Ryan Fitzpatrick RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eric Decker tired of Fitzpatrick contract situation

    NFL.com "The Ryan Fitzpatrick-saga continues to unfold painfully slowly in New York this offseason. Seemingly every Jets player is incessantly asked questions about how much they want the quarterback to return for a second season. During a one-on-one interview with NFL Media's Tiffany Blackmon -- airing..." June 23

  • Sending signals? Jets keeping Ryan Fitzpatrick’s locker empty

    New York Daily News "Though not technically on the Jets, Ryan Fitzpatrick's locker remains empty in the team's locker room. There's no name plate, but it's apparent who the spot is reserved for. The locker is a few spots down from Brandon Marshall, who was asked Wednesday what he thought of the team keeping..." June 09

  • Check out the reasons why Jets coach Todd Bowles told one fan to hang on to his Ryan Fitzpatrick jersey

    New York Daily News "Hang on to your Fitz memorabilia. That’s the message from Todd Bowles, during the team’s protracted negotiations with the journeyman quarterback. At the Jets town hall last Wednesday, a fan in a Fitzpatrick jersey asked the head coach a simple question: should he keep the jersey? “I think..." June 08

  • Could Jets use Nick Foles as leverage against Ryan Fitzpatrick?

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets may soon have another way to nudge Ryan Fitzpatrick into making some sort of decision. With the two sides still at an impasse on a new contract, there is some speculation that the Jets may want a decision as soon as possible and will either look to force the issue or look to..." June 04

  • Jets could turn up heat on unsigned QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

    ESPN "When New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan addressed reporters on Jan. 22, he sounded optimistic about the Ryan Fitzpatrick talks, saying, "Hopefully, we'll be able to get something done here in the near future." Don't look now, but the near future is training camp. This has been an..." June 03

  • Jets 'not interested' in giving Fitzpatrick one-year, $12 million deal

    sny.tv "While free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said he is ready to end his stalemate and take a one-year deal worth $12 million, the New York Jets are "not interested" in offering that deal to him, according to the NewYork Daily News. The Jets have a three-year, $24 million deal with $15 million..." June 02

  • Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick ready to take 1-year deal for $12 million guaranteed

    New York Daily News "stalemate by letting the Jets know he will take a one-year deal for $12 million guaranteed. It’s the same money with the same guarantee the Jets are offering in the first year of their frontloaded three-year $24 million proposal that has backup money in the second and third year. One year and..." June 02

  • How Jets can get Ryan Fitzpatrick to sign: Offer less

    New York Post "If you go back to New Year’s Day, the upcoming negotiation between the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was commonly expected to be an easy one. Both sides were open about wanting to get a deal done. What could go wrong? The expectation was the deal would be done by St. Patrick’s Day. But,..." June 01

  • Report: Ryan Fitzpatrick contract impasse to ‘get uglier before it gets better’

    Sportsnaut "A new report on the contract impasse between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets shows the two sides still have a long, long ways to go before a deal will be struck. James Fowler, appearing on ESPN’s SportsCenter, said he expects this impasse to “get uglier before it gets better.” He also..." May 31

  • Some Jets now fear Ryan Fitzpatrick could sign elsewhere for less money just on principle

    New York Daily News "Now that the Jets have violated the sanctity of their contract negotiations with Ryan Fitzpatrick by spilling the beans to every member of the working press on this continent, the truth remains inescapable: They’re still low-balling the veteran quarterback. The news that the Jets have offered a..." May 31

  • Trying to build a bridge for the Jets and their bridge quarterback

    ESPN "We've never heard the New York Jets use the term "bridge quarterback" to describe Ryan Fitzpatrick -- the media use it a lot -- but that's exactly how the team feels about him. Money talks louder than everything else in professional sports, and the Jets' contract offer to Fitzpatrick has "BQB"..." May 31

  • Jets offered Fitzpatrick 3-year deal, $12M in 1st year

    New York Post "Mike Maccagnan stood underneath the 200-year-old oak tree that rests in the middle of the Jets’ practice fields this week, enjoying some shade on a 90-degree day while watching his Jets go through an OTA practice. It is understandable if Maccagnan, the second-year general manager, is feeling..." May 27

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick would ‘love’ to play with Jets in 2016, won’t put odds on chances of a return

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick may be in the midst of a drawn-out negotiation with his former team, but Jets fans can take solace in this fact: he still wants to be back. Fitzpatrick, who has remained quiet during the offseason, reiterated his desire to return to Gang Green on Monday in an interview with..." May 25

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick confirms he still hopes to return to the Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick don’t appear to be getting any closer to a contract, but they’re not growing further apart, either. Fitzpatrick told SiriusXM NFL Radio that he still wants to be the Jets’ quarterback this season, even though he’s currently a free agent. “I had a great time with..." May 23

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets want deal prior to next Tuesday

    Number Fire "Free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets "first legitimate deadline" for a deal between the two sides will come at the team's OTAs, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. What It Means: Jets OTAs are set to begin next Tuesday. Rapoport did not make it sound like Tuesday is..." May 18

  • Eric Decker: Jets need to ‘move on’ as if Ryan Fitzpatrick is not coming back

    New York Daily News "Eric Decker has made it clear he wants Ryan Fitzpatrick back in green and white, but at the moment, with Fitzpatrick not on the team, the wideout says the players have to “move on.” “All I can say is we have to move on without him, right now,” Decker said on SiriusXM Radio Tuesday as part of..." May 18

  • Brandon Marshall: We’ll be OK without Ryan Fitzpatrick

    No Guts No Glory "Now that the NFL Draft has come and gone, the clocking is now ticking for quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The New York Jets have been trying to strike a deal with their starting quarterback but things have not gone according to plan. Even though the Jets say they want to sign Fitzpatrick,..." May 11

  • Jason LaCanfora: Ryan Fitzpatrick Isn't Looking to Retire

    Gang Green Nation "Jason LaCanfora penned an article yesterday looking at some of the unsettled quarterback situations across the league. He did not have a ton of new news on the standoff between the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick, but he did lend credence to the idea that any talk of Fitzpatrick retiring was posturing..." May 10

  • Jets owner still expects Ryan Fitzpatrick to be team’s starting QB

    Sportress of Blogitude "Despite the fact that the team and Ryan Fitzpatrick are embroiled in an embittered stalemate over a new contract, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson nevertheless expects to see the quarterback under center next season. Further, Johnson insisted even though the team’s organized team activities..." May 10

  • Christian Hackenberg reports to Jets, but Ryan Fitzpatrick's absence lingers

    USA Today "Christian Hackenberg, the latest quarterback whom the New York Jets are hoping can become the long-term solution at the position, embarked on his NFL career Friday as the team opened its rookie minicamp. The No. 14 he wore at Penn State, before the Jets selected him with the 51st overall pick..." May 08

  • 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