JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The voice was one Jameis Winston had imagined hearing for a long time.
He saw how Sean Payton's game plans worked for other quarterbacks, the way the Saints coach always seemed to make the right call for the right player at the right time. Winston knew he could be confident in that voice and in what he was saying, probably more so than he has in any other voice in quite a while. That's why Winston chose to come to New Orleans and then stay here and compete for the starting job.
"I trust Sean wholeheartedly," Winston said. "Anytime he's speaking to me and talking about details, I tell him, 'Coach, I trust you. We are always going to rock with you.'"