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Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will need more than Fitzmagic to have breakout year

Ryan Fitzpatrick is one of the better backup quarterbacks in the league. He isn’t a bad quarterback and he’s experienced, which makes him perfectly suited to both assist and push a young starter. The New York Jets were smart to trade for him to push Geno Smith. Fitzpatrick is also not a good quarterback. With the 11th most starts at the position since 2008, we know that with...
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Ryan Fitzpatrick Says He’s Due For Breakout Season As Jets’ Starting QB

Most NFL quarterbacks start to decline in their early- to mid-30s, but Ryan Fitzapatrick thinks he’s just reaching his peak. The New York Jets quarterback, who turns 33 in November, snagged the starting job when Geno Smith broke his jaw in a locker room fight earlier this month. And Fitzpatrick told the New York Daily News on Thursday that 2015 is going to be his breakout year...
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Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick believes he's poised for a breakout year

The New York Jets were at the center of one of the biggest and unheard-of injury situations in the NFL this offseason. Starting quarterback Geno Smith was sidelined for six to 10 weeks with a broken jaw after he was punched by IK Enemkpali, leaving the Jets with several questions.In Smith's place, veteran journeyman Ryan Fitzpatrick has stepped up and taken the reins of the team...
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Ryan Fitzpatrick believes he's due for breakout season

Ryan Fitzpatrick has his eyes set on a breakout campaign after being given a new lease on life in the wake of Geno Smith’s injury. He’s eager to prove his detractors wrong and believes the best is yet to come, even now on the cusp of turning 33 years old. When asked if it is possible for an aging quarterback to break out, Fitzpatrick responded: “Yeah, I don’t think there’s...
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Bart Scott: Geno Smith should’ve used ATM in players’ lounge

Geno Smith’s broken jaw was avoidable, but it turns out the injury was really avoidable. Former teammate IK Enemkpali punched Smith during an altercation in the locker room over $600. While Enemkpali was undeniably wrong to harm Smith, the New York Jets quarterback he shouldn’t have had an issue repaying the debt. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, former...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: 5 Takeaways from Week 2 of the preseason

Fitzpatrick showed he can command the offense, but questions remain about his arm strength. 1. Fitzpatrick was smart and conservative, but questions remain about his arm strength. After only attempting three passes in the team’s first preseason game against the Detroit Lions, Ryan Fitzpatrick saw an increased workload against the Atlanta Falcons and did not disappoint. The...
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Why New York Jets fans should hate the preseason

I’ve seen it time and time again, some analyst on ESPN bringing up the topic on how pointlessly lengthy the NFL preseason is. With so many risks for injury involved in every play and asset protection in the form of players on the forefront of every team’s mind, how much does the pre season really matter? Dare I say it Jets fans? Should you actually care? After losing starting...
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Weight loss for Geno Smith could be a problem

When you get your jaw busted apart like New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith did when he took a punch from former teammate IK Enemkpali, maintaining a proper food intake could be a problem. As a result, depending on what he’s able to slurp threw a straw for the next several weeks, Smith could drop some substantial weight. Speaking about the quarterback’s condition, per
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Petty Playing Like Any Other New York Jets Quarterback

The injury to Geno Smith has opened a door for rookie quarterback Bryce Petty. The former Baylor gunslinger will have the chance to play and show what he is capable of throughout the preseason. Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to be the man going forward, but if he can shine the team will probably be glad to sit Fitzpatrick and his beard.His first chance came Thursday night against the...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – #JawGate Fitzpatrick Geno Edition

Never a dull day, right Jets fans? Let’s get into it… 1. It is only August 12th and I’ve had my fill of non-football Jets incidents. The specifics behind the altercation have been laid out in multiple places. I’m not personally interested in wading into the muck with the ugly, racially coded statements that were slithering all over Twitter yesterday. My takeaway from yesterday’s...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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