Tampa Bay Bucs QB Jameis Winston reportedly groped an Uber driver in 2016, BuzzFeed News reports

Posted at 12:14 PM, Nov 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-17 12:44:21-05

The NFL is reportedly investigating allegations that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, Jameis Winston, groped  a female Uber driver in 2016, according to BuzzFeed News

In an article posted on Friday, BuzzFeed says a letter was sent from the NFL's special counsel for investigations to the Uber driver on Thursday. 

The incident reportedly happened in Scottsdale, Arizona at approximately 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016. The female Uber driver, identified as Kate, told BuzzFeed News that when she arrived to the location to pick up her passenger, a group of men told her that she would be driving around someone famous. Jameis Winston sat down in the front passenger seat and the Uber driver says right after she started driving, Winston began behaving poorly. 

The incident happened at a drive-thru Mexican restaurant after Winston reportedly asked to stop for food. The driver says Winston reached over and "grabbed my crotch." Kate tells BuzzFeed News she was shocked and asked "what's up with that?"

ABC Action News is reaching out to the NFL and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for comments. 

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