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Bruce Arians could be Jameis Winston's last chance

11 January, 2019, 07:42 | Author: Delia Walker
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With five years of coaching with the Cardinals, Arians racked up a 50-32 record including the playoffs and steps away as the winningest coach in franchise history.

"Bruce Arians is one of the NFL's most well-respected coaches over the past two decades, and we are excited to have him leading our team". He stepped down as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals at the end of the 2017 season. He also won Coach of the Year following the 2014 season.

That was a very common sentiment as everyone settled into the auditorium, which doubles as the team meeting room, at AdventHealth Training Center to see Bruce Arians welcomed as the Buccaneers' new head coach.

Arians is a two-time Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year.




That responsibility will fall to Byron Leftwich, who played quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers while Arians was their offensive coordinator, and began his coaching career under Arians with the Arizona Cardinals.

Now, Arians and Leftwich will try to work their magic with the Bucs, who certainly have some talented playmakers to work with on offense.

Winston sat out the first three games of this season while serving a suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy and was benched twice after regaining the starting job because of inconsistent play.

A new coaching staff's goal: seeing if Jameis Winston is the quarterback the Bucs can build around as he enters the fifth and final season of his rookie contract. He has nurtured young quarterbacks such as Ben Roethlisberger and Carson Palmer into National Football League stars as both an offensive coordinator and head coach.

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