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Ryan Fitzpatrick saw the writing on the wall in Buffalo and is embracing his new role with the Titans.
The quarterback said Monday he knew it was likely that his days as the Bills' starter was over when head coach Chan Gailey was fired after last season.
So when Buffalo released him at the start of free agency, Fitzpatrick took advantage of the NFL owners meetings near his Phoenix-area home last week to meet with prospective suitors.
Fitzpatrick met with Titans coach Mike Munchak and general manager Ruston Webster who needed a backup quarterback after being unable to renegotiate Matt Hasselbeck's contract.
''It was a nice coincidence for me to be able to go out there to the hotel in Phoenix and meet with a few teams,'' Fitzpatrick said. ''I didn't have to get on an airplane. That was nice to be able to sit down with a few teams and to feel wanted and they respect the work that you do in the last few years. For me, it's a new start.'...
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Now is not the time to lament how awful Ryan Fitzpatrick was as the starting quarterback of the Buffalo Bills.
He has moved on to the second stage of his career as a backup where he could flourish within that job description.
To get into this head space Fitzpatrick admitted that it required eating a nice slice of humble pie.
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