How the job was won starring Jameis Winston

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If it were up to me, Jameis Winston is the starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints.

On Monday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars Winston started his first NFL game in a few seasons, and looked as sharp as ever. He was a confident, decisive quarterback in both the pre-snap phase of the play, as well as the post-snap phase. He threw with timing and accuracy, and with a deep understanding of route concepts and coverages.

Winston also took advantage of blitz situations, as well as coverage situations based on knowledge gained pre-snap thanks to movement and motion.

Let’s dive into his game and look at five throws that illustrate these concepts:

Again, if it were up to me, Jameis Winston is the starting quarterback for the Saints come Week 1.

It is, however, not up to me.