Description: Houston QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was named the starter by coach Bill O'Brien.
Insight: Considering O'Brien's other options, this isn't much of an announcement. It's also the reason star wideout Andre Johnson isn't happy. We're expecting a huge workload for running back Arian Foster.
3/20/2014 6:45:00 PM
Description: Ryan Fitzpatrick has agreed to a two-year deal with Houston. SOURCE: Ian Rapoport, NFL.com
Insight: Fitzpatrick is likely to backup whatever rookie quarterback the Texans end up selecting on draft day. The former Titan delivered 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions last season.
3/14/2014 8:25:00 PM
Description: The Titans have released Ryan Fitzpatrick after one season.
Insight: The Titans needed Fitzpatrick to play 11 games last season behind brittle starter Jake Locker, and he completed 62 percent of his passes for 2,454 yards, 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Tennessee will go with Charlie Whitehurst, who is familiar with new Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt's offensive system after playing in it as a backup for the Chargers last season.
3/12/2013 4:46:00 PM
Description: The Bills have released quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Insight: 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 No. 1 QB. Look for the Bills to address their quarterback issues in the draft or free agency.
12/25/2012 9:43:00 AM
Description: Coach Chan Gailey said that Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick would play in the season finale.
Insight: The Bills could have looked at Tyler Thigpen or Tarvaris Jackson, but they obviously think their best chance to win the game is with Fitzpatrick. The news keeps Stevie Johnson as a No. 1 fantasy option.
12/9/2012 5:31:00 PM
Description: Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 247 yards with a 75.8 completion percentage but only had one touchdown Sunday against the Rams.
Insight: Fitzpatrick's one turnover came with less than a minute left in the fourth quarter. He's had one touchdown or less in six of his last nine games.
11/25/2012 5:05:00 PM
Description: Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has only thrown six touchdown passes over his last seven games after tossing 12 in the first four.
Insight: Fitzpatrick only had 180 yards with one score and one pick Sunday against the Colts, the fourth time in the last eight games he's finished with less than 200 yards passing.
11/11/2012 7:04:00 PM
Description: Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 337 yards Sunday against the Patriots, his first 300-yard game since Week 4, the last time Buffalo played New England.
Insight: Fitzpatrick tossed two touchdowns with one pick in the game. Buffalo's signal caller has 17 touchdowns and 10 picks in nine games. He's been an all-or-nothing player this season, posting six multi-touchdown games and three games with zero scores.
10/7/2012 7:35:00 PM
Description: Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick had his worst fantasy game of the season Sunday against the 49ers, throwing for just 126 yards and zero scores.
Insight: Fitzpatrick was picked once. The Bills QB came in having thrown 12 TDs in his first four games but the 49ers shut down the entire Buffalo offense.
9/30/2012 4:45:00 PM
Description: It was a day of high highs and very low lows for Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Though Ftizpatrick finished Sunday's game versus New England with four touchdowns and a season-best 350 passing yards, he also chucked up four interceptions and nearly lost a fumble.
Insight: Fantasy owners have come to expect this type of schizophrenic performance from Fitzpatrick, though even for him this was a pretty wild stat line. If there's a silver lining here it's that Fitz leads the NFL in touchdowns with 12 scores in four games. At that pace, he'll finish the year with 48 touchdown throws, a feat only two quarterbacks have ever accomplished.
9/23/2012 6:24:00 PM
Description: Buffalo quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick racked up three more touchdown throws Sunday in a 24-14 win over the Browns.
Insight: That gives Fitzpatrick eight touchdowns for the year, which leads the NFL. What fantasy owners have to be most pleased about is that Fitzpatrick hasn't thrown an interception in either of his last two games after chucking up three freebies in a loss to the Jets back in Week 1.
8/10/2012 10:44:00 AM
Description: The Buffalo Bills passed on all 16 offensive plays in the first quarter with starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick going 6-for-14 for 61 yards.
Insight: We don't believe for an instant that the Bills have become a pass-first offense, but its still encouraging news for Stevie Johnson, Donald Jones and Scott Chandler owners. When the season begins, Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller will get their fair share of opportunities.
5/13/2012 3:57:00 PM
Description: Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix said that the signing of Vince Young did not effect starter Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Insight: Fitzpatrick started the 2011 season well, getting the team to 5-2 with 14 TD passes against seven interceptions, but didn't show much the rest of the way except in one game against the Jets. He'll have to be more consistent throughout the season if he wants to become a fantasy starter for 2012. It would certainly help Fitzpatrick if running back Fred Jackson stays healthy all season.
2/24/2011 12:18:00 PM
Description: During an interview at the Combine Thursday, Bills HC Chan Gailey says he regrets not going with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick as the starting quarterback out of training camp last year.
Insight: Fitzpatrick didn't really do much before landing with the Bills that would have made him a slam-dunk option over Trent Edwards, who won the job and then was quickly benched after two weeks. Fitzpatrick will be the starter in training camp, but he could be a one-year wonder. He is definitely nothing more than a low-end QB1 in large leagues of 14 owners or more.
1/11/2011 10:04:00 AM
Description: Coach Chan Gailey has reportedly told the Buffalo News that he's "very committed" to proceeding with Fitzpatrick as his starting quarterback.
Insight: Fitzpatrick was a revelation early this season before leveling off in a very limited offense. It was still easily his best NFL season to date and offers hope for the future if the Bills can improve the line and receiving options. (RapidDraft.com)
1/3/2011 4:00:00 PM
Description: Fitzpatrick missed Sunday's game with a right knee injury that kept him out of practice all week.
Insight: Fitzpatrick had a surprisingly solid season after taking over for Trent Edwards and says he considers himself the starter heading into 2011. We'll see what plans Chan Gailey might have, particularly after the draft. (RapidDraft.com)
1/3/2011 3:18:00 PM
Description: After leading the team for most of 2010, Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick considers himself the starter for the 2011 season.
SOURCE: BUFFALO NEWS
Insight: For now, we can safely say he is. There is no one on the roster right now that is going to compete with him this summer, but the team could use their first-round pick on a rookie to push him. Fitz became a household name in the fantasy world, throwing for 3,000 yards and 23 touchdown passes, to only 15 interceptions. He also turned a virtual unknown in Steve Johnson into a fantasy stud. If Fitzpatrick is named the starter going into Week One of 2011, he should be a consideration as a high-end QB2.
1/2/2011 11:02:00 AM
Description: Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (questionable, knee) was favoring his leg in warmups Sunday.
Insight: Fitzpatrick is a game-time decision, but is looking more doubtful with nothing on the line. We will know his status when the later-morning inactives come out.
12/31/2010 3:09:00 PM
Description: Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (knee) is listed as questionable against the Jets.
SOURCE: BUFFALO NEWS
Insight: With nothing to play for, the Bills may go with Brian Brohm, who will have a huge affect on Steve Johnson this week.
12/30/2010 5:41:00 PM
Description: There is growing concern regarding Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's (knee) status against the Jets after missing practice so far this week.
Insight: According to Chan Gailey, "If a guy doesn't practice, you're concerned. I hope he can make it. I don't know if he will or not to be honest with you." Brian Brohm has been taking first-team snaps this week and will bring the offense down if he has to start.
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