Sport Jameis Winston says NFL still hasn't interviewed him about Uber incident

01:11  17 april  2018
01:11  17 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Jameis Winston says NFL still hasn't interviewed him about Uber incident

  Jameis Winston says NFL still hasn't interviewed him about Uber incident Jameis Winston said the NFL hasn't contacted him about its investigation into whether he sexually assaulted an Uber driver.The Buccaneers quarterback was accused of groping an Uber driver in 2016 when she arrived to pick him up, something Winston denies. The NFL reportedly began an investigation, but Winston said he has no idea how the investigation is going.

According to a report from BuzzFeed News, the NFL is looking into an Uber driver’s claims that Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston grabbed her crotch while in her car in March 2016. At the time of the alleged incident , I denied the allegations to Uber , yet they still decided to suspend my account.

Over the weekend, Tampa Bay Times reporter Rick Stroud provided an update on the Uber investigation involving Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston . According to Stroud, the NFL still hasn ’ t interviewed Winston or Ronald Darby about the alleged incident .

Jameis Winston said he hasn't heard a word from the NFL about their investigation into him.

The Buccaneers quarterback was accused of groping an Uber driver in 2016 when she arrived to pick him up, something Winston denies. The NFL reportedly began an investigation, but Winston said he has no idea how the investigation is going.

“Well, I know the NFL has a process they have to go through and I respect that process,” Winston said, via the Tampa Bay Times. “That’s not my job to speculate on that process. My focus has been with this organization, getting the guys back in here and focusing on what we can do to be a better team this offseason.”

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Jameis Winston injury update: Buccaneers QB will start vs. Packers. “If I’m silent, I fear that further harm will come to other women, if it hasn ’ t already," she said . At the time of the alleged incident , I denied the allegations to Uber , yet they still decided to suspend my account.

The NFL Is Investigating Jameis Winston For Allegedly Groping An Uber Driver In 2016. At the time of the alleged incident , I denied the allegations to Uber , yet they still decided to suspend my account.

The process began last November, and Bucs coach Dirk Koetter has expressed his frustration with how slow the league's investigation has been. Since Winston hasn't been interviewed, he has no idea if/when he will be punished and possibly suspended by the NFL.

a close up of a person wearing a helmet: Jameis Winston© (Getty Images) Jameis Winston

However, Winston said he is grateful for the support the Buccaneers have shown him, especially Koetter and team owner Joel Glazer.

“It meant a lot to me because I know my work ethic for this organization, for this team is unparalleled,” Winston said. “You know, every day I walk in this building, I’m trying to be the best I can possibly be and be the best for this organization so to have support of ownership, it really inspires me to continue to work hard and continue to be the leader that I am.”

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