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Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 11/24/1982
Birthplace Gilbert, AZ
College Harvard
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 7th round, 36th pick by Rams

Questions remain at Bills backup QB spot

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson is not up to speed to be the No. 2 QB, yet, and the team's confidence in Tyler Thigpen is certainly questionable.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Bills' problems start with D-line

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The disappointing Week One performance by the Bills' defensive line had a ripple effect on the team's other units.

Bills have the personnel to handle expectations

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Expectations are rising in Buffalo. There shouldn't be concerns, though, of the extra attention negatively affecting the club.

Bills sign QB Young

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
The Bills signed QB Vince Young to a one-year deal on Friday. He worked out for the team last week.

Pressure no different for Gailey

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Chan Gailey talks about entering his third year in Buffalo, the confidence he has in his quarterback and his desire to win for Bills fans.

Bills owner: Team open to renewing Toronto series

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Bills and Rogers Communications have held talks to renew the Bills' annual series of games in Toronto, according to team ownwer Ralph Wilson.

Fitzpatrick, 'D' send Bills back to last place

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
After a 5-2 start that put the Bills in first place in the AFC East, they have now lost seven in a row, and the defense and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick are feeling the heat.

Bills' offense bottled up again

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
In the past two games, the Bills have been outscored 71-18, falling to 5-4 and looking like a team that is a year or two away as opposed to this season's surprise playoff candidate.

Bills offer ticket deal for final three home games

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Bills are offering a package of discounted tickets in a bid to fill a combined 57,000 unsold seats available for their final three home games.

Del Pilar's Digest: Around Fantasyland 24-hour pregame prep

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar updates you on the latest injury news for players such as Broncos RB Willis McGahee, including which backups could see action.

Report: Fitzpatrick agrees to new deal with Bills

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
After weeks of negotiations, the Bills and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick finally have agreed to a contract extension.

Reports: Bills, Fitzpatrick closing in on extension

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
The Bills and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick are closing in on a contract extension, according to NFL Network and ESPN.

Rodgers, Fitzpatrick among NFL's Players of the Month

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers highlighted the NFL's Players of the Month for September.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots have given up a lot of passing yards this season and need to get some pressure on Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.

MVP Meter: Circle the wagons

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick wasn't even in the MVP discussion two weeks ago, but has moved up the charts with big games in the first two weeks.


Posted March 25, 2013
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.||||||| Fitzpatrick threw for 3,800 yards with 24 touchdowns and 16 interceptions last year and had been the Bills' primary starter since 2010. He said going back to being a backup will be a challenge after four years as a starter in Buffalo. He has a family with four children and had roots in Buffalo along with a six-year, $59 million deal he signed in October 2011.
Posted March 12, 2013
Fitzpatrick is out in Buffalo, the first major move as NFL free agency began Tuesday.||||||| The Bills' starting quarterback was cut 1 1/2 years after getting a six-year, $59 million contract extension. Fitzpatrick struggled after signing the new deal, and the Bills went 6-10 in 2011 and in 2012. Buffalo has not made the playoffs since 1999, the longest active streak in the NFL. For now, the Bills' No. 1 quarterback is Tarvaris Jackson.
Posted March 05, 2013
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix hasn't ruled out the possibility of re-signing guard Andy Levitre, or determined whether to keep Fitzpatrick.||||||| Fitzpatrick's future remains in question. He's coming off his second inconsistent season as starter. He's also due to earn a $3 million bonus this month as part of a six-year, $59 million contract extension he signed in October 2011.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Fitzpatrick threw just 17 passes but completed nine, two of which went for TDs in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.||||||| This was only Fitzpatrick's third multi-touchdown game in the last eight.
Posted Oct. 22, 2012
Fitzpatrick bounced back from two subpar games to throw for 225 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's loss to the Titans.||||||| Fitzpatrick completed 27 of 35 attempts and did throw one interception. In his two previous outings, Fitzpatrick threw for a total of 279 yards and no touchdowns.