon throws a pass during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jaworski: Buccaneers Will Take Mariota, Not Winston, With No. 1 Pick

The pick would certainly come as a shock, though there have been some questions as to whether Winston is mature enough for the NFL spotlight.

04/14/2015

Jameis Winston (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images), Marcus Mariota (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Report: Jets GM ‘Hasn’t Ruled Out’ Trading Up In Draft

If you believe the Jets, the new brain trust will take a good, hard look at the best player available at No. 6. Then again, they could select the best player, period.

04/13/2015

Garrett Grayson (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Silverman: Hundley, Grayson, Petty Lead Next Wave Of QBs Beyond The Big 2

Here’s a look at the other quarterbacks who could turn out to be tremendous value picks in the 2015 draft.

04/10/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston of Florida State throws a pass during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Winston’s Attorney: Former Heisman Winner Not Ready For Life Off NFL Field

“We have to assist him in growing and developing as a man,” David Cornwell said. “And it’s not going to be easy. If he messes up again, he’s done.”

04/10/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota could be the first two names off the board in the 2015 NFL Draft, but they won't be in Chicago. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Mariota, Like Winston, Plans To Skip NFL Draft

The top two draws in the upcoming draft could many, many miles from Chicago — and the huggable arms of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell — on April 30.

04/01/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston of Florida State throws a pass during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jameis Winston: ‘I’m The Best Player In This Draft’

The Florida State star threw passes for nearly an hour Tuesday, demonstrating arm strength, accuracy and stamina. His next public workout might be as the top pick in the NFL draft.

04/01/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston of Florida State looks to throw a pass during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jameis Winston’s Pro Day Attracts Jets To Tallahassee

The Jets are in need of a franchise quarterback, though the price tag to trade up to No. 1 would be astronomical, perhaps several first-round picks.

03/31/2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota speaks to the media during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Silverman: Maccagnan Must Not Allow Heisman Winner Mariota To Slip Through Jets’ Grip

When you have a quarterback like Marcus Mariota, who has been so proficient throughout his career, judging him on one bad game is not prudent.

03/25/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston of Florida State looks to throw a pass during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Potential No. 1 Pick Jameis Winston May Not Attend NFL Draft

Antonor Winston said his son was planning to spend that time with his family in Alabama, but added the decision “was not set in stone.”

03/16/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota (R) work out at the NFL Combine (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images); Geno Smith (C) of the New York Jets  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Palladino: Draft May Force Jets To Stick With Geno Smith

A lot will happen before Roger Goodell starts the draft clock April 30. But this much is clear: short of a trade for a veteran quarterback, the Jets will have to put up with Geno for at least part of 2015.

02/25/2015

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