saints Artistic Director Dennis Allen I decided to stick With Andy Dalton in the middle despite the fact that James Winston He returns to full health. When he spoke to the media on Friday, Winston made it clear that he was upset about how the decision to stay with Dalton was made.
Winston said via Jack Culotta Jr “I lost my job because of the injury. And the policy has always been that you don’t lose your job because of the injury.”
However, even though Winston has made it clear that he feels he can contribute to the team, he still fully supports Dalton and the offense.
“I’m going to support Andy, I’m going to support this offense, I’m going to support everyone on this offensive team as best I can, and that’s it,” Winston said.
Winston injured his back in Week 1 against the Falcons, during which he played two weeks before leaving a game against Carolina in Week 3. Dalton took over the starting quarterback position from there, while Winston had yet to play.
The veteran will still maintain a team-first approach, and said he’ll be ready when Allen turns to him at quarterback.
“Just know I’m ready to go,” he said, “and when my number is called, I’ll be ready.”
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