It wouldn't be much of a surprise, considering Fitzpatrick leads the NFL with 1,230 passing yards and ranks second with 11 touchdown passes.
#Bucs have a 3-day roster exemption for QB Jameis Winston, who is on the Commissioner’s Exempt list. They don’t have to make a roster move until Friday. Don’t expect a QB announcement soon based on competitive reasons. But all signs have pointed to Ryan Fitzpatrick continuing on.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 26, 2018
Former No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston will likely have to wait until Fitzpatrick falters to get back in the starting lineup. Winston, who has thrown 69 touchdowns and 44 interceptions over three years in the league,
Jameis Winston will practice today with the team for the first time in nearly a month. But he didn’t break routine, practicing every day for 2 1/2 hours. Details on his time away here https://t.co/ENsiaVWPAN— JennaLaineESPN (@JennaLaineESPN) September 26, 2018
The job is Fitzpatrick's to lose, and while everyone expects him to relinquish the role sooner than later, he will have a tough time on a short week against a stingy Chicago Bears defense in Week 4. The Bucs have a bye in Week 5 before facing the Atlanta Falcons on the road.
Stay tuned, and get the popcorn ready for more drama following Sunday's game.
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