Saints QB Jameis Winston sets obscure new NFL record in 5-TD performance


Jameis Winston's day against the Green Bay Packers was anything but ordinary.

For one thing, Winston didn't throw an interception in the blowout victory. It might have been aided by a generous roughing the passer call, but the fact still marks an important piece of what appears to be a remarkable turnaround for the former No. 1 overall pick.

The gunslinger mentality of Winston's was fostered in the same state he set a new record for efficiency on Sunday, just over in Tampa Bay instead of Jacksonville. But on Sunday Winston led the Saints offense on back-to-back 15-play touchdown drives, the first time that's been done in more than 20 years.

"My trainer texted me this morning that 'pressure is for the unprepared.' I think that one thing we consistently did as a unit with Sean and with Jay Romig, along with our entire organization, is that despite the adversity of being in Dallas and all that we’re dealing with at home, our mindset stayed the same," Winston said. "We prepared to play against Green Bay and prepared to play the best football that we could, and we did that.”

In all Winston finished with five touchdown passes, tying a career high set during his rookie season with the Bucs. But it was the limited attempts a