It took 5 quarterbacks saying thanks but no thanks but Jameis Winston is headed to Hawaii to play in the Pro Bowl.
Winston becomes the 5th Buc in the game, joining Doug Martin, Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David and Logan Mankins.
Winston had a phenomenal rookie season, becoming the third rookie in NFL history to throw for over 4,000 yds and accounting for 28 touchdowns (22 passing). Winston becomes the first Bucs QB since Jeff Garcia named to the game and the first Bucs QB drafted to earn a spot in the game since Trent Dilfer in 1997.
While the game is a glorified scrimmage, Winston will get a chance to hang with the game's elite and maybe even get a chance to do a little recruiting.
Once you're named to the Pro Bowl, it counts as part of your career tally - even if you made as an alternate.
Congrats to Jameis and all of the Bucs headed to Hawaii.
This story originally appeared in Bucs Nation: http://www.bucsnation.com/2016/1/25/10831688/jameis-winston-makes-the-pro-bowl-as-an-alternate