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NFL Draft 2015: Best players available after 1st round -
Not surprisingly some of the draft's biggest character risks fell out of the first round.

NFL Draft grades 2015: Results mixed but teams at the top score well -
Which teams aced the first round of the draft? The San Diego Chargers for picking running back Melvin Gordon are one.

NFL Draft 2015: Complete 1st-round results -
The first round of the draft was short on drama, with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota going off the board with the top two picks. Check out who landed where, who's left and everything you need to know heading into Day 2.

Q&A: Winston's "Elated" to be a Buc
Jameis Winston spoke with reporters for the first time as a member of the Buccaneers on Thursday.

Bucs Draft Jameis Winston 1st Overall
With the first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Buccaneers charted a new path for the franchise by selecting Jameis Winston, the supremely talented quarterback out of Florida State.

10 Things Jameis Winston Brings To The Bucs | Pewter Report
So what does Jameis Winston bring to Tampa Bay? takes a look at 10 Things Winston Brings To the Bucs in this photo gallery.

NFL Draft Conference Call: Jameis Winston | Pewter Report
Moments after the Buccaneers selected Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the 21-year old quarterback, spoke to members of the Tampa Bay media via a conference call from Bessemer, Ala.

Licht And Smith Have No Character Concerns About Winston | Pewter Report
Despite a list of off the field transgressions, the Bucs front office doesn't believe Jameis Winston's maturity will be an issue in Tampa.

2015 NFL draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft James Winston No. 1 overall
Rapid Reaction from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafting quarterback Jameis Winston with the first pick of the 2015 NFL draft.

Why Jameis Winston is biggest gamble in modern NFL draft history
By selecting Jameis Winston No. 1 overall, the Tampa Bay Bucs took a huge gamble that has the potential to backfire worse than the Ryan Leaf fiasco in San Diego.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers step out on limb by drafting Jameis Winston
No matter how the Buccaneers spin it, drafting Jameis Winston is a gamble bigger than any the franchise has ever made.

2015 NFL draft: Thumbs up, thumbs down analysis for first-round picks - NFL Nation - ESPN
Our NFL Nation reporters assess the 2015 first-round NFL draft picks.

Cheers, not jeers, greet Winston pick at Bucs draft party | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Some fans believe new Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston will help to pack Raymond James Stadium. Thursday night, Winston confirmed he can indeed draw a crowd.

Franchise’s future rests in Jameis’ hands | and The Tampa Tribune
The Bucs have made you the face of the franchise. No. 1 overall. Now, Martin Fennelly says the future of Lovie Smith, Jason Licht ... and the entire team rests in his hands.

Bucs draft: What they’re saying | and The Tampa Tribune

Bucs take Jameis Winston with No. 1 pick, as expected | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Shortly after meeting Vincent Jackson during a pre-draft visit to One Buc Place in March, Jameis Winston said he couldn’t wait to start throwing passes to the Buccaneers’ receiver

New Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston through the years | Tampa Bay Times
With the Bucs selecting Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday, here's a look at some of our previous stories on Winston, dating back to high school:

Bucs fans celebrate drafting of Jameis Winston No. 1 | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — If the custom-made $150 Jameis Winston Bucs jersey and the cardboard cutout of Winston's head weren't clear enough signs of who Adam Hoge wanted the Bucs to choose with the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday night, he had something else to show you.

Bucs in second round: Who's available? | Tampa Bay Times
The Bucs have the second pick of the second round as the draft resumes Friday in Chicago. Who might be a match for that pick? Tennessee picks first and could easily take an offensive lineman, but here are five options:

QB in hand, Bucs look to fill other needs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — With FSU quarterback Jameis Winston drafted No. 1 on Thursday, the Bucs addressed a huge need for the franchise's future.

Bucs draft Winston: They'd better be right | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bucs general manager Jason Licht and coach Lovie Smith sounded pretty convincing and completely comfortable when talking about their decision to take Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the first overall pick Thursday in the NFL draft.

One-On-One with GM Jason Licht
Team Insider Casey Phillips speaks with GM Jason Licht after the selection of Jameis Winston.

Getting their man: Tampa Bay Buccaneers take Jameis Winston with No. 1 pick | FOX Sports
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the first overall pick of the NFL draft.

Confidence and cautious optimism around Winston pick - FOX 13 News
On the field, Winston should be an instant upgrade for a team that has struggled to find a quarterback to lead them since winning the Super Bowl. The only question is, has he matured enough to stay...

Florida Sports Talk Jameis Winston Reacts to Being Drafted by the Bucs
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Jameis Winston first-overall in the 2015 NFL Draft. Here, Winston gives his impressions of Tampa Bay and his new team

2015 NFL Draft: Jameis Winston (Audio)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1st overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft Jameis Winston joins Fox Sports Radio to talk about how happy he is to play with two 6'5

What impact can Jameis Winston have as Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie? - Tomahawk Nation
What can Jameis Winston bring to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a rookie?

1st Interview w/ QB Jameis Winston
Scott Smith speaks with new Buccaneer quarterback Jameis Winston in Alabama.

One Heart-to-Heart with Jameis Winston Sealed Buccaneers' Risky No. 1 Pick | Bleacher Report
CHICAGO — The Buccaneers did it. They drafted Jameis Winston . But this was less a draft than it was a long, arduous courting. A convincing. A trial, with the Buccaneers acting as judge and jury...

Bucs' First Phone Call with Winston
New quarterback Jameis Winston's first call with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.