Found March 14, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
A year and a half ago, the Buffalo Bills handed Ryan Fitzpatrick a big ol' contract extension, giving him the keys to take the wheel and fully own the offense.Early in the 2013 offseason, Fitzpatrick would just be happy for a team to let him in the back seat. The potential the Bills thought they had in the journeyman signal-caller never materialized, and Buffalo's new regime released Fitzpatrick at the start of free agency. Roughly 24 hours later, Fitzpatrick put on his "realist" face and accepted what will probably be next: a clipboard gig.“I’m a guy who has been through a lot in my career–a seventh round draft choice, a guy that has been on three different teams, who has really learned from some great players and some great men," the veteran journeyman told John Murphy, via"So, if I need to shift into the role of a backup and a guy that’s going to mentor somebody, that’s maybe the point in my career where I’ve got to slip down into tha...

Ryan Fitzpatrick Released by Bills

The Bills have released quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.Fantasy Spin:Buffalo will take a $10 million cap hit by cutting Fitzpatrick, but by using a post-June 1 designation they will be able to spread it over two years. Fitzpatrick got a huge contract extension from Buffalo after a hot start in 2011 but the Bills no longer had faith in him as a...

Buffalo Bills Release Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick

Another AFC East team is now without a true starting quarterback. The Bills announced shortly after the free-agency period began Tuesday afternoon that they have released Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has been the starter in Buffalo since 2009. The Harvard grad would have been owed a $3 million bonus by the team had he remained under contract until Wednesday. Fitzpatrick’s release comes...

Ryan Fitzpatrick should benefit from weak QB class

Yesterday, as the league year began, the Bills made the surprise move of cutting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, effectively moving on from an era that never really got going. The Bills will now be looking to find a new quarterback, whether that be through free agency or the draft in April, but right now, the focus of the release is squarely on Fitzpatrick. At thirty years of age...

Bills cut QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Buffalo Bills have cut their starting QB Ryan Fitzpatrick only a year after giving him a lucrative six-year extension. (Photo credit: “We kept every possible option open right down to the wire when we had to make a decision on whether to keep Ryan. In the end, we had to do what we feel is best for our football team and it was a very difficult decision,” said...

My ode to Ryan Fitzpatrick

I wrote a piece yesterday about loyalty and Ryan Fitzpatrick's decision to stay in Buffalo. I was hoping for his sake, Ryan would have seen loyalty as a reason to stay in the place that gave him his first shot. Yeah, I'm not going to lie, I'm so bummed out about Buffalo sports these days that I'm just looking for a corny happy ending for someone - anyone -  at this...

NSFW MUST WATCH: Crazy Naked Guy Lunges Into Moving Car In Buffalo

Judging by this video, people in Buffalo took the news of Ryan Fitzpatrick’s release pretty hard. The above video was posted to YouTube yesterday and might be the funniest ‘naked guy running into traffic’ video we’ve ever seen. According to the uploader: He’s completely naked and likely had a blood test after this that showed his body was riddled with drugs at the time...

Bills release Ryan Fitzpatrick

Tweet Just hours after a recorded phone conversation leaked with Buffalo Bills GM Buddy Nix trashing his highly-paid starting quarterback, ESPN’s Adam Shefter reports that the Bills have indeed released Ryan Fitzpatrick at the start of the league’s Free Agency period: Bills announced they released QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2013 [...]

Buffalo Bills: So Long Ryan Fitzpatrick, Hello Rookie Quarterback

Three years into his six-year, $59 million contract, the Buffalo Bills have decided to part ways with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. He leaves Buffalo with a 19-31 record.With the Buffalo Bills releasing quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, look for new coach Dan Marrone to draft a quarterback who is familiar with his playbook and play calling. Someone who Marrone believes can come right...

2013 NFL Free Agency Liveblog

Quite a bit has happened since we last posted… this morning. Buddy got duped, Fitz got whacked (so much more fun to say WHACKED than released), Levitre’s gone, and so much more. To make it up, we will be covering the opening night of  2013 NFL Free Agency with a liveblog. Sniper’s running a google doc to keep you updated with the signings as they happen, and I’ll provide...

The Fitzmagic Is Gone

There’s no finer way for the Ryan Fitzpatrick era to end in Buffalo than to have his release tipped by a Buddy Nix phone conversation that was prompted by a prank. Great success all around for Fitzmagic and for the Bills. A shame that Kevin Costner won’t get to act this out in that movie that was once about the Bills but is now about the Browns. Let’s try to remember the good...
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