Jameis Winston sued by Uber driver over alleged groping incident


"He needs to learn from this and have some genuine insight or pay the penalty".

While the Uber driver's lawsuit is meant to hurt Winston financially, he might already be staring down a significant effect over his suspension from the NFL.

In her filing in a federal court, the Phoenix, Arizona, Uber driver claims she "suffered damages in the nature of emotional distress and future therapy expenses" as a result of the incident, according to Pro Football Talk.

Already suspended by the National Football League for allegedly groping an Uber driver, Jameis Winston might now be headed to court. The NFL's investigation found that Winston violated the league's personal conduct policy for "touching the driver in an inappropriate and sexual manner without her consent".

The incident in question occurred on March 13, 2016, when Kate picked up Winston in Scottsdale, Arizona, around 2 a.m.

"He's been on fire right now", Jackson told NFL Network's Scott Hanson and Willie McGinest per Kevin Patra of NFL.com. It is uncharacteristic of me and I genuinely apologize. But after two games, Fitzpatrick has thrown for 819 yards and eight passing touchdowns with a 78.7 percent completion percentage.

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He missed the opener at New Orleans and last week's home victory over defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia.

Winston is eligible to return after next week's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Winston then declared: "I want a burrito".

Tuesday's suit mentioned Winston's "history of sexually hostile behavior", as it is the second sexual assault complaint against Winston, The Times reported.

The player has faced assault allegations in the past, being accused of raping a fellow student at Florida State University, although he was not charged.

A call to the Buccaneers offices after business hours Tuesday was not immediately returned.