Ryan Fitzpatrick RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick will start for Jets on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets placed quarterback Bryce Petty on injured reserve Monday due to a torn labrum in his left shoulder, but that won’t lead to the first start of Christian Hackenberg’s career. Jets coach Todd Bowles said Tuesday that Ryan Fitzpatrick will start the regular season finale against the Bills,..." December 27

  • Bryce Petty to start final four games for Jets

    Pro Football Talk "Jets head coach Todd Bowles said that Bryce Petty will start the final four games of the season after another dismal showing for Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets’ offense Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Bowles claimed that the decision to start Petty for the final four games of the..." December 06

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick remains the Jets’ starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are not making a change at quarterback. Coach Todd Bowles announced today that Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the starting quarterback for the Jets’ game against the Colts next Monday night. There was no guarantee that would be the case: After Sunday’s loss to the Patriots, Bowles..." November 29

  • Jets to start Ryan Fitzpatrick (not Bryce Petty) vs. Patriots

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets will start quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick — not Bryce Petty — in Sunday's home game against the Patriots. Jets coach Todd Bowles took the bye week to decide, before making his choice and announcement Monday. Bowles said Fitzpatrick is starting because he is healthy, and he gives the..." November 21

  • Todd Bowles: No short leash for Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick practiced for the Jets again on Thursday, which would seem to have him on track to play against the Rams this Sunday despite the sprained knee he suffered last weekend. There have been plenty of people suggesting that the Jets make the move to Bryce Petty even if..." November 11

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick limited at Jets practice Wednesday, 'definitely optimistic' to play Sunday

    New York Daily News "Just days removed from spraining his MCL, Ryan Fitzpatrick was back on the practice field. The Jets quarterback participated in a limited role Wednesday, donning a precautionary brace on his left knee. It was an important first step, as coach Todd Bowles said earlier this week that Fitzpatrick..." November 10

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered sprained MCL during Jets’ loss to Dolphins

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick, who hurt his knee during the second half against the Dolphins, sprained his MCL on Sunday, according to ESPN. The Jet signal-caller’s injury isn’t considered serious, the report said, but it could impact who starts Sunday against the Rams. With Geno Smith out with a torn..." November 07

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick will start next week if healthy

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets fell to 3-6 and got a brief taste of life with Bryce Petty at quarterback, but coach Todd Bowles said they won’t set up for a full meal unless Ryan Fitzpatrick can’t play. Fitzpatrick hurt his left knee during Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins and left briefly before returning in the..." November 07

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick leaves game with apparent injury

    NFL.com "It's Bryce Petty time for the Jets -- for now. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick took a hit to the leg at the end of the third quarter against the Dolphins and came out of the game with an apparent injury. " November 06

  • Fitzpatrick returns to game after leaving with injury

    NFL.com "It's Bryce Petty time for the Jets -- for now. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick took a hit at the end of the third quarter against the Dolphins and came out of the game with a left knee injury. " November 06

  • Joe Namath says he ‘feels ashamed’ for ripping Ryan Fitzpatrick during Jets win

    New York Daily News "Joe Namath was harder on himself for calling for the benching of Ryan Fitzpatrick than the Jets were. The Jets legend said Tuesday on ESPN Radio that he regretted tweeting out that the Jets should have turned to Bryce Petty around halftime of the team's win against the Browns. At the time, the..." November 02

  • Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick takes blame for 3-5 start

    New York Daily News "The Jets may be riding a two-game winning streak, but at the midpoint of this season, there remain more questions than answers for a team many thought would contend for a playoff spot in 2016. The players themselves are shocked by what has transpired during a 3-5 first half of the campaign -..." November 01

  • Fitzpatrick evaluated for possible concussion, returns to game

    Pro Football Talk "Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was removed from the game to be evaluated for a possible concussion on the Jets’ first drive Sunday. Fitzpatrick took a big hit after choosing to dive, not slide, in trying for extra yardage on a run. Bryce Petty would be in line to replace him and make his..." October 30

  • Joe Namath has seen enough of Ryan Fitzpatrick

    247 Sports "It’s 20-7 in the Browns’ favor over the Jets at the half on Sunday in Cleveland. One former Jet has seen enough. Joe Namath, the man who brought the franchise their sole championship, thinks it’s Bryce Petty Time." October 30

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick on critics: ‘I don’t care what other people think about me’

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has come across as more defiant over the past two weeks than at any other point during his 12-year career, and time will tell if that is a good thing for the team. On Wednesday, Fitzpatrick was asked about the reaction some people have had to his..." October 27

  • Jets to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick as starter after Geno Smith ACL tear

    Pro Football Talk "Jets coach Todd Bowles confirmed that quarterback Geno Smith would be out for the year with a torn ACL, and he’s not ready to start experimenting with other quarterbacks yet. Bowles just told reporters that Ryan Fitzpatrick would start this week, with Smith going to injured..." October 24

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: Coaches, front office stopped believing in me

    Pro Football Talk "Jets coach Todd Bowles isn’t answering questions about who will start at quarterback for the Jets in Week Eight, but Ryan Fitzpatrick was willing to offer his two cents after replacing an injured Geno Smith in Sunday’s 24-16 win over the Ravens. Fitzpatrick was 9-of-14 for 120 yards and a..." October 24

  • Todd Bowles decided to bench Ryan Fitzpatrick after watching film

    CBS Sports "Jets coach Todd Bowles benched quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick this week after initially backing the veteran following Monday night's loss at Arizona, a change of heart that materialized after reviewing game film, sources said. Fitzpatrick struggled again, this time despite being given detailed..." October 23

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick ‘disappointed’ in Todd Bowles’ decision to start Geno Smith at quarterback

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick stood at his locker in front of a large group of reporters and cameramen, just as he does every Wednesday. He answered questions as they came, just as he does every Wednesday. But it didn’t take long for Fitzpatrick and the rest of the Jets to be reminded that this Wednesday was..." October 20

  • Jets' Todd Bowles leaves door open for a potential quarterback change

    CBS Sports "Moments after the Jets' embarrassing loss to the Cardinals on Monday night, Todd Bowles committed himself to Ryan Fitzpatrick for yet another week, saying that Fitzpatrick would start against the Ravens on Sunday. A day later, Bowles backed down from that remark and left the door for a possible..." October 18

  • Brandon Marshall says he's reason Jets benched Ryan Fitzpatrick: 'It's my fault'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ryan Fitzpatrick was downright dreadful Monday night. The Cardinals embarrassed the Jets' quarterback on national television. He was missing passes left, right and sideways. The offense had no rhythm with him under center. He threw for just 174 yards, completed only 51.6 percent of his..." October 18

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick still Jets' starter after being pulled, Todd Bowles says

    ESPN "Despite a four-game losing streak and a disappearing offense, Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the New York Jets' starting quarterback for at least another game. "Fitz will be back next week," coach Todd Bowles said after a 28-3 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Monday at University of Phoenix..." October 18

  • Report: Fitzpatrick playing for job against Steelers

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has thrown nine interceptions over the past two games, and another multi-turnover performance on Sunday could cost him his job. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Fitzpatrick is “in many ways playing for his job” against the Pittsburgh..." October 09

  • Todd Bowles tells News that Ryan Fitzpatrick doesn’t need to be Superman & Jets need to finish games

    New York Daily News "Todd Bowles speaks with a brutal bottom-line honesty that can be tough to take for sensitive souls searching for excuses to explain the Jets’ miserable 1-3 start. He knows that none of this is acceptable. His team has reached the watershed moment of their season much sooner than he had hoped..." October 09

  • Why Jets aren’t about to throw Ryan Fitzpatrick under the bus

    New York Post "Ryan Fitzpatrick has been battered like a piñata for the past two weeks, by media and fans, after throwing nine interceptions over two games. Some of the criticism was deserved, but teammates say he is getting too much of the blame for the turnovers and the way the offense has played. “When..." October 07

  • Todd Bowles not looking to bench Ryan Fitzpatrick: ‘Ryan’s fine’

    Sportsnaut "Todd Bowles is suffering from a strong case of denial when it comes to New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Before Sunday’s 27-17 loss against the Seattle Seahawks, Bowles made it clear that it would take another disastrous performance for him to consider benching the veteran quarterback..." October 04

  • Todd Bowles: Confidence in Fitzpatrick unchanged

    Pro Football Talk "Ryan Fitzpatrick threw three more interceptions on Sunday, giving the Jets quarterback nine in his last two games and 10 overall in a season that has started with three losses in the first four weeks. All three of Fitzpatrick’s picks came in the second half of Sunday’s 27-17 loss to the..." October 02

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain Jets starter ‘barring another epic meltdown’

    NFL.com "When asked about Ryan Fitzpatrick's six-interception performance against the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets coach Todd Bowles said this week the quarterback "can't play worse." Sunday Fitzpatrick faces an even better secondary in the Seattle Seahawks. The Legion of Boom enters MetLife..." October 02

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick says it was hard to 'face the guys' after throwing six interceptions

    Fox Sports "The New York Jets fell to 1-2 on Sunday following an embarrassing 24-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The final score was obviously not something the team was proud of, but the box score was even worse. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw six interceptions while the team committed a total of eight..." September 27

  • Broncos' Von Miller among NFL Players of the Week

    NFL.com "Von Miller abused Joe Reitz on Sunday, and it was enough to help him earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. The Broncos outside linebacker took matters into his own hands with his team clinging to a six-point lead following a nice comeback engineered by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck...." September 21

  • Numbers say Fitz fails against Rex’s defenses

    Buffalo News "Rex Ryan won’t talk about having Ryan Fitzpatrick’s number. Ryan said the last time he discussed his success against a quarterback, Tom Brady lit his defense up for 600 yards. Actually, it was 466 yards here last season, but you get the point. Defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman has no such..." September 14

  • QB Ryan Fitzpatrick: Jets are better than last year, and so am I

    ESPN "After an anxious offseason as The Quarterback Without A Team, Ryan Fitzpatrick is back in his happy place -- "the perfect situation," he calls it. By that, he means the right team, the right coaching staff and the right moment in his career to redefine his legacy and prove to the New York Jets'..." September 07

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: Jets haven’t unveiled offense’s brain yet

    New York Post "What, us worry? The Jets’ first-team offense remained powerless Saturday night against the Giants, a concerning trend in all three preseason games, but both quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and head coach Todd Bowles waved off any worries after practice Monday. “There’s not much concern about..." August 30

  • Brandon Marshall's 1st opinion of Ryan Fitzpatrick? 'He was terrible'

    Newark Star-Ledger "They say first impressions are everything. Just not if you're the Jets' Brandon Marshall and Ryan Fitzpatrick. During an entertaining media scrum by his locker, Marshall talked to reporters about the first time he saw Fitzpatrick play. During their overlapping time in the NFL, Marshall and..." August 26

  • Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick responds to annual ESPN QB poll that had him ranked 25th

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick was dripping with sarcasm upon hearing the news that ESPN had just released its annual quarterback rankings, fully aware that he wasn’t going to sniff the respect reserved for the usual suspects. “Where was I?!” he asked with faux excitement. When I broke the news that 42..." August 11

  • Larry David says he’s serious about being Jets’ coordinator, wants Ryan Fitzpatrick to shave beard

    New York Daily News "Larry David is full of jokes, but insists coaching the Jets is not one of them. The "Seinfeld" co-creator and star of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" appeared on The Dan Patrick Show Monday and was asked if he was joking when he told Howard Stern in 2015 that he could be the Jets’ offensive..." August 09

  • Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick says his rust is gone, after contract standoff kept him away

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Jets' starting quarterback, did not participate in spring practices with his teammates, because he was locked in a protracted contract standoff with the organization. Fitzpatrick re-signed just in time for training camp, and he looked rusty on Day 1. But since then, he..." August 08

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Lost a Bet, Shaved Off His Beautiful Hair

    The Big Lead "New York Jets quarterback reported to training camp looking like a combination of the Iron & Wine guy and an athletic Zach Galifianakis. Now he’s just some guy with a shaved head thanks to an unspecified bet." August 04

  • Brandon Marshall: Ryan Fitzpatrick is ‘elite’ QB

    Sportsnaut "It’s no secret Brandon Marshall is Ryan Fitzpatrick’s biggest fan, so it’s not surprising the New York Jets receiver thinks his quarterback is “elite.” Marshall had one of his finest NFL seasons in 2015 catching 109 passes for 1,502 yards and 14 touchdowns. His running mate on the other side of..." August 02

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: Teammates put pressure on me

    NFL.com "What was the hardest part of Ryan Fitzpatrick's highly-publicized contract impasse with the New York Jets this offseason? Being only 10 minutes from the facility certainly didn't help. "I'm getting texts and calls from Brandon (Marshall) and (Eric) Decker and (Nick) Mangold and I'm going..." August 01

  • Fitzpatrick: Jets fans told me to stop being greedy

    ESPN "During his long contract stalemate with the New York Jets, Ryan Fitzpatrick visited Arizona, golfed in Nevada and vacationed in Wisconsin. In each place, he was stopped by strangers who wanted to know the latest on his status. It was especially intense in New Jersey, where he lives. Some fans,..." July 31

  • Todd Bowles: Ryan Fitzpatrick is Jets' starting QB

    NFL.com "With the Ryan Fitzpatrick saga over in New York, Jets coach Todd Bowles stated the obvious in regards to the team's starting quarterback position. "It's his job," Bowles said. It was one of the least-surprising pronouncements of the summer, but nonetheless notable after the Jets spent the..." July 29

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick's Cap Hit Will Be Spread Over Two Seasons

    Gang Green Nation "After Ryan Fitzpatrick's one year, $12 million contract was announced, there were questions about how the Jets would pay for it. The team did not have $12 million in salary cap space. Would somebody have to be cut to make room? The answer seems to be no now that we have some particulars on the..." July 28

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: “It’s been a long six months for sure”

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick's strange and surreal six-month vacation finally came to an end Wednesday night when he agreed to a 1-year, $12 million deal with the Jets. "Oh my gosh… it's been a long six months for sure," Fitzpatrick told the Daily News Thursday morning in his first comments since the end..." July 28