Ryan Fitzpatrick RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Fitzpatrick would rather not play than accept Jets' offer

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets' quarterback situation remains unsettled heading into the first round of the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday night. As of right now, it would be Geno Smith and Bryce Petty competing for the starting job in training camp. That’s obviously a less-than-ideal scenario for a team that..." April 28

  • Matt Forte would be ‘disappointed’ if Ryan Fitzpatrick is not back with Jets

    Newark Star-Ledger "Matt Forte, the Jets' new running back, offered some thoughts Tuesday about quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract standoff with the organization. Forte, appearing on CBS Sports Radio's "Tiki and Tierney," said he'd be "disappointed" if Fitzparick isn't back with the Jets in 2016. Here's..." April 27

  • Matt Forte is the latest Jets player to stump for Ryan Fitzpatrick

    CBS Sports "For most of the 2016 offseason, the New York Jets have been locked in a stalemate in their discussions with free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, a career journeyman who is coming off the best season of that career, one in which he completed 59.6 percent of his passes for 3,905 yards, 31..." April 26

  • Are Jets serious about making 2016 playoffs? Ryan Fitzpatrick standoff suggests they might not be

    New York Daily News "The Jets appear to be taking an unconventional approach to the 2016 season: Play without a quarterback. It’s a bold strategy, Cotton. Oh, sure, the ol’ 10-on-11 tactic can fool some defensive coordinators. Let’s face it: There are some dreadful ones out there who might not even notice, but..." April 24

  • Brandon Marshall Jets Gotta Keep Fitzpatrick ... I'll Raise The Money!!!

    TMZ "Brandon Marshall is desperate to keep Ryan Fitzpatrick as the Jets starting QB ... so desperate he says he's willing to solve the Jets vs Fitzpatrick contract dispute ... by raising the damn money himself. With the Jets and Fitzpatrick reportedly "far apart" on a new contract ... we had to ask..." April 22

  • Jets Players Send Ryan Fitzpatrick a Love Note

    Wall Street Journal "The “Will They or Won’t They?” tension between the Jets and free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is reaching romantic-comedy levels. Shortly after the Jets reported for their off-season program on Monday, receivers Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall sent the quarterback a video message making..." April 19

  • Fitzpatrick, Jets likely won't get deal done before draft

    NFL.com "The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick are still far apart on a potential new deal. Barring a massive alteration in general manager Mike Maccagnan's spending plan, a pact will not be reached before the NFL draft, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, leaving a potential move up for a rookie..." April 18

  • Fitzpatrick, Jets talks could quickly get interesting

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, quarterback Brian Hoyer chose the Texans over the Jets. This year, the Jets are still looking to sign a quarterback. And that quarterback could be Hoyer. With the Texans not getting any trade offers and likewise unwilling to risk owing Hoyer $4 million if he drops a dumbbell on his..." April 17

  • Woody Johnson says it's not imperative that Jets re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets owner Woody Johnson addressed the Ryan Fitzpatrick situation for a few minutes Thursday, after left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson's retirement press conference at the team's facility. Fitzpatrick, the Jets' starting quarterback last season, is currently a free agent. He is locked in a..." April 14

  • Report: Jets offering Ryan Fitzpatrick more than $7-8M

    Sportsnaut "Previous reports that the New York Jets have offered Ryan Fitzpatrick a contract worth between $7-8 million appear to have been off the mark. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN, he’s been offered more than that, though no exact figure was stated: “From what I understand, the offer is better than..." April 12

  • Jets ask D’Brickashaw Ferguson to take pay cut in order to help re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

    New York Daily News "The Jets hope that D'Brickashaw Ferguson can do them a solid to bring back Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Daily News has learned that the team has asked the three-time Pro Bowl left tackle to take a significant pay cut to free up money to help re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick. Ferguson, who has never missed..." April 07

  • Rex Ryan hopes Ryan Fitzpatrick leaves Jets

    The Score "Never one to hide his true feelings, Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan has his fingers crossed that the New York Jets can't come to terms with Ryan Fitzpatrick on a new deal. Ryan is 8-1 against Fitzpatrick in his career, including 2-0 last season, but still wants him out of the AFC East." March 27

  • Jets in no rush to sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, eyeing Mike Glennon trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets know they need a quarterback, but they sound determined not to be the ones to cave in the Ryan Fitzpatrick saga. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, the Jets are in no rush to get a deal done with Fitzpatrick and continue to eye alternatives, including a trade for Tampa..." March 26

  • Willie Colon: If Jets don't re-sign Fitzpatrick, Geno Smith should start

    NFL.com "The Jets are facing the real possibility that Ryan Fitzpatrick will play quarterback elsewhere in 2016 after one of the greatest single seasons at the position in Jets history. So who would players inside the locker room prefer if Fitzpatrick ended up in, say, Denver? "I think Geno has been..." March 20

  • GM: Jets like Ryan Fitzpatrick, but need to find 'middle ground' in talks

    ESPN "The New York Jets remain in a contract stalemate with free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, but general manager Mike Maccagnan hinted Friday he's willing to improve the team's current offer. "We like Ryan -- we'd like to have Ryan back -- but at the end of the day, it's free agency,"..." March 19

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick situation still quiet

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick continue to be locked in a stare down, more than eight days since the free-agency period opened. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, nothing is currently happening. The Jets have offered Fitzpatrick backup money, and they’ve yet to increase..." March 18

  • Jets need to show Ryan Fitzpatrick - their best option at quarterback - the green

    New York Daily News "The Jets are offering their starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick backup money. He naturally would prefer to be paid starter’s money. The difference is a staggering $7 million per year. Not $7 million total on a multi-year deal. What should the Jets do? Pay the man. That’s unless the..." March 15

  • Broncos unwilling to meet Fitzpatrick's asking price after initial talks

    ESPN "The Broncos have reached out to free agent Ryan Fitzpatrick's representatives, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, though Denver currently is unwilling to pay the salary that the quarterback is seeking. The preliminary talks come as the Broncos search for their next starting..." March 14

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick's demands irk Jets

    CBS Sports "Ryan Fitzpatrick is, somehow, one of the top free-agent quarterbacks out there. But teams are reportedly getting annoyed by his contract demands. The New York Jets, who Fitzpatrick nearly helped to the playoffs in 2015, are the really obvious landing spot for him. Chan Gailey's offense is a..." March 13

  • Jets' Marshall lobbies for Fitzpatrick, calls Forte most underrated RB of all time

    The Score "New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall continues to advocate on behalf of Ryan Fitzpatrick to ensure his quarterback remains with the Jets this spring. Marshall, who recorded 109 receptions for 1,502 yards and 10 touchdowns last season, said his rapport with the unrestricted free agent is..." March 13

  • Jets using RG3 as leverage, want Fitzpatrick back at right price

    CBS Sports "Four years ago, this Redskins sold the proverbial farm to move up in the draft to take Robert Griffin III. Now, a season after losing his job for good to Kirk Cousins, names like Sam Bradford, Brock Osweiler, Colin Kaepernick and Ryan Fitzpatrick are considered better options at..." March 12

  • Browns, Rams reportedly not interested in making “significant investment” in Fitzpatrick

    New York Daily News "The stare down between the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick has officially reached the loopy stage. It's sometimes hard to separate fact from fiction amid the social media play-by-play during the NFL's self-described free agent frenzy. Contract negotiations have always had a natural ebb and flow, but..." March 11

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    As for the Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick knows where they stand. Their offer is a little better than what Chase Daniel got in Philly.

  • Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick “nowhere close to an agreement”

    Pro Football Talk "Most teams will feverishly scramble to get themselves a quarterback (or two) if they aren’t secure in that position. But the Jets are in no apparent hurry, as things continue to drag with incumbent starter and unrestricted free agent Ryan Fitzpatrick. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the..." March 10

  • Could Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick replace Peyton Manning with Denver Broncos?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NFL's 2016 free agency period doesn't technically begin until 4 p.m. Wednesday. But now that it's Monday, the so-called legal tampering period will officially start. During this time, leading up to free agency, agents of pending free agents — like Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick — can..." March 08

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    This is a surprise: #Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to hit the free agent market, sources say. Sides are far apart on a potential deal

  • Sam Bradford contract can be blueprint for Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets

    Newark Star-Ledger "When word of quarterback Sam Bradford's two-year contract extension with the Eagles hit the internet late Tuesday afternoon, it looked like Bradford was getting a lot more money ($36 million max, with $26 million guaranteed) than most NFL observers anticipated. But without knowing the details,..." March 02

  • Assessing Ryan Fitzpatrick’s value has entire NFL puzzled

    New York Post "For the past two months, it has felt inevitable the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick would reach an agreement on a new contract before free agency begins March 9. But the Fitzpatrick contract may not be so easy. Ask coaches, executives and agents at the NFL Scouting Combine about..." February 28

  • Jets GM Mike Maccagnan talks working toward deal with Ryan Fitzpatrick

    New York Daily News "Mike Maccagnan didn’t give a play-by-play of the state of negotiations with impending free agent Ryan Fitzpatrick, but it would be a stunner if the two sides didn’t agree to a deal in the coming weeks. Fitzpatrick, the engine of the most prolific offense in franchise history, has made it clear..." February 25

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets to negotiate new contract in 'very near future'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick are both on record that they would like to stay together in 2016 even though Fitzpatrick is scheduled to become a free agent. But have they begun negotiations toward a new contract. And, if so, where do those talks stand? "We're going to talk to..." January 23

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Jets GM Mike Maccagnan sounds confident he can re-sign pending free agent Ryan Fitzpatrick. He said he will speak... https://t.co/RE6nqmwuUI

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick wants to re-sign with the Jets after career year

    CBS Sports "All the Jets had to do was beat the Bills. A week after outlasting the Patriots, the Jets' playoff fate was in their hands: defeat the 7-8 Bills and the postseason awaits. Instead, Ryan Fitzpatrick turned into a pumpkin and tossed three interceptions -- all in the fourth quarter, two on the final..." January 04

  • Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick in line for jaw-dropping contract

    ESPN "1. Merry Fitz-mas: For two years, the Jets haven't had to worry about a big quarterback contract on their books, providing salary-cap flexibility at other positions. That will change in the coming months. Ryan Fitzpatrick's career year will result in a bigger contract than anyone could've imagined..." December 27

  • Fitzpatrick on Jets' future: 'I'd love to be back'

    The Score "Ryan Fitzpatrick has bounced around the NFL for much of his 11-year career, a winding road that has taken him to stints in St. Louis and Cincinnati. Buffalo and Tennessee, too. Also, a year in Houston. The journeyman quarterback might have finally found a home with the New York..." December 16

  • Jets coach Todd Bowles has seen enough from Ryan Fitzpatrick that he wants QB back in 2016

    New York Daily News "How does a guy destined for Wall Street wind up here? How does an economics major from a place that has produced U.S. presidents, foreign heads of state and Nobel laureates find himself doing this? How does it last so long? How has Ryan Fitzpatrick done it? The cookie-cutter storyline was..." December 13

  • Does Ryan Fitzpatrick want to return to Jets in 2016? 'I love it here,' he says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Every so often, the Fitzpatrick family — mom, dad, and their five young kids — makes the short drive from their house in Chatham to downtown Madison. They'll stop by Nicky's Firehouse for pizza, or pop into McCool's for ice cream. The Fitzpatricks, recent arrivals in northern New Jersey who..." December 11

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick is having one of the best Jets QB seasons ever

    New York Post "A week ago, there was talk about whether the Jets should bench quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. But the veteran answered those doubts with a four-touchdown performance Sunday that should end the talk about a Geno Smith return under center. Fitzpatrick was the first Jets quarterback to throw four..." December 02

  • Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick trims his massive beard to ‘switch up the mojo’

    New York Daily News "After losing four of their last five games, the Jets are turning to drastic measures to try and turn around their season. A serious matter was decided by a players’ vote: whether Ryan Fitzpatrick needed to head to the barber. The quarterback’s Yukon Cornelius-style beard was ultimately trimmed..." November 26

  • Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick: 'I'm the right man for the job'

    NFL.com "The Jets have lost four of their last five games -- the most recent a 24-17 loss to the Houston Texans. Despite their recent offensive woes, Todd Bowles is sticking with veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick under center. The starting signal-caller is adamant that he's the best man for the job. "I'm the..." November 25

  • Jets stick with struggling Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback

    Sporting News "Ryan Fitzpatrick remains the Jets' starting quarterback, coach Todd Bowles said Monday, a day after saying he wouldn't rule out a change. After Sunday’s 24–17 loss to the Texans, Bowles hinted at the possibility backup Geno Smith could take over. On Monday, Bowles was honest but supportive..." November 24

  • It would be smart to keep the Harvard man: Jets should extend Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick will turn 33 next week, which might come as a surprise to all those people who think he’s eligible for Medicare. The guy with the overgrown scraggly beard has the geezer look down to a science, but he’s not ready to join a shuffleboard league just yet. “I think he has a lot..." November 19

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick says he’s good to go on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "On Monday, Jets coach Todd Bowles said he was hopeful that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick would be ready to face the Texans this Sunday after having left thumb surgery last Friday to repair the injury he suffered in Week Eight against the Raiders. It looks like Bowles can spend more time on other..." November 18

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    New York Jets @nyjets

    Bowles: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will undergo thumb surgery tomorrow. The understanding is that he could be available for game vs. HOU.

  • Fitzpatrick could have surgery Friday, wouldn’t miss games

    Pro Football Talk "Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has been playing with torn ligaments in his left thumb. He’ll do it again tonight against the Bills tonight. On Friday, he’ll possibly count backward from 100. Per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Fitzpatrick could have surgery to repair the..." November 12

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick says Friday could be date for left thumb surgery

    ESPN "Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who tore at least one ligament in his non-throwing thumb last week, didn't rule out the possibility of surgery on Friday -- one day after New York faces the Bills. That Fitzpatrick needs surgery isn't news -- the Jets made that clear from the outset -- but the..." November 09

  • Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick to start Sunday vs. Jaguars

    Newsday "Ryan Fitzpatrick is healthy enough to play after all. The Jets quarterback, who tore ligaments in his left thumb in Sunday's loss in Oakland, was on the practice field Wednesday, taking snaps under center and throwing short passes during the 20-minute portion of practice open to the media. He..." November 04

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick needs surgery, could delay until after year

    NFL.com "Ryan Fitzpatrick has a significant injury to his thumb, but that doesn't guarantee he'll miss more time for the New York Jets. Todd Bowles told reporters on Monday that an MRI revealed that Fitzpatrick sustained ligament damage to his left thumb in Sunday's 34-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders...." November 02

  • Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has torn ligaments in left thumb

    ESPN New York "The New York Jets' quarterback position was thrown into chaos on Sunday, as starter Ryan Fitzpatrick tore ligaments in his left thumb and backup Geno Smith suffered an undisclosed injury to his left shoulder in a 34-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. The Jets fear Fitzpatrick, who..." November 02

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    NFL spokesman Mike Signora says Ndamukong Suh's kick to Ryan Fitzpatrick's head was reviewed. Action deemed inadvertent. No discipline.

  • Jets concerns growing over Ryan Fitzpatrick's inability to throw deep pass

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick spent his training camp shrugging off criticism over his arm strength and lack of ability to throw deep. He was unfazed about the frequent knocks against him and said he had heard it all before. But three weeks into this Jets season —which has started relatively well for Gang..." September 30