Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/20/14

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)
The Ryan Fitzpatrick experience is in year four in Buffalo and the best he has done until this point, is five wins. In order to understand the quarterback a little better, let's look at where he came from.Fitzpatrick was the 250th pick (seventh round), of the St. Louis Rams in the 2005 Draft. He started three games late in the season, after Rams starting quarterback, Jamie Martin, suffered an injury.In 2008, the Rams traded Fitzpatrick to the Cincinnati Bengals for a seventh-round draft pick.During his time in Cincinnati, Fitzpatrick saw very limited action as Carson Palmer's backup, until Palmer went down with a season-ending injury in the 2008 season.Fitzpatrick started 12 games and finished with a record of 4-7-1. He completed 59.4 percent of his passes and had a passer rating of 70.Apparently, this was enough for Buffalo to make a move for Fitzpatrick. He signed with the Bills before the start of the 2009 season and started the season as Trent Edwards' backup. Once m...
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