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

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 won 10 games a season ago. Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was one of the primary reasons for...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets RB Matt Forte weighs in on Ryan Fitzpatrick situation

The contract stalemate between the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick has hung over the organization like such a dark cloud this spring that it’s easy to forget the Jets signed Matt Forte. The prized free-agent signee wants to see a deal done between the two sides. “I’d be disappointed (if I don’t) get to work with him (given that he was here) last year and the good job he did,...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets explored possibility of trading up for No. 1 pick

The New York Jets have steadfastly maintained that retaining Ryan Fitzpatrick is their number one priority. An admission from their general manager, however, could shed some light on their true ambitions. General manager Mike Maccagnan admitted on Friday that the team had inquired about the No. 1 pick when the Tennessee Titans were shopping it around. “The short answer is yes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets GM: Ryan Fitzpatrick remains top priority

Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan said during a pre-draft press conference Friday that the team remains focused of re-signing quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. “Our focus has always been Ryan,” Maccagnan said, according to Pro Football Talk. It’s not that the sides have come any closer to a deal, but perhaps Maccagnan was talking up Fitzpatrick because the Jets aren’t in...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoyer vs. Fitzpatrick: Which quarterback is better for the Jets?

The New York Jets and veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick have been locked in a stalemate throughout the offseason, with Fitzpatrick likely looking for a big contract within range of the monster deal signed by Brock Osweiler, and the Jets likely looking to re-sign the 33-year-old at a more reasonable rate. Complicating things is that the Jets have other options, including younger...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets unlikely to have deal before draft

It sounds like Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets are nowhere close to a compromise. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the two sides are not expected to have a deal before the NFL Draft starts on April 28. Barring a significant breakthrough, #Jets & Ryan Fitzpatrick are not expected to have a deal before the draft. Adds intrigue to their draft — Ian Rapoport (...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets won't have deal before draft

The New York Jets could have some really hard decisions to make during the 2016 NFL Draft. Ryan Fitzpatrick isn’t expected to be signed when the team heads to Chicago for the big shindig, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Barring a significant breakthrough, #Jets & Ryan Fitzpatrick are not expected to have a deal before the draft. Adds intrigue to their draft — Ian Rapoport...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets ‘not close’ on new contract

The New York Jets cleared some salary cap space when offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson retired and they acquired Ryan Clady from the Denver Broncos for less money. That should give them more flexibility to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, but has it helped? Not yet, at least. Chris Carlin of SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio is reporting that Fitzpatrick and the Jets still are “not close”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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 the $7 million-to-$8 million that is being reported, which means the low-ball perception...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan hoping Jets don't re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick had a stupendous first season with the New York Jets, leading the team to a 10-6 record - a six-win improvement over the now-Bills head coach Rex Ryan’s 2014 squad. Now, the former Jets head coach admitted to ESPN’s Rich Cimini that he’d be more than happy to see the free agent bolt the Big Apple. “I hope he goes somewhere else, I do,” Ryan said at the...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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