Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston has 'slight crack' in right thumb

[Jameis Winston played] with a “slight crack” in his right thumb.

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians revealed the X-ray results after the game.

The team’s starting quarterback was having trouble gripping the ball out of halftime, and the Bucs sent him back in for X-rays. That’s why Ryan Griffin opened the second half.

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Arians said he gave Winston his own test, trying to slap the ball out of the quarterback’s hand. Winston stayed in the game and threw for 456 yards against the Colts. We'll have to monitor how Winston's thumb holds up this week at practice.

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