Their time together may not have added up to success in the standings but the admiration Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has for his former head coach is undeniable.
Winston met with the media on Wednesday as the Buccaneers get ready to take on another division opponent on Sunday when they head to Atlanta to play the Falcons for the first time this season. The matchup this weekend will be the first time the Buccaneers will see Dirk Koetter, their former head coach. Koetter, who compiled a 19-29 record in his three seasons in Tampa Bay, returned to Atlanta to become the Falcons offensive coordinator, a position he held before taking that same position with the Buccaneers in 2015 under then head coach Lovie Smith.
Winston, who threw for a career high 28 touchdowns in Koetter's first season as head coach, expressed on Wednesday an appreciation for what his former head coach taught him
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