Despite the opinions of some – even within this site – I am still firmly planted 100% behind Jameis Winston being the Buccaneers’ future.

I wasn’t going to do this. I didn’t feel it was worth putting in writing. Perhaps just talk about it on the Walking The Plank podcast or try to interact with you all on Twitter or Facebook about it. However, the column from Sean Eck on Tuesday created such a massive backlash from Buccaneers fans, it felt almost necessary to present the other side of the argument. After having someone I respect talk to me and really push for this to happen, here I am penning a column having to defend something I never thought I’d have to defend.

Jameis Winston is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers franchise quarterback.

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