Ryan Fitzpatrick’s time as beginning quarterback the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has run out. After Sunday’s embarrassing loss to the Chicago Bears, Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter has introduced that Jameis Winston would be the workforce’s beginning QB after they take the sector once more in Week 6 in opposition to the division rival Atlanta Falcons.
Fitzpatrick got here out the gates scolding scorching this season, throwing for 400+ yards in every the Bucs’ first three video games and 11 touchdowns whereas main the workforce to a 2-1 document. However, Fitz threw three interceptions in final Monday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers after which accomplished simply 9 18 passes for 126 yards within the first half in opposition to Chicago earlier than he was benched in favor Winston, who accomplished 16 20 passes for 145 yards with one landing and two interceptions within the 48-10 defeat.
Winston, 24, served a three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s private conduct coverage, stemming from a league investigation into accusations that he groped a feminine Uber driver.
Tampa Bay, 2-2 on the season, has a bye in Week 5 earlier than hitting the street in Week 6 to tackle the 1-Three Atlanta Falcons.