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Future bright for Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota despite up-and-down seasons

The top two picks in the 2015 NFL draft are primed for good things in 2016 and beyond. Getty Images

The rookie seasons for quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota are over.

Winston had a rushing touchdown and two interceptions in the Buccaneers' 31-10 loss to the Panthers on Sunday, as Tampa Bay finished the season 6-10.

Mariota missed three full games due to injury, including the Titans' last two losses that clinched the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft. Tennessee, which finished 3-13, has other issues, too, as it is in the market for a new coach after Ken Whisenhunt was fired in November. Could Mariota be reunited with his college coach Chip Kelly?

We're tallying up the statistics and evaluating the performances of the 2015 NFL draft's top two picks. Here are the results from the season:


Winston: 312-of-535 passing, 4,042 yards, 22 touchdown passes, 15 interceptions, 58.3 completion percentage; 54 rushes, 213 yards, six touchdowns

Mariota: 230-of-370 passing, 2,818 yards, 19 touchdown passes, 10 interceptions, 62.2 completion percentage; 34 rushes, 252 yards, two touchdowns


Past performances