The Facts: According to Tribune staffer Rick Stroud, the Bucs still are keeping close communication with Winston. Very close.
Diehards Line: While the Bucs are trying to land Tom Brady (they reportedly have an offer worth $30 million or more for the now former Patriot), it appears they're leaving the door open to Winston as a fallback. A return might be awkward at this point, but it's clearly within the realm of possibility depending on how other dominoes like Brady and Philip Rivers fall. ... Stay tuned.