Originally posted on Billboard  |  Last updated 1/26/12
---In an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio on Wednesday, Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick suggested that the team faltered because it couldn't handle the success of a 5-2 start. "I guess we weren't ready for it yet," Fitzpatrick said. "We weren't ready to be able to accept the fact that we were playing well and playing as the team that was on the top (of the AFC East)." Like the Bills, Fitzpatrick started the season well, passing for 1,739 yards and 14 touchdowns with just seven interceptions and compiling a passer rating of 97.8 during those first seven games. But during the ensuing seven-game losing streak, Fitzpatrick was picked off 12 times while throwing for just eight TDs. ---Rodney McKissic (www.twitter.com/rodneyjmckissic)
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