Especially, when your other choice is Winston, who was suspended for three games for allegedly groping a female Uber drive in the crotch. Chris Boswell hit the right upright on the extra point, leaving the Bucs with a 7-6 lead with 5:48 remaining in the first quarter.
"We know what we're going to do". His 11 touchdown passes through the first three games of a season are the third most in history.
"We've been up all day, we have an 8:30 game, leave Tampa right after the game, we land at 3 in the morning, only thing I'm thinking about is getting back to the house", Haden told ESPN. "I'm still not 100 percent sure because I haven't seen Jameis practice".
Then Fitzpatrick went out and threw for more than 400 yards in each of those three games, becoming the first National Football League quarterback in history to top that mark three straight games.
He has informed both Winston and Fitzpatrick, but has no intentions of letting the Bears know what's planned.
Tampa Bay made it close by keeping Roethlisberger and Pittsburgh's high-powered offense on the sideline for long stretches of the second half. Winston has started 45 games during his three seasons with the Bucs.
Before the season, it seemed insane that Fitzpatrick would be able to wrestle the job away from Winston, but now it seems more likely that it'll be Fitzpatrick under center against the Bears on Sunday. "I'm happy that when we have a win, I can dap guys up and celebrate with them", he added.
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McIlroy and Sergio Garcia led the way. "I think, other than the first hole,  was the first time I led the match". That's the same deficit Europe faced in 2012 at Medinah when it produced the largest comeback on foreign soil.
It will certainly be interesting to see how Koetter and Co. go about this. "There were a lot of penalties on us and on them", Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said.
Down 30-10 at halftime, the Buccaneers rallied behind Fitzpatrick's 30-of-50, 411-yard, three-TD showing.
"I'm happy with the way the first two games went".
"I'm here to assist the best way I possibly can ..." "It was frustrating. I was (injured) in training camp, so this was kind of just a "Welcome Back" nearly'". "I have fun playing with these guys, and I'm here just ready to do whatever it takes to help the team win", Fitzpatrick said. "We're out here doing big things and we've got to continue doing that".
Winston was allowed to play in preseason games and he posted a 126.9 passer rating over three appearances, best among all quarterbacks with at least 35 attempts.