Originally written on Bills Locker  |  Last updated 10/11/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 18: Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the Buffalo Bills stands on the sidelines during the game against the New York Jets on October 18, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Bills defeated the Jets 16-13 in overtime. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
28-year old QB Ryan Fitzpatrick came out of nowhere in 2010 as he was very effective for the Bills.  Still, a lot of people had to think that Fitzpatrick’s play last year was a mirage.  But, he is proving all of the skeptics wrong so far in 2011.  Fitzpatrick has played in 5 games for the Bills so far this year and he has completed 113 of 172 passes (65.7%) for 1,233 yards with 10 TD passes and 4 INTs (96.4 QB Rating).  He has also carried the ball 14 times for 32 yards (2.3 ypc) so far this year.  It’s starting to look like Fitzpatrick is a late bloomer.
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