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Buccaneers Ask Winston To Remove Instagram Image Following Negative Public Reaction

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 04 / 15

Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston, after being chosen as the top pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday, posted an image online of himself with a plate of crab legs, but the team the following day "encouraged Winston to remove the photo from his Instagram account," according to Rick Stroud of the TAMPA BAY TI...

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