Ryan Fitzpatrick RUMORS & NEWS

  • Adam Schefter Predicts 18 Plus QBs Will Change Teams This Offseason

    The Big Lead "Last year's NFL offseason was a wild affair when it came to the quarterback position. Players like Tom Brady and Philip Rivers, long assumed to be the types of men who would only ever wear one uniform, changed teams. Presumptive starters were exchanged and displaced..." January 25

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick unlikely to return to Dolphins?

    Larry Brown Sports "Ryan Fitzpatrick continued to defy odds by playing at a high level in 2020, and he served as the best reliever in football for the 10-win Miami Dolphins. The 38-year-old is set to become a free agent, however, and it does not sound like he will continue in that role next..." January 08

  • NFL fines Arden Key $6,752 for grabbing Ryan Fitzpatrick’s facemask

    Pro Football Talk "The play forever will go down as memorable or forgettable depending on which side is remembering it. But the Dolphins beat the Raiders last Saturday in the only possible way they could have with seconds remaining. With 19 seconds left, it took both a 34-yard completion and a facemask..." January 02

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick tests positive for COVID-19

    Pro Football Talk "If the Dolphins are going to the playoffs, they need Tua Tagovailoa to lead them there. That’s because Ryan Fitzpatrick, the quarterback who has shared time with Tagovailoa this season, has tested positive for COVID-19, NFL Network..." December 31

  • Why the Dolphins should stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick over Tua Tagovailoa

    CBS Sports "Brian Flores wasted no time declaring Tua Tagovailoa his starting quarterback following Saturday's important win over the Las Vegas Raiders, in which Tagovailoa's benching injected life into the Miami Dolphins, marking the start of the team's comeback...." December 29

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick makes ridiculous winning pass

    Yardbarker "Ryan Fitzpatrick made a ridiculous pass the help give his Miami Dolphins a thrilling 26-25 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday night.  The end of the game was outstanding and featured several lead changes in a short period of time. The Raiders ended up taking a..." December 27

  • Tua Tagovailoa to remain starter despite Ryan Fitzpatrick's clutch play

    The Score "The Miami Dolphins plan to keep Tua Tagovailoa as their starter at quarterback despite Ryan Fitzpatrick's excellent relief appearance in Saturday's 26-25 comeback win over the Las Vegas Raiders. "Tua is the starter," head coach Brian Flores..." December 27

  • Patrick Mahomes reacts to Ryan Fitzpatrick’s ridiculous clutch pass vs. Raiders

    Clutch Points "Known for his no-look passes, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes recently praised Miami Dolphins playmaker Ryan Fitzpatrick and hailed his late-game heroics as the ‘best no look pass of all time’ after his team’s Week 16 encounter against..." December 27

  • Dolphins will decide on Sunday whether Tua Tagovailoa or Ryan Fitzpatrick starts

    Draftkings Nation "Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is practicing on Wednesday, despite wearing black tape around his left wrist and thumb because of a thumb injury, per Josh Tolentino of The Athletic. Tagovailoa initially suffered the injury in practice last week, which led to..." December 03

  • Tua Tagovailoa’s thumb injury means Ryan Fitzpatrick is starting vs. Jets

    Clutch Points "Tua Tagovailoa is dealing with a thumb injury, meaning the Miami Dolphins will be going back to Ryan Fitzpatrick under center against the New York Jets. This news comes via the NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo:   During last week’s..." November 29

  • Tua Tagovailoa Benched For Poor Play, Ryan Fitzpatrick Comes In

    Total Pro Sports "Tua Tagovailoa is in the dog house, it appears. The Miami Dolphins rookie QB was benched for poor play on Sunday. Ryan Fitzpatrick came in to replace him. " November 22

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick on tilt as backup? QB trims beard, rocks short-shorts

    Clutch Points "Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is taking on a new look as he embraces his role as the team’s backup. Fitzpatrick showed up to the team’s Wednesday practice with a trimmed beard and short-shorts; quite the change for the signal-caller known for his..." November 04

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick still helping Tua Tagovailoa despite losing starting job

    Yardbarker "There are a number of veteran quarterbacks who aren’t very keen to mentor their younger replacements. Ryan Fitzpatrick is not one of them.  Tua Tagovailoa revealed Wednesday that Fitzpatrick has continued to actively mentor him and offer feedback, even after..." October 28

  • Cowboys Leak Final Decision on Rumored Trade for QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Heavy "Scratch “Dallas Cowboys Fitzmagic” off your 2020 NFL bingo cards. Amid persistent speculation that Dallas could trade for benched Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, beat reporter Mike Fisher of Maven Sports reached out to those in the..." October 27

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick; 3 potential trade suitors for the Dolphins quarterback

    Clutch Points "With this year’s NFL trade deadline rapidly approaching, one thing remains certain—Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick definitely still has something left in the tank. Former Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback and 2020 first-round pick Tua Tagovailoa recently..." October 27

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh McCown Both Have Incredible Backup Quarterback Trees

    The Big Lead "Ryan Fitzpatrick lost his job as starting quarterback for the Miami Dolphins to rookie Tua Tagovailoa earlier this week. Almost 38, Fitzpatrick was very disappointed as his days as a starting quarterback in the NFL may be over if everything goes well for Tagovailoa. Of..." October 22

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick on benching: “My heart just hurt all day”

    Pro Football Talk "Ever since the Dolphins drafted Tua Tagovailoa in the first round this April, Ryan Fitzpatrick has said all the right things when it comes to acknowledging that the rookie is the future of the quarterback position in Miami. Fitzpatrick just didn’t expect the..." October 21

  • Tua Time is here, and Tagovailoa could usher in new era for Dolphins

    USA Today "It's all happening. It's Tua Time. It's finally here. The Dolphins are relevant. A new era of hope is about to be ushered in. South Florida is about to experience a megastar the likes of which it has not experienced since Dan Marino, LeBron James and Dwyane..." October 20

  • The Dolphins Appear to Be Sticking to the Plan By Starting Tua Tagovailoa in Week 8

    The Big Lead "Tua Tagovailoa stepped foot on a football field with the intention to throw a pass in a live game for the first time in nearly a year on Sunday. The Miami Dolphins, in the midst of blowing out the New York Jets, took out starter Ryan Fitzpatrick to let their first overall pick get a few..." October 20

  • No One Is Trading For Ryan Fitzpatrick or Matt Ryan

    The Big Lead "Tua Tagovailoa has been named the Miami Dolphins' new starting quarterback, replacing veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick. Meanwhile, north of the Florida-Georgia line, Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons are off to a 1-5 start. There is chatter among media and fans that one or both could or..." October 20

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick to Cowboys?

    Sporting News "The Dolphins have named Tua Tagovailoa as their starting quarterback moving forward, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The news is somewhat surprising considering that the Dolphins are just a game out of first place in the AFC East, and starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick..." October 20

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: We’re a work in progress headed in right direction

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins were 1-3 when they headed to Santa Clara to face the 49ers in Week Five and the prospect of another long season seemed like a real possibility in Miami. What a difference eight days can make. They thumped the Niners 43-17 and then shut down the Jets in a 24-0 win on..." October 19

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: The outside noise isn’t important

    Yahoo! Sports "The Dolphins were big underdogs in Santa Clara on Sunday, but they got out to a 14-0 lead on the 49ers and didn’t let up in a 43-17 win that improved their record to 2-3 this season. It was an impressive win, especially since last Sunday’s loss to..." October 12

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick to start for Dolphins this week

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Miami Dolphins announced Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the starting quarterback for Week 5 against the 49ers.  Miami is 1-3 so there had been some push for the Dolphins to hand over the keys to first-round QB Tua Tagovailoa.   " October 06

  • Brian Flores presumes Ryan Fitzpatrick will start this week

    Number Fire "According to Cameron Wolfe, Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores said "he’s going to presume that Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the Dolphins starting Quarterback" for Week 5's matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. " October 05

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick knows the Tua Tagovailoa clock is ticking

    Yahoo! Sports "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick isn’t sure when he’s going to yield to Tua Tagovailoa. But when he does, he thinks the rookie will be prepared for the chance. Via Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America, Fitzpatrick said..." October 05

  • Vikings’ Kirk Cousins and other QBs who could be benched next

    Sportsnaut "After three weeks of NFL action, sports bettors are eager to guess which quarterback will be benched next. In Week 3, fans saw the  mid-game benching of Chicago Bears bust Mitchell Trubisky for Nick Foles. Will Week 4 lead to more quarterbacks being benched? Sports..." September 30

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick joins Walter Payton as the only two players since at least 1948 to accomplish rare stat line

    CBS Sports "Ryan Fitzpatrick probably wasn't thinking he was going to join NFL legend Walter Payton in the record books during Thursday's game, but that's exactly what he did. Fitzpatrick became one of just two players (since at least 1948) to finish with two passing touchdowns, one..." September 25

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick beats Jaguars for sixth different team

    Pro Football Talk "At this point, it almost seems inevitable that Ryan Fitzpatrick will play for another team. And when he does, it’s equally inevitable that he’ll beat the Jaguars. Via Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com, Fitzpatrick became the first player since at least..." September 25

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Is Proving Dolphins Right in Taking Slow Approach with Tua Tagovailoa

    Bleacher Report "Ryan Fitzpatrick showed Gardner Minshew II exactly why the beard is superior to the 'stache in the Miami Dolphins' 31-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday at TIAA Bank Field.  In doing so, he also ensured that Tua Tagovailoa will have a chance to..." September 25

  • Dolphins-Jaguars QB Battle Becomes Hairy Situation

    SI "The Thursday night matchup between the Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars will feature a battle between one quarterback with the best beard in the league and one with the best mustache. So, of course, this became a thing Tuesday when Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, whose..." September 22

  • Brian Flores Confirms Ryan Fitzpatrick Remains The Starter

    Pro Football Talk "When Dolphins head coach Brian Flores met with reporters after Sunday’s loss to the Patriots, he didn’t sound like he was planning a quarterback change. He confirmed as much on Monday. Flores said that Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the team’s starter when..." September 14

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick has a terrible day for the Dolphins. So is it Tua Tagovailoa time?

    Miami Herald "No, it’s not time yet. If you watched the Miami Dolphins lose their regular-season opener to the New England Patriots on Sunday, 21-11, you certainly have the right to wonder if we’ve reached the right moment for not just any quarterback change but a move to start the Tua..." September 14

  • If Tua Tagovailoa is healthy, why isn’t he the Dolphins’ starting QB?

    Sportsnaut "It was about 10 months ago that then-Alabama star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a serious hip injury against Mississippi State. Projected to be the unquestioned No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft the following April, Tua’s entire football career was up in the air...." September 11

  • Dolphins’ Ryan Fitzpatrick could pass three legendary QBs with this stat in Week 1

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins named Ryan Fitzpatrick as their starting quarterback for Week 1 of the NFL season because he gives them the best chance to win. It might not be the only reason he takes the field against the New England Patriots, though, as he stares down an opportunity to pass three..." September 08

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Officially Named Dolphins Starting QB

    SI "Ryan Fitzpatrick officially was named Monday the Miami Dolphins starting quarterback for their season opener against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Head coach Brian Flores made the announcement, which confirmed what was widely expected, in a Zoom media..." September 07

  • Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on Leave After Mother's Death

    SI "Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will be away from the team for an indefinite period of time following the death of his mother Saturday morning. Fitzpatrick was at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday morning in uniform and warming up for the Dolphins' scrimmage, but he walked..." August 29

  • A ‘distraught’ Ryan Fitzpatrick leaves practice

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins will practice on Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium without their presumptive starting quarterback. Via multiple reporters in attendance at the session, Ryan Fitzpatrick left the practice field before the session began. Here’s how Armando Salguero of..." August 29

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick back at practice

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick‘s absence from practice did not last long. On Friday, coach Brian Flores said Fitzpatrick was out for personal reasons. On Saturday, Flores said Fitzpatrick is back. " August 22

  • Is there a No. 2 Dolphins QB battle between Josh Rosen, Tua Tagovailoa?

    NFL.com "There's a much-publicized quarterback competition taking place in Miami, even though all signs point to Ryan Fitzpatrick holding the starting reins when the Dolphins kick off their 2020 season. Might there be another QB competition in Dolphins training camp,..." August 22

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick not practicing, Dolphins bringing another QB in

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are going to be without their for-now starting quarterback, and they’re looking at some reinforcements. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Dolphins coach Brian Flores said Ryan Fitzpatrick would not practice today for personal..." August 21

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick expected to start for Miami Dolphins in Week 1

    Sportsnaut "When the Miami Dolphins take the field in Week 1 to kick off their 2020 season, expect Ryan Fitzpatrick to be under center at quarterback with the hopes of pulling off another upset. Fitzpatrick, who played a pivotal role in Miami’s stunning Week 17 win over the..." August 18

  • Tua wears Ryan Fitzpatrick jersey at first press appearance in Miami

    247 Sports "After going No. 5 overall to the Miami Dolphins in the 2020 NFL Draft, Tua Tagovailoa is expected to become the starting quarterback for the franchise in the near future. That doesn't mean Tagovailoa doesn't respect incumbent starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, though. In..." August 13

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Definitely Knows His Role Within the Dolphins' Organization

    The Big Lead "Ryan Fitzpatrick is playing with house money at this point. The former Harvard grad has played for eight teams in the NFL over the course of fourteen seasons. He's gone from third-stringer to starter after getting drafted in the seventh round. He's made over $60 million in his..." August 02