Jameis Winston had a bit of an up-and-down season this year, but that didn’t stop him from setting a few records in his final game of the 2016 NFL season.
Winston broke Josh Freeman’s records for single-season passing yards and single-season touchdown passes, as the second-year player put up 4,090 yards and 28 passing touchdowns this year. Freeman had 4,069 yards and 27 touchdown passes in 2012, with 17 interceptions (Winston had 18).
Winston also became the first player in NFL history to start his career with two 4,000-yard passing seasons. He was just 65 passing yards shy of beating Andrew Luck’s record of 8,196 passing yards over his first two seasons.
Winston’s tied for fifth in NFL history with 50 touchdowns in his first two seasons, a rather long distance behind Dan Marino’s absurd 68 TDs.
Finally, the Bucs tied an old team record: their four interceptions returned for a touchdown are tied for a team record with the 1981, 2000, and 2002 seasons.