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Winston Among Most Influential People

The MMQB has listed a third Buccaneer among the most influential people for the 2015 season.

Portraits of Jameis Winston at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere.

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For the past few weeks, the MMQB, a Sports Illustrated digital publication, has been breaking down the 100 most influential people for the 2015 season. Week by week, 10 new people have been added to the list. There have been a total of 90 selected so far, with the final 10 scheduled to appear next week.

In the first half of the rankings, Bucs General Manager Jason Licht and Offensive Coordinator Dirk Koetter both appeared, as Nos. 89 and 73, respectively. A third Buccaneer, Jameis Winston, made the list this week, earning the No. 25 spot.

The MMQB has listed 21 quarterbacks so far. Of those listed, Winston is the fifth-most influential. San Diego's Philip Rivers, Dallas' Tony Romo, Indianapolis' Andrew Luck and Philadelphia's Sam Bradford are listed above Winston, though it is likely a few more quarterbacks will appear when the top 10 is announced.

Marcus Mariota, who was picked one spot after Winston in this year's draft, was listed at No. 93.  

There is a chance a fourth Buc could made the list when the top 10 is revealed; 15 head coaches have been selected so far but Lovie Smith has yet to appear.

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